Los Angeles County Issues Reopening Protocols for Non-Essential Businesses
Los Angeles County Issues Reopening Protocols for Non-Essential Businesses

Los Angeles County issued protocols that the non-essential businesses listed below must follow in connection with reopening. 

Prior to reopening, each of these businesses must implement and complete the applicable protocol found below, and post a copy of the completed protocol at all public entrances to its facility.

Additionally, each protocol requires certain signage be posted to alert the public about various COVID-19 safety measures that must be followed, and that similar information be included on the business website.  In some cases, businesses must communicate to their customers in advance of certain customer rights and measures that must be followed.

The protocols are as follows:

 Car Dealerships

 Car Washes

 Hair Salons and Barbershops

 Hotels, Lodging and Short-Term Rentals

 Office-Based Worksites


 Retail Establishments

Shopping Centers

Warehousing, Manufacturing, Logistics

The author would like to gratefully acknowledge the assistance of Joanne Warriner.

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