This page is updated regularly with the latest information and resources about COVID-19 in Philadelphia.
Current situation and risk to Philadelphia
- Number of cases of COVID-19 in Philadelphia:
- Number of negative test results of COVID-19 in Philadelphia:
- Overall risk in Philadelphia: high risk of community transmission
COVID-19 tracking in Philadelphia: See test results.
- Why, when, and how to wear a face mask (PDF)
- Food resources during COVID-19 (PDF)
- What to do if you are sick
- Home cleaning guidance (PDF)
- Home care guidance (PDF)
- Home care guidance in Spanish (PDF)
- What to do if an employee tests positive (PDF)
- Recommendations on recent travel to New York City (PDF)
City is contacting people who have tested positive for COVID-19
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is sending texts and emails to contact individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19, or who may have come in contact with a person with COVID-19.
Individuals are asked to complete a brief survey to help the Health Department better understand and monitor the spread of COVID-19 in Philadelphia. Questions address demographic details, signs and symptoms, and information about exposure history, travel, and hospitalization. Participation is voluntary.
View live streams of press updates by Mayor Kenney, Health Commissioner Tom Farley, and other City officials.
Press updates are held at 1 p.m., Monday through Friday.
To view archived press releases about COVID-19 coronavirus, visit the City’s news archives.
Restrictions on business activity
The City has issued a Business Activity and Stay at Home Order detailing restrictions on business activity in Philadelphia in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. These new restrictions take effect on Monday, March 23, 2020, at 8 a.m.
Find out what you need to know about the Business Activity and Stay at Home Order.
Events and public gatherings
All public and private gatherings of any number of people occurring outside a single household or living unit are prohibited.