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Some Los Angeles Business Are Opening Friday May 8th

Los Angeles county officials announced that some businesses will be allowed to reopen, starting this Friday.

Los Angeles County residents are doing their part to follow the County’s “Safer at Home” Health Officer Order which has  slowed the spread of COVID-19.  Los Angeles County is now taking its first steps towards reopening businesses and getting people back to work!

The following is a list of businesses that are re-opening, listed by date:

May 8, 2020

Non-essential business: reopening for curbside pick-up with adherence to distancing and infection control protocols

  • Bookstores
  • Clothing stores
  • Florists
  • Music stores
  • Sporting goods stores
  • Toy stores
  • Car dealership showrooms (open for sales with adherence to distancing and infection control protocols)

Outdoor parks and recreational facilities are open provided all activities adhere to distancing and infection control protocols

  • Golf courses (not including pro-shops or dine-in restaurants)
  • Trails
  • Trailheads, parks

The re-opening of businesses will occur in stages and require physical distancing and infection control practices. For more information on the stages to re-open, click here.

The curve has flattened, however  the COVID-19 pandemic is still in LA County. The coronavirus is still deadly and capable of quickly taking many lives. As L.A. County moves into its first stage of recovery,  all residents, business owners and employees must continue to observe and practice all COVID-19 physical distancing requirements.

We remind  all LA County residents – continue to do your part to slow the spread of COVID-19:

  • Wear a face covering whenever you leave home
  • Wash hands throughout the day
  • Stay six feet away from people who don’t live with you

And don’t forget – you can get a free COVID-19 test if you have symptoms. All tests are confidential, and will tell you if you’re COVID-19 positive or negative. Click here for more information about COVID-19 testing in LA County.

Important Notice: LA County may modify at any time the recovery guidelines displayed on this page based on the California Governor’s executive orders, State Health Officer orders and/or emerging science. More sector specific guidance will be provided and posted as it becomes available. ”




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