TRUMBULL — “Hold still,” Johnna Dineley tells a visitor to the JoDavi Salon as she takes aim with a handheld scanning thermometer. Satisfied with the results, she adds, “Sorry, it’s part of our new policy. That’s just the way it has to be.”
Shortly before noon on Monday, the first day salons were allowed to reopen in Connecticut, the salon is busy. Hairstylists bustle around as the salon starts catching up on a 10-week backlog because of the coronavirus-forced closing.