Coronavirus Update:  March 27, 2020, 11:30 am

As of March 28, 2020 at 5:00pm, the ADPH has ordered that all barber shops, hair salons, waxing salons, threading salons, nail salons and spas, body-art and tattoo studios, tanning salons, and massage-therapy and massage services are CLOSED until 5:00pm on April 17, 2020 unless otherwise determined.

To view a copy of the ADPH order, please visit the link below:

2020.03.27 Order of the State Health Officer

Jefferson County

On March 20, 2020 the Jefferson County Health Department issued a more stringent order closing all non-essential businesses, including nail salons and spas, and waxing/threading salons.  For questions regarding the operation of salons in Jefferson County, please contact the Jefferson County Health Department at https://jcdh.org.

To view a copy of the JCHD order, please visit the link below:

2020.03.19 Final Order with closing nonessential businesses 006

For questions regarding salons operating in Jefferson County, please contact the Jefferson County Health Department at https://jcdh.org.

City of Tuscaloosa
On March 26, 2020, the Mayor of the City of Tuscaloosa issued a 24-hour public safety curfew, to begin at 10:00pm on March 28, 2020, lasting until at least April 11, 2020. During this time, all non-essential businesses, including barber shops, hair salons, waxing salons, threading salons, nail salons, and spas, are to be closed.

To view a copy of the Mayor’s executive order, please visit the link below:

2020.03.26 Executive Order of the Mayor of Tuscaloosa

Examinations

Effective at the close of business on March 19, 2020, all written and practical exam testing sites will be closed until April 20, 2020. PSI is allowing candidates to reschedule exams at no additional charge.  Please contact PSI at 1-833-333-4751 or 1-800-733-9267 to reschedule your exam.  Please see the message from PSI at:

https://www.psionline.com/blog/psi-services-ceo-owned-and-operated-test-center-closures-in-the-us

Additional Information Regarding COVID-19

For additional information about COVID-19, please read the latest updates at
Alabama Governor’s Office Press Releases: https://governor.alabama.gov/newsroom/category/press-releases/

Alabama Department of Public Health: http://alabamapublichealth.gov/

Centers for Disease Control: www.cdc.gov

As information continues to develop regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus), ABOCB will provide additional information through our website as it becomes available to us.

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