On Wednesday, October 6, a new law was approved by the Los Angeles City Council that requires proof of vaccination against COVID-19 to enter indoor restaurants, shopping malls, movie theaters, hair and nail salons and many other indoor venues. Upon entering an indoor or "covered" facility, clients and customers must show they have received a vaccine against the virus.
According to the Los Angeles Times, while this ordinance states that this requirement will go into effect on Nov. 4, "because the law did not garner enough votes to pass with 'urgency,' it will take a little more than a month from now for the law to officially go into effect, according to the city attorney’s office."
This new law was passed amid a new surge in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations, according to the Los Angeles County Public Health Department.
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