Federal relief will give Orchard Point Oyster Co. a little help with pandemic-related losses. Image by Cheryl Costello.

VIDEO: Oyster Industry Gets Boost after COVID-19 Blow

Chesapeake Bay oyster growers lost nearly all their sales when the pandemic forced restaurants to shut down completely. Now, they’re getting a little relief from federal funds—just in time for National Seafood Month. And there’s a new push in the region to buy Chesapeake seafood.

Cheryl Costello reports from Eastern Bay how things are going for oyster providers seven months into the pandemic.