New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: As we have entered the third phase of nationwide lockdown in the country aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19, companies are looking to resume services as soon as possible. There are few services that may be clearly in demand like haircut, salon, and related to grooming services. After more than a month of lockdown, Urban Company is looking set to resume its business (at-home service) for haircuts, salon, and other grooming services. These services previously fully banned as these services involve close contact and thus it posed threat of COVID-19 transmission.

Green/Orange zones

With relaxation in lockdown rules, Urban company is set to resume its service in business in a phase-wise manner. As of now, the services are being provided in green zones (no cases of coronavirus) and orange zones (fewer COVID-19 cases). It includes services such as beauty, massaging, haircut that can be booked online. A statutory warning is given for services that state users should check with their residential society before allowing any outsider to enter. Customers are also offered a selection of services that can availed at their location. Zones such as Ghaziabad and Gurgaon are immediately serviceable, according to News 18.

Red zones

You can book services in red zones too, but it will be pre-emptive. You are provided the option to get early access. Since the salon service is banned in red and containment zones, you will to wait till it turns into green or orange zones. In such cases, the Urban Company will service users based on first serve basis. Time slot will be decided when your area becomes serviceable. 

Steps to book salon service online

Once you select the service, the company's interface takes you through their offering which is customised during this time. It includes minimal contact salon, single-use towels, tool kit sanitised in front of customers, among others. Once you select the service, you will be asked to testify that you do not show signs of COVID-19 after which you will be redirected to the payment page. Once you complete the transaction, select the time slot depending on availability/ convenience.

Posted By: James Kuanal