With mask mandates making a comeback in L.A. county, officials are asking for vaccinated Angelenos to help the unvaccinated.
Learn more:
The majority of the people who are falling ill due to the delta variant are unvaccinated. That’s why health officials are pushing for people to receive the vaccination.
So what exactly does this new mask mandate cover?People must wear masks inside public indoor spaces such as theaters and shopping malls. The rules are essentially the same ones in place before the June 25 reopening.
This mask mandate is just one of many mandatory regulations to help protect L.A. county and the people of California.
The method has been found to be most effective in getting people to get the vaccine is conversation.
Learn more about the newest mask mandate from @LukeMMoney

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