State Health Officer Issues Emergency Order: Partial Closure of Tanning Facilities

This Emergency Order shall be effective as of 12:01 a.m. on May 28, 2020 and shall remain in effect until further notice from the State Health Officer. This Emergency Order will supersede the previous Orders regarding the closure of Tanning Facilities, only as to the provisions affecting Tanning Facilities.

(1) All facilities, businesses, or operations that meet the definition of
a “Tanning facility” as defined in La. R.S. 40:2703, whether holding a
permit from the Department of Health or not, shall remain closed and
continue to suspend all operations until FURTHER NOTICE from the
State Health Officer, subject to the exception in subparagraph (a)
below:
(a) Exception: Beginning May 28, 2020, at 12:01 a.m., a
facility, business, or operation that meets the definition of a
“Tanning facility” as defined in La. R.S. 40:2703, whether holding a
permit from the Department of Health or not, may re-open for the
limited purpose of OFFERING TOUCHLESS/CONTACTLESS SPRAY
TANNING METHODS or TOUCHLESS/CONTACTLESS UV TANNING
METHODS, provided that such Tanning facility adheres to the Office
of the State Fire Marshall’s Open Safely Phase I guidelines for
Beauty Shops, Salons, Barber Shops, or Tanning Salons (Contact
Tanning Only).

You can read the order here.

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