March 2020 to Now
Los Angeles County to align with state health officer order reopening key sectors, including outdoor dining on Friday.
Public Health (PH) reports 43 new deaths and 6,642 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Los Angeles County.
SELA Mayors called upon the Governor of California to show support of COVID-19 vaccinations sites in Southeast Los Angeles. Learn more with a list of the SELA Vaccination Sites as of February 10, 2021 (PDF).
January 25, 2021
Governor Newsom announced today that the State Department of Public Health is ending the Regional Stay Home Order across California as projected ICU availability rose above 15%. The State reinstated the Blueprint for a Safer Economy colored tier system with revised criteria for restrictions on certain activities. Los Angeles County is currently in the Purple Tier, indicating Widespread Risk Level for transmission of the virus.
In response to the State action, the County announced that the Health Officer Order previously issued on November 25, 2020 was immediately in effect until a new Order is issued this Friday, January 29. Effective today, the following businesses and activities are allowed with appropriate safety protocols:
- Private gatherings - limited to members of up to three households, with no more than 15 persons, outdoors only
- Family entertainment centers - outdoor operations at 50% capacity
- Museums, zoos, aquariums - outdoor operations
- Cardrooms - outdoor operations at 50% capacity
- Miniature golf, go karts, batting cages - outdoor operations at 50% capacity
- Outdoor recreational activity - open
- Hotels, motels - tourism and individual travel allowed
- Fitness facilities - outdoor operations
- Personal care services - indoor operations at 25% capacity; all staff and customers must wear a face covering at all times
- Faith-based services - outdoors only
- Indoor malls, shopping center, lower-risk retail - indoors at 25% capacity; food courts and common areas remain closed
Restaurants will be allowed to reopen for outdoor dining with occupancy limits and safety modifications when the new Health Officer Order is issued on Friday, which will also include rescinding restrictions on hours of operations for non-essential businesses between 10 pm and 5 am.
November / December 2020
The LA County PH issued a new order that residents are advised to stay home as much as possible. The new order will take effect November 30th through December 20th. Review the November to December Order to learn more.
Only July 13th, the State of California announced the immediate closure of indoor operations:
Additionally, LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner announced that schools will not be reopening for the beginning of the school year; learn more by visiting the LAUSD website.
Effective July 10, 2020, Maywood City Hall will be temporarily closed due to COVID-19, no in person services will be offered at this time:
On July 2, the City issued guidance regarding closures mandated by a release from the state for all:
- Movie Theaters
- Tasting Rooms
View the July 2 Notice (PDF) to learn more.
On June 30th, the County and City announced the immediate closure of all Bars and Beach closures and issued a guidance for the Fourth of July weekend. Los Angeles County is now moving toward Phase 3 for safe reopening in alignment with guidelines provided by the State of California. The City of Maywood released a notice regarding the changes and updates on COVID-19 numbers. On June 5th the City of Maywood released an update on City Covid-19 cases, included updated County/City re-openings:
On May 7th the City of Maywood released an official statement regarding the openings of non-essential businesses:
On April 8th City Council passed an Urgency Ordinance (No. 20-03-U) that gives Enforcement Officials the ability to issue administrative citations in an amount off $1,000 per violation; if they are found to be violating County of Los Angeles Public health Officer's Stay at Home Order.
Additionally, Mayor Eddie De La Riva extended his gratitude to the County of Los Angeles for entering in a short-term lease with the Quality Inn. and Suites at The Bicycle Casino, in Bell Gardens, as a necessary asset to combat COVID-19.
- April 8th Urgency Ordinance (PDF)
- Aviso 8 de Abril (PDF)
- Ordinance (Number 20-03-U) Special Meeting Agenda (PDF)
- Resolution D.A. Item Number 1 Ordinance-Resolution, City of Maywood (PDF)
- COVID-19 Relief in Southeast Cities (PDF)
On March 30, 2020 the City of Maywood issued a notice guiding tenants through the qualifications of eviction relief under Governor Newsom's Executive Order and the Urgency Ordinance declared by the City of Maywood. The City also issued a fillable notification for tenants to present to their landlords in the event they meet the qualifications for relief:
Effective March 19th, the City announced the immediate closure of all parks and playgrounds in order to sustain the virus and reduce the exposure to our residents until further notice. The City of Maywood followed up with a notice on the current impacts on the community set forth on March 20th.
Effective March 17, 2020 the council passed an Emergency Ordinance (20-01-U) declaring the City of Maywood under a State of Emergency. Additionally, on this day the council passed an Urgency Ordinance to establish restrictions on excessive and unjustified increases in consumer prices during a declared State of Emergency.
On March 13, 2020, Jennifer Vasquez, our City Manager issued a Proclamation of Local Emergency. A press release was issued by the City of Maywood on the same day detailing the impacts of the city services and the city meetings for the month of March.
March COVID-19 Documents & Releases
- March 13 Press Release (PDF)
- March 13 City of Maywood Proclamation of Local Emergency (PDF)
- 20-01-U: Urgency Ordinance Adopting Emergency Regulations Related to Tenant Evictions (PDF)
- 20-02-U: Urgency Ordinance Establishing Restrictions on Unjustified Increases in Consumer Prices (PDF)
- Notificacion - Cierre de Parque (PDF)
- Notification - Park Closure (PDF)
- City Impacts on the Community of Maywood (PDF)