UPDATED AS OF MAY 15, 2020
Flower Duet is closely monitoring all alerts regarding current outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
See updated Safer at Home Order issued by the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health.
- Stay Home
- When out getting groceries or exercise, keep 6‑foot perimeter distance from others.
- Keep touchpoints clean – these are places that many people touch; such as door handles, counters, phones, keyboards, remote controls, etc.
- Wash your hands – wash many times during the day, for at least 20 seconds. If you can’t wash your hands, use hand sanitizer.
- Maintain good personal hygiene and avoid touching your face.
- Avoid contact with people who are sick or if you feel sick stay home. Also, consider reducing unnecessary close contact with others by avoiding handshakes or hugs.
Is County staff trained to deal with Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)?
Yes. The County’s emergency personnel are trained and capable to respond to any emerging disease, including the Novel Coronavirus, and implement appropriate healthcare protocols.
Will Flower Duet continue to operate normally?
Flower Duet cancelled classes and tours through April 30, 2020 as per guidelines from the California Public Health Department issued on March 12, 2020.
Flower Duet is monitoring the Health Department guidelines. We will notify class reservation holders individually on any news regarding future classes.
TOURS: For all upcoming scheduled tours of the LA Flower Market, these are on hold. The flower district is not open to the public as of the date of this update (only open to the wholesale badge members for curbside pickup with pre-orders).
WORKSHOPS: For May & June Floral Workshops, Flower Duet will hold these classes virtually through video conferencing software on the Internet. Students will be able to connect through a mobile device like a phone or an iPad or a Chromebook or from a desktop computer. A video camera option on the student side will be helpful so that we can offer feedback on the floral design each student creates. Meeting invitations with details on how students will get flowers, vases, floral cutters, and logging into the class will be sent out once the student has made a reservation for the class. Flowers will be included for these classes. For future classes, we will reevaluate as per LA County #saferathome guidelines.
What is Flower Duet doing differently in its studio to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus?
While we are taking flower orders and meeting via email or phone calls, we are not having any in-person meetings until further notice. We are wiping down tables, frequently touched surfaces and the vases we use for deliveries with sanitizing wipes more often than we normally would do. Anyone with symptoms of illness will not be permitted to enter the studio.
What if I have an event booked with Flower Duet in the next few months?
If you have an event booked with Flower Duet and have concerns about postponing or cancelling, please contact us directly at 310–792-4868 or email Casey at email@example.com.
Can I still book events with Flower Duet for the future?
Yes! Flower Duet is taking future booking inquiries. We are offering our Free Wedding Quotes, corporate event orders for future dates, holding online floral design classes and planning future events with clients. We can meet virtually and chat on the phone, too.
What can I do to prevent contracting the Novel Coronavirus or any other viruses?
The best way to stay healthy is eating well and practicing good hygiene such as frequently washing your hands and utilizing hand sanitizer, keeping a distance between anyone who is coughing or sneezing, avoiding touching the face and staying home if you feel unwell.
What should I do if I have reservations for a class at Flower Duet but I feel ill and need to stay at home?
You should contact Flower Duet’s studio as soon as possible at 310–792-4968 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss options for your purchased class reservation tickets.
Do I need to wear a facemask in public?
Cloth Face Coverings are now required as per LA County Health. Most often, spread of respiratory viruses from person-to-person happens among close contact (within 6 feet). See more here: http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/Coronavirus/docs/protection/GuidanceClothFaceCoverings.pdf
Where can I find additional information about the Novel Coronavirus?
LA County created a new website to address all of the COVID-19 Questions. You can access that here:
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH, County)
Social media: @lapublichealth
California Department of Public Health (CDPH, State)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, National)
World Health Organization (WHO, International)
If you have questions and would like to speak to someone, call the Los Angeles County Information line 2–1‑1 which is available 24 hours a day