VACAVILLE (CBS13) — Vacaville is without doubt one of the few cities within the area the place individuals can nonetheless dine exterior and get a haircut.
However enterprise house owners really feel prefer it’s solely a matter of time earlier than they’ll be closing their doorways once more. Many invested hundreds in outside tents and heaters and so they’re serving each final buyer they’ll. If Solano County goes underneath a stay-at-home order, they’re relying on the locals to get takeout.
“It’s undoubtedly been anxiety-ridden. We come into work and go ‘what’s as we speak going to appear like,” mentioned Lauren Martin, the supervisor at Los Reyes Mexican restaurant.
Her co-manager Jyka Carreon added: “Typically we simply don’t know if we’re going to close down tomorrow or keep open.”
The pair mentioned they’re accommodating outside diners safely however making ready for what comes subsequent if they’ve to shut that down.
“We’re additionally encouraging individuals simply do take out, get present playing cards in any respect native companies as a result of it’s a scary time for all native companies proper now,” Martin mentioned.
At Jon Edwards Salon and Spa, purchasers rush to make appointments all asking the identical factor:
“Is there a spot the place you may get me in earlier than that occurs as a result of I don’t wish to one other 10 weeks to 5 months with out getting my haircut once more,” mentioned Jon Pardini, co-owner of John Edwards Salon and Spa.
Pardini mentioned he and his companion try to develop a gold commonplace for protected salon operation. They’ve despatched a petition to the state, detailing why they need to have the ability to keep open even when ICU capability ranges drop.
“Even our medical purchasers that are available in they’re like ‘you’re extra sanitized and extra clear than we’re,’” mentioned Ed Pardini, co-owner at John Edwards Salon and Spa.
They’ve purchasers fill out a well being screening, they do temperature checks and sanitize workspaces after each use. They mentioned one other closure is unsustainable, a prediction just about each enterprise downtown would agree with.
“We’re attempting to provide you with every little thing we will to remain open and to work! We wish to work. We don’t wish to be on unemployment,” Ed Pardini mentioned.
One other restaurant proprietor in downtown Vacaville says she goes out and buys elements each day as a result of she’s too afraid to replenish.
At this level, many companies in Solano County say they’re counting on locals to maintain them going.
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