Pennsylvania Corona-virus Resource Guide
At a time where are, our nation rattled due to the virus of Covid-19. We, as a people, must remember to stay calm. Many emotions are stirred up, but we must take the steps necessary to decrease any outbreaks. Many government officials are working together to help everyone in need.
Pennsylvania School Closing
Pennsylvania has had a mass closing of schools due to the corona-virus. These schools are closed for up to ten days. However, A big concern is feeding the children who need meals while the nation deals with this crisis. Pennsylvania has been giving premission to provide meals while schools are closed. The Pennsylvania Department of Education urges those who need information about what locations are providing lunch to contact their local school or their school district. Here is a map link to the sites that are giving lunch services in Philadelphia.
Pennsylvania Utilities Announcement
Due to the state of emergency that Governor Tom Wolf has called for, the PUC (Pennsylvania Public Utility) has released an announcement. With Covid-19 spreading and people needing to be quarantined, a termination of moratorium has been put into place. These utilities are gas, water, electricity, and others. Find out more about it on the PUC site.
The Governor Tom wolf has also ordered a shutdown of all nonessential businesses across Pennsylvania. However, restaurants can remain open but will not be able to have sit in service, and only offer carryout and drive-thru services. The nonessential businesses will close for up to two weeks and for those who are out of work during this time may be eligible for unemployment in PA.
Companies and Banks offering breaks
In a time when our nation is pulling together, companies and banks are coming together as well. There are banks offering pauses on mortgages. Find out some of the companies and banks providing breaks during this time below.
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