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      Los Angeles County and the City of Pasadena align today, June 15, 2021, with the State’s masking guidance.

      By News Desk

      Masks will not be required for fully vaccinated individuals, except in certain settings where masks are required for everyone, regardless of vaccination status.

      Los Angeles County

      • On public transit (examples: airplanes, ships, ferries, trains, subways, buses, taxis, and ride-shares) and in transportation hubs (examples: airport, bus terminal, marina, train station, seaport or other port, subway station, or any other area that provides transportation)
      • Indoors in K-12 schools, childcare and other youth settings.
        (This may change pending updates for K-12 operational guidance from the CDC).
      • Healthcare settings (including long term care facilities)
      • State and local correctional facilities and detention centers
      • Homeless shelters, emergency shelters and cooling centers

      Masks will also be required for unvaccinated individuals in indoor public settings and businesses (examples: retail, restaurants, theaters, family entertainment centers, meetings, state and local government offices serving the public).

      Employers and workplaces must continue to comply with Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards.

      Schools

      Many schools have reopened in L.A. County. As of June 8, 1,847 schools are providing on-campus services for high needs students. This includes over 111,137 students and over 38,600 staff. Over 2,083 schools are open in Los Angeles County: 1,427 public schools in 67 individual districts, 395 private schools, and 261 charter schools.  In total, 439,670 students and 84,166 staff are back in classrooms.

      Pasadena

      On June 15, all individuals and businesses are required to comply with the Guidance for Face Coverings issued by the CDPH:

      • Face coverings are required for unvaccinated individuals in indoor public settings and businesses, including, but not limited to:
        • Restaurants
        • Retail establishments
        • Theaters
        • Family entertainment centers
        • Meetings
        • State and local government offices serving the public.
      • Face coverings are required regardless of vaccination status in the following locations:
        • On public transit, including trains, subways, buses, taxis and ride-shares and in transportation hubs including bus terminals, subway stations, or any other area that provides transportation;
        • Indoors in K-12 schools, childcare and other youth settings;
        • Health care facilities, including long term care facilities; and
        • Homeless shelters, emergency shelters and cooling centers.
      • Employers and workplaces must continue to comply with Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards.
      • Indoor Mega-events, with 5,000 or more attendees (including, but not limited to conventions/conferences, expos, sporting events and concerts) – these events must comply with restrictions set forth in the CDPH guidance Beyond the Blueprint for Industries and Sectors.
      • Outdoor Mega-events, with 10,000 or more attendees (including, but not limited to music or food festivals, car shows, large endurance events and marathons, parades, sporting events and concerts) – these events must comply with restrictions set forth in the CDPH guidance Beyond the Blueprint for Industries and Sectors.

      The Pasadena Health Order issued on June 14 rescinds all other previous orders of the Health Officer except requirements for COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine.


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      Comments

      1. Julian Bernal says:

        Hopefully that K-12 changes.

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