Regulations & Codes
Covid-19 Regulations, Guidance, and Resources
Board for Barbers and Cosmetology
Last updated 9/21/2020
Phase Three Guidelines to Further Ease Public Health Restrictions
Virginia entered Phase Three on July 1, 2020
Where a mandatory business requirement in the guidelines conflicts with a requirement to wear a face covering, the sector-specific business requirement takes precedence.
DPOR-regulated businesses affected by the provisions of Executive Order 67 include:
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Refer to our main COVID-19 page for best practices and other resources regarding preventing transmission of COVID-19.
Board Regulations: Sanitation and Safety StandardsDisinfection Reminders for Spas, Salons, and Shops Cosmetology, Barbering, Nail Care, and Waxing - https://law.lis.virginia.gov/admincode/title18/agency41/chapter20/section270/ Esthetics – https://law.lis.virginia.gov/admincode/title18/agency41/chapter70/section270/ Body Piercing - https://law.lis.virginia.gov/admincode/title18/agency41/chapter60/section200/ Tattooing - https://law.lis.virginia.gov/admincode/title18/agency41/chapter50/section400/
Please note that all licensees are required to take sufficient measures to prevent transmission of communicable or infectious diseases, and must comply with sanitary requirements provided for in the Board’s regulations, or any local, state, or federal law or regulation governing the standards of health and sanitation for their respective practices.
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