LA County

LA County is in stage two of the five-stage Roadmap to Recovery and until the final stage five is reached, Health Officer Orders and directives will continue to ensure that we slow spread of COVID-19 to prevent an overwhelming surge of COVID-19 cases at healthcare facilities. The Health Officer Order, COVID-19 Surveillance Interactive Dashboard, Roadmap to Recovery, Recovery Dashboard, and additional things you can do to protect yourself, your family and your community are all found on the Public Health website:

LA County Roadmap to Recovery (PDF)


CA Department of Health

COVID-19 Employer Playbook for Safe Reopening - Published 7/24/20

Industry Guidance to Reduce the Risk & Checklist by Industry

Restaurant Toolkit - Dine in Restaurants (link to PDF)

  • COVID-19 Prevention Practices
  • Physical Distancing Requirements
  • Infection Control
  • Protecting Employees
  • Protecting Customers
  • Resources to communicate with your staff and customers

If you don't see your industry in the above list, click to visit the CA.GOV Roadmap website.

All available Guidance Documents from California Dept of Public Health.

Social Distance Protocol

Businesses opening for Stage 1 or 2 must post a SOCIAL DISTANCING PROTOCOL at their business. Businesses must implement all applicable measures listed on the Social Distancing Protocol and be prepared to explain why any measure that is not implemented is inapplicable to the business.


Recommendations based on the following questions: Should you consider opening? Are recommended health and safety actions in place? Is ongoing monitoring in place?

Other Resources

US Travel Association

U.S. Travel Association Industry Guidance for Promoting the Health and Safety of All Travelers online Toolkit.

This builds upon and aligns with the White House and CDC guidelines for "Opening Up America Again."

Travel in the New Normal

The guidance focuses on six key areas, with suggested approaches outlined under each (view full guidance here):

  • Travel businesses should adapt operations, modify employee practices and/or redesign public spaces to help protect employees and customers.
  • Travel businesses should consider implementing touchless solutions, where practical, to limit the opportunity for virus transmission while also enabling a positive travel experience.
  • Travel businesses should adopt and implement enhanced sanitation procedures specifically designed to combat the transmission of COVID-19.
  • Travel businesses should promote health screening measures for employees and isolate workers with possible COVID-19 symptoms and provide health resources to customers.
  • Travel businesses should establish a set of procedures aligned with CDC guidance should an employee test positive for COVID-19.
  • Travel businesses should follow best practices in food and beverage service to protect the health of employees and customers.