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ACTIONMARGUERITE | Resident & Family COVID-19 update #51

Dear residents and families, Today, we learned that the outbreak on unit 4AB at Actionmarguerite St. Boniface has been declared over. Actionmarguerite St. Joseph and Actionmarguerite St. Vital remain outbreak-free as well. We must closely monitor for the presence of...

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ACTIONMARGUERITE | Resident & Family COVID-19 update #50

Dear residents and families, We write to you today with an update and some good news for loved ones at Actionmarguerite St. Joseph. Outbreak status: Actionmarguerite St-Boniface There are no new cases since our last update. Three (3) residents in total tested positive...

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ACTIONMARGUERITE | Resident & Family COVID-19 update #49

Dear Residents and Families, Today we are happy to provide the following update regarding the status of the current outbreaks at Actionmarguerite St. Boniface and Actionmarguerite St. Joseph: Outbreak Status Actionmarguerite St. Boniface There have been no new cases...

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ACTIONMARGUERITE | COVID-19 Update #48

Dear Residents and Families, We are writing today to share an update regarding the status of the current outbreaks at Actionmarguerite St. Boniface and Actionmarguerite St. Joseph. Outbreak Status Actionmarguerite St. Boniface We are glad to report that there have...

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ACTIONMARGUERITE | COVID-19 update #47

Dear Residents and Families, The summer days continue to be most welcomed. We trust you have found space to enjoy this time of year.  At Actionmarguerite, we have found some reprieve from COVID-19 outbreaks throughout the summer months. We thank all who have committed...

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ACTIONMARGUERITE | COVID-19 update #46

Dear residents and families, We hope that this update finds you well.  With Canada Day around the corner, we are happy to be able to advise of the following changes to our practices at Actionmarguerite.  These changes are effective July 1, 2022.  This should prove to...

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ACTIONMARGUERITE | COVID-19 Update #45

Dear Residents and Families, We are glad to report that all Actionmarguerite sites remain free of COVID-19 outbreaks. With various activities and events resuming, we can feel a lightness in the air and a renewed joie de vivre. The photos below give a glimpse into the...

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ACTIONMARGUERITE | COVID-19 Update #43

Dear Residents and Families, We hope that you have been able to enjoy the sunny weather we have had this week.  The conditions have been ideal for spending time outdoors with family and friends. It is with great pleasure that we share the news that the outbreak at...

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ACTIONMARGUERITE | COVID-19 Update #42

Dear Residents and Families, June is upon us! Many of us are looking forward to enjoying the summer-like weather and spending time outside. With the weather changing, we are glad to announce that visiting hours will be extended. Effective Monday, June 6th, visiting...

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Actionmarguerite | COVID-19 update #41

Dear Residents and Families, Today’s update brings more good news. The outbreak on 1st floor at Actionmarguerite St. Vital has been resolved. General visits to residents living on 1st floor will resume as of tomorrow, Saturday, May 28th. A reminder to consider joining...

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Actionmarguerite | COVID-19 Update #40

Dear Residents and Families, In today’s update, we are glad to announce additional changes to visitation given that several of the outbreaks at Actionmarguerite St. Vital and St. Joseph are now considered resolved. Please read on to know more. In June, we will also be...

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Actionmarguerite | COVID-19 Update #39

Dear Residents and Families,  We are happy to share that Actionmarguerite St. Boniface has no COVID-19 outbreaks. We are responding to the ongoing outbreaks at Actionmarguerite St. Vital and St. Joseph and are looking forward to their resolution. We express gratitude...

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Actionmarguerite | COVID-19 Update #38

Dear Residents and Families,  We all wish that we would not find ourselves in outbreak situations. We are not alone. There are currently 15 long-term care centres experiencing outbreaks at the present time. Evidently, the virus that causes COVID-19 is still...

