Gov. Tom Wolf has issued an order for all “non-life-sustaining businesses” in the Commonwealth to close their physical locations. A list of businesses and industries and their classification can be found here:

Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development understands that there may be confusion among the state’s business community regarding whether or not they are considered to be a “life-sustaining” business. They encourage employers with questions about whether their organization needs to close to contact DCED at The Department has also dedicated the following e-mail,, for businesses seeking an exemption to the order.