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Erie County Stay at Home Order Issued

On, Tuesday, March, 24, 2020, Erie County, Pennsylvania Executive Kathy Dahlkemper issued a county-wide stay-at-home Order.  The Order goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2020, and will stay in effect until April 6, 2020.  This Erie County Order comes a day after Governor Wolf issued a stay at home Order for seven counties in Pennsylvania.

Under the Order, everyone in Erie County must stay at home, except for certain allowable activities and allowable travel.  The following essential activities and essential travel are allowed:

  • Tasks essential to maintain health and safety, or the health and safety of their family or household members (including pets), such as obtaining medicine or medical supplies, visiting a health care professional, or obtaining supplies they need to work from home
  • Getting necessary services or supplies for themselves, for their family or household members, or as part of volunteer efforts, or to deliver those services or supplies to others to maintain the safety, sanitation, and essential operation of residences
  • Engaging in outdoor activity, such as walking, hiking, biking, jogging or running, if they maintain social distancing
  • To perform work providing essential products and services of life-sustaining businesses
  • To care for a family member or pet in another household
  • Any travel related to the provision of or access to the above-mentioned individual activities or life-sustaining business activities

Under the Governor's Business Closure Order, our office is closed, but MacDonald Illig attorneys are working remotely, and are available at any time via e-mail or cell phone to assist you with assuring that your business can continue to operate after the County Stay at Home Order, or any other legal issues.