As of June 12, Alberta entered Stage 2 of its relaunch strategy. Stage 2 allows additional businesses and services to reopen and resume operations with physical distancing requirements and other public health guidelines in place.
Businesses offering personal services such as manicures, pedicures, waxing, piercing, and tattoos are among those permitted to open.
Some tattoo shops in the city have opened with new safety measures implemented.
“Bring a mask (we have them if you don’t) and a good attitude which focuses on keeping yourself and others safe,” wrote Crimson Empire Tattoo on their Facebook page June 15.
Eye Of The Lotus has insisted that all customers bring a mask or purchase one at their studio and arrive solo to increase physical distancing measures.
Currently, most shops are working strictly on an appointment-only basis with an expected long waitlist as they work to reschedule cancelled appointments.
For more information, be sure to call or email your shop ahead of time to learn more about their health and safety measures.
People seem to be socializing more as restrictions are lifted, but it's important to remain on guard.
There are a number of resources available from delivery services to financial and mental health support.
published on Thursday, June 4, 2020
Yes, outdoor gatherings in Alberta are currently restricted to no more than 50 people.