Coronavirus Covıd-19 Beauty Nail Salon

Coronavirus Covıd-19 Beauty Nail Salon

How Nail Salons Will Be Different When They Reopen Amid Coronavirus

As nail salons reopen, many are putting strict COVID-19 safety protocols in place for your next manicure or pedicure.

5/29/2020 1:23:00 PM

As nail salons reopen, many are putting strict COVID-19 safety protocols in place for your next manicure or pedicure.

As nail salons reopen, many are putting strict COVID-19 safety protocols in place for your next manicure or pedicure.

Is it too early to get your nails done? It depends, saidSaskia Popescu, senior infection prevention epidemiologist at George Mason University.“Since nail salons are one of those higher-risk environments due to the face-to-face contact for a prolonged period of time in small enclosed spaces, safety measures will be critical,” she said.

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Widespread community transmission of the virus, a stressed health care system and limited testing are all reasons, Popescu said, that we should be cautious generally about reopening non-essential businesses.Johnny Louis via Getty ImagesNail technician Habe is protected by a plexiglass barrier while giving a customer a manicure at Nails and Spa salon on May 20, 2020, in Miramar, Florida.

“There are safe ways to do it, but it’s about vigilant infection control measures and those are often prone to human error. So business owners need to take care to follow stringent guidelines and also enforce them with customers,” she said.As nail salons reopen or make plans to, managers are putting new strict safety protocols in place, sometimes even beyond what might be required by local governments.

In Miami, which has been a coronavirus hotspot in Florida, nails salons likeManoreopened on May 18. Mano requires customers not only to apply hand sanitizer but also to wash their hands, according to the salon’s founder, Monique Magnaye. Everyone inside the salon must wear a mask. Acrylic dividers have been placed between clients and employees at each manicure station, she said, and stations are set 6 feet apart. The waiting area is now outside the salon to minimize the number of people inside. And, of course, touchpoints within the salon are being repeatedly cleaned.

“It’s about vigilant infection control measures and those are often prone to human error. So business owners need to take care to follow stringent guidelines and also enforce them with customers.”- Saskia Popescu, senior infection prevention epidemiologist at George Mason University

“Clients have responded great, and pretty much everyone comes in with a mask and keeps it on throughout their service,” said Magnaye. “I think they very much appreciate our efforts and know that their cooperation keeps everything running smoothly and everyone feeling safe.”

In Georgia, where the state started reopening despite a rise in daily COVID-19 cases, many salons were caught off guard.“We were quite taken aback with Gov. [Brian] Kemp’s decision to reopen salons on April 24,” said one Atlanta nail salon owner, who wished not to be named. The owner said their salon didn’t throw open its doors until they could put the proper systems in place to keep staff and clients safe.

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When this salon did reopen, the owner said it did so with strict protocols, most of which came from the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology and Barbers. Everyone in the salon must wear masks, clients must wash hands before touching surfaces and they must take a health questionnaire.

Since opening, however, the salon has loosened a few of its restrictions. “We do accept some walk-ins and we uphold them to the same standard as our appointments,” the owner said.They are also working with a reduced staff. “Currently, on busy days we have eight technicians, on an average weekday we have five. This is in comparison to 13 to 14 on a busy day pre-pandemic and eight to nine on a weekday pre-pandemic,” said the owner.

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