Per section 7.(c).(vii) on page 8 of Executive Order 20-63 (https://mn.gov/governor/assets/EO%2020-63%20Final_tcm1055-433759.pdf) issued by Minnesota Governor Tim Walz on May 27, 2020, businesses providing personal care services, including massage therapy establishments, spas, salons, nail salons, cosmetology salons, esthetician salons, advanced practice esthetician salons, eyelash salons, and barbershops, may resume operations June 1, 2020.
There have been many changes in the massage therapy, esthetics, and cosmetology professions and communities in response to COVID-19 (coronavirus). ABMP, ASCP, AHP, and ANP have summarized below how COVID-19 has impacted Minnesota, from executive orders affecting business closures, to reopening protocols modifying practice procedures, to financial programs developed to aid the unemployed.
Prohibition of Practice