LA County Health Director Parties At All-Star Game, Days After Reinstating Mask Mandate

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Los Angeles is bringing back outdated COVID restrictions, and the county’s leaders are back to acting against their COVID guidance.

Spotted at Tuesday’s All-Star Game from Chavez Ravine was LA County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer, who received backlash for a ‘rules for thee, but not for me’ moment.

After Ferrer reinstated indoor masking for the county last week, calling COVID transmission a “high concern,” viewers found mixed messaging from Ferrer’s maskless and carefree celebrating, in close proximity to fans at Dodger Stadium.

Meanwhile, the County braces for widespread restrictions and children in schools continue to require masks.

Current guidelines in LA County mandate “teachers and other school staff in Los Angeles County will be required to wear N95 or other medical-grade masks amid a surge of Covid cases in the region,” according to the Los Angeles Times.


Ferrer has championed masks as a solution to the pandemic.

“Of all the tools we have used in this pandemic to counter the spread of COVID, indoor masking is one of the simplest, and turns out to be very effective,” Ferrer previously stated.

“Would you look at this! Another self-righteous hypocrite bureaucrat who wants you and your kids to wear a mask,” said FOX News’ Steve Hilton, “but doesn’t feel they should wear one in a crowded stadium. Barbara Ferrer has lost all credibility.”

Even if mask-wearing is viewed as a relic, Los Angeles County is proud, or blissfully ignorant enough, to embrace the ineffective guideline.

A swell of residents across LA County hope this is Ferrer’s final strike.

Written by Alejandro Avila

Alejandro Avila lives in Southern California and previously covered news for the LA Football Network. Jeopardy expert and grumpy sports fan that has watched every movie.


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  1. She looks like she should be the Public Death Commissioner. Public Health officials are not Doctors, not economists, nor are they child development professionals. Under no circumstances should ignorant people like this ever be given this much power. They should be one input, not the sole arbiter. Huge mistake our “leaders” have made. All of them.

  2. Wow, looks like all those “lifesaving” COVID rules in California are as effective as their “lifesaving” gun control laws. I suppose we’re supposed to ignore the vaccine and mask mandates have no effect on the spread of COVID, too.

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