* Casual Chic Salon will follow ALL of these guidelines and suggestions from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
All our employees and independent contractors are trained and will follow all safety precautions on this guideline. Safety first is our standard mode.
GUIDANCE FOR BARBERS AND COSMETOLOGISTS
Pursuant to EO 2020-34 Building on COVID-19 Successes
Resuming additional business operations for barbers, cosmetologists and dine-in restaurants
Following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance, under
all circumstances, the following precautions should be followed by people utilizing barber and cosmetology services. To the extent possible, these providers should take measures to ensure that customers may follow these guidelines:
- Stay home if sick.
- Protect yourself while visiting salons, spas, and barbershops:
- Stay at least 6 feet away from other patrons.
- If you are at higher risk for severe illness, you should avoid visiting barbers andcosmetologists. People at higher risk for severe illness include adults 65 or older andpeople of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions.
- Do not touch your eyes, nose, or mouth.
- If possible, use touchless payment (pay without touching money, a card, or a keypad).If you must handle money, a card, or use a keypad, use hand sanitizer immediatelyafter.
- After leaving your appointment, use hand sanitizer. When you get home, wash yourhands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.FOR BUSINESSES – The Department of Health Services recommends the following additional steps be taken by barbers and cosmetologists:
- Maintain physical distancing, to the extent possible.
- Provide and require employees to wear masks when possible.
- For salon treatments that require touching someone’s face, provide and require employees towear gloves when possible.
- Provide access to soap and water for handwashing or an alcohol-based hand sanitizer atstations around the store, salon or spa for use by employees and clients. Require employees towash hands immediately before and after providing client service.
- For treatments/appointments that don’t require touching the client’s face, clients should beencouraged to wear masks for their protection.
- Operate with reduced occupancy and capacity based on the size of the business location withspecial attention to limiting areas where customers and employees can congregate.
- Wipe any pens, counters, or hard surfaces between use or customer.
- Implement comprehensive sanitation protocols.
- Implement symptom screening for employees prior to the start of their shift.
- Consider offering cloth face coverings to employees and visitors to wear.
- Consider operating by appointment-only to manage occupancy levels.
- Arrange waiting areas, service areas, and break rooms to provide for appropriate physicaldistancing and sanitize areas regularly between use.
- Consider posting signs advising customers and employees of expectations and guidance.
- Consider not charging late/cancellation fees if someone cannot make their appointment dueto illness.
- Train all employees in the above safety actions.**Note that guidance continues to be updated and those complying with the guidance are encouraged to visit the websites provided frequently to ensure they are complying with the most up-to-date guidance.
Websites for additional public health guidance: