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  • Los Angeles County is expected to announce a new health measure on Friday, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times.
  • The new health edict would require workers and patrons of bars, wineries and other nightlife destinations to have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine by Oct. 7 and to be fully vaccinated by Nov. 4.
  • Sixty-seven percent of Los Angeles County residents ages 12 and up are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Los Angeles County is expected to announce a new public health measure on Friday requiring that bargoers show proof of vaccination against the coronavirus, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times.

The new health edict would require workers and patrons of bars, wineries and other nightlife destinations to have received at least one dose of the vaccine by Oct. 7 and to be fully vaccinated by Nov. 4.


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“This is a reasonable path forward that will position us to be better able to break the cycle of surges,” L.A. County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer reportedly said at a Board of Supervisors meeting on Wednesday.

According to County of Los Angeles Public Health, 76 percent of Los Angeles County residents ages 12 and up have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 67 percent are fully vaccinated.


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Published on Sep 16, 2021