On December 18, 2020, California’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (Standards Board) conducted a Stakeholders Meeting to address employer concerns about the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard.
On December 14, 2020, the California Department of Health issued guidance shortening the quarantine period from 14 days to 10 days for asymptomatic “close contacts” of an infected individual, with or without testing.
In the face of rising numbers of COVID-19 cases, on December 10, 2020, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam issued Executive Order 72, imposing new restrictions on individuals and businesses in the Commonwealth.
On December 7, 2020, due to the continued increase in COVID-19 cases and related deaths, and in anticipation of further cases following the Thanksgiving holiday, Michigan has extended its epidemic order by 12 days.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a program allowing third-party organizations in the food, apparel manufacturing, warehousing and storage, and restaurant sectors to create “Public Health Councils.”