City Updates for March 22, 2020 (Social Distancing!)

The City of Culver City continues to cooperate with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to respond to the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Los Angeles County.

For previous updates, please visit the City’s Coronavirus webpage.

Grocery Stores, Restaurants, Pharmacies and Other Essential Businesses Must Enforce Social Distancing

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) issued a new Public Order on Saturday, March 21, 2020, that includes new rules for how businesses are to enforce social distancing. For Essential Businesses not prohibited from operating (grocery stores, pharmacies, restaurants that offer carry-out or delivery, etc.), the owner or manager of the business must:

Enforce social distancing measures by requiring members of the public to be separated by at least six (6) feet from others, to the extent feasible. Persons who are family members or household contacts, may stand or move together, but must be separated from others by a distance of at least six (6) feet.
Provide access to hand washing facilities with soap and water or to hand sanitizer that contains at least 60 percent alcohol.
Post a sign in a conspicuous place at all public entries that instructs members of the public to not enter if they are experiencing symptoms of respiratory illness, including fever or cough.
Adhere to communicable disease control recommendations provided by the Public Health, including guidance for cleaning and disinfecting the site. See guidance posted on the Public Health webpage.
For more information, read the full Public Order or visit the Public Health webpage.

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