For personal care services

General Guidance

  • Masks are recommended for individuals who are not fully vaccinated. 
  • Post signage outside the entrances that states that any customer who has symptoms of COVID-19 should not enter.  
  • Screen customers prior to appointments and employees prior to shifts for symptoms. Customers that have symptoms must be rescheduled.
  • Designate one-way traffic within the building.
  • Promote the use of self-serve checkout registers; clean and disinfect registers and customer credit cards regularly.
  • Encourage the use of hand sanitizer or hand washing upon entering the facility for both customers and employees.
  • Make hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes available throughout the facility.
  • Use alternative options for meetings to avoid convening people for meetings.

Employee Health Guidance 

  • Screen employees for symptoms upon arrival to work.
    • Design a protocol for reporting self-monitoring before beginning shift. 
    • Use of touchless thermometers to check temperature before shift. 
  • Require employees to stay home if they are sick or if they report to work with symptoms. 
  • Employees who are well but who have a sick family member at home with COVID-19 should notify their supervisor and follow CDC recommended precautions.
  • Encourage respiratory etiquette, including covering coughs and sneezes.
  • Practice proper hand hygiene before and after service.
  • Limit one client per employee at a time.

Cleaning and Disinfecting Guidance 

  • Those industries that are regulated by other entities must follow all sanitation and disinfection guidelines determined by regulatory authority.
  • Require handwashing and sanitizing before and after each service.
  • Clean and disinfect all tools and equipment before and after each use.
  • Consider closing for certain periods during the day for complete cleaning and disinfecting.
  • Increase time between appointments to allow for cleaning and disinfecting of all surfaces and equipment.
  • Auto detailers:
    • Clean and disinfect car interior when receiving and handing off car to customer
      • Keys, steering wheel, gear shift, seat belt, etc.

Physical Distancing Guidance 

  • Businesses may choose to stagger employee shifts and customer appointments to allow for physical distancing.
  • Pet Groomers:
    • Offer curbside pickup
  • Auto Detailers:
    • Limit unnecessary person-to-person contact
    • Offer curbside check-in and pickup