Apr. 06, 2021 / Newspaper Columns

By State Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne)

it will resume outdoors programming at state parks and expand occupancy limits within park and state forest buildings effective Sunday, April 4.

Among the new guidelines:
  •   Outdoor, in-person programs will resume with a limit of 40 participants per program. Masks and social distancing are required.
  •   Visitor center exhibit halls, interpretive areas and theaters will open with a 75% capacity visitation allowance. Masks and social distancing are required.
  •   Volunteer workdays will resume with a limit of 40 participants per group. Masks and social distancing are required.
  •   Virtual and self-guided programs will continue to be offered.

Additionally, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) announced it will resume welcoming visitors to state-owned historic sites and museums on Friday, April 30, with reduced hours of operation. Schedules may vary by site, so if you’re planning a visit, be sure to check the location’s website or social media for details.

PHMC will require all visitors, volunteers and staff to wear a face mask when entering and while visiting sites or when near others on the grounds. Visitors must also practice social distancing by remaining 6 feet away from anyone not in your household. Capacity will be limited, and visitors must wash their hands or use hand sanitizer when entering and leaving the site.

Representative Tarah Toohil
116th Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Contact: Rep. Toohil’s Office
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