On Friday, July 17, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced criteria for permitting public and private K-12 schools in the state to reopen given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
With the November 2020 general election less than four months away, the County of Los Angeles is actively preparing to ensure that the region’s voting systems are operable and adequate.
Last week, L.A. County’s positive test rate continued to rise, reaching over 10%. Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer noted that cases are surging, hospitalizations are rising, and the county is seeing a lot more community spread.
On Monday, July 13, 2020, Governor Newsom took action to address the rising number of COVID-19 infections in California, ordering all counties across the state to close indoor activities including restaurants, bars and entertainment venues.
With COVID-19 quickly spreading in Los Angeles County, on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion to develop a plan for establishing fines and more quickly shutting down businesses that fail to adhere to public Health Orders designed to control the ...
Last week saw a rise in the number of cases reported in L.A. County, with over 2,000 new cases on five separate days. In addition, the County’s positive test rate rose to 9%, from 8%, as of Friday, June 26, 2020.
Last week, several additional sectors reopened in Los Angeles County, pursuant to state guidance for variance.
Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Friday, June 5, that the state was preparing to move to Phase 3 of the Resilience Roadmap, representing a major shift toward reopening after nearly three months of some form of lockdown.
Over the last several weeks, the City and County of Los Angeles—like other cities and counties across the nation—have actively pushed forward new laws and regulations intended to address the economic impacts of COVID-19.
On Monday, May 25, 2020, Governor Newsom announced that he was permitting the state to effectively move to Expanded Phase 2, including allowing in-store retail statewide.