The masking order will be lifted when 70% of Pennsylvania adults are fully vaccinated. Effective May 31, we are lifting COVID mitigation orders.
Help us lift the masking order sooner. Find a vaccine appointment near you: https://t.co/4UeI1Bx6rO. pic.twitter.com/o2vebK3lot The state-run Bryce Jordan Center COVID-19 vaccine clinic is open weekly from Thursday through Monday and available to everyone, regardless of county of residence. You can make an appointment by heading online, calling 1-844-545-3450, or even walking in while the clinic is open from noon to 8 p.m. on weekdays and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends.
All Pennsylvanians age 16 or older are eligible to receive a vaccine. To date, 8.7 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the state. The university recently said it’s considering implementing quarantine exemptions, among other unnamed privileges, for students who upload completed vaccine cards to its online student health portal.
All COVID-restrictions related to gatherings, restaurants, and other businesses will be lifted at that time. — Governor Tom Wolf (@GovernorTomWolf) May 4, 2021
Next fall’s attendance policies will reflect local guidelines, and the Big Ten won’t provide any conference-wide regulations. If anything, Pennsylvania’s soon-to-be-modified guidelines bode well for a full Beaver Stadium. Penn State Athletics outlined potential plans for football attendance scenarios in the fall. Current Pennsylvania protocols allow outdoor venues like Beaver Stadium to fill to 50% capacity — about 53,500 fans following some quick math.
Colleen is a sophomore biology major from York, Pa and is one of Onward State’s associate editors. She overuses the ~tilde~ and aspires to be no other than the great Guy Fieri. You can find Colleen filling up her gas tank at Rutter’s, the ~superior~ Pennsylvania gas station. Please direct any questions or concerns to [email protected] Currently, the borough’s ordinance, which limits gathering sizes and enforces mask-wearing, is in effect through May 31. The Borough Council will vote Monday, May 10, to potentially extend or amend its ordinance.
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