COVID-19 information: The City's Business Activity and Stay at Home Order is in effect until further notice. For the latest information, visit phila.gov/COVID-19. Text COVIDPHL to 888-777 to receive updates to your phone.
In effect: 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17 until further notice

COVID-19 Emergency Orders on Business Activity and Congregation

Mayor Jim Kenney and Dr. Thomas A. Farley, Health Commissioner of the City of Philadelphia, have issued an order detailing restrictions on business activity and congregation in Philadelphia in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

These new restrictions take effect Monday, March 23, 2020 at 8 a.m. The City’s emergency restrictions no longer end on Friday, March 27. To align with the Governor's order, the City’s order remains in effect until further notice.

Name Description Released Format
Business Activity and Stay at Home Order (Current) PDF New Business Activity and Stay at Home Order detailing restrictions on business activity and congregation in Philadelphia in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. These new restrictions take effect Monday, March 23, 2020, at 8 a.m. and will remain in effect until further notice. March 22, 2020
Unsigned Order and Explanation of Prohibition on Non-Essential Businesses (Current; for screen readers) PDF Unsigned version to allow for screen readers. New Business Activity and Stay at Home Order detailing restrictions on business activity and congregation in Philadelphia in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. These new restrictions take effect Monday, March 23, 2020, at 8 a.m. and will remain in effect until further notice. March 22, 2020
Business Activity and Stay at Home Order – Spanish PDF ORDEN DE EMERGENCIA PARA PROHIBIR TEMPORALMENTE LA OPERACIÓN DE EMPRESAS NO ESENCIALES Y LA CONGREGACIÓN DE PERSONAS PARA EVITAR LA PROPAGACIÓN DEL NUEVO CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) March 25, 2020
Business Activity and Stay at Home Order – Simplified Chinese PDF 紧急命令暂时禁止非必要业务活动和人员聚集,以防止 2019 年新型冠状病毒 (COVID -19) 的扩散 March 25, 2020
Business Activity and Stay at Home Order – French PDF ORDONNANCE D’URGENCE INTERDISANT TEMPORAIREMENT L’OUVERTURE DES ENTREPRISES NON ESSENTIELLES ET LES RASSEMBLEMENTS DE PERSONNES AFIN DE PRÉVENIR LA PROPAGATION DU NOUVEAU CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) March 25, 2020
Business Activity and Stay at Home Order – Russian PDF ЧРЕЗВЫЧАЙНОЕ ПОСТАНОВЛЕНИЕ О ВРЕМЕННОМ ЗАПРЕТЕ НЕПЕРВОСТЕПЕННОЙ КОММЕРЧЕСКОЙ ДЕЯТЕЛЬНОСТИ И СОБРАНИЙ ДЛЯ ПРЕДОТВРАЩЕНИЯ РАСПРОСТРАНЕНИЯ КОРОНАВИРУСА (COVID-19) March 25, 2020
OLD: Order and Explanation of Prohibition on Non-Essential Businesses PDF Original order from Mayor Kenney and Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas A. Farley detailing restrictions on business activity> New order issued on March 22, 2020. March 17, 2020
OLD: Unsigned Order and Explanation of Prohibition on Non-Essential Businesses (for screen readers) PDF Unsigned version to allow for screen readers. Original order from Mayor Kenney and Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas A. Farley detailing restrictions on business activity> New order issued on March 22, 2020. March 22, 2020

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