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In alignment with the state’s Pandemic Resilience Roadmap, the County of Los Angeles has introduced additional guidelines for reopening.Select lower-risk locations may reopen with reduced capacity, physical distancing requirements, face coverings and other infection prevention guidelinesLA County’s Department of Public Health (DPH) Order:

  • Lower-risk retail, manufacturing and logistics sector businesses that supply lower-risk retail businesses, non-essential office-based businesses and indoor malls and shopping centers may now open for business at 50% capacity.
  • Faith-based organizations may resume services, with the number of congregants limited to less than 25% of the building’s capacity, or a maximum of 100 people, whichever is lower.
  • Flea markets, swap meets and drive-in movie theaters may resume operations.
  • Pools, hot tubs and saunas that are in a multi-unit residence or part of a homeowners association may now open.

Higher-risk businesses/locations remain closed in accordance with the state, including bars, nightclubs, arcades and bowling alleys, personal care locations, including nail salons, hair salons and massage establishments, gyms and fitness centers, movie theaters, live performance theaters, concert halls, venues, stadiums, theme parks and festivals. 

Please note that all safety protocols such as cloth face coverings, and physical distancing, must be observes as recovery continues. In addition, individuals 65 and older and all individuals with underlying health conditions should continue to remain in their residences and limit contact with others outside their households.


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