Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday ordered the closure of all non-essential businesses for at least 14 days in response to the state’s effort to combat the spreading coronavirus.

Businesses that can remain open include:

  • Drug stores
  • Grocery stores and those that sell household goods
  • Gas stations and convenience stores
  • Home repair and auto repair stores
  • Post offices and shipping outlets
  • Banks
  • Veterinary clinics and pet stores
  • Restaurants and bars can stay open for carry-out, delivery or drive-through dining only

Businesses Wolf is recommending closed includes:

  • Community and recreation centers
  • Gyms, including yoga/spin/barre facilities
  • Hair salons, nail salons and spas
  • Casinos, concert venues and theaters
  • Retail facilities and malls except for pharmacy or health care facilities within
  • Sporting events facilities and golf courses

Liquor stores will begin an orderly closure. Individuals can still buy wine and beer at grocery stores with PLCB licenses