Monthly Archives: March 2020

Widespread Closures Enacted In LA County As Coronavirus Spreads

All county building are shuttered now along with dining rooms and entertainment venues as non-essential businesses increasingly close. LOS ANGELES, CA — Taking a cue from the city of Los Angeles, the county has now ordered the closure of bars and gyms, while also restricting restaurants to take-out or delivery service. Additionally, all Los Angeles […]

LA County Coroner Confirms 16 More Coronavirus Cases, Totaling 69

Los Angeles County health officials confirmed 16 more cases of coronavirus Sunday, and set up a new isolation zone for people at risk. LOS ANGELES, CA — Los Angeles County health officials confirmed 16 more cases of coronavirus Sunday, bringing the county’s total to 69. Ten of those 69 cases are “likely due to community […]

Taco Bell prepares to operate as drive-thru, delivery-only restaurant as COVID-19 spreads

Taco Bell is preparing its chains with the resources to operate as drive-thru and delivery-only restaurants, if necessary, amid the coronavirus outbreak. Taco Bell says their 7,200 managers are “well-trained” and “prepared” to handle these changes and operate with excellent customer service should they need to temporarily close their dining rooms. Meanwhile, the chain has […]

Hyatt Hotel emailed this: coronavirus (COVID-19) situation,

In response to the dynamic coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, I’d like to follow up on my previous note and share some additional actions Hyatt is taking to allow for even more flexibility regarding your upcoming travel. Waiving change & cancellation fees Guided by our purpose of care, we are temporarily adjusting our policies to allow for […]

Government telling people that no one should gather in large groups

During a COVID-19 Outbreak: Act During an outbreak in your community, public health officials may provide event organizers with guidance intended to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Meet regularly with the emergency operations coordinator or planning team at the venue. They are positioned to accurately assess, manage, and communicate possible risks. Early action to […]

County health departments updates

Cancellations, Sick Leave, and Takeout: How Food Businesses Nationwide Are Handling Coronavirus Since the first case of coronavirus in the U.S. was confirmed last month, restaurants and food businesses around the country have been affected in various ways. As the virus continues to spread, we’ve asked food industry workers from coast to coast to send […]