• Pennsylvania restaurants are required to go through a certification process in order to operate at 50% occupancy. Although on October 16 the state tried to repeal this process, the Governor vetoed it. Statewide restrictions remain unchanged.
  • As of June 19, 2020, 54 counties moved from the yellow to the green reopening phase 13 counties still remain in the yellow phase. In the green phase, restaurants and bars can reopen at 50 percent capacity. All businesses must follow CDC and DOH guidance for social distancing and cleaning.
  • On July 1, masks were required for anyone who leaves their home.
  • On July 2, Allegheny County, which includes Pittsburgh, ordered bars, restaurants and casinos to close for in-person services. Gatherings and events of more than 25 people were not allowed.
  • On September 21, restaurants will be permitted to increase indoor dining capacity to 50 percent while still adhering to sanitation and social distancing guidelines.