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March 29, 2020 12:51 PM

3/27 County Order closes beaches, trails, trailheads, piers, beach bike paths & beach access points

The LA County Health Officer issued an order on Friday, March 27, to temporarily close all beaches, trails, trailheads, piers, beach bike paths, and beach access points through April 19 to slow the spread of COVID-19.

After observing last weekend's large crowds on public beaches and trails throughout the County, which seriously impeded the practicing of required social distancing, the Los Angeles County Health Officer today issued an order to temporarily close all beaches, trails, trailheads, piers, beach bike paths, and beach access points within the County of Los Angeles Public Health Jurisdiction. The was issued to help slow the spread of COVID-19 throughout the County, and will remain in effect through April 19.

Enforcement of the order will be provided by Los Angeles County Sheriffs and Lifeguards, as well as law enforcement agencies in other cities affected by the order. Los Angeles County Dept of Beaches and Harbors Code Enforcement staff will also patrol the affected areas to ensure public safety and to provide information, as needed.

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