COVID-19 Conference Information

The Pike County Commissioners and Department of Public Safety participated in a conference call on Wednesday, March 4 with Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine and other state officials regarding guidance on the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

COVID-19 is a new virus that causes respiratory illness in people and can spread from person-to-person. This virus was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.

Dr. Levine reported that to date there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania. She said the state is following Federal Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidance.

The public can access the latest information on COVID-19 at: - the PA Department of Health website. – the Center for Disease Control website.

March 4th Situation Report - from the PA Emergency Operation Center. 20200304nCoVSituationReportExt.pdf (364.37 kb)