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COVID-19 Updates and Information

It is our goal to keep you updated about the COVID-19 coronavirus. Please visit here often for updated information.

Governor Wolf Extends School Closure for Remainder of Academic Year

Harrisburg, PA - Continuing his efforts to protect the health and safety of students and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Tom Wolf today announced that all schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019–2020 academic year. The governor made the decision in consultation with Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine and Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera. Students and families can continue to pick up meals at designated sites.

Please see below for additional information on the extended school closure.

Governor Wolf Calls for Universal Masking

Harrisburg, PA – During a COVID-19 press briefing on April 3, 2020, Governor Tom Wolf recommended that all Pennsylvanians wear a mask any time they leave their homes for life-sustaining reasons. As COVID-19 cases steadily rise in the state, Governor Wolf stressed the need to intensify all measures to help stop the spread of the virus.

Please take a moment to read the April 3 press release in its entirety.

COVID-19 Coronavirus Information