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Governor orders non-life-sustaining businesses in PA to close physical locations

The order from Gov. Tom Wolf takes effect at 8 p.m. Thursday.

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Governor Tom Wolf is ordering all non-life-sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania to close their physical locations as of 8 p.m., 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.

In extenuating circumstances, special exemptions will be granted to businesses that are supplying or servicing health care providers.

Below is a list of non-life-sustaining businesses:

List updated 5:45pm, March 21, 2020

Gov. Wolf’s order is here.

A video statement from Gov. Wolf is here.

Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine’s order is here.

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