To ensure businesses can continue to operate safely during the pandemic, the City of Los Angeles is providing toolkits to help local enterprises understand and implement L.A. County Public Health protocols as they apply to their specific sector during the COVID-19 crisis.
Other resources for businesses
The City is also providing resources to assist businesses and workers who are impacted by the pandemic. To empower small businesses to access digital tools and technical support digitizing their business, learn more about our LA Optimized program at Coronavirus.LACity.org/LAOptimized. To find other resources for businesses and workers, please visit our Resources page.
Sample Signage for Businesses Operating
The below sample signage is available for businesses to print and post at their respective establishments, or model their own signage after. Communication to patrons and visitors will be key in setting expectations and helping to keep everyone safe. At a minimum, all businesses approved to resume operations should have signs reminding patrons to observe social distancing and face covering requirements.
General signs for businesses including 6-foot social distancing reminders, symptoms to watch for, hygiene reminders, and reminders to utilize face coverings;
Signage for office buildings including elevator limitations, reminders to utilize web conferencing where possible, and other social distancing and hygiene reminders;
Signage for retail, grocers, and restaurants that include social distancing and washing of high-touch areas;
GUIDANCE FOR INDUSTRIES ABLE TO OPERATE NOW:
Including textile manufacturing, transportation manufacturing, computer manufacturing. The City of Los Angeles has created a document to provide guidance for Los Angeles manufacturing businesses to prepare for and effectively manage the safety of employees and customers as they resume or expand operations in the context of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.
Restaurants and bars
Restaurants, breweries, and wineries may only offer food and beverage via take-out, drive thru or delivery. Wineries and breweries may continue retail sale operations. These limitations are effective November 25 – December 17, 2020.
In-person retail establishments are permitted to operate under restrictions. Indoor malls and other non-essential retailers are allowed to operate up to 20% of their occupancy. Essential retailers are allowed to operate up to 35% of their occupancy. All non-essential retail businesses must be closed for in-person retail operations between the hours of 10:00 p.m. to 500 a.m
Barbershops and Hair Salons
Hair Salons and barbershops may open for indoor services at a maximum capacity of 20% occupancy. As many services as possible should continue to be conducted outside. These establishments must cease operations between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.
Close Contact Services
Close contact services include but are not limited to esthetician, skin care and cosmetology services; non-medical electrology; body art professionals, tattoo parlors, microblading, and permanent makeup; piercing shops; massage therapy (non-healthcare); tanning services; nail salons; hair salons and barbershops. These facilities may open for indoor services at a maximum capacity of 20% occupancy. These establishments must cease operations between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.