This page is currently under revision.
For the latest guidance please see the Health Officer Order (9-23-22) "Responding Together at Work and in the Community and the LA County Mask Wearing Rules and Recommendations webpage.
Updates 8-9-22: Added a recommendation that during an outbreak at the workplace that employers communicate about the actions they are taking to keep employees safe. See new resource Worker Protections during COVID-19 Outbreaks
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Sector Specific Best Practices
Los Angeles County is utilizing both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 Community Levels and California SMARTER Plan to guide the realignment of our local public health response to focus on reducing medically significant illness and minimizing strain on the healthcare system. See Los Angeles County Post-Surge Response Plan. The core community prevention strategies are indoor masking, testing, vaccine verification, and ventilation.
Per published reports, factors that increase the risk of infection include:
Below is a summary of requirements and best practices for businesses, employers, and organizations to enhance safety for their workers, customers, and communities.