LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A new health ordinance requiring people attending an outdoor mega event of 10,000 or more to show proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 will be issued later this week, according to county public health officials of Los Angeles.
The order, which is expected to be issued later this week, will not only apply to large-scale events, but will also require proof of vaccination for all customers and employees of indoor parts of bars, wineries, breweries, nightclubs. and lounges.
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For restaurants, however, an immunization check will be recommended for employees and patrons of interior parts of restaurants.
The owner of Bar Calo In Echo Park said he already requires customers to show proof of vaccination.
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“The majority of people have it on their phones and everyone’s been really cool about it because most of the people who come in want the same thing,” said Josh Goldman. “They want to get back to normal.
Los Angeles County Director of Public Health Dr Barbara Ferrer told the watchdog that “targeted vaccination mandates” are critical to rapidly increasing vaccination rates and ending the pandemic.
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The new sanitary order for mega outdoor events – such as the Dodgers, Rams and Charger games – will take effect on October 7. People attending mega indoor events of 5,000 or more already had to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test.