Channel 1 Los Angeles
The following public information is a high level summary of events being
managed by the Los Angeles County Emergency Operations Center tasked
with the emergency response and coordination of Countywide resources to
address the COVID-19 disaster.
Please share this information with your family,
fellow residents, municipal, state & community partners.
State issued a disaster proclamation
L.A. County issued a disaster proclamation
47 Cities have proclaimed a local disaster
Los Angeles County is still providing essential services but County
buildings remain closed to the public (for a more comprehensive list,
refer to the COOP section at the end of this document).
Sheriff is sending a message to Chiefs of Police laying out guiding principles
that health officers are their points of contact regarding reports of noncompliance with the Public Health order.
Public Health has issued the following guidance during this time of increased
• Avoid non-essential travel, public gatherings, and places where large
groups of people congregate.
• Event organizers postpone or cancel non-essential gatherings of 50 or
more until at least the end of March.
• For gatherings of less than 50 people, social distancing measures must
• Limit gatherings of individuals who are at higher risk for severe illness
from COVID-19 (people older than 65, pregnant women, and those with
chronic illness) to no more than 10 people.
• This guidance does not apply to activities such as attendance at regular
school classes, work, or essential services, including public
transportation, airport travel or shopping.
• If you are mildly sick with a fever, stay home and call your doctor if you
are concerned and/or your symptoms worsen.
• Individuals who are elderly, have underlying health conditions or
pregnant should consider contacting their providers earlier when they
• Exclude employees and visitors with any fever and/or respiratory
infection symptoms and visitors with recent travel to any country or
region with significant community transmission (including communities in
the US) from all schools, businesses, and gatherings of any size.
• Follow all social distancing recommendations issued by Public Health.
Los Angeles County is still encouraging the public to make appointments with
Red Cross to donate blood. You can donate blood and still maintain social
distancing (6 feet or more).