Philadelphia New Restrictions on Events and Gatherings

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Philadelphia New Restrictions on Events and Gatherings

Philadelphia New Restrictions on Events and Gatherings

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"Safer at Home" COVID-19 RestrictionsPhiladelphia, PA - Dr. Tom Farley announced New restrictions for The City of Philadelphia, called "Safer at Home" COVID-19 Restrictions. The "Safer at Home" restrictions will begin on Friday, November 20, and will remain in place through January 1, 2021.

Philadelphia Changes to Events and Gatherings Includes

  • All indoor gatherings and events involving people from more than one household are prohibited in public or private spaces. This includes private events such as weddings and showers, listed as "celebrations" in previous guidance, as well as funerals.
  • Religious institutions are permitted to have people indoors. Still, density must be capped at 5 people per 1,000 sq. ft. or 5 percent of maximum occupancy.
  • Outdoor gatherings and events are limited to 10 percent of the space's maximum capacity, or 10 people per 1,000 sq. ft. for venues with an undefined maximum capacity—not to exceed 2,000 people in any outdoor space. Also, all individuals at outdoor gatherings must wear masks at all times, and—to reinforce mask use—neither food nor beverages may be served.

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