Playgrounds Reopen - Are Policies Changing?
December 24, 2020
by Alyssa Erdley
News with Attitude
The state government reversed its ban on outdoor playgrounds on Wednesday, December 9. Playgrounds were one of the sectors closed when the state's Stay Home Order went into effect on the Monday of that week. The Stay Home Order was triggered by the remaining ICU capacity in the Southern California region falling below 15%.
No discussion was entertained and no reasons offered for closing playgrounds via the Stay Home Order. Children under the age of 18 are not at high risk of dying from COVID-19. Some research shows them at less r...