COVID-19 Update: Public Health Now Strongly Recommends Indoor Masking
Today, November 18, the L.A. County Department of Public Health announced that due to rising cases of COVID-19, masking in all indoor public spaces is now highly recommended, in accordance with the L.A. County COVID Response Plan. The recommendation covers indoor spaces at schools, retail establishments, entertainment venues, public transit, correctional and detention facilities, and at homeless and emergency shelters. Masking continues to be required for people who have been exposed to COVID during the past 10 days, in healthcare settings and congregate care facilities, and anywhere where it is required by the site. For a more detailed review of masking guidance for L.A. County, please visit ph.lacounty.gov/acd/ncorona2019/masks/RulesAndRecommendations/.