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Board of Commissioners Virtual Meetings Information

Notice is hereby given that the Lackawanna County Board of Commissioners will hold their regularly scheduled meetings on
Wednesday June 3rd, 2020 and June 17th, 2020 at 10am.

In order to comply with the Board’s Declaration of Disaster Emergency dated March 16, 2020, and Governor Wolf’s Shelter in Place Order dated March 27, 2020, the meeting will be live streamed at YouTube.

The public is invited to view these live streamed meetings. County residents may send their comments / questions, in writing with their name and address, to be answered and included in the minutes by emailing [email protected] no later than 9:00am on the day of that meeting.

Brian Jeffers, Chief of Staff
Lackawanna County Board Of Commissioners

 


 

Notice of Virtual Hearing

Notice of the Lackawanna County Office of Economic Development to conduct Virtual Public Hearings related to Citizen Participation requirements for CDBG, HOME and ESG applications for funding during Federal and/or State declared emergencies.

The hearing will also provide information allowing a 5-day notification for public comment and citizen participation in regard to applications submitted by Lackawanna County in related to COVID-19 funding.

The hearing will take place on Wednesday, May 20th, 2020 at 9 a.m.

In order to comply with the Board’s Declaration of Disaster Emergency dated March 16, 2020, and Governor Wolf’s Shelter in Place Order dated March 27, 2020, the meeting will be live streamed on YouTube.

The public is invited to view this live streamed meeting. County residents may send their comments / questions, in writing with their name and address, to be answered and included in the minutes by e-mailing Peggy Piccotti, Contract Manager, Lackawanna County, at [email protected] no later than 9:00am on the day of the meeting.


Public Notice

Public Notice to obtain citizens views and comments for the Lackawanna County Office of Economic Development submission of an application for ESG funding in the amount of approximately $600,000.00 related to Homelessness Prevention in regard to the Covid 19 pandemic to be entertained at the Commissioners Scheduled Meeting on May 20, 2020 at 10am.

If you have questions or comments please contact Peggy Piccotti, Contract Manager, Lackawanna County, at [email protected] by Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. May 20, 2020.


Moves of Polling Locations for the June 2, 2020 Primary Election

 

Notice is hereby given that the Lackawanna County Board of Elections will hold their regularly scheduled meeting on
Wednesday May 20, 2020 at 11:30 a. m.

Meeting Agenda


 

Prison Board Virtual Meeting Information

Notice is hereby given that the Lackawanna County Prison Board will hold their regularly scheduled meeting on
Wednesday May 20, 2020 at 12:30PM.

In order to comply with the Lackawanna County Commissioners Declaration of Disaster Emergency dated March 16, 2020, and Governor Wolf’s Shelter in Place Order dated March 27, 2020, the meeting will be live streamed at YouTube. The public is invited to view this live streamed meeting.

County residents may send their comments/questions, in writing with their name and address, to be answered and included in the minutes by emailing the Commissioners Office no later than 9:00am on the day of the meeting.

 

Meeting Agenda


Court Order – Real Estate Sheriff Sales

In accordance with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Declaration of Judicial Emergency, all Lackawanna County Real Estate Sheriff Sales previously scheduled for June 9, 2020 and July 7, 2020 are continued to October 13, 2020.

 


The Lackawanna County Board of Commissioners has Extended the Declaration of a Disaster Emergency until June 8, 2020 (May 6, 2020)  


The Lackawanna County Board of Commissioners has Extended the Declaration of a Disaster Emergency until May 15, 2020 (April 15, 2020)  


Declaration Of Emergency Regarding the Coronavirus (March 16, 2020)


Lackawanna County COVID – 19 Emergency Judicial Orders


Emergency Judicial Order Dated April 3, 2020

Important procedural changes for obtaining PFAs (Protection From Abuse) in light of the Judicial Emergency declared by this Court and by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania on April 1, 2020, directing the closure of court facilities


Emergency Custody Petitions

in light of the Judicial Emergency declared by this Court and by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on April 1, 2020, the COVID-19 Emergency Declaration and Stay at Home Order issued by Governor Tom Wolf on March 27, 2020, requiring all Lackawanna County residents to to remain at home or at their place of residence to avoid spreading COVID-19, recognizing, however, that child custody transfers are permitted under the Order


Commissioners Implement Major Safeguards Against Coronavirus

The Lackawanna County Commissioners announced today (March 20) tighter measures to safeguard both the general public and County staff in their attempt to stop the exposure, transmission and spread of the Coronavirus.
The Lackawanna County Government Center will be closed to the general public as of March 23.

