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Sarpy County beauty service businesses directed to cease operations

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Posted at 5:53 PM, Mar 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-29 19:24:37-04

SARPY COUNTY, Neb. (KMTV) — The Sarpy/Cass Health Department issued a measure Sunday directing beauty industry businesses, which cannot maintain a 6 ft distance, to cease operations by Tuesday in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.

The measure goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. on March 31 and applies to massage therapy, tattoo shops, barbershops, and hair and nail salons in Sarpy and Cass counties. It will remain in place until April 30.

“The Sarpy/Cass Health Department continues to collaborate with local and state government partners to monitor and respond to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation. Our collective priority is to ensure appropriate public health recommendations and requirements are in place to ensure our residents remain as healthy as possible,” the Health Department said in a press release.

Any questions should be directed to the Sarpy/Cass Health Department. Questions regarding enforcement of the measure should e-mail questions@sarpy.com.

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