12 more Pa. counties, including Philly, set to enter green phase on June 26, Wolf admin says

BY: - June 19, 2020

While Philadelphia is set to go green, the local officials in the state's largest city will maintain additional restrictions until July 3.

Wolf admin issues updated reopening guidance for mini golf, other outdoor businesses

BY: - June 10, 2020

With all 67 Pennsylvania counties now fully, or partially, reopened, the Wolf administration has issued updated guidance for a host of outdoor-related businesses, from miniature golf courses and paintball ranges, to horseback riding businesses and tennis clubs. “As summer quickly approaches and all 67 counties are in either yellow or green phases of reopening, it […]

As stay at home order ends, Wolf, Levine say continued vigilance is key

BY: - June 5, 2020

Pennsylvanians have reasons to be optimistic about recent COVID-19 pandemic developments, but government officials continued to urge caution Friday. 

NWPA officials demand that Erie Co. go ‘green’ in COVID-19 reopening plan

BY: - June 4, 2020

Erie County officials are demanding Erie County move into the green phase of reopening on Friday along with 16 other Pennsylvania counties. 

17 Pa. counties to transition to green, eight more turn yellow next week, Wolf says

BY: - May 22, 2020

That leaves ten of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties - Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lehigh, Northampton, Montgomery and Philadelphia - in the red.  They are expected to move into the yellow phase on June 5.

12 more counties to reopen next week but caution still needed, Wolf says

BY: and - May 15, 2020

Adams, Beaver, Carbon, Columbia, Cumberland, Juniata, Mifflin, Perry, Susquehanna, Wyoming, Wayne and York counties will join the other 37 counties already in the yellow phase. 

‘It never should have closed’: In Erie, residents take tentative, first steps out of quarantine

BY: - May 8, 2020

Erie County was one of 24 northwestern and north-central Pennsylvania counties to move into the “yellow” phase of Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 mitigation effort.

‘You can’t make a plan until you have the rules’: As NEPA restaurants look to reopen, concerns about the future abound

BY: - May 8, 2020

SCRANTON, Pa. —  Familiar smells greet the regulars who pop into downtown Scranton’s Pizza by Pappas on a Friday afternoon.  When you fall into line in front of the register, the scents of cooked pepperoni, crust and cheese waft around you. Of course, it isn’t business as usual with the COVID-19 pandemic raging in the […]

Levine urges continued caution as some counties move to reopen

BY: - May 7, 2020

With Mother's Day approaching, Pennsylvanians are better off sticking to virtual visits, the state's top public health official urged Thursday.

Levine: I ‘don’t have a specific date’ on when Allegheny County, SWPA will reopen

BY: - May 2, 2020

"We'll be looking to see if there are any changes in terms of case rates, we'll be looking at testing plans," Levine said Saturday during an online news briefing.

With reopening nearing, Pa. closing in on 2,200 COVID-19 fatalities

BY: - April 29, 2020

As state officials assess what counties may be able to loosen their stay-at-home orders and allow businesses to reopen starting May 8 some restrictions should remain in effect. 

‘Give your loved ones a call:’ Wolf offers tips to ‘stressed’ Pennsylvanians

BY: - April 24, 2020

Wolf admitted that the unemployment process could add stress. The state continues to add more personnel and technology to the system to help get people through as quickly as possible.