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Public Health uses the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 Community Level Matrix and the LA County Weekly Community Transmission Rates to help assess how much COVID-19 is impacting our community. We also use this information to help to decide which prevention actions to require or recommend for individuals as well as businesses and workplaces. For more detailed information, see the County COVID-19 Response Plan.
Below is a summary of best practices for businesses, employers, and organizations to enhance safety for their employees*, customers, and communities.
*Some independent contractors are considered to be employees under the State Labor Code. For more details, check the California Department of Industrial Relations’ Independent Contractor Versus Employee webpage.