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Actionmarguerite | COVID-19 Update #37

Dear Residents and Families, Warmer weather is most welcome after these long winter months. We trust that you are finding ways to enjoy this change in weather. We wanted to take this opportunity in today’s update to honour Mother’s Day. May we all have meaningful...

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Actionmarguerite | COVID-19 Update #36

Dear Residents and Families, Many people express how they currently know several people in their lives who have contracted COVID-19. Evidently, the virus continues to circulate in our community, especially given the highly contagious Omicron variant. We at...

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Actionmarguerite | COVID-19 Update #35

Dear Residents and Families, In today’s update, we are saddened to announce that three (3) deaths occurred over the weekend linked to our current outbreaks; one (1) at Actionmarguerite St. Boniface and two (2) at Actionmarguerite St. Joseph. Our sincere condolences...

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Actionmarguerite | COVID-19 Update #34

Dear Residents and Families, We trust this message finds you well as we enter the weekend. We are glad to share with you that the outbreak on 4AB at Actionmarguerite St. Boniface is declared over.  We are able to resume general visits on this unit, effective Saturday...

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Actionmarguerite | COVID-19 Update #33

Dear Residents and Families, Today, we share with you updates on outbreaks at Actionmarguerite St. Boniface and Actionmarguerite St. Joseph. We also have a request for residents and family members to participate in a recognition event should you so choose. Read on to...

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Actionmarguerite | COVID-19 Update #32

Dear Residents and Families, We have learned that sixteen (16) residents at Actionmarguerite St. Joseph have tested positive for COVID-19 on Unit 2. An outbreak has been declared on this unit. In addition, we are saddened to announce that one resident has passed away...

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Actionmarguerite | COVID-19 Update #31

Dear Actionmarguerite Residents and Families, Currently, 15 personal care homes in Winnipeg have declared outbreaks. We have also learned that hospitalizations are increasing, as are COVID-19 cases in the community. Actionmarguerite therefore continues its commitment...

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Actionmarguerite | COVID-19 Update #30

Dear Actionmarguerite Residents and Families, Today, we are writing to share the end of the COVID-19 outbreak in the Unité Marguerite at Actionmarguerite St. Vital. We glad to be able to resume general visits to Unité Marguerite at this time. Over the Easter weekend,...

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Actionmarguerite | COVID-19 Update #29

Dear Actionmarguerite Residents and Families, Spring is here, but we are preparing for a major snowstorm! One that has the potential of being the worst in decades! Let`s make sure we all stay safe! Please see below the latest outbreak status update. Outbreak Status...

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Actionmarguerite | COVID-19 Update #28

Dear Actionmarguerite Residents and Families, We wanted to begin by sharing with you that important government announcements have been made since our last update that will be of benefit to the long-term care sector in Manitoba and more importantly to the people we...

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Actionmarguerite | COVID-19 Update #27

Dear Actionmarguerite Families, As the transmission of the virus continues in our community, the reality is that it will cause a resurgence of outbreaks in long-term care settings. There are now twelve (12) long-term care settings with declared outbreaks in Winnipeg....

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Actionmarguerite | COVID-19 Update #26

Dear Actionmarguerite Families, We trust that this message finds you well as we near the end of March. Slowly, we have been able to enter into a recovery phase following this last wave of the pandemic. Group activities, mass and communal meals have resumed for the...

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Actionmarguerite | COVID-19 Update #25

Dear Actionmarguerite Families, Spring has officially arrived with its promise of warmer and brighter days. As the saying goes, “Spring is a lovely reminder of how beautiful change can truly be”. This is especially true for Actionmarguerite St. Vital in this update as...

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ACTIONMARGUERITE | COVID-19 Update #23

Dear Actionmarguerite Families, We have heard from several families just how much these updates are important and continue to be of benefit. It is our intention to send them regularly knowing that they serve. In today’s update, we are saddened to announce that a...

