Health Department clarifies gathering restrictions for salons, parlors

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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- < a href="">The Douglas County Health Department provided some clarification on restrictions involving beauty salons, nail salons, massage parlors, tattoo parlors, and other businesses in the beauty industry.

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According to the release, even is the building can be kept at 10 people or less, the order issued also highlights a specific detail that does not allow for these businesses to remain operational.

Section 2 reads, "It is further ordered that even for gatherings below this size if a minimum social distance of six feet between attendees cannot be maintained in the venue or a subdivision thereof, the gathering is prohibited.”

The release states, that given the nature of the services provided in the industry, it is not possible for most services to be performed.