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Governor Wolf’s Shelter in Place Order / Materials

March 27, 2020 – Governor Wolf and Health Secretary Expand ‘Stay at Home’ Order to Nine More Counties including Lackawanna County.


Governor Wolf: All Non-Life Sustaining Businesses in Pennsylvania to close physical locations as of
8 P. M. today to slow spread of COVID – 19

Wolf Administration Orders Closure of Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses at 8 p.m. Today, March 19
Enforcement Actions for Restaurant, Bar Dine-In Closure Began at 8 p.m., March 18
Enforcement Actions for Non-Compliance will Begin at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 21

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today ordered all non-life-sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania to close their physical locations as of 8 p.m. today, March 19, to slow the spread of COVID-19. Enforcement actions against businesses that do not close physical locations will begin at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 21.

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Temporary Motion Practice in Lackawanna County

Important change to Motion Practice in Lackawanna County Motion Court, Family Motion Court and Orphan’s Court


COVID – 19 Lackawanna County Prison Employee Guidelines


The Lackawanna County Recorder of Deeds has Implemented the Following Changes due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak emergency, I would like to encourage paper document submitters to consider taking advantage the electronic recording (e-recording) of land record or Powers of Attorney documents service that we offer. I wanted to remind you of this service that will eliminate the need for any walk-in, US Mail or express mail submissions.


The Lackawanna County Register of Wills has Implemented the Following Changes due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency


The 2020 / 2021 Lackawanna County ARTS Engage!

RFQ is open and can be downloaded by clicking above.  More details and instructions can be found in the RFQ section of this website under Public Records at the top of this page. The ARTS Engage! Program a partnership between the Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and Office of Youth and Family Services (OYFS)  that seeks to fund non-profit or businesses to provide high quality arts programming for the public and youth in OYFS.

Due to Covid-19, the information session scheduled for March 27 is now on YouTube. There will be a conference call next Wednesday, April 1, at 10:00 a.m.

If you are interested in participating, email: [email protected]. Questions about the RFQ many be emailed to this address as well.


 

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Lackawanna County 4-H and Lackawanna Library Summer Programming

May 27th, 2020
Mondays during the summer will be very exciting with the Lackawanna Library Summer Youth Programming featuring projects from Lackawanna County 4-H.
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Penn State Coronavirus / COVID-19 Information

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FAQ from the US Small Business Administration – Faith-Based Organizations, Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program.

PA Dept of Health COVID19 Pregnancy Fact Sheet

PA Dept of Health COVID19 Pregnancy Fact Sheet (Spanish)

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Live Feed – April 3, 2020 2 p.m. – Secretary of Health to Provide Update on COVID-19 via Virtual Press Conference

PA Dept. of Health COVID-19 Guidance on Breastfeeding

PA Dept. of Health COVID-19 Guidance on Breastfeeding (Spanish)

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Governor Wolf Urges Manufacturing Sector to Report Critical COVID-19-Related Supply Capabilities, Needs

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How to Make a Mask (Spanish)

Types of Masks (Spanish)

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Gov. Wolf Calls for Universal Masking

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PA DOH Homemade Mask Guidance

PA DOH Homemade Mask Factsheet

How to Make a Mask

Live Feed – April 3, 2020 2 p.m. – Governor Wolf, Secretary of Health to Provide Update on COVID-19 via Virtual Press Conference

PA State Police Releases Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses Enforcement Totals

PA Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19, 1,404 Positives Bring Statewide Total to 8,420

Governor’s Office Press Clips April 3, 2020

News about PEMA

UPMC proceeds with closure of Sunbury hospital

Regional News Resources from PEMA

COVID-19 Unemployment Compensation Guidance from Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry

Gov. Wolf: Support & Referral Helpline Created for Pennsylvanians in Need of Behavioral Health Resources and Referrals During COVID-19 Public Health Crisis

PA State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement Provides Update on Enforcement, Reminder to Licensed Liquor Establishments

