Additional COVID-19 Guidance For Personal Care Services
Speak with your area Public Health Inspector if you have any questions, or call our helpline at 519-258-2146 ext. 4475.
*This information is subject to change and is current as of January 13, 2020
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The following guidance is intended to help with clarification of public health measures as mandated in Ontario Regulation 82/20 Rules for Areas in Stage 1 and described in the COVID-19 Response Framework for personal care settings.
Personal Care Settings or Personal Service Settings include hair, barber, manicure and pedicure salons, esthetic clinics, tattoo parlours, and premises that provide ear, body piercing, electrolysis, micro-blading, and/or micro-pigmentation. For more general information on personal service settings, refer to your profession-specific guidance or visit WECHU’s Personal Service Settings webpage.
Visit WECHU’s Local Pandemic Status page for updates on Windsor-Essex’s status level, links to Ministry of Ontario guidance, and a summary of current provincial requirements and local enhanced measures.
COVID-19 Response Framework Measures
- Under the provincial order, all personal service settings must close
Windsor-Essex County Health Unit – Specific Enhanced Measures
No additional measures.
COVID-19 Safety Plan
For health unit regions in Yellow, Orange, or Red status a COVID-19 safety plan must be completed for personal care services and provided to the Health Unit upon request.
Visit the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Plan Requirements webpage for details and templates for download.
- Government of Ontario
- Workplace Safety & Prevention Services
- Guidance on Health and Safety for the Personal Care Service Sector during COVID-19