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South Pasadena News and Updates from City Manager Stephanie DeWolfe

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’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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FICTION. Effective July 13, Governor Newsom ordered the closure of all hair salons, barbershops and personal care services (including nails salons, esthetic salons, & electrology offices) within counties on the State’s monitoring list – which regrettably -includes LA County. This, to help control the increasing spread of COVID-19 in LA County. Because the State’s Business & …

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Effective today, Los Angeles County will stop certain sector operations as ordered by the State. Closures in South Pasadena include: all personal care services – including nail salons; massage & tattoo parlors; hair salons & barbershops; places of worship; gyms and fitness centers; offices of non-critical sectors; indoor malls and all indoor protests until further …

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The revised Los Angeles County Health Officer Order, “Reopening Safer at Work and in the Community Revised Order (07.01.20) is now available on Public Health’s website, under the Health Officer Order dropdown tab. The revised order aligns the County with the Governor’s announcement requiring the closure of specific activities and business sectors.  The temporary closure …

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Los Angeles County will heed Governor Gavin Newsom’s directive issued on June 28, 2020 requiring that all bars, breweries, brew pubs, pubs, wineries and tasting rooms in Los Angeles County close unless they are offering sit-down dine-in meals. This includes closing bar areas in restaurants.  The South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce notified restaurants and bars …

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Los Angeles County is moving forward in its Roadmap to Recovery by reopening additional personal and recreational services to residents including nail salons, bars and casinos. Effective Friday June 19, 2020 South Pasadena nail salons and spas are allowed to reopen with safeguards. Although overall case counts are increasing as testing becomes more widespread and …

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Los Angeles County is moving forward on the Roadmap to Recovery and reopening key economic and community sectors, including day camps, fitness centers, spectator-free professional sports, museums, campgrounds and entertainment production. Please check with your local South Pasadena businesses for reopening schedules and times. In the most comprehensive reopening since strict public health guidelines were put …

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Dining in restaurants and getting a haircut will be a different experience than we’re used to. Just as is required for all out-of-home activities, clients and staff will have to practice physical distancing and wear cloth face coverings. There will be limited capacity and  enhanced cleaning and disinfecting procedures. Key, specific guidelines for customers at …

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