New York

New York Department of State - Esthetics

Division of Licensing Services
123 William Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 1038-3804

Phone: 518-474-4429 | Fax: 518-473-6648 | Website: | Email:
Training hours required from a licensed esthetics school/program: 600

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New York Implements Indoor Mask Mandate or Proof of Vaccination Requirement—December 2021 COVID-19 Update

Governor Hochul announced that masks are required in all indoor public places unless businesses or venues implement a vaccine requirement that requires proof of vaccination as a condition of entry. This measure is effective December 13, 2021, through January 15, 2022.

New York COVID-19 Update - Safety Guidelines

RE: Information regarding your state’s back-to-practice permission date and safety guidelines to minimize risk of exposure to, and spread of, COVID-19 in the workplace.  

The reopening of businesses in New York State is happening on a regional basis, and our members’ businesses fall into different phases of reopening. Additional information and guidelines about each phase are below, but here is a brief overview:

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