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Imperial County Coronavirus

Imperial County allows more businesses to operate indoors


A variety of personal services may now be offered inside

EL CENTRO, Calif. (KYMA, KECY) - More Imperial County businesses will be allowed to offer their services indoors.

The Imperial County Health Officer issues an amended order affecting the following types of personal service businesses:

  • Body waxing Studios 
  • Estheticians 
  • Massage Therapy Studios 
  • Electrolysis 
  • Tattoo Parlors and Piercings 

These businesses can begin indoor operations beginning Thursday at 5 p.m. They will have to enforce mask and social distancing requirements, and undertake enhanced sanitization practices.

View the full amended health order here

The health officer says he may rescind this order should the county see an increase in coronavirus cases.

Imperial County remains in the lowest tier of California's coronavirus categories, mean it still has too high a percentage of positive tests for it to resume normal business operations.

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Lisa Sturgis

Lisa Sturgis recently returned to KYMA as its Digital Content Director, but she has a long history with the Desert Southwest.


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