In this file image, a customer receives a manicure at a nail salon, Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo / Bebeto Matthews)

A recent health scare at a Guelph nail salon prompted dozens of people to get tested for HIV, hepatitis B and C.

While Public Health officials there say the risk of infection is low, they recommended the testing as a precaution.

In light of these events, here are the nail salons in Waterloo Region who have had health infractions in 2020.

All information obtained from the Region of Waterloo's website.

Note: If you don't see a salon in the list below, you can check for any infractions it may have through the Region of Waterloo.

Regal Nails:

100 The Boardwalk, Kitchener

Inspected on March 2, was found to have one critical and two non-critical infractions

Critical:

  • Equipment and instruments cleaned, disinfected or discarded

Non-critical:

  • Instruments are stored, handled and maintained in good condition
  • Contact information of client is obtained prior to commencing service(s)

Impeccable Nails:

102-715 Fischer-Hallman Rd., Kitchener

Inspected on Feb. 25, found to have one critical, four non-critical infractions

Critical:

  • Equipment and instruments are cleaned, disinfected, sterilized or discarded

Non-critical:

  • Premise is maintained in a sanitary condition
  • Instruments are stored, handled and maintained in good condition
  • Operator keeps disinfection records
  • Work surfaces are smooth, impervious and are cleaned and disinfected

Town's Nails and Beauty:

B6-535 Saginaw Pkwy., Cambridge

Inspected on Feb. 25, found to have one critical, four non-critical infractions

Critical:

  • Equipment and instruments are cleaned, disinfected, sterilized or discarded

Non-critical:

  • Instruments are stored, handled and maintained in good condition
  • Premise is maintained in a sanitary condition
  • Contact information of client is obtained prior to commencing service(s)
  • Operator keeps disinfection records

Vanhi Nails:

6B-600 Hespeler Rd., Cambridge

Inspected on Feb. 21, found to have one critical and three non-critical infractions

Critical:

  • Proper use and disposal of sharps

Non-critical:

  • Contact information of client is obtained prior to commencing service(s)
  • Instruments are stored, handled and maintained in good condition
  • Operator keeps disinfection records

Quynh Le:

57 Misty St., Kitchener

Inspected on Feb. 24, was found to have two non-critical infractions

Infractions:

  • Premise is maintained in a sanitary condition
  • Operator keeps disinfection records

Belmont Hair Studio Inc.:

724 Belmont Ave. W., Kitchener

Inspected on Feb. 19, was found to have one critical infraction

Infraction:

  • Equipment and instruments cleaned, disinfected or discarded

Golden Nails and Spa:

3-825 Saginaw Pkwy., Cambridge

Inspected on Feb. 19, found to have three critical and three non-critical infractions

Critical:

  • Products are dispensed appropriately and are approved for use
  • Equipment and instruments are cleaned, disinfected, sterilized or discarded
  • Proper use and disposal of sharps

Non-critical:

  • Instruments are stored, handled and maintained in good condition
  • Contact information of client is obtained prior to commencing service(s)
  • Operator keeps records for accidental exposures to blood or body fluids

K.D. Nail Salon:

1099 Weber St. E., Kitchener

Inspected on Feb. 19, was found to have one non-critical infraction

Infraction:

  • Operator keeps disinfection records (corrected during inspection)

Hollywood Nails and Skin Care:

4-205 The Boardwalk, Kitchener

Inspected on Feb. 18, found to have three non-critical infractions

Infractions:

  • Instruments are stored, handled and maintained in good condition
  • Operator keeps disinfection records
  • Work surfaces are smooth, impervious and are cleaned and disinfected

Nails For You:

267-355 Hespeler Rd., Cambridge

Inspected on Feb. 18, found to have two non-critical infractions

Infractions:

  • Contact information of client is obtained prior to commencing service(s)
  • Premise is maintained in a sanitary condition

Axess Hair Salon:

55 Northfield Dr. E., Waterloo

Inspected on Feb. 13, was found to have one critical and one non-critical infraction

Infractions:

  • Equipment and instruments cleaned, disinfected or discarded
  • Operator keeps disinfection records (corrected during inspection)

Lucky Nails:

323 Lancaster St. W., Kitchener

Inspected on Feb. 13, found to have one critical and one non-critical infraction

Critical:

  • Equipment and instruments are cleaned, disinfected, sterilized or discarded

Non-critical:

  • Operator keeps disinfection records

Hot Nails:

4A-725 Ottawa St. S., Kitchener

Inspected on Feb. 11, found to have one critical and one non-critical infraction

Critical:

  • Equipment and instruments are cleaned, disinfected, sterilized or discarded

Non-critical:

  • Instruments are stored, handled and maintained in good condition

Tips 'n' Toes Nail Salon:

A1-800 Franklin Blvd., Cambridge

Inspected on Feb. 11, was found to have one non-critical infraction

Infraction:

