Post Date: 05/11/2020 4:33 PM
WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. (May 11, 2020)— In the interest of public health and safety and to slow the spread of COVID-19, West Palm Beach Mayor Keith A. James has signed Executive Order 2020-11 which mandates that barbershops, cosmetology salons, and cosmetology specialty salons may operate within the City of West Palm Beach provided they follow the mandatory guidelines found at www.myfloridalicense.com/emergency and provided that they follow these additional mandatory guidelines:
- Thoroughly clean and disinfect prior to reopening. Make sure to disinfect all surfaces, tools, and linens, even if they were cleaned before you originally closed. This type of cleaning shall continue between each day of operation; and
- Provide unworn masks to clients for use during their appointment; and
- Remove all unnecessary, frequently touched items like magazines, newspapers, service menus and any other unnecessary paper products and décor from customer service areas.
Restaurants, food establishments, and in-store retail establishments may operate in the City of West Palm Beach as provided in Governor DeSantis’ Executive Order 20-112. All services and activities allowed within the City of West Palm Beach, permitted in ‘Phase 1: Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan for Florida’s Recovery’ as expanded by Executive Order 20-112, shall implement all applicable guidelines established by the CDC and OSHA.
To view Executive Order 2020-11 signed by Mayor James, please visit: https://www.wpb.org/home/showdocument?id=1065.
To contact the City of West Palm Beach, please dial (561) 822-1200 (TTY: 800-955-8771). For information about the City of West Palm Beach, please visit: http://www.wpb.org.