The below safety guidelines from the Philadelphia Department of Public Health will help keep people safe as businesses, services, and activities restart in Philadelphia. Each safety checklist includes precautions that will prevent the spread of COVID-19; some are recommendations, and some are requirements
If you have questions about how these guidelines affect your business, please email email@example.com. Employees or customers can report possible health and safety violations by calling 311.
Here’s an overview of Philadelphia’s phases, along with activities that can reopen in each. Scroll down for the related guidelines.
|Restart date||Examples of activities permitted in Philadelphia|
|Essential businesses and services allowed throughout stay-at-home order; non-emergency construction gradually restarted.||
|Early July for initial green phase activities. List of activities is subject to change.||Initial green phase activities:
|To be determined based on the risk of each activity and the state of the virus in Philadelphia.||
Entertainment/Travel and Restaurants
- Temporary Street Closure Pilot Application (PDF)
- Resource: Map of Prohibited Streeteries (PDF)
- Resource: How to Register for Temporary Outdoor Dining on the Street or Sidewalk
- Resource: How to Get Approval to Use Privately-Owned Outdoor Space for Temporary Outdoor Dining