  • Operator keeps disinfection records

Hairizona:

885 Glasgow St., Kitchener

Inspected on Feb. 10, was found to have two non-critical infractions

Infractions:

  • Operator keeps disinfection records
  • Work surfaces are smooth, impervious and are cleaned and disinfected

 

Hollywood Nails Salon and Spa:

15-36 Northfield Dr. E., Waterloo

Inspected on Feb. 7, was found to have four non-critical infractions

Infractions:

  • Contact information of client is obtained prior to commencing service(s)
  • Operator provides a sink for reusable equipment (corrected during inspection)
  • Operator keeps disinfection records
  • Work surfaces are smooth, impervious and are cleaned and disinfected

Huron Nail and Spa:

1606C Battler Rd., Kitchener

Inspected on Feb. 6, found to have one non-critical infraction

  • Work surfaces are smooth, impervious and are cleaned and disinfected

Ms. Chin Hair and Nail Studio:

52 Water St. N., Kitchener

Inspected on Feb. 5, found to have one non-critical infraction

Infraction:

  • Work surfaces are smooth, impervious and are cleaned and disinfected

Dejavu Salon and Spa:

671 Guelph St., Kitchener

Inspected on Feb. 4, found to have one critical and one non-critical infraction

Critical:

  • Equipment and instruments cleaned, disinfected or discarded

Non-critical:

  • Instruments are stored, handled and maintained in good condition

Euro Reflections Hair Studio and Spa:

251 Highland Rd. W., Kitchener

Inspected on Feb. 3, found to have one non-critical infraction

Infraction:

  • Instruments are stored, handled and maintained in good condition

Rachel's Nail Spa:

500 Fairway Rd. S.

Inspected on Jan. 30, found to have one critical infraction

Infraction:

  • Equipment and instruments are cleaned, disinfected, sterilized or discarded

Kelly Le Beauty Nail and Spa Beauty Hair Salon:

960 King St. E., Cambridge

Inspected on Jan. 29, found to have one critical and three non-critical infractions

Critical:

  • Equipment and instruments are cleaned, disinfected, sterilized or discarded

Non-critical:

  • Contact information of client is obtained prior to commencing service(s)
  • Premise is maintained in a sanitary condition
  • Operator keeps disinfection records

L&L Nail Salon:

9-1005 Ottawa St. N., Kitchener

Inspected on Jan. 23, found to have one non-critical infraction

Infraction:

  • Operator keeps disinfection records (corrected during inspection)

HY Nails:

9B-350 Hespeler Rd., Cambridge

Inspected on Jan. 22, found to have one non-critical infraction

Infraction:

  • Operator keeps disinfection record

Deer Ridge Nails and Spa:

C02-4195 King St. E., Kitchener

Inspected on Jan. 21, found to have one critical infraction

Infraction:

  • Equipment and instruments are cleaned, disinfected, sterilized or discarded

V K Nails and Spa:

1-4293 King St. E., Kitchener

Inspected on Jan. 21, found to have one non-critical infraction

Infraction:

  • Work surfaces are smooth, impervious and are cleaned and disinfected

Mary's Hair Salon:

6-91 Queen St. S., Kitchener

Inspected on Jan. 20, found to have one critical and one non-critical infraction

Critical:

  • Equipment and instruments are cleaned, disinfected, sterilized or discarded

Non-critical:

  • Designated hand wash sink is provided

La Belle Beauty Salon:

8B-851 Fischer-Hallman Rd., Kitchener

Inspected on Jan. 20, found to have one non-critical infraction

Infraction:

  • Contact information of client is obtained prior to commencing service(s)

Gorgeous Nails:

4-11 Westwood Dr., Kitchener

Inspected on Jan. 15, found to have three non-critical infractions

Infractions:

  • Contact information of client is obtained prior to commencing service(s)
  • Operator keeps disinfection records
  • Work surfaces are smooth, impervious and are cleaned and disinfected

Nails For You:

94 Bridgeport Rd. E., Waterloo

Inspected on Jan. 13, found to have two non-critical infractions

Infractions:

  • Instruments are stored, handled and maintained in good condition
  • Contact information of client is obtained prior to commencing service(s)

Lotus Nails and Skin Spa:

200-655 Erb. St. W., Waterloo

Inspected on Jan. 10, found to have three non-critical infractions

Infractions:

  • Contact information of client is obtained prior to commencing service(s)
  • Instruments are stored, handled and maintained in good condition
  • Operator keeps disinfection records

Uptown Beauty Lounge:

4 King St. S., Waterloo

Inspected on Jan. 9, found to have three non-critical infractions

Infractions:

  • Designated hand wash sink is provided
  • Operator keeps disinfection records
  • Work surfaces are smooth, impervious and are cleaned and disinfected