Coronavirus FAQs

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COVID-19 Myths Debunked

Face Coverings Questions and Answers

Places you CAN visit in Lancaster during the Safer at Home Order

Read Los Angeles County’s “Safer at Home” Order here

Safer at Home Frequently Asked Questions
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Home quarantine guidance for close contacts to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Orientación sobre cuarentena en el hogar para contactos cercanos de personas con la Enfermedad del Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) 

Home Isolation Instructions for People with Coronavirus-2019 (COVID-19) Infection

Instrucciones de Aislamiento en el Hogar para Personas con la Enfermedad del Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)


Read the State of California’s “Safer at Home” Order here
Updated guidance on the Executive Order related to Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers

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Q: What should residents do about price gouging?
A: You can report it to County of Los Angeles Department of Consumer and Business Affairs by calling (800) 593-8222 or emailing


How is Lancaster addressing the homeless?

How is Los Angeles County addressing the homeless population?


Q: Are we still street sweeping and ticketing?
A: Yes, we are staying on schedule for street sweeping but will not be ticketing at this time.


What resources do seniors have during this time? Senior care? People with disabilities? 


What can residents do if they are unable to pay rent and their mortgage? 


Are there delivery services for people who cannot go out (e.g. seniors, people with health conditions)?


Will businesses need to limit to 10 people (e.g. salons, daycares)?


Should businesses with over 10 employees work from home?


What are the food options for people with kids?


Are salons mandated to close?


Will all grocery stores have specific times for seniors to shop?


What city locations are closed (e.g. skatepark)? 


Q: What can be done about expired driver’s licenses during this time?
A: Contact the DMV


Q: Who should be contacted if a workplace is not following proper precautions for COVID-19?
A: All non-essential businesses that are still open should be reported to: The County of Los Angeles Public Health is responsible for enforcing the order. Additional information and the order may be found at:


Can private schools and higher institutions stay open?


Who can apply for unemployment (guidelines for applying)?


How COVID-19 Spreads



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Tenant/Landlord Rights:

Tenant/Landlord Rights - Housing Rights Center

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