L.A. to consider ending COVID vaccine proof requirement at bars, restaurants, gyms

The Los Angeles City Council will consider lifting the requirement for indoor businesses to verify customers’ COVID-19 vaccination status. City Council President Nury Martinez on Friday introduced a motion to make vaccine verification voluntary and no longer require proof of vaccination at large...

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UghKakis
UghKakis
706 · 5 months ago · Reddit

I haven’t been checked at all in the last week at multiple restaurants and my gym… I doubt most places are checking anymore

LA_Reyes82
LA_Reyes82
150 · 5 months ago · Reddit

That's good news for restaurants/​bars/​gyms, etc. But I'm still going to be wearing my mask for sure. Vaccinated and all, I just don't trust everybody else. Sorry ya'll. :)

Kahzgul
Kahzgul
143 · 5 months ago · Reddit

If anyone is curious about the current covid numbers in LA County, here's the dashboard with all of the info from the department of public health:

http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/​media/​coronavirus/​locations.htm

For context, 1382 daily cases today is one of the lowest numbers since last June. I'll be watching this closely over the next week or two to see if the ending of the mask mandate causes any bump, but so far the trend remains down :)

SocksElGato
SocksElGato
74 · 5 months ago · Reddit

I mean, at this point, people have so much COVID fatigue, no one is checking anything anymore.

FuturePollution
FuturePollution
53 · 5 months ago · Reddit

Honest question, I just spent last week jn SoCal including SD and LA counties and it seemed to me like the vaccine requirement worked on the honor system. (This compared to NYC where a big part of my job is checking vaccines and matching IDs at the door) How would this be any different?

captainhook77
captainhook77
29 · 5 months ago · Reddit

In theory I am not for this. But as the checks are so lax anyways, we might as well remove the inconvenience.

The fact that I can just show a screenshot and that there is actually no app to track is ridiculous. At this point all the unvaccinated have fakes, and have had for months.

BurningBallOfGas
BurningBallOfGas
23 · 5 months ago · Reddit

Just in time for mid term election. Has science on Covid changed recently?

jmscn67
jmscn67
21 · 5 months ago · Reddit

Eh, no point in checking. The resistance can come up with fake tags anyway. Drop all restrictions, if the idiots get sick and die , so be it

Nomadatic818
Nomadatic818
17 · 5 months ago · Reddit

The vaccines dont stop the spread, so I never understood why vaccines mandates where implemented in the first place. I feel like it was just a way to force people to get the vaccine.

thatkidcalhoun
thatkidcalhoun
15 · 5 months ago · Reddit

I wonder where I'm going that y'all are not because I've had my vax card checked at least 50 times over the past several months at various restaurants, venues, bars, etc.

bonborVIP
bonborVIP
12 · 5 months ago · Reddit

PLEASE!!! I’m a manager at a movie theater and I’ve had enough of it

WaywardWriter
WaywardWriter
10 · 5 months ago · Reddit

There is so much misinformation being spread in this thread it almost feels like we're on Facebook.

Admirable-Hyena5040
Admirable-Hyena5040
9 · 5 months ago · Reddit

This is so the Dem won't get torched during the Mayoral race. It's not based on the facts -- Covid's still here.

101x405
101x405
8 · 5 months ago · Reddit

Flew to the bay this weekend and wasn't checked anywhere, including the airport.

PersonalityPresent38
PersonalityPresent38
7 · 5 months ago · Reddit

Because science guys. It has nothing to do with abysmal polls and everything to do with following the science.

mr211s
mr211s
7 · 5 months ago · Reddit

Anti vaxxers laughing all the way to the squat rack

TheHotCake
TheHotCake
6 · 5 months ago · Reddit

The only place I’ve ever been checked within the LA area was six flags last Halloween.

DisasterTimes
DisasterTimes
6 · 5 months ago · Reddit

Wait, you’re telling me that there were vaccine proof requirements? Who knew. I haven’t been asked since last year.

OddlyWholesomePerson
OddlyWholesomePerson
6 · 5 months ago · Reddit

I went to an eyeglasses store yesterday and they asked me if I was vaccinated. I’m vaccinated, but I left immediately. If a business wants to promote fear and hysteria I will do everything in my power to ensure they fail

red_suited
red_suited
5 · 5 months ago · Reddit

I don't mind it at bars because it's difficult to not get super close to other people. I'm taking my ID out anyway so it's a simple extra step. The other places you're not going to be potentially shoulder-to-shoulder with strangers so doesn't feel as necessary.

Overall, I think showing proof of vax is fine and easy. I don't mind it staying and it does give me more peace of mind to know I won't be having to interact with the type of people who are vehemently against taking basic measures to care for another human being. I don't mind the crowd control aspect of it.

NoWarForGod
NoWarForGod
5 · 5 months ago · Reddit

I've never been asked at my LA Fitness. Not even when I started going (a few weeks ago). They don't enforce masks beyond the front door anyway, most still wear them though.

Also literally never been asked at any restaurant or bar anywhere. I was in NYC a few times when I was there for a week, but not once in LA.

TheRealestRoeJogan
TheRealestRoeJogan
5 · 5 months ago · Reddit

Lol, I've been asked for my vax card like twice.

Idonotpiratesoftware
Idonotpiratesoftware
5 · 5 months ago · Reddit

They don’t even really check. The workers bullshit it as well

BurnerPhoneFrank
BurnerPhoneFrank
5 · 5 months ago · Reddit

They should! I’m all about people getting vaccinated but at the end of the day, the science changed and we should recognize that. Vaccines didn’t stop the spread once omicron hit, they only stopped the severe cases so what’s the point of hurting businesses when the passport is ineffective in its main goal?

RealityHurts923
RealityHurts923
5 · 5 months ago · Reddit

They never really checked. And the ones that do just glance over it. Its just annoying how some will say “if masks really worked, then we wouldn’t have had so many cases”. LoL it wasnt the masks not working, it was all the half assed efforts and lack of enforcement just like what we seen at the super bowl.