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​COVID-19 Alerts

The Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED), in consultation with the Department of Health (DOH), issued guidance for non-essential businesses to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. If you are a business with questions on the guidance, you can contact DCED at

However, if you are a business that has had to close either temporarily, consider layoffs, or is financially at-risk for permanent closure our Rapid Response Team is available to assist you with a variety of services and resources. Please contact the team directly at and a member of the team will be in touch within 48 hours.

The Rapid Response one-pager provides an overview of the services the team provides. The Rapid Response Information Guide can be downloaded or printed for easy reference and provides a thorough break-down of the program as well as a list of services, resources, Rapid Response Regional Contacts and Workforce Development Board contacts.

For the most accurate and timely COVID-19 information in Pennsylvania, visit the PA Department of Health website,