PRESS RELEASES

City of Pittsburgh Bans All Gatherings of More Than 50 People

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. 

 

Published

03.15.2020

Contacts

Timothy McNulty
Communications Director
Mayor's Office
412-660-1999
timothy.mcnulty@pittsburghpa.gov
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