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New Mexico hair, nail salons advised to limit number of customers to 10 at a time

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A stylist works with a customer in a hair salon.

LAS CRUCES, New Mexico -- The New Mexico Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists is asking all nail and hair salons to only allow 10 people at one time, including workers to prevent the spread of coronavirus. This includes barber shops and schools.

The board also advises businesses to adjust employee and student schedules to be in compliant with the order.

Penalties will be given to businesses who fail to comply, according to officials with the board.

The New Mexico Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists regulates more than 425,000 individuals and businesses in 35 industries, professions and trades across the state.

Health / New Mexico

Shelby Montgomery

Las Cruces native Shelby Montgomery is an ABC-7 reporter who also co-anchors Good Morning El Paso weekends.


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