Manheim Township Amend COVID-19 Regulations and Mask Requirements
LANCASTER, Penna. (June 7th, 2021) – On Monday, May 24th, the Board of Commissioners amended the COVID-19 regulations and updated the mask requirements at Township buildings and facilities for residents, visitors, customers, and patrons who are fully vaccinated. In conjunction with the updated CDC guidelines and the direction of Emergency Management Coordinator and Fire Chief, Rick Kane, the following are updated mask rules that are effective immediately for Manheim Township:
- Fully vaccinated residents/patrons can enter Township buildings and facilities without a mask with the understanding that the patron must be two weeks past final dose.
- Not fully vaccinated residents/patrons two years or older who are not two weeks past their final dose are still required to wear a mask when entering Township buildings and facilities.
- Unvaccinated residents/patrons two years or older who haven’t been vaccinated must continue to wear a mask to when entering Township buildings and facilities.
“I think I speak for all the Commissioners when I say Chief Kane did an exceptional job under difficult circumstances during the course of the last 15 months helping us navigate through all these different issues and I appreciate it, thank you,” said president of the Manheim Township Board of Commissioners, Thomas O’Brien.
Effective Immediately, the Township of Manheim will follow the Pennsylvania Department of Public Health’s new face-covering advisory consistent with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s updated guidance, and will not require the use of face masks for vaccinated residents. To learn more about masks and universal face coverings, please see the updated order of the secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
All residents are encouraged to get vaccinated and can make an appointment at Vaccinate Lancaster by visiting their website, calling 717-588-1020 or walk-in at 600 Park City Center at the site of the former Bon-Ton department store.
MEDIA POST CONTACT:
Declan Murphy, Manheim Township Communications Specialist
W: 717-569-6406 Ext: 1140