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Recovery & Reopening

Recovery & Reopening
Cumberland County officially moved to the yellow phase of the state’s reopening plan on May 22, 2020. Below are resources aimed at recovery and reopening for our businesses. View other COVID-19 resources and financing options here.

According to the Governor’s office, the yellow phase allows some restrictions on work and social interaction to ease while others, such as closures of schools, gyms, and other indoor recreation centers, hair and nail salons, as well as limitations around large gatherings, remain in place.


Work & Congregate Setting Restrictions

  • Telework Must Continue Where Feasible
  • Businesses with In-Person Operations Must Follow Business and Building Safety Orders
  • Child Care Open Complying with Guidance
  • Congregate Care and Prison Restrictions in Place
  • Schools Remain Closed for In-Person Instruction

Social Restrictions

  • Stay at Home Order Lifted for Aggressive Mitigation
  • Large Gatherings of More than 25 Prohibited
  • In-Person Retail Allowable, Curbside and Delivery Preferable
  • Indoor Recreation, Health and Wellness Facilities and Personal Care Services (such as gyms, spas, hair salons, nail salons and other entities that provide massage therapy), and all Entertainment (such as casinos, theaters) Remain Closed
  • Restaurants and Bars Limited to Carry-Out and Delivery Only
  • All businesses must follow CDC and DOH guidance for social distancing and cleaning
  • Monitor public health indicators, adjust orders and restrictions as necessary



View the chart below for Guidance Documents by Industry. Please note that this information is not intended to be legal or medical advice.

Amusement Parks and Attractions: (Currently not permitted to open in Yellow Phases)   Suggested Plans for Re-opening Commercial Recreational Attractions
Child Care Centers: CDC Issued Guidelines
Construction: State Issued Guidelines
General Office: AIHA Issued Best Practices
Gyms and Workout Facilities: (Currently not permitted to open in Yellow Phases) AIHA Issued Best Practices
Hair and Nail Salons (Currently not permitted to open in Yellow Phase) AIHA Issued Best Practices
AHLA Industry-Wide Hotel Cleaning Standards
Manufacturing: Industry Best Practices & OSHA Issued Guidelines
Non-Healthcare At-Home Service Providers – Repair and Maintenance: AIHA Issued Best Practices
Nursing Home and Long-Term Care Facilities: OSHA Issued Guidance
Passenger Transportation: OSHA Issued Guidance
Real Estate: State Issued Guidance
Retail Food Stores: Industry Best Practices
Retail Pharmacies: OSHA Issued Guidance
Other Retail Stores – Clothing, Sporting Goods, etc.: AIHA Issued Best Practices
Restaurants: Industry Best Practices Re: Food Safety & PA Restaurant Promise and Best Practices

If you are in need of PPE equipment view the PA Chamber’s list of Companies Providing PPE and Cleaning/Disinfecting Services.


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