The health and safety of our community is Hempfield Township’s top priority. We are taking the current spread of COVID-19 very seriously and are working in partnership with health officials and emergency services to implement protocols and recommendations as they are updated.
Hempfield Township Operational Changes due to COVID-19
Hempfield Township has modified operations to continue to meet the needs of the public during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please read below for updates to Township operations:
We encourage all residents that need to conduct Township business to do so via phone at 724-834-7232 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have an appointment with a Township staff member, please refrain from doing so if you are sick or are experiencing flu related symptoms.
Communication with Township Staff
We encourage all residents to routinely check the Township website at www.hempfieldtwp.com for future updates. Specific contact information can be found on the website by clicking on the Contact Us button. By clicking on the Notify Me button, residents can sign up for notifications and alerts. Please continue to check our webpage and our social media accounts for additional updates.
Additional COVID-19 Orders Announced
December mitigation efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 are relaxed.
Updated January 4, 2021
As of 8:00am on January 4, 2021, the mitigation efforts by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania have been relaxed to allow in-person dining, re-opening of entertainment and gyms, and other restrictions.
Orders including wearing masks, businesses occupancy limits, and certain gathering limits remain in place.
Precautions such as washing hands and social distancing remain in place.
As COVID-19 Cases Reach Critical Levels, Wolf Admin Announces New Mitigation Efforts
New mitigation efforts target schools, businesses, and enhance enforcement efforts
Updated November 23, 2020
With new modeling projecting 22,000 new COVID-19 cases per day in Pennsylvania in December, Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today announced new targeted mitigation measures to help stop the spread during this critical time. These include a robust enforcement plan targeted at chronic violators along with an effort to ensure schools are safe and in compliance with COVID safety plans. The administration is also encouraging Pennsylvanians to limit unnecessary travel and stay at home.
Universal Face Coverings Order by the PA Secretary of Health
Face coverings are now required at most times throughout Pennsylvania
Due to the Universal Face Coverings Order, Hempfield Township requires that all individuals entering a Township facility abide by the universal face covering order. This includes all employees, vendors, visitors, program participants, or other such individuals in Township facilities.
For additional information on face covering requirements, please visit the PA Department of Health's Universal Masking FAQ page.