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ACTIONMARGUERITE: COVID-19 Update #21 – March 1, 2022

Dear Actionmarguerite Families, Late last Friday, we shared with the Actionmarguerite St. Vital families that another outbreak was declared on Unité Marguerite. We are writing today with an update regarding the outbreak on the 1st floor and the second outbreak on...

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ACTIONMARGUERITE | COVID-19 Update #20

Dear Actionmarguerite Families, We begin today’s update by sharing with you the good news that the last outbreak at Actionmarguerite St. Boniface on unit 4DE is now resolved. Currently, only one outbreak is active at Actionmarguerite St. Vital on the 1st floor where...

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ACTIONMARGUERITE | COVID-19 Update #19 – February 18, 2022

Dear Actionmarguerite Families, We have supported residents in their recovery from COVID-19 and have found ways to support all who have been through this latest wave of the pandemic. We are deeply grateful to be at a point where most outbreaks are resolved and for the...

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ACTIONMARGUERITE | COVID-19 Update #17 – February 9, 2022

At Actionmarguerite, we are continuously discerning how best to balance the need for protection against the virus and everyone’s quality of life.  Although we cannot yet begin the loosening of all the measures put in place at Actionmarguerite, we have been...

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ACTIONMARGUERITE | COVID-19 Update #16 – February 4, 2022

Dear Actionmarguerite Families, We are seeing a downward trend in the number of residents and staff members contracting COVID-19. With this news comes a relief and at the same time a reminder to remain vigilant in the adherence of the measures in place. The aim at...

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ACTIONMARGUERITE | COVID-19 Update #15 – February 1, 2022

Dear Actionmarguerite Families, February arrives bringing with it a blistery winter storm. We trust that you are keeping safe. In today’s update, you will note that more and more residents are deemed recovered and we have seen a significant decrease in the number of...

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ACTIONMARGUERITE | COVID-19 Update #14 – January 27, 2022

Dear Actionmarguerite Families, Today, we are saddened to announce that a resident living at Actionmarguerite St. Joseph has died and their death has been linked to the COVID-19 outbreak. Our sincere condolences have been offered to the family and our hearts join...

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ACTIONMARGUERITE | COVID-19 Update #13 – January 25, 2022

Dear Actionmarguerite Families, COVID-19 Update #13 – January 25, 2022 Actionmarguerite St. Boniface, Actionmarguerite St. Joseph, Actionmarguerite St. Vital It has now been a month since the first outbreak was declared at Actionmarguerite. Sustaining our efforts...

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ACTIONMARGUERITE | COVID-19 Update #12 – January 21, 2022

Dear Actionmarguerite Families,  COVID-19 Update #12 – January 21, 2022 Actionmarguerite St. Boniface, Actionmarguerite St. Joseph, Actionmarguerite St. Vital We felt it important to write today with a short update, given that we are reporting new cases at...

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ACTIONMARGUERITE |  COVID-19 Update #11 – January 20, 2022

Dear Actionmarguerite Families,  COVID-19 Update #11 – January 20, 2022 Actionmarguerite St. Boniface, Actionmarguerite St. Joseph, Actionmarguerite St. Vital Everyone continues to rally together. Our focus remains the offering of care, infused with compassion, for...

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ACTIONMARGUERITE | COVID-19 Update #10 – January 17, 2022

Dear Actionmarguerite Families, COVID-19 Update #10 – January 17, 2022 Actionmarguerite St. Boniface, Actionmarguerite St. Joseph, Actionmarguerite St. Vital Unfortunately, today we are announcing additional deaths linked to the COVID-19 outbreaks – one (1) resident...

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ACTIONMARGUERITE | COVID-19 Update #9 – January 14, 2022

Dear Actionmarguerite Families, COVID-19 Update #9 – January 14, 2022 Actionmarguerite St. Boniface, Actionmarguerite St. Joseph, Actionmarguerite St. Vital At Actionmarguerite, we continue to find ways to respond to the presence of the virus in our homes. Our...

