Vaccine Verification To Be Required at Outdoor Mega Events and Indoors at Bars and Nightclubs

PASADENA, Calif.—A Pasadena Health Officer Order was issued today, Sept. 27, that requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a pre-entry negative test for outdoor mega events starting Oct. 7; children under 12 years of age are exempt. The Health Officer Order also requires vaccination verification for customers and employees at indoor portions of bars, breweries, nightclubs and lounges. The requirement for vaccine verification or a negative test within 72 hours prior to attending an outdoor mega event aligns with President... continue reading »"Vaccine Verification To Be Required at Outdoor Mega Events and Indoors at Bars and Nightclubs"

City of Pasadena Labor Day Closures and Reminders

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many City services will be closed on Monday, Sept. 6., in observance of Labor Day. Specific closures and exceptions are noted below. Pasadena Police and Fire Departments will continue to be staffed for all patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and other emergency services. For life-threatening emergencies, always dial 9-1-1. If you see something, say something. Report suspicious activity to Pasadena Police Department at (626) 744-4241. Trash and recycling services will... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Labor Day Closures and Reminders"

Get Vaccinated for the Opportunity To Receive a Free Haircut or Beauty Treatment

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Public Health Department is partnering with Luke Walker’s Barber and Beauty Care, 627 N. Fair Oaks Ave., and Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority’s Eta Lambda Omega Chapter to provide COVID-19 vaccines on Saturday, Aug. 14, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines will offered at no cost. People vaccinated at the clinic will receive a gift card for a future haircut or beauty service at Luke Walker’s valued at $25, while supplies last.... continue reading »"Get Vaccinated for the Opportunity To Receive a Free Haircut or Beauty Treatment"

First Delta Variant COVID-19 Cases in Pasadena Residents Confirmed, Public Urged to Get Vaccinated

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) has received the first confirmed reports of the COVID-19 Delta variant infection in six Pasadena residents. The Delta variant was identified in laboratory specimens from these residents through genomic sequence testing. The households infected in Pasadena included a mix of vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. Through contact tracing, PPHD has linked all of the cases to household exposures. To protect the privacy of the individuals, no further information will be released. This SARS-CoV-2 virus variant... continue reading »"First Delta Variant COVID-19 Cases in Pasadena Residents Confirmed, Public Urged to Get Vaccinated"

Pasadena Public Health Department Reports First COVID-19 Death in 98 days

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) has reported the first COVID-19 death of a resident since April 1, 2021. An unvaccinated Pasadena male over the age of 65 died of COVID-19 on Thursday, July 8. This individual had multiple underlying health conditions, and investigations show unvaccinated household members were the likely source of exposure. This death comes at a time when we are seeing increasing COVID-19 cases in Pasadena, especially among unvaccinated individuals. Pasadenans have made tremendous progress in protecting... continue reading »"Pasadena Public Health Department Reports First COVID-19 Death in 98 days"

Pasadena Health Officer Order Aligns With State Reopening

PASADENA, Calif.—Starting Tuesday, June 15, many sectors and activities in the city of Pasadena will be able to resume per the health officer order to comply with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) guidance for use of face coverings and select sector public health protocols. With the percentage of the California population vaccinated against COVID-19 increasing and cases of COVID-19 and related hospitalizations decreasing, the State of California will rescind its Blueprint for a Safer Economy framework effective June... continue reading »"Pasadena Health Officer Order Aligns With State Reopening"

Pasadena To Align With State June 15 Masking Guidelines

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) will align with the state's masking guidance that reflects the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations and provides information about higher risk settings where masks are required. Starting Tuesday, June 15, masks will not be required for fully-vaccinated individuals, except in the following settings where masks are required for everyone, regardless of vaccination status: On public transit (examples: airplanes, ships, ferries, trains, subways, buses, taxis, and ride-shares) and in transportation hubs... continue reading »"Pasadena To Align With State June 15 Masking Guidelines"

Pasadena Will Align With State and Maintain Current Requirements for Face Masks Until June 15

PASADENA, Calif.—Last week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released guidance indicating that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can resume some activities without wearing masks or physically distancing except where required by local law and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance. This statement of confidence in the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines is welcome and supported by science. On May 17, the state announced that existing face mask guidance remains in place until June 15.... continue reading »"Pasadena Will Align With State and Maintain Current Requirements for Face Masks Until June 15"

Pasadena Transitions to Yellow Tier, Aligns with CDC Guidance for Fully-Vaccinated Individuals, and Resumes Administering Johnson & Johnson

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena will move to Tier 4 (Yellow) for activities and businesses in the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Blueprint for a Safer Economy. The City of Pasadena Health Officer has issued a Health Officer Order, which requires all individuals and businesses to comply with the restrictions and limitations set forth in the yellow tier. Effective Wednesday, May 5, 12:01 a.m., the following activities will be permitted to occur in strict adherence with the updated Pasadena... continue reading »"Pasadena Transitions to Yellow Tier, Aligns with CDC Guidance for Fully-Vaccinated Individuals, and Resumes Administering Johnson & Johnson"

Pasadena Public Health Department Confirms First Case of B.1.1.7., U.K. Variant, in Pasadena Resident

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) has received the first confirmed report of infection in a Pasadena resident with the COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7. This variant was first identified in the United Kingdom, spreads more easily and quickly (about 50% increased transmission) than other variants, and likely causes more severe disease based on hospitalizations and case fatality rates. The person infected in Pasadena was an adult, and the variant was identified through California Department of Public Health genomic surveillance testing of... continue reading »"Pasadena Public Health Department Confirms First Case of B.1.1.7., U.K. Variant, in Pasadena Resident"