Dealing with the Coronavirus
The most important thing you can do is to be informed! Gather as much information as you can and follow the guidelines of your local, state and federal agencies.
Use Your Resources
The most important thing you can do right now is look to the appropriate agencies for your information.
Large corporations are communicating their response to coronavirus to their clients. We’re now seeing smaller, local businesses communicating their response too.
Gather information from local, state and national agencies on how to deal with the COVID-19, cornoavirus.
Create a best practices plan as to how you will run your business.
It’s important that you maintain a line of communication with your spa team on how your facility will manage during these times.
Be sure to coach and hold your team accountable to these best practices guidelines that you establish.
It’s important that you communicate these best practices guidelines to your customers.
Many of our trusted spa industry publications have published articles on how to deal with coronavirus or COVID-19.
Spa Industry Media Coronavirus Articles
American Spa – EPA-Approved List Of Disinfectants To Use Against COVID-19
Esthetics Council – Esthetician’s Guide To COVID-19
American Spa – How The Spa Industry is Dealing with Coronavirus
Skin INC – 9 Tips To Keep Your Spa COVID-19 Free
iSpa – COVID-19 Resources
Insider’s Guide To Spas – Regionals Respond to COVID-19
Centers For Disease Control Offers Steps To Prevent Illness
The Centers For Disease Control has a full page on their website, Steps To Prevent Illness.
The CDC also has a resource guide for Businesses and Employers.
Examples Of How Spas Are Responding To COVID-19 coronavirus
Philadelphia Spa Responded To Coronavirus
One of my go-to spas in Philadelphia issued a public statement on how they’ll be managing their day to day operations in response to the Coronavirus. They made a public post on their Facebook page.
Updated Response From Pure Spa
As of March 13th Pure Spa (mentioned above) posted this
“In accordance with COVID-19 Mitigation Initiative now in place for Montgomery County, PA, Pure Spa will close for 14 days starting tomorrow.”
“In Montgomery County, we are aggressively moving to a mitigation phase, and statewide we are providing guidance to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus,” said Gov. Wolf.
“The following guidance will be in place starting tomorrow, March 13, for fourteen days.
We will evaluate our options throughout that period, and continue to communicate to you as we learn more.”
“Supermarkets, pharmacies, and gas stations will remain open. The Governor and the Commonwealth recommends that non-essential retail facilities close.”
California Based Spa Responds To Coronavirus
One of our go-to spas in California for skincare advice is Trin Spa Skin and Wellness. Trin outlined how she will be dealing with Coronavirus in her business. See below…
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Attention! Travel plans canceled! 🇺🇸 Rest assured knowing I will be staying home ❤️ Appointment openings will be available soon hold tight! Let’s all be mindful and please do not come in if you feel 🤒 unwell. I am taking precautions to keep @trinspaskinandwellness and it’s patrons healthy! We are wiping the bathroom, surfaces and door knobs multiple times a day and will wear gloves and mask if needed. Please participate by washing hands prior to your service. Singing “Oops I did it again” by Britney Spears 💃is a great way to insure a 20 sec hand wash 🧼 We also have EO and Doterra travel sanitizers available for purchase that are 62% alcohol if anyone is interested. Let’s be in community and contain this new 🦠 virus the best we can! Love and light to you all! 🙏🏼❤️🧖🏽♀️