Salon, Spa Workers Fear for Safety as Oregon Re-opens from Coronavirus Shutdown

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Hannah Hulett stopped seeing clients at her clinic in Hood River on March 14 after determining that she could no longer safely practice massage therapy due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Two months later, Hulett doesn’t think much has changed.
While some locales have seen a drop in COVID-19 cases, testing is not widely available, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the state of Oregon still recommend physical distancing.
That’s why Hulett was shocked to learn Thursday that massage therapists and other personal service providers whose jobs require hands-on contact would be allowed to start re-opening in certain Oregon counties on May 15 as part of Gov. Kate Brown’s Phase 1 plan to restart the state economy.

Read more at The (Central Oregon) Bulletin >>