Coronavirus - COVID-19

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Effective February 7, 2022, the City's Coronavirus Hotline has been deactivated, and all COVID-19 related questions should be directed to (310) 253-6000.

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Masking Recommendations & Requirements

Masking Recommendations & Requirements

The City of Culver City is aligned with the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health's requirements for masking. Indoor masking is strongly recommended, but not required, for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals in public settings and businesses, except in high-risk settings where federal or state regulations continue to require masking.

View California Guidance for Face Coverings (effective September 23, 2022)

View the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health Order (effective September 23, 2022)

Public Health continues to strongly recommend wearing masks that fit and filter well indoors in public settings, particularly if you, or someone you live with, is at elevated risk of severe illness from COVID-19.

Where masks are still required regardless of vaccination status:

  • healthcare settings
  • long-term care settings and adult/senior care facilities
  • state and local correctional facilities and detention centers
  • shelters and cooling centers
  • any other location where it is the policy of the business or venue

As a reminder, people can wear a mask in indoor or outdoor settings if they choose to.

Read more about where masks continue to be required





COVID-19 Vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccine is being distributed in Los Angeles County in a fair and transparent way. For the most up-to-date information about the COVID-19 vaccine in LA County, visit the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Vaccine Information page.

For a list of frequently asked questions from Culver City residents, please visit the COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution FAQs webpage



Protect Yourself and Others

Understand How the COVID-19 Virus Spreads

Understanding how the COVID-19 virus is spread is important. It will help you to assess your risk and take steps to protect yourself in different situations.

The virus spreads from person to person mainly through respiratory droplets that are released into the air by a person who has COVID-19. For example, when they speak, sing, cough, shout, sneeze, or breathe heavily. These droplets are then breathed in by other people or land on their eyes, nose, or mouth. A person’s risk of getting infected goes up the closer they are to someone with COVID-19. Enclosed places with poor air flow can also increase the risk of getting infected. This is because the droplets that have the virus can concentrate and spread in the air past 6 feet. They can even stay floating in the air after an infected person has left the room.

This is why masks are important. They lower the number of respiratory droplets people release into the air AND also the number that they breathe in.

It is also possible, but less common, for the virus to spread by touching a surface with droplets on it and then touching your eyes, nose, or mouth.  

Reduce Your Risk of COVID-19

  • Avoid the three C's
    • Avoid Closed Spaces with poor air flow. 
    • Avoid Crowded Places with many people nearby.
    • Avoid Close Contact situations where people are talking (or breathing heavily) close together.
  • Get vaccinated. It is the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones from COVID-19. It will slow the spread of COVID-19 including variants of the virus. And, it will also help lower the chances of new and more dangerous variants emerging. 
  • Wear a mask. Make sure it fits snugly and covers your nose and mouth. For better protection, wear a mask with two or more layers.
  • Keep your distance. Use two arm lengths as your guide (about 6 feet) for social distancing with people outside your household when you are not sure that they are fully vaccinated. 
  • Keep the number of different households you socialize with small. Socialize with the same set of friends and relatives rather than mixing with many different people who are not vaccinated. 
  • Be flexible. Be willing to change your plans or leave if you find yourself in a place where COVID-19 can spread more easily. For example, indoors in a loud crowded restaurant with a lot of people who are not wearing masks.  
  • Wash (or sanitize) your hands often.
  • Stay home when sick. If you have symptoms of COVID-19, talk to a doctor and get a test. You should stay home and away from others until you get the result of your COVID-19 test or until your provider tells you that you don’t have COVID-19.
  • Delay travel until you are fully vaccinated. If you do travel and are not fully vaccinated, follow the CDC domestic and international travel guidance including staying home and quarantining upon return.

Learn more about how to protect yourself and others

What to do if you have COVID-19

In Los Angeles County, if you have COVID-19, you are required to isolate yourself, tell your close contacts and follow Health Officer orders. 

Home Isolation Instructions for People with COVID-19

For help finding free delivery services, social services, essential items like food and medicines, visit the Department of Public Health resources page or call 2-1-1 (which is available 24/7).


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Culver City continues to cooperate with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to respond to the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Los Angeles County.

On March 11, 2020, the COVID-19 outbreak was characterized as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). A Proclamation of Local Emergency in Culver City was signed on March 14, 2020 and ratified by City Council on March 18, 2020. Since, the City has issued a public order and 38 supplements.