White House COVID-19 National Briefing

Governor’s Office Press Clips April 2, 2020

CDC Update April 2, 2020

Decontamination and Reuse of Filtering Facepiece Respirators using Contingency and Crisis Capacity Strategies

Department of Agriculture Reassures Pennsylvanians: COVID-19 Not Transmissible through Food, Supply Chain is Secure

PA Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19, 1,211 New Positives Bring Statewide Total to 7,016

PA State Police Releases Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses Enforcement Totals

PA DCNR Provides Guidance on Outdoor Activities During Coronavirus Outbreak

Live Feed – April 2, 2020 2 p.m. – Secretary of Health to Provide Update on COVID-19 via Virtual Press Conference

State Police Reinforces Commitment to Prevent, Investigate Bias-Based Crimes

Extension of Filing Deadline Applies to Trusts/Estates, Partnerships and S Corporations

Pennsylvania Waives Spay/Neuter Requirement for Adoptions, Conserves PPE for Human Healthcare Professionals

PHMC’s Historic Sites and Museums to Remain Closed through April 30 as Part of COVID-19 Mitigation

Wolf Administration: Business Exemption Submission Period Ends Friday, April 3

Wolf Administration Grants Extension to License to Carry Firearm Permits

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Resumes Limited E-commerce Sales, Deliveries through FineWineAndGoodSpirits.com

Gov. Wolf, Sec. of Health: Pennsylvania on Statewide Stay-at-Home Order Beginning at 8 PM Tonight – “Most Prudent Option to Stop the Spread”

Live Feed – April 1, 2020 3 p.m. – Governor Wolf, Secretary of Health to Provide Update on COVID-19 via Virtual Press Conference

PA Department of Banking and Securities Warns of COVID-19-Related Investment Schemes

World Health Organization Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Report

Falsified medical products, including in vitro diagnostics, that claim to prevent, detect, treat or cure COVID-19

PA State Police Refines Response Guidelines for Certain Non-Emergency Incidents

Wolf Administration Grants Six-Month Extension to Act 235 Certifications

PA Insurance Department Issues Notice to Auto Insurers to Highlight PennDOT Extensions and Urge Flexibility During COVID-19 Outbreak

PA State Education Department Offers Statewide Resources to Schools to Continue Instruction During Extended Closure

Gov. Wolf, Sec. of Health Extend Stay-at-Home Orders to Seven Additional Counties, 33 Counties Now Ordered to Stay Home

Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19, 756 New Positives Bring Statewide Total to 4,843

Governor Wolf: Request for Major Disaster Declaration Approved

State Police Releases Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses Enforcement Totals

Work Continues on PennDOT Emergency and Critical Highway and Bridge Infrastructure Projects

Pennsylvania Department of Education Receives USDA Waiver to Allow All Children to Qualify for Free Meals

PA Insurance Department Warns Against In-Person Sales After Governor’s Order Closing All Non-Life Sustaining Businesses

CDC Issues Domestic Travel Advisory for New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the U.S. as of March 30, 2020

Gov. Wolf and Sec. of Health Expand ‘Stay at Home’ Order to Carbon, Cumberland, Dauphin and Schuylkill Counties, Extend School Closures Indefinitely

Gov. Wolf: State Receives Waiver to Facilitate Greater Flexibility in Medicaid, CHIP Programs During COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts

Live Feed – March 30, 2020 2 p.m. – Governor Wolf, Department of Health to Provide Update on COVID-19 via Virtual Press Conference

Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19, 693 New Positives Bring Statewide Total to 4,087

Gov. Wolf Statement on Commitment to Fair and Equitable Treatment of All Pennsylvanians During COVID-19 Pandemic

State Police Releases Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses Enforcement Totals

Pennsylvania Council on Aging (PCOA) Survey

PA Department of Corrections Reports First Case of COVID-19

Decon and Reuse of N95 Respirators to Address Worldwide PPE Shortages During the COVID‐19 Pandemic

NIOSH Guidance on reusing any N95 Mask Using the Recommendations above

Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19, 643 New Positives Bring Statewide Total to 3,394

Wolf Administration Receives USDA Approval for COVID-19 Disaster Food Distribution

Department of Community and Economic Development Reminds Businesses of Available Guidance, Resources

