Celebrate Halloween Responsibly

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) joins the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in offering advice on celebrating Halloween in a lower-risk environment to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. As children under 12 years old are not yet eligible for COVID-19 vaccination and COVID-19 is still widespread in our community, precautions are highly recommended at this time. Recommendations include: Everyone age 12 and over should get vaccinated against COVID-19. Getting vaccinated remains the single best way to... continue reading »"Celebrate Halloween Responsibly"

City of Pasadena Updates Guidance for Small Gatherings

PASADENA, Calif.—This week, the state updated its guidance to allow private gatherings of three or fewer households, as long as the private gathering is outdoors, everyone wears a cloth face covering and keeps at least six feet of physical distance, food is in single-serve disposable containers, and the duration of the gathering is short (two hours or less). The City of Pasadena has updated its Health Officer Order to align with the change in the state guidance. Private gatherings with... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Updates Guidance for Small Gatherings"

City of Pasadena Issues Guidance for Celebrating Halloween Safely

PASADENA, Calif.—COVID continues to impact our families and our traditions as we move into the fall season. It is difficult to think of Halloween without the block parties, gatherings and many of the other activities that we and our children look forward to every year. Many traditions, including Halloween, have become “high risk” activities that can spread this disease. The state and county, along with local health departments, have provided guidance for celebrating the holiday safely, including safer alternatives that... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Issues Guidance for Celebrating Halloween Safely"