Yesterday, the Allegheny County Health Department announced a stay-at-home advisory, stating that people should only leave their homes for work, school and essential activities amid a surge in coronavirus cases.
While this is not an enforced stay-at-home order, it does provide clear recommendations about staying home and stopping social gatherings. The advisory follows record-high numbers of new COVID-19 cases reported in both Allegheny County and Pennsylvania, particularly in recent weeks.
We at Healthy Ride take the ongoing pandemic, and government recommendations very seriously. Healthy Ride has remained fully operational throughout the COVID-19 crisis, operating as an essential transportation service. We have not only followed state and local guidelines, but have gone even further to include:
Healthy Ride will continue to operate during this time, but it is imperative that our riders continue to diligently protect themselves and other riders while using Healthy Ride; COVID-19 is still spreading and it’s imperative to keep yourself and your fellow rides safe. Riders should:
We will continue to sanitize our fleet and stations, and continue our modified internal operations in order for our staff to practice social distancing. While we are taking every precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we strongly encourage folks to stay home whenever possible. For more details about our safety procedures, read our update from April 17th here.