Boston Next: As Businesses Prepare To Reopen, Social Distance And Masks Are The New Normal

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“It’s weird. I haven’t talked to anybody in two months, you know what I mean? I want to get back and interact with the clients,” said Gusto Romi.

...bslocal.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/3859903/2020/05/LaCrosseNewNormal.jpg?w=420"/> Gusto Romi is preparing to reopen his barbershop, Waltham’s Finest, for the first time in months. (WBZ-TV)

Monday, limited personal service businesses, like barbershops and salons, are allowed to open as part of Gov. Charlie Baker’s four-phased plan.

Romi is following the strict guidelines, which call for social distancing, extensive cleaning and masks for all customers and employees.

“Top priority – client and barber safety is our top priority right now. We just want to keep everybody safe,” said Romi.

In Brookline, Jimmy Caruso said City Realty’s employees will check their temperatures before coming into the office Monday. (WBZ-TV)

“There are a number of different changes that are going to take place,” said Jimmy Caruso, of City Realty Group in Brookline.

Caruso said City Realty’s employees will check their temperatures before coming into the office. They’ll also be spread out, and they’ll have to wear masks.

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