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Posted on: June 5, 2020

South Fayette moves Fri. June 5 to green phase of COVID-19 reopening process

List of restrictions in reopening phases

Allegheny County, including South Fayette Township, moves Fri. June 5 into the green phase of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s COVID-19 reopening process.

State and county health officials emphasize the need to continue to wear masks, practice social distancing, clean and disinfect surfaces frequently, and work remotely when possible.

South Fayette Township is taking a phased approach to safely reopening township and park facilities. Look for announcements in the coming days and weeks.

The township offices, police station and senior center remain physically closed to the public until further notice, with staff continuing to provide the full array of services.

The South Fayette Township Library remains closed but has begun accepting returns in the book drop outside the building. Curbside service, by appointment, starts June 15.

Restaurants may open for indoor and outdoor dining, along with businesses such as salons and gyms, with capacity limits and safety restrictions in place.

Here is a summary of state guidelines in the green phase:

Work & Congregate Setting Restrictions

  • Continued Telework Strongly Encouraged
  • Businesses with In-Person Operations Must Follow Updated Business and Building Safety Requirements
  • Businesses Operating at 50% Occupancy in the Yellow Phase May Increase to 75% Occupancy
  • Child Care May Open Complying with Guidance
  • Congregate Care Restrictions in Place
  • Prison and Hospital Restrictions Determined by Individual Facilities
  • Schools Subject to CDC and Commonwealth Guidance

Social Restrictions

  • Large Gatherings of More Than 250 Prohibited
  • Restaurants and Bars Open at 50% Occupancy
  • Personal Care Services (including hair salons and barbershops) Open at 50% Occupancy and by Appointment Only
  • Indoor Recreation, Health and Wellness Facilities, and Personal Care Services (such as gyms and spas) Open at 50% Occupancy with Appointments Strongly Encouraged
  • All Entertainment (such as casinos, theaters, and shopping malls) Open at 50% Occupancy
  • Construction Activity May Return to Full Capacity with Continued Implementation of Protocols

Summary of Pennsylvania Reopening Phases