Letters to Non-Life-Sustaining Business Owners & Managers Clarifying the Governor’s Orders
State College, PA – On Thursday, March 19, Governor Tom Wolf ordered all non-life-sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania to close their physical locations as of 8 p.m. March 19, to slow the spread of COVID-19. Enforcement actions against non-life-sustaining businesses that do not close physical locations was to begin at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 21; however, that enforcement date and time was extended by the Governor to Monday, March 23 at 8:00 a.m. More details about the Governor’s actions can be found on his website. The full list of non-life-sustaining businesses is available at this link.
The Borough of State College’s Health Officer, Brian A. O’Donnell has obtained details, including the delegation of enforcement of the Governor’s Order to local officials, and has provided additional resources and information for local food establishment owners and managers as well as non-food establishments in his letters linked below. The State College Borough enforcement officials will make the enforcement of the Governor’s Order a high priority in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19.
If you would like to report a business that you believe is in violation of the Governor’s Order, please either submit your report online via the General Complaints Request Tracking form or via phone at (814) 234-7150.
All local updates to Coronavirus (COVID-19) are available at www.statecollegepa.us/coronavirus.