Governor Wolf Urges USDA to Waive Food Assistance Eligibility Requirements

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue asking that USDA waive eligibility requirements for the Emergency Food Assistance Program; reconsider Pennsylvania’s request for temporary waivers to allow more food to be distributed at school feeding sites and food banks; and to be flexible and change its interpretation of recent changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.  “In addition to ensuring tha...
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Pennsylvania to Allow Retired Health Care Professionals to Bolster COVID-19 Response

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania is acting to enable retired health care professionals to assist with the COVID-19 response by waiving certain licensing regulations. Previously, the Department of State waived some regulations for nurses, removed barriers for pharmacies to provide services, and announced that in-state and out-of-state health care practitioners can treat patients via telemedicine during the coronavirus emergency.   “Many retired and inactive health care professionals...
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Governor Wolf Announces Financial Assistance Available to Small Businesses

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that new funding is available to help small businesses impacted by the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, through a new program under the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority’s (PIDA) Small Business First Fund, the COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program (CWCA).   The Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) recently authorized the transfer of $40 million to the Small Business First Fund for CWCA. PIDA authorized making $60 mi...
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Flushing Warning

We are asking all residents to refrain from flushing sanitizing wipes as these items are not compatible with pump stations and sewer treatment operations. As a reminder, do not flush anything but human waste and toilet paper down the toilet. Other items will clog the sanitary sewer and cause problems in homes, businesses, sewer mains and at the wastewater treatment plant.   Please do not flush things such as:   • Wipes • Paper towels, napkins, and tissues ...
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Bucks County Coronavirus links

Guide to get tested in PA, https://www.montcopa.org/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/5092 Bucks County Food pantries and hours https://www.bcoc.org/i-need-help…/…/food-pantries-and-hours/ Map of the same https://www.bcoc.org/i-need-help-with/…/food-assistance-map/ Graphic specific to Bucks County https://www.arcgis.com/…/Coronavirus%20Impact%20Planning%20
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SEPTA Adjustments

SEPTA ADJUSTMENTS TO CCT SERVICE AND APPLICATION PROCESSES   Same Day Reservations – Beginning Tuesday, March 24, registered CCT Customers (ADA/Shared Ride) may make same-day reservations to/from select destinations: medical facilities, pharmacies, supermarkets, and food distribution centers. These trips will be provided on a space available basis until further notice. To make a same day trip, you may contact the CCT Control Center at 215-580-7720 or 215-580-7145 then press #2....
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 The Governor of Pennsylvania has issued a Stay at Home order for Bucks County

 The Governor of Pennsylvania has issued a Stay at Home order for Bucks County. It is very important to ensure you are following social distancing to protect you and your family from this illness. Keep a distance of 6 feet from others, only leave your house if the action is required to sustain life. A few examples of life sustaining reasons to leave your home are going to the grocery store, pharmacy, doctors office, or a hospital. If you absolutely must travel, gas stations will remain open...
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Some Helpful Links

Penndel Borough will continue to update this page and our Facebook page with any information that may be helpful to its residents during this difficult time. Bucks County Economic Portal, for businesses that are unsure of closure order or want more information and regional resources. https://covid19-bucksgis.hub.arcgis.com/…/bucks-covid-19-ec… PA State directions on how to file a business waiver to remain open. https://www.governor.pa.gov/…/waiver-extension-revised-tim…/ List of...
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