Pasadena To Require Masks Indoors!

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Los Angeles County is requiring residents to wear face coverings indoors regardless of vaccination status and now it looks like Pasadena will be following suit. According to city spokesperson, Lisa Derderian,

“While Pasadena’s case rates were lower than Los Angeles County’s rate last week, weekend case rates continued to climb. Pasadena now meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s definition of ‘substantial transmission’ of COVID-19.”

The City of Pasadena Department of Public Health will finalize the updated public health order this week. The order will require face masks indoors in both public and business settings, regardless of vaccination status. Derderian also said " the city manager is working on an implementation order to mandate that all city employees get vaccinated as soon as the vaccines have been formally approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration." She continued to say,

“Currently, there are approximately 60% of employees who attested to being vaccinated. Although, with an upward trend in positive cases and the new variant, a mandatory policy is the right thing to do to protect employees who at times spend more hours at work than home.”

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