Stafford, Virginia -- Friday, May 15, 2020
Charles Thompson, the manager of JazCutz barbershop, stands outside of the storefront during its first day of business in Stafford, Virginia on Friday, May 15, 2020. Thompson said he and his fellow barbers are taking a lot of precautions to protect the health and safety of their clients, including asking them to wait outside before they receive their haircuts.
Outside of Northern Virginia near Washington, D.C., the commonwealth has entered phase one of lifting business restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Beauty salons, restaurants and other nonessential businesses are now open in a limited capacity.
CREDIT: Alyssa Schukar for The New York Times