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COVID-19 Guidance & Resources

Updated: May 27, 2021

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are common in people and many different species of animals. The 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new virus that causes respiratory illness in people and can spread from person to person. Many areas of the world, including the United States, are experiencing an expanding outbreak of COVID-19. To learn more about the virus, please visit the Pennsylvania Department of Health's website for accurate and timely information.

Pennsylvania has started to vaccinate against COVID-19 and is working to expand eligibility to more groups of people. To learn more about eligibility and where you can get vaccinated, please visit the PA Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccine Information page. 

Mitigation efforts related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Pennsylvania have required everyone to work within rapidly changing, complex circumstances which create a variety of unique situations and conditions for workers, businesses, employers, and communities. The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry is committed to providing workers and business communities with ongoing guidance, resources, and information. This page is updated regularly.

As of May 31, 2021, all mitigation orders EXCEPT masking requirements are lifted. Businesses, customers, and workers are advised to follow CDC guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

Workers impacted by COVID-19 can visit our Information for Pennsylvania Employees Impacted by COVID-19 page for the latest updates.

Employers and workers can use our Keeping Yourself Protected at Work for guidance and resources on safety precautions and recommendations. 

COVID-19 Guide: Scenarios & Benefits Available Chart (PDF)

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