A member of staff tested positive and it will remain shut until August 17th.
A Laois business is being forced to close for three weeks after a member of staff tested positive for covid-19.
Iris Hand and Foot spa will remain shut until Monday August 17th.
Customers who were in direct contact will be contacted by the HSE's contact tracing team in order to arrange a test.
The staff member who returned the positive test is now following the HSE self-isolation guidelines.
A full statement has been issued in a post on Facebook:
Dear Ladies & Gentlemen,
Apologies for the short notice we are devastating to announce that we will be closed for 3 weeks started from Monday 27th of July to Monday 17th of August as a member of staff has tested positive for Covid19
We can ensure our client that we have done everything we could to reduce the risk of contracting the Virus such as: All staffs wore masks and shields, disposable aprons and everything was sanitized after each client, all clients wore masks, Plexiglass shield, a completely a new ventilation system in our salon to protect staff and clients prior to reopening.
The staff is in good health and now following the HSE guidelines of self-isolation. We will continue to work with the HSE for their guidelines. The customers who have had direct contact recently with the staff will be contact by HSE contact tracing team in regard to a test.
We would apologies to all of our clients and we thank you for your support at this difficult time and we wish you all well and stay safe at this difficult time
We apologies for any inconvenience caused by this decision
In the meantime if you have any enquiry you could either FB us, or email us.