LA County employers must provide medical-grade masks to workers starting Monday

1/15/2022 4:36:00 AM

LA County employers must provide medical-grade masks to workers starting Monday

LA County employers must provide medical-grade masks to workers starting Monday

Starting Monday, L.A. County employers must provide medical-grade surgical masks, or N95 or KN95 masks to indoor workers who are in close contact with others.

More News Videos Employees in Los Angeles County who work indoors alongside others will be required to wear medical-grade masks starting Jan.Riverside County LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The number of COVID-positive patients in Los Angeles County hospitals topped 4,000 Thursday as the Omicron variant continued to fuel a winter surge in infections.Massive Warehouse Fire Likely Caused Foul Odor In Carson, Authorities Say Among the defendants, Liberty Property Limited Partnership, which owns the warehouse, and its parent company, Prologis Inc.More News Videos Can people with higher COVID-19 antibody levels wait to get their booster shot? This is a tool many people are hoping will give them reassurance, but here's what doctors recommend.

17, according to a new county health order.L.Of those hospitalized, 586 are being treated in intensive care.A.READ MORE: 2 Arrested After Marijuana Grow Operation Sparks Massive Fire “As a result of the fire, chemicals from the site entered the storm drain and then the Channel resulting in the creation of hydrogen sulfide gas that significantly impacted thousands of County residents,” officials said in the release.County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer has urged residents to avoid dangerous activities in the coming weeks, particularly those that are indoors and involve mingling with unvaccinated or higher-risk people.READ MORE: Despite Rising Case Numbers, Orange County Hospitalizations Stabilize For First Time Since December Thursday’s hospitalization number is the highest it has been since early February 2021.She also stressed that while the omicron variant is easily capable of infecting vaccinated people, the shots are still proving to be effective in preventing infected people from winding up hospitalized.All of the deaths reported Wednesday occurred this month, likely reflecting an increase associated with the higher December case and hospitalization numbers.

She called on residents to get vaccinated and obtain booster shots; wear upgraded masks such as N95, KN95 or KF94 varieties; and get tested, saying the county dramatically expanded testing availability after shortages two weeks ago that led to long lines at some test centers.A.MORE NEWS: Thieves Raiding Cargo Containers, Stealing Packages On Downtown Section Of Union Pacific Train Tracks “What the residents along the Dominguez Channel were put through is unforgivable..

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Does LA County have a system to make certain there is a supply for employers to acquire/purchase good quality and non-counterfeit masks for their employees? HollyJMitchell LACountyBOS lapublichealth CountyofLA SheilaKuehl fireferrar Hahahahahahaha what a pile of crap!!! Keep that fear porn going, clowns

Yep years later 🤡 More money making for the swamp. ...and all of these are all gonna end up on the ocean And you have trouble breathing with those masks. Good luck finding them. I got vaccinated, never whined about it. I got the booster, never whined about it. I wear my cloth mask when around people, never whined about it. You can go f**k yourself before I wear one of those,

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LA County COVID-Positive Hospital Patient Number Tops 4,000; Riverside County Reports Rise In Pediatric CasesLos Angeles, Riverside and Orange Counties are amongst the many feeling the immense strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, as numbers continue to climb nationwide.

LA County Seeks Civil Penalties Over Foul Stench In Dominguez Channel, Lawsuit Names 10 DefendantsAmong the 10 named defendants are two companies that own a warehouse that was the site of a massive Sept. 30 fire believed to have released illegally-stored chemicals into the Domniguez Channel, creating the noxious hydrogen sulfide gases.

LA County COVID-positive hospital patient number tops 4,000There were 4,175 COVID-19-positive patients in L.A. County hospitals as of Thursday - the highest it has been since early February 2021. Lies Didn't they say we would reassess the situation when it reaches 3,000? Just because they are “Covid positive” does not mean they are in there because of Covid.

LA County Health Director Warns Against Non-Essential Activities to Slow COVID'The reality is that parties and events -- especially those indoors with unvaccinated individuals or those at high risk for severe illness -- make it very easy for this virus to spread,' Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said. Barbara ferrer doesn’t have a brain Why are schools still in person?! SHUT DOWN SCHOOLS THEN

2022 LA County Homeless Count Postponed to Feb. 22-24 Due to COVIDThe Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority announced Friday that its annual homeless count will be postponed one month due to the surge in COVID-19 cases, now taking place Feb. 22-24.

L.A. County files suit over warehouse fire that led to sickening odor in Dominguez ChannelThe lawsuit accuses the warehouse's owners and tenants of negligence in connection with the storage of hazardous and flammable materials. I was so excited when after I got my withdrawn profits of $14,600. Wow! What a boost, that’s exactly what I really wanted 👏thank you so much iamcallaway_b That's a nice shot MelMelconPhoto. Wow.