Throughout the response to the COVID-19 crisis, City, County and State governments have worked together to safeguard the lives and livelihoods of Angelenos and all Californians.

On July 13, the State of California — in response to an increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations — issued an order to close indoor gyms, fitness centers, places of worship, malls, hair salons and barbershops, as well as personal care services such as nail salons, tattoo parlors and massage therapy locations.

After the State of California set minimum standards for local jurisdictions, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health issued safety protocols that are required for all businesses operating within the City of Los Angeles.

The County’s required protocols are available for download below. Businesses should follow these protocols and directives.

Additionally, the City of Los Angeles developed toolkits to support businesses that are allowed to open to operate safely or to help those that are closed prepare for when they are allowed to reopen.


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.


GUIDANCE FOR INDUSTRIES ABLE TO OPERATE NOW:

ManufacturingManufacturing

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.

Download the manufacturing guidance document - English

RestaurantsRestaurants and bars

Restaurants are currently not allowed to offer in-door dining services. However, they are permitted to offer outdoor and alfresco services along with takeout. Breweries and wineries with a #20, #23,  #40, #42, and #60 state alcohol license that do not possess a moderate risk or high-risk restaurant public health permit may provide on-premise food and beverage services if they follow they required LA County Department of Public Health safety protocols. However, bars are still closed in Los Angeles County. 

Download the restaurants and bars guidance document - English

Download the restaurants and bars guidance document - Spanish

Download the restaurants and bars guidance document - Korean

RetailRetail

In-person retail establishments are permitted to operate under restrictions. Indoor malls are allowed to operate up to 25% of their occupancy. 

Download the retail guidance document- English

Download the retail guidance document- Spanish

Download the retail guidance document- Korean

Barbers and SalonsBarbershops and Hair Salons

Hair Salons and barbershops may open for indoor services at a maximum capacity of 25% occupancy. As many services as possible should continue to be conducted outside.

Download the barbershops and hair salons guidance document - English

 

Close Contact ServicesClose Contact Services


Nail Salons are now permitted to offer indoor services but may only use up to 25% of their occupancy.

Download the close contact services guidance document- English

Download the close contact services guidance document - Spanish

Download the close contact services guidance document - Korean

 

Houses of WorshipHouses of Worship

House of Worship may provide services outdoors. Indoor services are currently not allowed. This toolkit is applicable to churches, mosques, synagogues, temples, and other locations providing congregate religious services.

Download the houses of worship guidance document- English

Download the houses of worship guidance document- Spanish

Download the houses of worship guidance document- Korean

Fitness CentersFitness Centers

Fitness establishments may conduct operations outdoors. Outdoor operations may be conducted under a canopy or other sun shelter but only as long as the sides are not closed and there is sufficient outdoor air movement. Outdoor pools may remain open. Indoor operations are not currently allowed. This toolkit is applicable to fitness centers including gyms, racquet clubs, sports clubs, fitness classes, studios, and other areas centers of physical recreation.

Download the fitness centers guidance document - English

Download the fitness centers guidance document - SpanishDownload the fitness centers guidance document - Korean

Youth CampsYouth Camps

Youth Camps and Day Camps are now open, and must follow protocols spelled out in by the County Protocols.


PREPARATION FOR INDUSTRIES NOT OPEN:

OfficesOffices

Offices for non-essential sectors are not permitted to open at this time, per a statewide order issued by Governor Newsom. A list of essential sectors can be found here.

Download the offices guidance document - EnglishDownload the offices guidance document - Spanish

Download the offices guidance document - Korean

Cultural SpacesIndoor Cultural Spaces

Including museums and indoor historical sites, country clubs, gambling establishments, amusement (bowling alleys, arcades, movie theaters, and theme parks)

Download the indoor cultural spaces guidance document - English

Download the indoor cultural spaces guidance document - Spanish

Download the indoor cultural spaces guidance document - Korean

Higher and Early EducationHigher Education

Including colleges and professional schools, technical and trade schools