COVID-19

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Stay At Home - CDPH

Important COVID-19 Vaccine Updates


Below are the current Los Angeles County residents who are within the eligible groups for vaccination appointments. 
  • Healthcare Workers

  • Long-Term Care Facility Residents 

  • Persons 65 years and Over

  • Food and Agriculture 

  • Emergency Services

  • Education and Childcare

  • Janitorial, Custodial, and Maintenance Services

  • Individuals with Health Conditions and Disabilities 

  • People living/working in Congregated Living Spaces

  • Transportation and Logistics 

Residents in this priority groups should visit VaccinateLACounty.com to schedule their appointments. Residents who don't have computer access or are not comfortable scheduling online may call (833) 540-0473 between 8:00 AM and 8:30 PM for assistance with reservations. 
Vaccinations are free, and available to all, regardless of immigration status or insurance coverage. For those who have insurance, coverage information may be requested as part of the appointment scheduling process. 

What You Need to Know about COVID-19

The City of La Habra Heights is seeking your assistance to help prevent the spread of the “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated COVID-19) in Los Angeles County. Globally, there continues to be a growing number of people infected with this virus; originating in mainland China and now spreading rapidly across the world. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO), the spread of COVID-19 worldwide has reached pandemic levels and aggressive measures are necessary to preventing the spread of this infection locally. Therefore, the City of La Habra Heights has declared a local state of emergency, consistent with federal, county, and state declarations, effective March 16, 2020.

Governor Gavin Newsom has issued new Executive Orders advising Californians to follow public health directives, practice social distancing, wash your hands, and do your best to limit the the spread of COVID-19. 

Additionally, the County of Los Angeles updated its Public Health Order to the  Safer at Work and in the Community Health Order. LA County has moved into the Red Tier within the States Blueprint for reopening essential businesses. Sectors such as financial institutions, auto repair shops, healthcare services, government facilities, grocery stores, and other emergency services have remained operational with added restrictions and guidelines. Non-Essential services such as outdoor recreation (trails, public swimming pools, playgrounds, beaches, youth sports), day camps, places of worship, gyms, fitness establishments,  farmers markets, shopping centers, malls, and retail storefronts have modified to allow greater capacity and updated guidelines and regulations for indoor activities. Restaurants, breweries, and wineries are now OPEN for outdoor and indoor dining operations and will continue to offer takeout, drive-thru, delivery, and pick up orders. Cardrooms,  personal care establishments, sporting events without a live audience, family entertainment (miniature golf, go kart racing, and batting cages), museums, galleries, zoo's, and aquariums are now open with limited capacity. Bars, outdoor equipment rentals, and all public and private gatherings are allowed with limited people and operations. 

Public health officials have also revised two new Orders regarding self isolation and home quarantine of persons who have been diagnosed with or have been exposed to someone who has tested positive or assumed to have COVID-19.

Currently the City of La Habra Heights City Hall is closed to the general public however, City Staff will continue to provide assistance Monday-Thurs, by phone (562) 694 - 6302, or email at info@Lhhcity.org.

The County of Los Angeles Parks & Recreation Department have opened some hiking trails and state beaches, however some parking lots have been closed to limit individuals ability to gather in these areas. Similarly, the Puente Hills Habitat Authority Preservation has reopened some local trails. Visit their website for more information and updates.

All other City facilities are closed to the public. City-sponsored events, including City Council, commission, and committee meetings are scheduled for a virtual setting ONLY. The City will begin offering residents the ability to attend meetings virtually through Zoom Links posted on the City Website and encourages all residents to submit public comments prior to the meeting to the City Clerk by phone or email. Please continue to check this information page regularly for new updates and continue to monitor guidelines from our local, county, state and federal public health agencies regarding virus detection and prevention.


What is the difference between quarantine and isolation?

Quarantine


Quarantine is used to keep someone who might have been exposed to COVID-19 away from others. Someone in self-quarantine stays separated from others, and they limit movement outside of their home or current place. A person may have been exposed to the virus without knowing it (for example, when traveling or out in the community), its possible to have the virus without feeling symptoms. Quarantine helps limit further spread of COVID-19.

If you need to self-quarantine please use the Home Quarantine Instructions Document created by the Los Angeles Department of Public Health outlining steps one should take when to limit their exposure to others. 

Isolation

Isolation is used to separate sick people from healthy people. People who are in isolation should stay home. In the home, anyone sick should separate themselves from others by staying in a specific “sick” bedroom or space and using a different bathroom (if possible).

If you need to self-isolate please use the Home Isolation Instructions Document created by the Los Angeles Department of Public Health outlining steps one should take when to limit their exposure to others. 



New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Los Angeles County

The Los Angeles Department of Public Health reports newly confirmed COVID-19 cases daily. Below are the daily press releases from the Los Angeles Department of Public Health with how many new additional cases and new deaths, as well as, the city, neighborhood, and/or unincorporated area in which they are reported.  

For more information on past daily updates please visit The Los Angeles Department of Public Heath