Pennsylvania is Reinforcing the Health Care System to Fight COVID-19

PA Dept. of Health COVID-19 Business Risk Assessment Tool

PA Dept. of Health Guidance on Business Practices Amid COVID-19

PA Dept. of Health COVID-19 Quaratine – Isolation Work Guidance

PA Dept. of Health COVID-19 Fact Sheet and FAQ for Businesses

A Case vs. A Contact vs. A Contact of A Contact

Governor Wolf and Health Secretary Expand ‘Stay at Home’ Order to Beaver, Centre and Washington Counties to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19, Counties Now Total 22

Live Feed – March 28, 2020 1 p.m. – Governor Wolf, Secretary of Health to Provide Update on COVID-19 via Virtual Press Conference

Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19, 533 New Positives Bring Statewide Total to 2,751

PennDOT Extends Expiration Dates on Driver Licenses, ID Cards, Vehicle Registrations and Other Products

Governor Wolf and Health Secretary Expand ‘Stay at Home’ Order to Nine More Counties including Lackawanna County

Live Feed – March 27, 2020 2 p.m. – Secretary of Health to Provide Update on COVID-19 via Virtual Press Conference

State Police Releases Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses Enforcement Totals

Gov. Wolf Signs COVID-19 Response Bills to Bolster Health Care System, Workers, and Education and Reschedule the Primary Election

Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19, 531 New Positives Bring Statewide Total to 2,218

Department of Human Services Creates Online Tool for Essential Workers to Find Child Care Providers with Approved Waivers, Reminds Operating Providers of COVID-19 Safety Recommendations

Wolf Administration Launches Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Critical Medical Supplies Procurement Portal

Pennsylvania Extends License Renewal Deadlines for Nurses and Others During Coronavirus Emergency

CCAP Communications Websites and COVID-19 Resources

Federal REAL ID Enforcement Deadline Postponed to October 2021

COVID-19 Guidance on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

COVID-19 Guidance for WIC Clinics

REVISED Guidance on COVID-19 for Dental Health Care Personnel in Pennsylvania

Wolf Administration Launches Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Critical Medical Supplies Procurement Portal

Pennsylvania’s Grocery Stores Will Remain Open, Wolf Administration Offers Guidance to Protect Workforce

Weekly updates on the COVID-19 response from CDC

Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19, 560 New Positives Bring Statewide Total to 1,687

Live Feed – March 26, 2020 2 p.m. – Governor Wolf, Secretary of Health to Provide Update on COVID-19 via Virtual Press Conference

PA Dept of Health Multilingual Resouces

Gov. Wolf Announces $50 Million to Purchase Medical Equipment and Supplies to Fight COVID-19

State Police Releases Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses Enforcement Totals

Wolf Administration Submits Waiver Request to Support Food Security, SNAP Access for College Students and Their Families

Department of Corrections Extends Visit Suspension, Enhanced Screening of All Employees Through April 10

Governor Wolf Announces Financial Assistance Available to Small Businesses

Live Feed – March 25, 2020 3 p.m. – Governor Wolf, Secretary of Health to Provide Update on COVID-19 via Virtual Press Conference

Critical DHS Services Are Still Available Online Despite Closures

Governor Wolf and Health Secretary Expand ‘Stay at Home’ Order to Lehigh and Northampton Counties to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19, Counties Now Total 10

State Police Releases Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses Enforcement Totals

Pennsylvania to Allow Retired Health Care Professionals to Bolster COVID-19 Response

Secretary of Agriculture on Food Supply and Hoarding: It’s Hurting Pennsylvania’s Food Banks

Governor Wolf and Health Secretary Expand ‘Stay at Home’ Order to Erie County to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19

Live Feed – March 24, 2020 2 p.m. – Secretary of Health to Provide Update on COVID-19 via Virtual Press Conference

Gov. Wolf’s COVID Stay at Home Guidance

Wolf Administration Highlights Health Insurance Special Enrollment Periods, Availability of Medicaid and CHIP Following COVID-19 Layoffs

Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19, 207 New Positives Bring Statewide Total to 851