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ACTIONMARGUERITE | COVID-19 Update #8 – January 12, 2022

Dear Actionmarguerite Families, Staff, Physicians, and members of the community. COVID-19 Update #8 – January 12, 2022 Actionmarguerite St. Boniface, Actionmarguerite St. Joseph, Actionmarguerite St. Vital We are now several weeks into this wave of the pandemic. The...

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Actionmarguerite | COVID-19 Update #7 – January 11, 2022

Dear Actionmarguerite Families, Staff, Physicians, and members of the community,  COVID-19 Update #7 – January 11, 2022 Actionmarguerite St. Boniface, Actionmarguerite St. Joseph, Actionmarguerite St. Vital This wave of the pandemic continues to critically affect our...

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Actionmarguerite | COVID-19 Update #6 – January 8, 2022

Dear Actionmarguerite Families,  COVID-19 Update #6 – January 8, 2022 Actionmarguerite St. Boniface, Actionmarguerite St. Joseph, Actionmarguerite St. Vital  We heard from families at our virtual family forums on Thursday, how important it is to keep you informed....

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ACTIONMARGUERITE – COVID-19 Update #5 – January 7, 2022

Dear Actionmarguerite Families,  COVID-19 Update #5 – January 7, 2022 – Actionmarguerite St. Boniface, Actionmarguerite St. Joseph, Actionmarguerite St. Vital Yesterday, we held two (2) virtual family forums, attended by more than 50 family members. As partners...

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ACTIONMARGUERITE – COVID-19 Update #4 – January 5, 2022

Dear Actionmarguerite Families, COVID-19 Update #4 – January 5, 2022 – Actionmarguerite St. Boniface, Actionmarguerite St. Joseph, Actionmarguerite St. Vital  Today, we are writing with the following update: Actionmarguerite St. Boniface 3 floors are now on...

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COVID-19 Update #3 for all sites – January 2, 2022

Dear Actionmarguerite Families, COVID-19 Update #3 – January 2, 2022   |   Actionmarguerite St. Boniface, Actionmarguerite St. Joseph, Actionmarguerite St. Vital  Today, we write to you with the following update: Actionmarguerite St. Boniface 3 units have a declared...

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Outbreak declared at Actionmarguerite St. Vital

Dear Actionmarguerite St. Vital Residents & Families, We have learned that three (3) residents from the 3rd floor and one staff have tested positive for COVID-19 at Actionmarguerite St. Vital (450 River Road). Contact tracing is underway, and 3rd floor residents...

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COVID-19 Outbreak Declared at Actionmarguerite St. Joseph

Dear Actionmarguerite St. Joseph Residents and Families, We have learned that a resident at Actionmarguerite St. Joseph has tested positive for COVID-19 on Unit 1 as well as one additional staff member. A total of two (2) staff have tested positive related to this...

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Covid-19 Update

Dear Actionmarguerite St. Boniface Residents & Families, Today, we  learned that two (2) residents from 2ABC tested positive for COVID-19 at Actionmarguerite St. Boniface, located at 185 Despins. Since our update on December 25, we now have (10) staff from the ABC...

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Covid-19 Update

Dear Actionmarguerite St. Joseph Resident and Families, We have become aware of a single COVID-19 positive case in a staff member at Actionmarguerite St. Joseph who last worked December 25 on Unit 1. The employee is isolating at home and is doing well. Investigations...

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Changes to visitation beginning December 25, 2021

December 25, 2021 Dear Actionmarguerite St. Boniface residents and families, It is with deep regret that we inform you of the need to suspend all visits (including Essential Visitors) effectively immediately at Actionmarguerite St. Boniface with exceptions for...

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Changes to visitation beginning December 24, 2021

Dear Actionmarguerite residents and families, With the number of COVID-19 cases rising rapidly in Manitoba, Actionmarguerite will be introducing changes to visitation beginning tomorrow December 24, 2021. The visitation hours will remain the same with the following...

