Gym, Church Cited for Violating COVID-19 Order

Photo by Christian Leonard / Burbank Leader
EnrichFit Gym in Burbank has received four citations from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, which said it allowed patrons to exercise indoors.

A gym and church were the two Burbank establishments that recently received citations for failing to follow a health order aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19, Los Angeles County officials said.
EnrichFit Gym has received four citations for continuing to allow patrons to exercise indoors, according to the county’s Department of Public Health. Fines issued to the gym totaled $2,500 as of this week. The gym was ordered closed on Aug. 6 for an initial citation, the department said in an email, but has continued to operate indoors.
Currently, according to state and county requirements, gyms are allowed to hold activities outdoors only. The gym did not respond to multiple requests for comment, though the front door of the business bears a sign saying it “functions in the private domain only” and is “members only and not open to the public.”
People could be seen walking in and out of the gym, and loud music could be heard playing inside.

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