Update: On March 20, governors in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania issued executive orders that all salons, spas, tattoo shops, and many other personal-care businesses — including hair salons — must close indefinitely on Saturday, March 21. Meanwhile, cities across the country — like Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, and more — have implemented similar ordinances that have closed many or all “non-essential businesses.” Read on for more information, and how to help.
This story was originally published on March 17, 2020.
During uncertain and emotional times, many people turn to a haircut for a fresh start or a feeling of control. But, as appealing as some fresh layers might sound right now, it’s not the best choice for the health and safety of yourself or the community at large as we work together to curb the spread of COVID-19.