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Covid-19 Update

Dear Actionmarguerite St. Boniface Families, Yesterday, we shared that a single COVID-19 positive case in a staff member on 3ABC was identified. Following a thorough risk assessment with Infection Prevention & Control, the risk of transmission is considered to be...

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Covid-19 Update

Dear Actionmarguerite St. Boniface Families, We have become aware of a single COVID-19 positive case in a staff member on 3ABC. The employee is isolating at home and is doing well. Families of 3ABC residents are being contacted by Actionmarguerite, and the necessary...

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Parainfluenza outbreak update | Actionmarguerite Saint-Vital

While the parainfluenza outbreak at Actionmarguerite Saint-Vital is not yet over, we are able to lift some visit restrictions on the 1st floor, 3rd floor and Unité Marguerite (UM). Effective Saturday, December 18th, General Visitors of residents located on the 1st...

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Update – COVID-19 & precautions at Christmas

Dear Actionmarguerite Residents and Families, COVID-19 remains a risk to the health and wellness of the people we support at Actionmarguerite, particularly as highly infectious variants circulate in the community. We know these have been exceptionally difficult months...

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Parainfluenza outbreak update (Actionmarguerite Saint-Vital)

While the para-influenza outbreak at Actionmarguerite Saint-Vital is not yet over, we are able to lift some visit restrictions on the 1st floor and Unité Marguerite (UM). Effective Thursday, December 9th, General Visitors of residents located on the 1st floor and UM...

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COVID-19 update

Dear Actionmarguerite residents and families, Today, Actionmarguerite implemented a COVID-19 immunization policy, making vaccination mandatory for all staff. Given that we support some of our community’s most vulnerable persons, doing everything within our power to...

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COVID-19 Update – October 20, 2021

Dear Actionmarguerite Families, A new public health order requires all employees to either be fully vaccinated or provide a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours of their shift, effective October 18, 2021. I am pleased to confirm that the majority of Actionmarguerite...

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Federal elections

Each Actionmarguerite site will have a polling station for residents: Actionmarguerite Saint-Boniface, 185 Despins: September 16, 1 – 4:30 pm Auditorium Actionmarguerite Saint-Vital, 450 River: September 17, 1:30 – 3:30 pm Main floor dining room...

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Reopening of the hair salon | Actionmarguerite St. Joseph

We are happy to announce that the hair salon will be reopening as of September 21, 2021. Majeeda Harb comes to Actionmarguerite St. Joseph with many years of service in the community. She will work Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The first few weeks...

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New Public Health Orders Effective August 7, 2021

Dear Families, As you may know, the Province of Manitoba announced new Public Health Orders which will come into effect August 7. It is important to note the following: the current requirement for personal protective equipment to be worn while in Manitoba’s health...

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Expanded visitation

Dear Families, As levels of COVID-19 in Manitoba remain high, efforts to provide residents with safe access to visits by friends and family continue. Vaccination rates among residents and staff and in the community are increasing.  We are pleased to be able to...

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Extended visiting hours in effect May 10

Dear Families, Effective May 10, 2021 Essential Visitors: As of May 10, 2021, visiting hours for essential visitors are being extended from 11 am – 7 pm, seven days a week. We continue to limit these visits to one essential visitor per day. All visitors must continue...

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Changes to visitation effective May 3rd, 2021

Dear Families, Spring has sprung. As a result of the nicer weather, Actionmarguerite is proposing changes to visitation. Effective May 3, 2021: General Visitors: Starting on May 3, Outdoor visits will now become an option to general visitors in addition to the...

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Hairdressing services | Actionmarguerite Saint-Boniface

We are happy to announce that the hair salon will be reopening on April 12. The hours of operation will be Monday to Wednesday, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tammy will initially limit her service to haircuts or wash/cuts/sets. Perms and colors will be reintroduced once...

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