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Best Practices for Businesses
Given the ongoing community transmission of COVID-19 and the presence of the Delta variant, masking indoors, regardless of vaccination status, is essential to slowing the spread of COVID-19 in the community. The Delta variant of the virus spreads much more easily than strains of the virus that circulated in LA in the past.
Per published reports, factors that increase the risk of infection, including transmission to people more than 6 feet away, include:
Below is a summary of requirements and best practices for businesses that serve food and beverages, such as restaurants, bars, night clubs, lounges, breweries, wineries and distilleries to enhance safety for their workers, customers, and communities, and lower the risk of COVID-19 transmission within their establishments. In addition to this information, please remember:
Please be sure to read and follow the general guidance for businesses & employers.
The specific best practices below are intended to supplement the general guidance.
* Some independent contractors are considered as employees under the State Labor Code. For more details and clarification, check the California Department of Industrial Relations’ Independent contractor versus employee webpage.