From the moment COVID-19 substantially disrupted the lives of all Pennsylvanians, the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy has placed public health first in its messaging and actions, with a goal of keeping Pittsburgh parks open and safe at a time when they have never mattered more to us.
In the Know
Safety is of the utmost importance as we navigate through these unprecedented times. Following recommendations and guidelines provided by experts at the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization, the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy and the city of Pittsburgh have taken the following steps now that Pennsylvania has moved into the Green Phase of the Reopening Pennsylvania plan:
As of July 3, 2020, Allegheny County transitioned to the Green Phase of the Reopening Pennsylvania plan.
The Green Phase eases most restrictions with the continued suspension of the stay at home and business closure orders to allow the economy to strategically reopen while continuing to prioritize public health.
Parks Make an Impact
Now more than ever, people all around the world are leaning on the parks to help them cope during these unprecedented times.Read about the recent coverage of the impact of parks during COVID-19 in the Parks Conservancy Newsroom.