Non-Life Sustaining Businesses List – Hindi version

Non-Life Sustaining Businesses FAQ – Hindi version

Waivers – Hindi version

Non-Life Sustaining Businesses List – Arabic version

Non-Life Sustaining Businesses FAQ – Arabic version

Waivers – Arabic version

Non-Life Sustaining Businesses List – KHMER version

Non-Life Sustaining Businesses FAQ – KHMER version

Waivers – KHMER version

Wolf Administration Reminds Pennsylvanians of Food Assistance Programs and Resources, Encourages Volunteerism to Keep Life-Sustaining Food Services Available

Governor Wolf and Health Secretary Issue ‘Stay at Home’ Orders to 7 Counties to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19

Pennsylvania Department of Education Extends School Closures through at least April 6th

Live Feed – March 23, 2020 2 p.m. – Governor Wolf, Secretary of Health to Provide Update on COVID-19 via Virtual Press Conference

Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19, 165 New Positives Bring Statewide Total to 644

DCNR Extending Closure of State Park and Forest Facilities Statewide, Open Spaces will Remain Accessible as Part of COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts

County’s Youth & Family Services Office Operations Brief

Covid 19 Situation Report

Live Feed – March 22, 2020 – Governor Wolf to Provide Update on COVID-19 Mitigation Effort, Encourage Compliance with Business Closure Order via Virtual Press Conference

Pennsylvania Expands Access to Pharmacy Service

Coronavirus, or COVID-19 – When to call 911 for Emergencies

Fire Stations to serve Masked Bandits Project

Governor, First Lady Wolf: Pennsylvania’s Food Supply is Reliable, Accessible, and Life-Sustaining

Live Feed – March 21, 2020 – Secretary of Health to Provide Update on COVID-19 via Virtual Press Conference

Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19, 103 New Positives Bring Statewide Total to 371

Please be advised that regardless of the Pennsylvania mandates for business closing, quarantine, and/or sheltering, the charitable food network will always be exempt.

Department of Banking and Securities Provides Recommendations for Pennsylvanians Financially Impacted by the Coronavirus

Questions about the Governor’s announcement regarding life-sustaining businesses?

Governor Wolf: All Non-Life Sustaining Businesses in Pennsylvania to close physical locations as of 8 P. M. today to slow spread of COVID – 19

Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19, 83 New Positives Bring Statewide Total to 268

Governor Wolf, Secretary of Health to Provide Update on COVID-19 via Virtual Press Conference

Department of Aging: PACE Pharmacy Program Offers Prescription Extensions during COVID-19 Mitigation Effort

Gov. Wolf: All Non-Life Sustaining Businesses to close

Order – Gov. Wolf: All Non-Life Sustaining Businesses to close

Non-Life Sustaining Businesses List (Updated 3/23)

Life-Sustaining Business Frequently Asked Questions (Updated 3/24)

Waiver Process for Keeping Physical Locations Open Form

Order of the Secretary of the PA Dept. of Health Regarding the Closure of All Businesses that are Not Life Sustaining

Gov. Wolf: Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to Small Businesses and Non-Profits Facing Losses Related to COVID-19

Statewide Court Order

Live Feed – March 19, 2020 – Wolf Administration to Provide Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

News from PA Supreme Court

Wolf Administration Announces First Death Related to COVID-19

Governor Wolf to United States Census Bureau Officials: Extend 2020 Census Deadline

Gov. Wolf Requests Federal Government Allow Special Enrollment Period for Affordable Care Act Coverage in Response to COVID-19

Governor Wolf Requests Disaster Declaration for Small Businesses and Non-Profits to Obtain Loans

Wolf Administration Reminds Pennsylvanians to Mitigate Risk by Responding to Census Early

American Red Cross Message – Please Donate

American Red Cross Message – Is It Safe?

Wolf Administration Directs Families to Emergency Food Assistance During COVID-19 Mitigation

Pa. National Guard Supports Pennsylvanians Repatriated from Travel on Grand Princess Cruise

By the directive of Governor Tom Wolf, effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020, all commonwealth offices will be closed for 14 days

Gov. Wolf Puts Statewide COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts in Effect, Stresses Need for Every Pennsylvanian to Take Action to Stop the Spread – Press Release

Gov. Wolf Puts Statewide COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts in Effect, Stresses Need for Every Pennsylvanian to Take Action to Stop the Spread – News Conference

Wolf Administration Updates Businesses on Guidance for COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts

PA PUC Suspends Door-to-Door, In-Person Marketing Activities for Energy Suppliers During Governor’s Proclamation of Disaster Emergency

The Lackawanna County Board of Commissioners has declared a “State of Emergency” in its continued attempt to safeguard the staff and the general public from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and SARS CoV2.

