RHE COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update:
Important update for all City email subscribers
June 1, 2020
The City of Rolling Hills Estates is actively monitoring and listening to the health and policy experts at the federal, state and county levels and taking actions to adhere to requirements or implement policies based upon health expert recommendations.  This important email update is being sent to all City email subscribers to ensure the community is notified.

For important information, please   visit the City’s Coronavirus webpage.

June 1, 2020 Citywide Update
Countywide Curfew Extended
Sheriff Orders Countywide Curfew for LA County

Due to civil unrest concerns, Countywide curfew continues as of 6:00 P.M., Monday, June 1, 2020, until Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 6:00 A.M., for all areas of Los Angeles County, including the City of Rolling Hills Estates...

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LA County's Variance Approved: What Does It Mean?
This approval means LA County can safely allow critical sectors of the economy and community to begin serving residents. The County has demonstrated that it has controlled the spread of the virus; is protecting residents and essential workers; has capacity to test more than 75% of its residents; and has sufficient hospital capacity and contact tracers on the ground.

  • it has controlled the spread of the virus,
  • it’s protecting residents and essential workers,
  • it has the capacity to test more than 75 percent of its residents, and
  • has sufficient hospital capacity and contact tracers on the ground.

How it impacts you:
Since LA County is now in the advanced stages of Phase 2 of the  State’s Resilience Roadmap , you will now begin to see the re-opening of more small and locally-owned businesses across the County. It means those sectors are now able to return to work and you may be able to further support your favorite local shop or restaurant in-person.
These businesses have now been allowed to re-open in LA County, with the appropriate safeguards in place:

Hair Salons & Barbershops

  • Physical distancing measures will be in place.
  • Employees and customers will be screened for symptoms, including cough and fever. Clients feeling unwell should reschedule their appointment.
  • Everyone, including clients, must wear cloth face coverings while in the salon or barber shop and clients are encouraged to wear face coverings with earloops to ensure the face covering does not interfere with the hair service.
  • Magazines, coffee and other amenities will not be available.
  • Clients are encouraged to use credit cards and contactless payment systems. If electronic or card payment is not possible, customers should come with exact cash payment or check, if available.
  • Stylists may only serve one client at a time.
  • Detailed protocols will be issued soon.
  • Still closed: nail salons, spa services (including massage, facials and waxing)

In-Person Dining

  • Physical distancing measures will be in place.
  • Employees and customers will be screened for symptoms, including cough and fever. Patrons feeling unwell should not eat at a restaurant.
  • Employees are required to wear cloth face coverings and face shields.
  • Outdoor seating and curbside pickup are prioritized.
  • Reservations will be encouraged.
  • Customers will be asked to wait for their table in their cars or outside the restaurant to prevent crowds from gathering.
  • Diners must wear cloth face coverings when not eating.
  • Bar areas will be closed.
  • Occupancy capacity will be limited to 60% for the next three weeks.
  • Detailed protocols will be issued soon.

Public and private gatherings of people outside of a single household unit are not permitted, except for public protests and faith-based services, which are permitted to operate with limits on the number of participants.
Everyone must continue to follow physical distancing and infection control protocols and wear a cloth face covering when in contact with others not in your household. If at any time, the County’s rate of infection and other key metrics return to unsafe numbers, the Department of Public Health can limit or close reopened sectors.

Read the  press release  on this new re-opening milestone.
What's Open in LA County
City Recreation Facility Status
Open
Parks and green spaces
Tennis courts
Horse arenas
Bridle trails
Pedestrian pathways
Hiking trails at George F Canyon and Chandler Preserve

Closed
Playground equipment
Basketball and volleyball courts
Sports fields are closed for group activities, including team practices, but open for individual/household use.
George F Canyon Nature Center
Are you a senior or disabled Rolling Hills Estates resident in need of assistance?

Let us know.... please call City Hall at (310) 377-1577 during regular business hours, Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. We are here to help.
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health COVID-19 Update
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed 22 new deaths and 978 new cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Sixteen people who died were over the age of 65 years old and six people who died were between the ages of 41 and 65 years old. Twenty-one people had underlying health conditions including 15 people over the age of 65 years old and six people between the ages of 41 to 65 years old. 

To date, Public Health has identified 55,968 positive cases of COVID-19 across all areas of LA County, and a total of 2,384 deaths. Ninety-three percent of people who died had underlying health conditions. Of those who died, information about race and ethnicity is available for 2,200 people (99 percent of the cases reported by Public Health) 41% of deaths occurred among Latino/Latinx residents, 28% among White residents, 17% among Asian residents, 12% among African American residents, 1% among Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander residents and 1% among residents identifying with other races. Upon further investigation, six cases reported earlier were not LA County residents. As of today, 6,528 people who tested positive for COVID-19 (12% of positive cases) have been hospitalized at some point during their illness. There are 1,357 people who are currently hospitalized, 28% of these people are in the ICU and 18% are on ventilators. Testing capacity continues to increase in LA County, with testing results available for nearly 612,000 individuals and 8% of people testing positive.

Please note: As of June 1, 2020, the City of Rolling Hills Estates has fourteen (14) confirmed cases. This number does not represent recovered cases as that data is not provided by Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.

More Information and Resources Available
COVID-19 Updates
Residents and businesses can continue to monitor the City's dedicated COVID-19 Updates webpage, which has been newly redesigned for ease-of-use and increased resource information at RHE.city/Covid19 .

Here you will find latest updates, information for seniors and businesses, information on utilities, current status of local restaurants, etc.

The City is working diligently to identify additional resources for the community, especially for our high risk seniors.
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