NOTICE TO VERNON BUSINESSES IMPACTED BY REVISED LA COUNTY SAFER AT HOME ORDER - STAGE 2 REOPENING CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19)
Effective May 13, 2020, and pursuant to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Revised Safer at Home Order issued May 13, 2020 (the “Revised County Order”), the City of Vernon Department of Health and Environmental Control will enforce the following requirements to allow the conditional reopening of specific retail and other lower-risk businesses, as defined by the Revised County Order, operating in the City of Vernon.
• Business operators are solely responsible for reviewing the May 13, 2020, County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health Safer at Home Order for Control of COVID-19 and ensuring compliance with all requirements, safety protocols, and directives. See attached Revised County Order.
• High-risk businesses identified in Paragraph 7 of the Revised County Order are not authorized to resume operation at this time.
• Low-risk retail businesses that do not fall in the restricted categories as outlined in Paragraph 7 of the Revised County Order must prepare, implement and post the Reopening Protocol for Retail Establishments: Appendix B prior to reopening. See attached Appendix B of the Revised County Order.
- Retail goods and services to the public are restricted to curbside, doorside, outdoor/outside pickup, or delivery only. Members of the public are not permitted inside a retail business.
• Manufacturing and logistics sector businesses that supply low-risk retail businesses must prepare, implement, and post the Reopening Protocol for Warehousing, Manufacturing and Logistics Establishment: Appendix C prior to reopening. See attached Appendix C of the Revised County Order.
• Essential businesses may remain open to the public and continue to conduct normal business operations, subject to health and safety protocols.
- Essential businesses must prepare, implement and post the Protocol for Social Distancing: Appendix A for each facility or office location. See attached Appendix A of the Revised County Order.
Failure to comply with any of the Revised County Order’s provisions constitutes an imminent threat and menace to public health, and a public nuisance, and is punishable by fine, imprisonment, or both. Failure to comply with and adhere to the City’s requirements or the Orders of the County of Los Angeles may result in being cited or prosecuted for State, County or City code violations.
If you have any questions regarding this Notice, please contact the City of Vernon’s Department of Health and Environmental Control at (323) 826-1448.