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The winter holidays are a time for joyous celebrations, family get-togethers, and beloved seasonal traditions. It is important to help reduce the risk of COVID-19 while hosting winter holiday events. COVID-19 continues to circulate in LA County due to the highly infectious Delta variant, and everyone must take steps to reduce risk, especially during thewinter …

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Since November 3rd, COVID-19 vaccines are available for school-aged children ages 5 and up.  Please see the Updates for Parents and Guardians of School-Aged Children.  This document reviews current policies and important action steps to keep children safe in Los Angeles County’s 3,040 TK-12th grade schools and contains resources for further information. This document and …

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Los Angeles County vaccine providers are now administering Pfizer vaccine to children 5 to 11 years old after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle P. Walensky affirmed the recommendation by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration to expand the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. In L.A. County, an estimated 900,000 children between …

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What Nightclubs, Lounges, Bars, Breweries, Wineries and Distilleries Need to Know (Updated 11/2/21) Effective November 8, 2021, food and beverage establishments located in the City of Los Angeles (LA) are subject to the LA City Vaccination Ordinance. FAQ added to clarify that the LA City Vaccination Ordinance does not apply to businesses that are already …

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Businesses and venues that host indoor events with more than 1,000 attendees or outdoor events with more than 10,000 attendees are considered Mega Events and must follow State Guidance for Mega Events and the provisions of the LA County Health Officer Order that apply to Mega Events. Please see the Best Practices to Prevent COVID-19 …

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Effective Oct 7, if you are attending a sports event, concert, or any outdoor mega event with 10,000+ people, and Indoor Portions of Bars, Lounges, Nightclubs, Breweries, Wineries, and Distilleries. You’ll be required to show proof of full vaccination or negative COVID test (taken within 72 hours). For more info, visit http://ph.lacounty.gov/coronavirus 10/7/2021

Los Angeles County is now administering Pfizer booster third doses after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle P. Walensky endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ recommendation for a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in several population groups. The CDC also recommended a booster dose for those in …

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On September 1, 2021, the California Department of Public Health updated the Guidance on Isolation and Quarantine for COVID-19 Contact Tracing to state that for workplace exposures, facilities should follow the more conservative standards. For this reason, employees with workplace exposures should continue to follow the Cal/OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) Return to Work. This means …

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The Protocol for Organized Youth Sports: Appendix S has been updated.  Recent changes are highlighted in yellow in the document and are effective Wednesday, September 1, 2021: • Clarifies that requirements included in this protocol apply only to teams and sport activitiesbased in Los Angeles County and will remain in effect as long as Los Angeles County …

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