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COVID 19 INFORMATION

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This page is intended to pass on information for businesses and individuals about resources available during the COVID 19 crisis.  Links to a variety of information and websites can be found at the bottom of the page.  This page is updated daily as new information becomes available. 

(Last updated 3/27/2020 at 4:37  a.m.)

 

NEW  WELLNESS TOOLS:

Information on Coping with COVID-19 concerns can be found HERE

Information on ways to talk to children about COVID-19 can be found HERE

 

 

NEW!  Updated information on the primary election date, healthcare initiatives, and more can be found HERE

 

NEW! A press release from the PA Department of Health that includes an online resource for essential workers to find childcare resources is now available.  The document can be found HERE as well as at in the documents section at the bottom of this page. 

 

NEW!  A listing of Bradford County Food Pantries and other nutrition related programs can be found HERE and at the bottom of this page in the documents section.  It is recommended that you call ahead, as hours and procedures may vary.  (3/27/2020)

 

Information on the Governor’s Mandated Shut down can be found below:

 

The Governor’s Shut down order can be found HERE

 

A listing of essential and non-essential businesses can be found HERE.

(List updated 5:45pm, March 21, 2020, per Governor Wolf.)

 

Any business that would like to seek a waiver can use this email address: RA-dcexemption@pa.gov to request one.

 

The Business Waiver/Exception form can be found HERE.

 

A document answering frequently asked questions about Life-Sustaining Businesses can be found HERE.

 

Any business can contact the Administration with questions about whether they need to close using this email: ra-dcedcs@pa.gov.

 

 

SPECIAL NOTICE ABOUT FIREARMS APPLICATION RENEWAL:  

Due to the COVID 19 virus, The Bradford County Sheriff’s Office will be processing ALL License to Carry applications through the mail ONLY!  This will be effective immediately and last until further notice.  Once you are approved, we will notify you by phone of a time, date, and location to obtain your photograph, signature, and issue the license to carry.  Applications are available at https://bradfordcountypa.org/sheriff/.

Please keep checking this webpage for any updates.

 

Thank you for your understanding in this matter.

When sending your application through the mail, please include the following with your application:

 

  1. Copy of your driver’s license and a copy of your current permit.
  2. Certified check or money order for $20.00 made out to “Bradford County Sheriff.”

We thank you for your understanding during this time.

Sheriff Clinton “C.J.” Walters

PRESS RELEASES FROM THE BRADFORD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS:

 

3/26/2020:  The regularly scheduled Bradford County Commissioner’s meeting that was held LIVE on Facebook this morning is not available in it’s entirety on Facebook under “BC Commissioners.”

 

3/25/2020:  The Bradford County Commissioner’s public meeting will be aired via Facebook LIVE, and open for public viewing at it’s regularly scheduled day and time, tomorrow, March 26th at 10:00 a.m. 

 

A press release from the Bradford County Commissioners regarding the first reported case of COVID-19 in Bradford County can be found HERE (3/24/2020)

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Mar. 20, 2020)

 

SCOT C SAMPLE

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

NORTHERN TIER SOLID WASTE AUTHORITY

570-297-4177

 

Effective Monday, March 23, 2020 , Northern Tier Solid Waste Authority (NTSWA) will be modifying their operations in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic for a period of at least two weeks.

All curbside and drop-off recycling will be suspended.  Public access to any NTSWA facility is restricted, which includes cash customers.  The Tiadaghton Area Transfer Station in Wellsboro will be closed and the Burlington Landfill and Blossburg Transfer Station will be open, but only to Commercial Haulers and with limited hours (Monday -Friday, 8 am – 4 pm).  All NTSWA facilities will be closed on Saturday’s.

Trash routes operated by NTSWA will run as scheduled.

Electronic collections scheduled for April 4 at the Landfill in Burlington and April 25 at the Wellsboro High School have been postponed until further notice.

The Authority apologizes for any inconvenience and appreciates everyone’s understanding during this time of uncertainty.

Please follow our Facebook page, visit www.NTSWA.org or call 570-297-4177 for a list of local haulers and for up to date information on the Authority’s programs.

 

 

Guthrie COVID – 19 Information Lines

Guthrie has established two information lines dedicated to answering general questions about

COVID-19:

  • 844-357-2840
  • 800-836-1925

Calls will be answered from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. seven days a week. Lines are staffed by Guthrie team members who are prepared to answer questions related to COVID-19, including its symptoms, transmission, prevention and testing. These lines are not intended for emergency calls. Patients with severe symptoms who are in physical distress and need immediate attention should call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department.

 

An important message from Dr. Scopelliti, Guthrie CEO can be found HERE (3/26/2020)

instructions to prevent the spread of germs

Documents

COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment Fact Sheet

DCNR Extending Closure of State Park and Forest Facilities Statewide

FAQ's about Coronavirus

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT LIFE SUSTAINING BUSINESSES

FOOD PANTRY & NUTRITION RESOURCE LIST

Governor's Order and Essential Business Information

Guidance for Pet Owners Who Board Their Pets

Information on PA & Federal Tax Filing Deadline Extension

Online Tool for Essential Workers to Find Child Care Providers with Approved Waivers

Recommendations for Pennsylvanians Financially Impacted by the Coronavirus

Resources for Talking to Kids and Mental Health