Gov. Wolf urging Pennsylvanians to quarantine after visiting states with high number of COVID-19 cases


He recommends staying at home for 14 days after you get back

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) – With the holiday weekend upon us, the Wolf administration is reminding Pennsylvania residents to avoid large gatherings, wear masks around other people and continue to be careful when traveling out-of-state to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The green phase is not a green light to stop exercising caution in large gatherings. Although it is the holiday weekend, Pennsylvanians should refrain from attending large gatherings and if you do go out and interact with others, wear a mask.

Secretary of Health Dr. Levine

On Thursday, the administration recommended Pennsylvanians who have traveled or plan to travel to an area with a high number of COVID-19 cases to self-quarantine for 14 days when they get home.

The administration outlined the following states that are high risks for spread:

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • Nevada
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah

On July 1, Gov. Tom Wolf announced an order, signed by Secretary of Health Dr. Levine, requiring masks to be worn whenever anyone leaves home.

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