Gee Lester, the proprietor of It’s a Gee Thang Barber Salon and Spa in Hartford, has been adapting to those adjustments in an effort to maintain the workers and prospects secure
HARTFORD, Conn — Story by Quentin Shorter
Amid the Coronavirus pandemic barbershops and salons throughout the state have needed to adapt to guidelines and laws to assist cease the unfold of the lethal virus.
Gee Lester, the proprietor of It’s a Gee Thang Barber Salon and Spa in Hartford, Connecticut has been adapting to those adjustments in an effort to maintain the workers and prospects secure. He makes use of sanitizing sprays like Lysol and sanitation wipes to spray down and clear the chairs.
They now not enable individuals to collect within the salon and everybody wears a masks. In addition they acquire everybody’s info for contact tracing functions. They will now not enable individuals to simply come into the salon anymore. Appointments need to be scheduled.
Due to all of those adjustments, they don’t seem to be as busy as earlier than. Enterprise is down tremendously, however they’re doing their greatest to outlive. Gee feels that individuals are afraid to come back into the salon so there are lots of individuals who have simply not gotten haircuts.
Gee isn’t alone in his tribulations. The wonder business as a complete has been shook to its core by the change in norm brought on by the Coronavirus. This has caused an absence of revenue to the sweetness business. “We are able to now not do a number of individuals at one time. Now we have to do purchasers on a one on one foundation,” says Sadonia Walton, proprietor of Studio VII Suites in Windsor.
Small companies like barber retailers and salons are staples of our group, and you will need to present our continued help throughout these unsure instances.