Health Officer Orders
- The Los Angeles County Health Officer Order was revised yesterday to align with the March 17, 2022 State Public Health Officer Guidance for Mega Events.
- Effective April 1, 2022, the requirement for pre-entry vaccine verification or proof of a recent negative test result for attendees of Indoor Mega Events will be lifted and moved to a strong recommendation.
Health Officer Order for the Control of COVID-19
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has also revised its quarantine order on Wednesday, April 13, 2022.
Effective, Friday, April 15, at 12:01AM
- This Quarantine Order is revised in response to changes in the April 6, 2022 State Public Health Officer Guidance for Local Health Jurisdictions on Isolation and Quarantine of the General Public.
- Removes the quarantine requirement for asymptomatic exposed person (for the general public).
- Adds work exclusion or restriction in certain specified High-Risk Settings.
- Includes updated definition for close contact.
- Requires close contacts who are exempted from quarantine to wear a highly protective mask around others, especially indoors, for a total of 10 days after the last contact with a person infected with COVID-19, and to test to determine infection status.
- Changes the definition of a close contact to align with the new CDPH definition of: "someone sharing the same indoor airspace, e.g., home, clinic waiting room, airplane, etc., for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period (for example, three individual 5-minute exposures for a total of 15 minutes) during an infected person's (laboratory-confirmed or clinical diagnosis) infectious period."
For more information about free and low-cost PPE for employers, visit:
Other pertinent information and resources can be found on the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health website at http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/Coronavirus/
The FAQ for Vaccines has been updated to add information on vaccines and booster doses.
LA County has also developed a Business Toolkit Resource page (Link below) that contains helpful information for businesses about how you can prevent COVID-19 surges through vaccination verification. The materials include how to verify vaccination or a negative test, signs for your business, and resources from the Department of Business and Consumer Affairs.
All businesses that are permitted to reopen must post signage, implement, and post the required protocols from LA County Department of Public Health prior to opening. Should you need further guidance, please contact the Emergency Operations Center at (310) 217-9583 or EOC@cityofgardena.org.