Santa Barbara County to allow personal care businesses to reopen

Posted at 6:20 PM, Jun 25, 2020

Santa Barbara County will allow personal care businesses, such as nail salons and tattoo parlors, to reopen at 8 a.m. on Friday, June 26.

The county had delayed the reopening of those businesses because of a recent increase in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations.

Businesses allowed to reopen include:

  • Estheticians
  • Skin care and cosmetology services
  • Electrology
  • Nail salons
  • Body art professionals
  • Tattoo parlors
  • Piercing shops
  • Massage therapy
  • Businesses offering facials, electrolysis, and waxing

Santa Barbara County reported 42 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday and the 28th death of a resident who had tested positive for the virus.