coronavirus

What should I do if I’m sick and need to go to the hospital or a medical provider? How can I protect others?

If possible, walk or drive yourself to the healthcare facility. If someone else in your home is sick and can drop you off, that is another good option. You want to try to avoid exposing others to any germs you have, especially if you are seriously ill. If you have Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) like

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Should I stock up on food, necessities like toilet paper, and on medicines?

No. You will continue to be able to purchase these items whenever you need them, as stores selling necessary items like grocery stores, pharmacies and hardware stores will remain open. Continue to buy normal quantities of these items of the same schedule you normally do. This will ensure there is enough for everyone. [Updated 3/20/2020

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Can I use ride share, a taxi or public transportation?

Yes, but only for essential travel. Public transit will continue to operate on a limited basis. When using public transport or ride share services, you should maintain at least six feet (or two to three steps away) from others. [Updated 3/20/2020 9:00PM]

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Can I leave home to care for my elderly parents or friends who require assistance to care for themselves? Or a friend or family member who has disabilities?

Yes. Be sure that you protect them and you by following social distancing guidelines such as washing hands before and after, using hand sanitizer, maintaining at least six feet of distance when possible, and coughing or sneezing into a tissue. [Updated 3/20/2020 9:00PM]

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What if I need to get healthcare from my medical provider or get my prescription filled?

Yes, you can still address your health needs. Contact your health care provider to see if they are providing regular services, as some may be postponed or canceled. If you are feeling sick, please first call your doctor, a nurse hotline, or an urgent care center. Drug stores and other medical supply stores are allowed

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Is this mandatory or just guidance?

This is a mandatory legal Order issued under the authority of California law. You are required to comply, and it is considered a misdemeanor crime not to follow the order (but the intent is not for anyone to get in trouble). It is critical for everyone to follow the Order to prevent the spread of

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What can’t I do?

For information on what is currently open and closed, please see a list of "Examples of What's Open in Los Angeles County" from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. LA County's public health orders require individuals to practice physical distancing at all times while out in public and to wear a face covering

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What is closed?

According to the most recent orders and guidelines from LA County, the following facilities are examples of what are currently required to be closed: indoor dining, movie theaters, bars, zoos, museums, concerts and beaches. The following facilities are examples of what are currently allowed to be open: hair salons, outdoor dining, gyms, parks, in-store retail,

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What is still open?

According to the most recent orders and guidelines from LA County, the following facilities are examples of what are currently allowed to be open: hair salons, outdoor dining, gyms, parks, in-store retail, nail salons, places of worship and pools. The following facilities are examples of what are currently required to be closed: indoor dining, movie

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