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The following sectors are permitted to reopen: As of October 1st, nail salons may reopen for indoor services, limited at 25 percent occupancy. Nail salons are encouraged to continue to offer services outdoors, where the air circulation is better and there is lower risk of disease transmission. October 5th, cardrooms are permitted to reopen for …

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New State COVID-19 Framework Last Friday, the State of California released a new tiered framework to more easily communicate the extent of community transmission in counties across the state. The above graphic is a summary of: 1) the state’s tiers, 2) the indicators they are tracking, and 3) how counties are being classified (as having …

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School Services LA County has announced a revised Health Officer Order (HOO) and reopening protocols for two sectors in the county. Beginning Monday, September 14, 2020, K-12 schools may offer in-school services for small cohorts of (up to 12) students with: Individualized Education Plans (IEP); Requiring instruction for English as a Second Language; Or needing assessments …

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LA County continues to increase access to testing in our communities that need it most. Data shows that COVID-19 disproportionately impacts certain communities more than others. Specifically, low income communities and communities of color. That is why increasing equity and access to testing is critical to slowing the spread of COVID-19 and advancing us on …

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With temperatures in parts of Los Angeles County expected to rise into the triple digits this weekend, various public facilities located throughout the County will serve as Emergency Cooling Centers starting on Friday, July 31st. These centers provide members of the public who lack air conditioning at home with relief from the heat, free of …

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Los Angeles County will launch three new testing sites next week to expand access to high-need areas including Montebello, South Gate and Panorama City. The City of Los Angeles last week opened a new site at the VA Parking Lot 15, at Jackie Robinson Stadium. Appointments are available at the following County-operated sites this week, …

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LA County’s Department of Public Health (DPH) has issued reopening protocols for hair salons, barbershops and personal care establishments in the County. The following are highlights from today’s protocols, which have been updated to reflect new State guidance: Hair Salons & Barbershops  Businesses must establish an outdoor reception area where customers can check in while …

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