Governor Wolf Announces Closure of Pennsylvania Schools

PA Dept. of Health Provides Update on COVID-19, Six New Presumptive Positives, Bringing Statewide Total to 28

Wolf Administration Urges Drug and Alcohol Treatment Providers to Review Continuity Plans

PA Dept. of Health Coronavirus, or COVID-19 Situation Report

CDC Daily Key Points Coronavirus Disease 2019 (“COVID-19”) Outbreak – March 12, 2020

Department of Corrections Cancels Visits Statewide, Begins Enhanced Screenings of ALL Employees

Department of Human Services Releases COVID-19 Operational Recommendations for Child Welfare, Intellectual Disability and Autism Providers

DMVA Safeguards Health of Residents by Restricting Visitation to its Six Veterans Homes

Governor Wolf, Secretary of Health Provide Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Gov Wolf: Medicaid and CHIP Recipients’ COVID-19 Testing and Treatment Resources are Covered

CDC Guidance for Getting your Mass Gatherings or Large Community Events Ready for Coronavirus Disease 2019

PA Dept. of Health Provides Update on COVID-19, Three New Presumptive Positives, Bringing Statewide Total to 15

PA Dept. of Health Outlines Differences Between Quarantine and Isolation Regarding Coronavirus, or COVID-19

PA Dept. of Health Provides Update on COVID-19, Three New Presumptive Positive, Bringing Statewide Total to 10

Gov Wolf: State’s Major Health Insurers are Covering COVID-19 Testing, Resources Available Related to COVID-19 and Insurance Coverage

Wolf Administration Confirms Two Presumptive Positive Cases of COVID-19

Wolf Administration Prepares for Spread of Coronavirus, or COVID-19

Center for Disease Control Daily Key Points – Coronavirus Disease 2019 (“COVID-19”) Outbreak – February 24, 2020

USDA to Provide $150 Million in Grant to Help Rural Communities Affected by Natural Disasters

Pennsylvanians Encouraged to Learn How to Prepare for Emergencies with 30 Days/30 Ways

Arson is a Community Problem; Awareness is Key and Everyone Can Help

Wolf Administration and Local Leaders Highlight Restore Pennsylvania Potential for Future Severe Weather Victims

Wolf Administration Encourages Preparing for Spring and Summer Flooding

Spring Thaw Prompts Fire Safety Tips from State Fire Commissioner

Wolf Administration and Local Leaders Discuss How Restore Pennsylvania will Benefit Disaster Survivors

State Fire Commissioner Offers Tips to Stay Warm and ‘Be Fire-Safe’ During Deep Freeze

Extreme Cold Safety Tips

Five Tips to Avoid the ‘Grandparent Scam’

PEMAs Update on the Opioid Disaster Declaration and Opioid Operational Command Center to the County Emergency Management Coordinators and 9-1-1 Coordinators

Multi-Year NE PA Regional Plan for Posting

Attachments to Multi-Year Plan for Posting

Multi-Year Local Plan 2017-2019 PDF for Posting

At Start of New Year, PEMA Director Encourages Pennsylvanians to “Resolve to be Ready” By Making Emergency Plans

Insurance Commissioner Announces Private Market Flood Insurance Is Available to Many Pennsylvania Homeowners

PEMA Urges Citizens to Utilize Free Smartphone App to Prepare for Emergencies

Insurance Department Recommends Homeowners Make Sure Their Coverage Is Ready for Severe Weather, Offers Tips on Filing Claims

Pennsylvania Insurance Department Urges Property Owners to Consider Flood Insurance& Provides Tips to Cut Premiums

Pet Owners Encouraged to Take Precautions to Protect Pets in Winter Weather

Dialing 9-1-1 on an Old Cellphone Not Child’s Play

New, Increased Weight Restrictions Coming to about 1,000 Bridges

Lackawanna County Offers On-Line Tax Certification Processing

Emergency Assistance from the Pennsylvania Veterans Foundation

Environmental Alert Involving Electronics

Pennsylvania Yellow Dot Program

PennDot Emergency Contact Information System