Los Angeles County urges public to avoid high-risk Halloween activities

LA County health officials are urging residents to plan for a safe Halloween, warning that closed spaces with poor air flow, crowded places with many people nearby and close contact settings where people are talking, laughing, screaming, or breathing heavily close together are the most dangerous environments for contracting the virus and should be avoided at all costs.

LAUSD extends staff COVID-19 vaccine deadline to Nov. 15

Workers must have at least one dose by Friday to continue reporting to work, according to the district. If they do not receive their second dose by Nov. 15, they will be "subject to separation from district service."

New vaccine mandate takes effect for large outdoor events in LA County

The mandate will apply to any ticketed, outdoor gathering of 10,000 people or more, including sporting events, concerts and theme parks such as Six Flags Magic Mountain and Universal Studios. All attendees, regardless of vaccination status, must wear a face covering at events.