1/11/22: Updated to reflect changes to the County Health Officer Order which, effective January 17, 2022, require employers to provide medical grade masks to employees who work in indoor settings and in close contact with others.
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Best Practices for Businesses
Given the ongoing community transmission of COVID-19 and presence of the new and emerging variants, a layered approach to prevention that includes masking indoors, full vaccination with a booster dose, if eligible, and good ventilation is essential to slowing the spread of COVID-19 in the community.
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 provide personal care services 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.