City Announces Further Restrictions on Public Gathering

For Immediate Release: March 12, 2020 Contact: press@phila.gov PHILADELPHIA - The City of Philadelphia today announced new restrictions on public gatherings to prevent further spread of COVID-19. Effective immediately, gatherings of 1,000 or more people are prohibited for the next 30 days. The City strongly recommends that events with an expected attendance between 250 and 1,000 … Continue reading City Announces Further Restrictions on Public Gathering

Philadelphia Announces First Case of COVID-19 Coronavirus

For immediate release: 03/10/2020 Published by: Board of Health, Managing Director’s Office, Department of Public Health, Office of the Mayor, Office of Emergency Management Contact: James Garrow at James.Garrow@phila.gov or (215) 200-7901 PHILADELPHIA–The City of Philadelphia has announced that an adult resident has contracted the SARS-CoV-2 virus and is considered a presumptive positive case of … Continue reading Philadelphia Announces First Case of COVID-19 Coronavirus