“It was loopy,” mentioned Gina deLuca, a hairstylist at Salon Hanover, after the announcement was made on Friday for the county to preemptively enter into the brand new stay-at-home order. “Our telephones had been blowing up.”
She mentioned they opened at 6 a.m. on Saturday and plan to do the identical on Sunday, making an attempt to pack in as many purchasers as potential.
“We spent all this cash on plexiglass and upgrades on the salon. It sucks,” she mentioned.
Buyer Lena Takahashi was in a position to safe an appointment on Saturday.
“It has been somewhat tough as a result of I’ve needed to cancel just a few occasions due to COVID,” she mentioned.
She mentioned she feels unhealthy for the staff, who will abruptly haven’t any revenue heading into the vacations. However says, she understands why the choice was made.
“We’ve got to do one thing,” she mentioned about slowing the unfold of the virus. “If that is it, that is it. We will not wine about it an excessive amount of.”
Across the nook at Zebra Tattoo and Piercing, Common Supervisor Sean Delfani mentioned they’ve prolonged their hours as properly to capitalize on vacation demand.
“The month of December, that is what makes our 12 months,” he mentioned.
He posted on their social media that they might be compelled to shut their tattoo and piercing operations on Sunday. By Saturday morning, clients rushed in.
“We opened at 12. At 10:30 there was a line down the block,” he mentioned.
They may have the ability to preserve their retail part open, however by Sunday at 10 p.m. they will be unable to do tattoos or piercings.
Delfani says 40 of his workers shall be compelled to return on unemployment.
“The primary shutdown was a large hit to us as a workforce. It should be scary seeing spherical two of this once more.”
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