cOVID-19 CLOSURES
  • United Neighborhood Centers
    • Please see United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA's website for our COVID-19 contingency plan and ongoing operations:   https://facebook.us14.list-manage.com/track/click?u=da314d66f4dd683a678a1fa41&id=82e8bd6ee3&e=5b09d34b22
    • Most of the agency’s work will be done remotely. Only essential personnel will report to appropriate work sites. Community Revitalization office is operating remotely right now, but is available to help offer guidance as needed.
    • Child Care Centers will be temporarily closed.
    • Community Services at 410 Olive Street in Scranton will remain open during normal business hours to provide food assistance, utility emergencies, or other services to assist consumers in crisis. Case managers will conduct meetings by phone.
    • Older Adult Centers will provide take-home meals only. Center managers will conduct health and safety check-ins by phone to all consumers.
    • Youth Department staff will communicate with students through social media and electronic methods to have group discussions, lessons, and meetings.
    • The South Side Farmers Market will be temporarily closed. Our South Side Farmers Market Facebook page will have information coming soon about how you can order directly from the farmers during this time.

  • Commonwealth Health Limiting Visitors and Hospital Entrances to Protect Against Novel Coronavirus Spread

  • Geisinger Limiting Visitors and Hospital Entrances to Protect Against Novel Coronavirus Spread

  • Governor Wolf has announced COVID-19 mitigation efforts will extend to the entire Commonwealth of Pennsylvania starting at midnight March 16, 2020. Governor Tom Wolf today ordered all restaurants and bars to close their dine-in facilities effective Tuesday, March 17 for 14 days to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Businesses that offer carry-out, delivery, and drive-through food and beverage service may continue to do so, but eating and drinking inside restaurants and bars is temporarily prohibited.
    • Guidance for business owners here

  • Scranton School District https://www.scrsd.org/

  • City Parks will remain open, and yellow caution tape is surrounding the playground equipment at City of Scranton Parks. Unfortunately, this is a necessary step to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in our neighborhoods. Please remain off the playground equipment.