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March 16, 2020

Middle Smithfield Township COVID-19 Updates

Last Updated: April 21, 2020

Middle Smithfield Township Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

  • Click Here for Emergency Declaration
  • Click Here for Press Release
  • Click Here to sign up for Textcaster to get alerts and updates
  • Click Here for the Public Notice- Remote Meeting- Board of Supervisors 4/9/20

Governor Wolf’s Announcement in Regards to COVID-19 and Closures

  • Click Here for Gov.  Wolf’s Extended Stay at Home Order (4/20/20)
  • Click Here for Gov. Wolf’s Plan for Pennsylvania
  • Click Here for Department of Health’s New Workers Safety Order
  • Click Here for Gov. Wolf’s Closure of School’s for the Remainder of the Year
  • Click Here for Gov. Wolf’s Extended Stay at Home Order (3/30/20)
  • Click Here for Gov. Wolf’s statement on Postponing Primary Elections (June 2nd) and Closing Schools
  • Click Here for Gov. Wolf’s Stay at Home Order (News Release)
  • Click Here for Gov. Wolf’s Stay at Home Order
  • Click Here for Secretary of Health’s Stay at Home Order
  • Click Here for Stay at Home Order Guidance
  • Click Here for Governor Wolf’s Original Order Regarding the Closure of all Non-Life Sustaining
  • Click Here for Statement
  • Click Here for “Life Sustaining Businesses FAQ’s”  What is a “Life-Sustaining Business?
  • Click Here for REVISED list of what’s closing
  • Click Here for business waiver

What’s Open?

Resources & Reliable Information

  • Click Here for info about PennDOT Extending Expiration Dates
  • Click Here for Penn State Extension’s Comprehensive COVID-19 Resource Page
  • Click Here for PA CareerLink’s Website
  • Click Here for Scam Warning from pa.gov
  • Click Here for Monroe County COVID-19 Page
  • Click Here for Pocono Mountain Visitors Bureau Crisis Response Page
  • Click Here for Pennsylvania State Police Information Regarding COVID-19
  • Click Here for  Senator Mario Scavello’s Information Regarding COVID-19 (Including Short Term Rentals)
  • Click Here for Updates from the Center for Disease Control
  • Click Here for Updates from the PA Department of Health
  • Click Here for Pocono Mountains United Way Response
  • Click Here for Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • Click Here for St. Luke’s Health Network
  • Click Here for Geisinger Medical Center
  • Click Here for The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Click Here for the American Red Cross
  • Click Here for Consumer Reports
  • Click Here for the Office of Unemployment Compensation
  • Click Here for NPR’s article about Flattening the Curve
  • Click Here for Washington Post’s Article about Flattening the Curve
  • Click Here for EPA’s list of Disinfectants
  • Click Here for Business Resources
  • Click Here for PennLive’s Corona Virus Coverage
  • Click Here for PennLive’s Latest on the Corona Virus
  • Click Here for Streamlined Benefits Information
  • Click Here for Information on Unemployment Benefits by State

Utilities & Benefits

  • Click Here for info about PennDOT Extending Expiration Dates
  • Click Here for Met-Ed Pennsylvania Assistance Programs
  • Click Here for Announcement from PA American Water
  • Click Here for Pennsylvania American Water Update on Construction Projects and Critical Work
  • Click Here to read Middle Smithfield Township Sewer Department COVID-19 Announcement & Procedures
  • Click Here for PennDOT Closures & Announcements
  • Click Here for Information for PA Employees Affected by COVID-19

News & Announcements

  • Click Here for info about PennDOT Extending Expiration Dates
  • Click Here for Bushkill Outreach Announcement about Memorial Day Flea Market (postponed)
  • Click Here for Martz Trailways Statement on Suspending Services
  • Click Here to read Middle Smithfield Township Sewer Department COVID-19 Announcement & Procedures
  • Click Here to read MST Zoning Department COVID-19 Announcement & Procedures
  • Click Here for Announcement from LVHN (COVID-19 Test Centers)
  • Click Here for Announcement from Monroe County Courthouse (Judiciary Emergency)
  • Click Here for Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area’s Announcement
  • Click Here for Statement from the Liquor Control Board

Event Updates & Cancellations

  • Township Cleanup/Dumpster Day originally scheduled for 5/1 & 5/2 has been postponed. New date TBD.
  • Spring Leaf Collection scheduled to begin April 27th has been postponed.
  • April 28th Primary Election has been postponed until June 2nd. 
  • Deadline to file taxes has been extended until July 15th.
  • Drivers Licenses expiring before April 30th now expire May 31st.
  • Real ID new deadline is October 1, 2021. 
  • Spring HOA Networking Meeting scheduled for Saturday, April 18th has been cancelled.
  • AARP Tax Help on Tuesdays has been cancelled until further notice. 

Fun Things To Do, Watch & Explore From Home

  • Click Here for a list of Museums, Operas & more that you can explore from home!