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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Commissioners Launch COVID-19 Information and Resources Website

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Today, the Board of Commissioners launched a new website for information, resources, and updates related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The website’s URL is www.centrecountypa.gov/covid-19.

“Centre County Government and our community partners provide many services to our residents and the need for assistance will surely grow during this COVID-19 pandemic,” sai...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Commissioners Provide Teleconference for Public Comment at Tuesday Meetings

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Centre County Board of Commissioners will be offering public participation via teleconference at their weekly public meetings held at 10 A.M. on Tuesdays.

“We want to continue to offer our residents a way to engage with us during our public meetings without them having to physically be in the room,” said Chair Michael Pipe. “Centre County Government is operating, but we want pe...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

COVID-19 Update from County and Court Administrators

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Today, Centre County Administrator Margaret Gray and Centre County Court Administrator Kendra Miknis wrote to elected officials and department heads with an update on the Governor and Secretary of Health's call for universal masking.

Dear Elected Officials and Department Heads,

We are writing on behalf of the Board of Commissioners and the President Judge in response to the Governor’s call for universal masking.

As you may be aware, on Friday Governor Wolf asked that all Penns...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Pennsylvania Primary Election to be held June 2, 2020

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On Friday, March 27, Governor Wolf signed Senate Bill 422, which reschedules the 2020 Primary Election from April 28 to June 2. The measure makes other election process changes, including some due to the COVID-19 emergency.

The bill provides process improvements to Act 77 of 2019, to allow counties to begin processing and tabulating mail ballots beginning at 7 a.m. on election day, rather than after the polls close at 8 p.m. Additionally, the measure allows counties to tempo...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Declaration of Disaster Emergency

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Board of Commissioners Issue Declaration of Disaster Emergency for COVID-19

On March 31, 2020, the Centre County Board of Commissioners signed a Countywide Declaration of Disaster Emergency for COVID-19.

There were 27 reported cases of the COVID-19 virus in the County, as reported by the Pennsylvania Department of Health as of 1:00 P.M. on 4/1/2020. This Declaration allows the Board of Commissioners to access State and Federal resources as well as to stre...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

3/29/20 Update from County Administrator

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Today, Centre County Administrator Margaret Gray wrote to elected officials and department heads with further operational guidance in light of the Governor and Secretary of Health’s ’Stay at Home’ Order.

Dear Elected Officials and Department Heads,

Yesterday, Governor Wolf expanded his Stay at Home Order to include Centre County. While this order exempts local governments, the Governor stressed the importance of individuals not leaving their homes unless a...

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Posted on: March 28, 2020

Centre County Added to 'Stay at Home' Order

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Governor Wolf & Health Secretary Levine Expand ‘Stay at Home’ Order to Centre County to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19

As the state continues to seek relief to save lives and stop the spread of COVID-19, today Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine revised their “Stay at Home” orders to include Centre County, bringing the state tot...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

COVID-19 Update from County and Court Administrators

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As we enter another week of COVID-19 planning and response, we are writing jointly to provide an update and additional guidance on behalf of the Board of Commissioners and the President Judge.

First and foremost, please know that your cooperation, flexibility, and extraordinary efforts to manage through this public health crisis are greatly appreciated. Because Centre County government serves a wide range of different constituencies and many of...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

COVID-19 How to Access County Resources: Limited Building Access

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3/18/20 - The Centre County Board of Commissioners and the President Judge of the Centre County Court of Common Pleas announced today the limited public access of County buildings and offices in a pre-emptive effort to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 18, 2020

Contact:      

Centre County Commissioners’ Office: (814) 355-6700

Court Administration:  (814) 355-6727

ACCESSING COUNTY SERVICES DURING COVID-19 EMERGENCY

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

Declaration of Emergency (COVID - 19)

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Board of Commissioners Issue Declaration of Disaster Emergency for COVID-19

On March 14th, 2020, the Centre County Board of Commissioners signed a Countywide Declaration of Disaster Emergency for COVID-19.

While there are no reported cases of the COVID-19 virus in the County, as reported by the Pennsylvania Department of ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

COVID-19 Employee Update

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March 9, 2020 - Centre County government officials are closely monitoring information from the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and implementing protocols for the safety of our employees and the visiting public.

In addition, the County is a participating member of the Centre Region’s Integrated Health Planning Group for the purpose of collaborating with local experts in health care, emergency preparedness, and crisis management as this situation continu...

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