SPCP COVID-19 Information Center

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Material provided in this section is for information purposes. All statements and positions provided by the SPCP do not constitute law, rules, or regulations, but are meant as guidance to develop best practices.


SPCP Best Practices Committee Position on Permanent Cosmetics and COVID-19 Vaccines 1/16/2021

Based on available information regarding COVID-19 vaccinations, the Best Practices Committee’s medical experts follow the current guidance used in their associated medical practices. Permanent cosmetic professionals should refrain from conducting procedures two-weeks before or after a COVID-19 vaccination if choosing to follow this guidance. There may be delayed reactions to the vaccines, and it may be difficult to discern an untoward response to products used during the permanent cosmetic procedure. There is also a consideration to separate any inflammatory responses either may cause.

  1. SPCP Position Statement
  2. SPCP Covid-19 Return to Work Guidance (In English & En español)
    PDF Describing the SPCP Return To Work Guidance
  3. Body Arts Education Alliance
    The BAEA recommends until regulators have approved a return to business following current CDC guidelines.
    Statement for Artists
    Statement for Consumers
    BAEA COVID-19 Back to Work Guide October 2020 Update (In English)  (En español)
    Body Art Education Alliance Printable Signs for Studios – Resource with a significant amount of Covid19 opening info and helpful information
    2020 Covid Preparedness Plant for Tattoo Studios from BAEA
    BAEA COVID-19 Update October 2020
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  5. EPA approves first surface disinfectant products tested on the SARS-CoV-2 virus
  6. Helpful Resources
    1. Covid-19 Pandemic Business Insurance
    2. Pandemic Relief Loans and Assistance
    3. CARES Act Key Provisions
    4. Crisis and Long Term Performance
    5. CDC: What You Need to Know About Handwashing
    6. CDC: General Covid19 guidelines 
    7. Free courses from the WHO on Hand Hygene and how to put on and remove PPE