Los Angeles County to Mandate Vaccines in Indoor Bars, Nightclubs

Headline Roundup September 16th, 2021

Los Angeles County will soon require proof of COVID-19 vaccination for anyone entering bars, nightclubs, wineries and breweries. The mandate, which will be issued Friday, will require employees and patrons to have their first shot by Oct. 7; the deadline for full vaccination is Nov. 4. The health department plans to provide resources for businesses to help them verify vaccine status.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) says he supports local health decisions, while indicating that the state has no immediate plans to follow suit. About 67% of Los Angeles residents have received at least their first COVID-19 vaccine.

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Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required at indoor bars, wineries, breweries, nightclubs and lounges in Los Angeles County under a forthcoming health order aimed at further armoring the region against the pandemic.

The mandate, which will be issued by Friday, will require patrons and employees to have at least one vaccine dose by Oct. 7 and be fully vaccinated by Nov. 4, according to Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer.

L.A. County, like the rest of the state and nation, has for months been battling the latest wave of the...

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Public health officials in Los Angeles County will begin requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination for patrons and workers at indoor bars, wineries, breweries, lounges and nightclubs next month.

The new initiative in the nation’s most populous county begins Oct. 7, with proof of at least one vaccine dose required. By Nov. 4, proof of full vaccination will be mandatory, according to the county’s Department of Public Health. Health officials strongly recommend the same precautions for indoor restaurants but have not chosen to mandate proof of vaccination for them.

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Los Angeles County, the most populous county in the United States, announced Wednesday it would require proof of COVID-19 vaccination at bars, nightclubs, breweries, lounges, and related businesses.

The order will also require vaccine proof or a negative COVID-19 test for large outdoor events, including Los Angeles Rams, Chargers, and Dodgers games, said County Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer to the Board of Supervisors. Would-be customers will have to have at least one vaccine dose by Oct. 7 and be fully vaccinated by Nov. 4, she said.

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