COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH ANNOUNCES CONDITIONAL AND LIMITED REOPENING OF LOWER-RISK BUSINESS AND PUBLIC SPACES
The County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health has issued a new order easing some of the Safer at Home restrictions to allow certain low-risk retail businesses to reopen for curbside pick-up or delivery only. Only employees may enter the lower-risk retail businesses. Businesses must adhere to specific guidelines and make the appropriate adaptations to ensure they are adhering to COVID-19 transmission mitigation requirements. For more specific information on these guidelines, please visit publichealth.lacounty.gov.
“While I’m sure we are all eager to get out, the public should be mindful that these are limited reopenings and that the broader Safer At Home Orders are still in effect,” said City Manager Dominic Lazzaretto. “Travel outside of the house should be limited but if you do go out to a low-risk business or trail, please maintain social distancing, wear face coverings as appropriately designated, and remember to wash your hands.”
The low-risk businesses identified in the order include:
• Clothing and Shoe Stores
• Sporting Goods Stores
• Toy Stores
• Music Stores
• Auto Dealerships
In addition, public and private golf courses may reopen under specific conditions required by the revised Order. Arcadia’s Par 3 Golf Course will reopen on Saturday; however, reservations are required. Public trails and trailheads within Los Angeles County may also reopen so long as individuals adhere to social distancing and any other requirements of the administrating
For more information, please contact the City Manager’s Office at (626) 574-5401.
Per the latest information from local, state, and federal public health officials, the risk of contracting the virus remains low. There are steps individuals can take to help minimize and prevent the spread of COVID-19. These include:
• Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
• Avoid touching face (eyes, nose, and mouth) with unwashed hands.
• Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
• Stay home when you are sick.
• Wear face coverings in public.
• Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw it in the trash.
• Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
• Practice social distancing; avoid groups; maintain at least 6 feet from others.
Anyone who was recently in an area that is currently experiencing a high infection rate of COVID-19 and feels sick with a fever, cough, or has difficulty breathing within 14 days after leaving should:
• Seek medical care right away. Before going to a doctor’s office or emergency room, patients should call ahead and tell them about their recent travel and symptoms.
• Self-quarantine and avoid contact with others.
• Not travel while sick.
• Cover their mouth and nose with a tissue or their sleeve (not their hands) when coughing or sneezing.
• Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds to avoid spreading the virus to others. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
For more information regarding the COVID-19, please visit any of the following websites:
Federal Guidance – coronavirus.gov
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – cdc.gov
State of California Guidance – covid19.ca.gov
California Department of Public Health – cdph.gov
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health – publichealth.lacounty.gov
National Domestic Violence Hotline – thehotline.org – (800) 799-7233
National Suicide Prevention Hotline – suicidepreventionlifeline.org – (800) 273-8255
For more information regarding the City of Arcadia’s response to COVID-19 along with future updates regarding City services, text ARCADIACOV19 to 888777 for SMS updates or please visit us at ArcadiaCA.gov/covid19 or contact us at (626) 574-5401.
# # #
Nestled along the rolling foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains and Angeles National Forest, Arcadia is a charming, family-oriented community with a population of just over 57,000. Located only 13 miles east from downtown Los Angeles, regional transportation networks like the Metro Gold Line connect Arcadia as a premier residential, shopping, and entertainment destination in the San Gabriel Valley. Arcadia is known for its top-rated schools, iconic landmarks, and serene neighborhoods. Arcadia is an award-winning community having been twice named as the Best City in California in which to Raise Kids and the 2017 Most Business Friendly City in Los Angeles County. With the conveniences and amenities of a full-service, mid-size city, Arcadia’s “Community of Homes” provides a quality of life that will go Above & Beyond your expectations.
For more information, please visit ArcadiaCA.gov or follow us on Twitter by texting DISCOVER to 33222:
请致电 (626) 574-5455，向市书记官办公室了解详情。
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER OF THE HEALTH OFFICER
Addendum to the Safer at Home Order for Control of COVID-19: Conditional and Limited Reopening of Certain Lower-Risk Retail Businesses and Public Spaces
ADDENDUM #2 TO SAFER AT HOME ORDER FOR CONTROL OF COVID-19
Conditional and Limited Reopening of Certain
Lower-Risk Retail Businesses and Public Spaces
Date Addendum Issued: May 8, 2020
Please read this Order carefully. Violation of or failure to comply with this Order is a crime punishable by fine, imprisonment, or both.
(California Health and Safety Code §120295; Los Angeles County Code § 11.02.080.)
SUMMARY OF THE ORDER: This Addendum to the April 10, 2020 County of Los Angeles Health Officer Order (Order) amends the Order to allow certain specified types of lower-risk retail businesses to reopen for sales and service transactions made via curbside pick-up or delivery only. In order for these lower-risk retail businesses listed in this Addendum #2 to reopen, each must make the appropriate adaptations required by the State Public Health Officer, as well as, implement and post the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Reopening Protocol, attached to this Addendum. Where one exists, the business-, sector-, or public space- specific Reopening Protocol must be used.
Additionally, this Addendum permits the reopening of all previously closed public trails and trailheads within the County of Los Angeles Public Health Jurisdiction. While present at these recreational spaces, the public must practice Social (Physical) Distancing and comply with all access and use restrictions attached to this Addendum.
Lastly, this Addendum permits the reopening of new or used auto sales dealerships or operations. As a condition of reopening, these auto sales businesses must implement the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Reopening Protocol for Car Dealerships.
UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF CALIFORNIA HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE SECTIONS 101040, 101085, AND 120175, THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES HEALTH OFFICER ORDERS:
1) Lower-risk non-essential retail businesses, not located within an indoor mall, and listed in subsections (a)-(f), below, may reopen for the sale of goods or services, but may only provide these goods and services to customers via curbside, or outside of the store or facility, pick-up or delivery. Only employees may enter into the lower-risk non-essential retail business. Customers must remain outside the store or facility at all times while practicing Social (Physical) Distancing, as provided in Paragraph 14 of the April 10, 2020 Order. These lower-risk non-essential retail businesses must make the adaptations and implement the infection control precautions required by the State Public Health Officer, as well as, implement and post the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Reopening Protocol for Retail Establishments, attached to this Addendum, prior to reopening.
c) Clothing and Shoe Stores
d) Sporting Goods Stores
e) Toy stores
f) Music stores.
2) Both public and private golf courses may reopen to the public under the conditions required by and upon implementing the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Reopening Protocol for Golf Courses found here:
3) All public trails and trailheads within the County of Los Angeles Public Health Jurisdiction may reopen with all individuals complying with required Social (Physical) Distancing and any restrictions on access and use established by the government entity that manages that area to eliminate crowding and risk of transmission of COVID-19. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Reopening Protocol for Use of Public Trails can be found here:
4) New or used auto sales dealerships or operations may reopen to the public under the conditions required by and upon implementation of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Reopening Protocol for Car Dealerships found here:
5) This Order shall be effective immediately.
6) This Order incorporates by reference the April 10, 2020 County Health Officer Order.
IT IS SO ORDERED:
Muntu Davis, M.D., M.P.H.
Health Officer, County of Los Angeles