• Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
• Cover any coughs or sneezes with your elbow, not your hands.
• Clean surfaces frequently.
• If you are sick, stay home until you are feeling better.
Watch for symptoms and emergency warning signs:
• Pay attention for potential COVID-19 symptoms, including, fever, cough, and shortness of breath. If you feel like you are developing symptoms, call your doctor.
Lehigh County Commissioners will continue to support Governor Tom Wolf’s opening plans. They refused during an online meeting May 13 to take up a proposal by Republican Commissioner Nathan Brown, who moved a resolution urging commissioners to support State Senator Lisa Boscola’s (D-Northampton-Lehigh County) recent letter to Wolf urging him to move from the coronavirus status Red to Yellow for Lehigh County and the Lehigh Valley.
The Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley will hold the annual goLEAD from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 13 through 17. The week-long leadership training is focused on volunteerism and leadership via Zoom for high school sophomore through senior students.
On June 3, the Pa. Dept. of Education (PDE) released its preliminary guidance for reopening K–12 schools for instruction as of July 1. PDE plans to provide additional information at the end of June, but local administrators are already working to incorporate the state’s guidance into their ongoing planning efforts.
It was a landmark moment in a time of isolation and anger, Governor Tom Wolf said Friday, that all of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties had risen above the strict Red phase of the pandemic plan.