Philadelphia, PA - Travelers from out of state will be required to have a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of entering the state. Those who choose not to get tested will have to quarantine for 14 days.
Exemptions to Pennsylvania's Travel Order
- Individuals are traveling to and from the Commonwealth for the purposes of work.
- Individuals who are returning to the Commonwealth after traveling outside the Commonwealth for less than 24 hours.
- Individuals are traveling to and from the Commonwealth for medical reasons, including providing comfort and support to a patient.
- Military personnel traveling to the Commonwealth by order or directive of a state or federal military authority. This includes military personnel returning to the Commonwealth after traveling outside of the Commonwealth by order or directive of a state or federal military authority.
- Individuals in transit through the Commonwealth to another destination provided that the time spent in the Commonwealth is only the amount of time necessary to complete the transit, use travel services, such as a highway rest stop, or make necessary travel connections.
- Individuals traveling to comply with a court order, such as child custody, or other exemptions issued by guidance.
How is this Pennsylvania's Order enforced?
The Order is enforceable as a disease control measure under the Disease Prevention and Control Law. The Administration continues to encourage compliance and expects that, since all people are affected by this virus, everyone will do their utmost to comply. Persons who fail to comply with the Order may be fined between $25.00 and $300.00.