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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Phased Re-Opening of Pennsylvania - May 8 Update

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On May 15, 13 more counties will reopen, including Westmoreland County — moving from the red phase of COVID19 response to the yellow phase.

As conditions improve, counties and regions will have fewer restrictions, moving from red to yellow and, eventually, from yellow to green.

  • More businesses can open with safety guidance in place 
  • Telework must continue where possible  
  • Resid...
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Posted on: April 24, 2020

New PPP, EIDL Stimulus Funding

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The federal government has OK'd another round of stimulus funding. It includes $310 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program and $60 billion for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program.

The president signed into law on April 24 another round of stimulus funding that includes $310 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program and $60 billion for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program, both of which are overseen by the U.S. Small Business...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 20, 2020

PA Department of Health Provides ZIP Code Data

PA Department of Health COVID-19 ZIPCODE data

While your zip code may have a low number of confirmed cases, it doesn’t mean that it’s safe to resume daily activities, discontinue social distancing or go out without a mask.

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Pennsylvania Under Statewide Stay at Home Order - Effective April 1

State-wide Order to Stay at Home Map of PA

PLEASE DO YOUR PART BY FOLLOWING ORDERS MANDATED BY GOVERNOR'S OFFICE.

Individuals may leave their residence only to perform any of the following allowable individual activities and allowable essential travel:

  • Tasks essential to maintain health and safety, or the health and safety of their family or household members (includi...
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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Westmoreland County Government Limited to Essential Functions

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The Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners has decided to limit Westmoreland County government to essential functions only beginning Wednesday, March 18 at 8:00 am running through April 30, 2020, pursuant to both federal and state guidelines.

The Commissioners have charged each Department and Row Office with evaluating essential vs. non-essential personnel and functions, based upon the County statutes.  Westmoreland County will operate as normal until Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 8:00...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Protect Yourself From Coronavirus Scams and Fraud

Protect Yourself from Coronavirus Scams and Fraud

As the COVID-19 pandemic grows, so do the scams associated with it. Because older adults are at greater risk for serious illness from COVID-19, scammers may target older populations.

What Can You Do?

  • Contact your own doctor if you are experiencing potential symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Do NOT give out your Medicare number, Social Security number, bank account or other personal information in response to unsolicited calls, texts, or emails.
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