LA County COVID-19 Updates



Sept 23, 2022

As of 9-23-22, masks are still required in some settings and strong recommended in others in Los Angeles County.  Please refer to the When You Need to Wear A Mask document for the most accurate guidance for mask wearing.  This information is also summarized in the Health Officer Order and the LA County COVID-19 Response Plan.

WhenToWearAMask.pdf
 

Please also view the revised Health Officer Order: Responding Together at Work and in the Community - Community Monitoring of COVID-19 and Continued Response Measures, effective at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, September 23, 2022. Changes are highlighted in yellow (see document).
 

  • Revised to strongly recommend, but no longer require, masking for all persons using public transit or at indoor transportation hubs. Transit agencies may elect to continue requiring masking.
  • Revised to align with the State Public Health Officer's September 20, 2022 guidance regarding masking in the following high-risk settings: correctional facilities, homeless shelters, emergency shelters, and cooling and heating centers.
  • Continues to require masking at all indoor healthcare settings.
  • Revised to update Appendix T1: Protocols for K-12 Schools to align with the State and retire the requirement for schools to conduct routine testing of unvaccinated school staff.
2022.09.22_BeyondTheBlueprint_ShiftToLow_Masking.pdf

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/

Thank you for your ongoing efforts to protect the health and well-being of Los Angeles County residents.


Los Angeles County Department of Public Health