Update to L.A. County Safer at Home Order – New Quarantine Requirements


On Wednesday, Dec. 30, the L.A. County Department of Public Health announced a new Mandatory Travel Directive, requiring all individuals traveling into Los Angeles County for nonessential purposes, whether by air, car, train, or any other means, directly or indirectly from a point of origin outside the Southern California Region to quarantine for at least 10 days after arrival. The Southern California Region is defined as the counties of Imperial, Inyo, Los Angeles, Mono, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura. This new travel quarantine requirement is in addition to the State’s Travel Advisory, which provides for quarantine after out-of-state or international travel for nonessential purposes.

The Lion Health Check will be updated. Anyone who has traveled to Los Angeles from outside of the Southern California Region for nonessential purposes will not be permitted on campus until the completion of their 10-day quarantine. Students, faculty, and staff who live on campus may quarantine in their on-campus residence. Please contact Student Housing for additional information.

Quarantine is defined as staying at home or another place of temporary shelter and away from contact with others for a period of 10 days. Quarantine may end after Day 10 if the individual has never had any symptoms. The individual must continue to monitor themselves for COVID-19 symptoms for 14 days from the start of quarantine. Click here for Quarantine Instructions. Please contact the COVID Support Team at 310.568.6868 with any questions.