COVID-19 Policies

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In Allegheny County

  • Evictions, foreclosures, and utility shutoffs are banned until May 8. (Source)
  • The Port Authority is limiting the number of passengers on public transportation. (Source)

In Pennsylvania

  • Governor Wolf has issued a multi-phase system for lifting quarantine in Pennsylvania. Every county has been assigned a region and each region will advance through the phases separately.
    • Red (Current phase): Everybody must stay at home except for life-sustaining travel. Only life-sustaining businesses are open.
    • Yellow: Some non-essential businesses can reopen but they must follow social distancing and sanitation protocols. Remote work, virtual education, and delivery/take-out only will resume.
    • Green: All businesses can open provided that they and residents follow CDC guidelines.
  • Each region will open once there are fewer than 50 new infections per every 100,000 people within a two week period. (Source)
  • As long as you observe proper sanitation and social distancing standards, you may use public parks.
  • As of May 1, guided fishing trips, golf courses, marinas, and private campgrounds are open as long as they follow state-issued safety guidelines. (Source)
  • As of May 1, construction has resumed. (Source)
  • Public schools will remain closed for the rest of the school year. (Source)

In the United States

  • As of April 21, immigration for people seeking green cards has been suspended for 60 days. (Source)
  • The Federal government has issued its guidelines for states and regions to reopen, which include decreases in COVID-19 symptoms and cases for two weeks, adequate treatment for people in treatment, and sufficient testing for at-risk healthcare workers.
  • Immigration between the United States and Canada is banned until June 21. (Source)

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