LANCASTER, Penna. (July 1st, 2021) – On Monday, June 28th, the Manheim Township Board of Commissioners unanimously approved matching the directives of Governor Wolf and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania by lifting all Township mitigation orders regarding COVID-19. The vote ended the remaining Township COVID-19 policies regarding masks for the public and the three foot separation for social distancing all within Township buildings and facilities.
In conjunction with the Pennsylvania Department of Health's statewide order requiring universal face coverings being lifted at 12:01 am Monday, June 28th, unvaccinated, partially vaccinated, and fully vaccinated residents, visitors, customers, and patrons may enter Manheim Township facilities and buildings without a mask or face covering.
State health officials said 74.9% of Pennsylvanian adults had received their first dose of the vaccine as of Friday morning, and 54.9% were fully vaccinated, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention vaccine tracker.
Effective Immediately, the Township of Manheim will follow the Pennsylvania Department of Public Health’s statewide order and will not require the use of face masks for all residents when entering Manheim Township facilities. If you or a member of your household is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, please do not enter Manheim Township facilities and buildings and consult with your physician.
Businesses, organizations, health care providers and other entities may still require employees, customers, patrons and visitors to wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status.
All residents are encouraged to get vaccinated and can make an appointment by visiting vaccines.gov to find COVID-19 vaccines near you.