PITTSBURGH, PA (March 15, 2020) The City of Pittsburgh, following protocols announced this evening by the Centers for Disease Control, is now prohibiting all public gatherings of 50 or more people, to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
On Friday the City announced all events of 250 people or more would be prohibited starting at 9 a.m. tomorrow. That ban is now expanded to require the cancellation of all gatherings of 50 or more people in the city.
This evening the Allegheny County Health Department has additionally called for a voluntary 14-day closure of all non-essential businesses in the County, starting tomorrow, March 16. More information can be found here at the Health Department website.
More information on these and other COVID-19 matters will be updated when necessary.
Tonight, the City-County Building is illuminated to recognize Poison Prevention Week and the 50th Anniversary of "Mr. Yuk" in partnership with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
For questions about the lighting at the City-County Building, please reach out to the Office of the Mayor.