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On the order of Governor Wolf, all public and private entities are not considered “life-sustaining” have been ordered to close. The Governor’s Office has provided a list of what businesses are considered “life-sustaining” and allowed to stay open as well as those businesses that are ordered to close HERE: https://www.governor.pa.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/20200319-Life-Sustaining-Business.pdf.
Mass transit, pharmacies, grocery stores and hospitals will remain open.
Enforcement of this order will begin Saturday, March 21, 2020.
Based on guidance from the state and county, all full-time Township employees with the exception of Public Works and the uniformed members of the Springfield Twp. Police Department will be working remotely starting Monday, March 23, 2020. All calls made to the Township will be automatically directed to voicemail boxes that staff will have remote access to and will be checking and responding throughout the workday. Permitting and inspections will not be performed until the Governor’s order is rescinded.
Trash, recycling, and leaf waste collection will still occur on your normal collection day and the uniformed Springfield Police Department will continue to report for duty to ensure the safety of our residents. The Township has enacted additional internal measures to protect the health and safety of the public as well as all of our Township employees.
The Township will continue to provide updates on our response to the spread of the virus as well as the availability of our programs and services. Please subscribe to the Township email list or check the Township website regularly for updates. You can also refer to Montgomery County's website for regular updates: https://data-montcopa.opendata.arcgis.com/pages/covid-19
We ask the entire community to bear with us during this time as we adjust our operations to adhere to state and county guidelines so we can continue to serve our residents to the best of our ability while complying with the Governor’s orders and doing our part to help mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus.