DANA POINT COVID-19 COMMUNITY UPDATE JUNE 15 Check our Facebook Page for the latest updates.
It has been 453 days since Gov. Gavin Newsom issued the first Stay-At-Home order. The California economy is now open, with restrictions on businesses lifted. State guidelines regarding face coverings have also been amended effective today. Among these amended regulations is that fully vaccinated individuals are not required to wear face coverings when indoors at businesses. However, individual businesses have the option to continue to require all customers to wear face coverings, regardless of their vaccination status.
Masks are still required on public transit, in all healthcare settings, prisons and jails, shelters, cooling centers, indoor settings of K-12 schools and child-care settings.
Given the difficulty of differentiating between vaccinated and unvaccinated members of the public, as well as the fact that CAL/OSHA has not amended any COVID workplace protocols for employees, please be understanding if some businesses may prefer to require face coverings for employees and customers. CAL/OSHA is expected to meet again Thursday to work out details related to vaccinated employees, masking, and physical distancing. CAL/OSHA has already changed the rules three times in the past two weeks.
Exceptions on masking are still in place for children younger than two years old; persons with a medical or mental health condition or disability that prevents wearing a mask; persons who are hearing impaired or communicating with someone hearing impaired; and persons for whom wearing a mask would create a risk due to the individual’s occupation. For more information, click here.
Updates on restrictions for Mega Events are also available. Click here to read about guidance and recommendations.