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Also: The #WaffleHouseIndex, social distancing incorporated into logos for Audi, McDonald’s Coca-Cola and others, what organizations are hit hardest with COVID-19, and more.

Good morning, PR pros:

 Waffle House has closed 429 of its nearly 2,000 restaurants:

We’re still cooking and offering carryout at over 1,500 locations. Call us today!

— Waffle House (@WaffleHouse) March 26, 2020

Using the #WaffleHouseIndexRed, you can not only see where you can get your breakfast fix, but also, how certain communities are faring during the pandemic.

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