COVID restrictions

Fourteen months after it began, the Pennsylvania Health Department has ended its policy that people wear face masks in public.

Come Memorial Day capacity limits will be lifted in Pennsylvania. Keeping everyone safe seems to still be the top priority.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revised its guidance on mask-wearing on May 13, saying that fully vaccinated people don’t have to wear them indoors in uncrowded situations indoors and outside at all, even at a crowded event.

In our regular Friday feature, “What You Need to Know,” WLVR’s Brad Klein speaks with News Director Jen Rehill about the week’s top local news.

Pennsylvania will lift COVID mitigation orders on May 31, Memorial Day. But mask requirements will stay in place until a lot more people are vaccinated.


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