Amidst a Deadly Pandemic, an Unlikely Question: When Can Hairdressers Return? – Concord Monitor

Read article - Recalls comments by Elizabeth Talbot, professor of medicine, in an article that examines the importance of hairdressers to nursing homes. The article recounts how public health officials grappled with demand for hair service during the pandemic. "To me, I would weigh the risk-benefit not favorably to bring someone who is, by profession, in contact with the public, in to do something that feels not essential," Talbot is quoted as saying during earlier virtual meetings on the subject. "But the fact that you are all asking, and so repeatedly, makes me think I don't understand something about this," she continued.