Do I have to cover my face when I leave home and interact with others?

The rules for mask wearing are different for people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and those who are not. While everyone* needs to wear a mask in certain settings — on public transportation, in businesses or workplaces, when attending large events — fully vaccinated persons can do more activities without masks and other restrictions.

Know when to wear a mask if you are:

*There are some people who should not wear a mask due to their young age, medical condition, disability, or for other reasons. See Who should not wear a mask and Special considerations for persons with communication difficulties or certain disabilities.

For more information, visit the L.A. County Department of Public Health website.