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ASA Lobbied All 50 States On Behalf of Tanning Facilities This Spring

Friday, July 10th, 2020

The American Suntanning Association was heavily involved in efforts this spring to help states develop Covid-19 guidelines and re-open professional tanning facilities as highly sanitized retail businesses.

Most states had shut down businesses in the last week of March. By mid-April, ASA had communicated respectfully to all 50 state governors offices that, when the time was right, we’d happily use our knowledge of retail sanitation procedures to be a part of developing protocols for other retailers to open their businesses safely.

“In light of all that was going on, we wanted to be part of the solution. That was the only way our small group stood any chance of being heard,” ASA Director of Scientific Affairs Joseph Levy said.

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