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Coronavirus and Lancaster County, PA

Coping With the Coronavirus in Lancaster County

How quickly our quiet little world changed!  Now this worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has invaded Lancaster County, though thankfully the numbers have been very small so far.  The governor ordered all schools and non-essential businesses to close and people to stay home, away from possible exposure to this virus.

Springtime is blossoming, but life here is way slower than normal!

Content Regarding the Coronavirus and Lancaster County:

Lancaster & the Coronavirus | Things To Do at Home During Quarantine
Restaurants Offering Take Out Meals | Lancaster Acts of Compassion
Lancaster Businesses: Special Offers | Gift Cards | Online Stores
Busineses Open Now | Strengthen Your Own Business
Fresh Air:  Hiking Trails | Biking Trails | Horseback Riding Trails

 

Please Support Lancaster Small Businesses

Many small businesses operate on a tight budget. A hiccup in the normal business cycle could be devastating. And here we are under manadatory closing of all businesses with no projected end in sight. And their closure means loss of jobs and income for their employees and their families. This can be financially devastating as well as emotionally challenging to both the employees and the business owners.

You can help. If you are able, please look at the items below and do what you can for these businesses. Buy a take out meal, purchase a gift card for future use, or call them and ask what you can do to help. Many owners are by their phones, but are working from home these days.

Businesses Now Open, or Opening Soon

Some businesses are beginning to reopen. See who here.

Special Discount Offers During the Coronavirus

Some businesses are offering sales or special discounts during this time. See these Special Offers During the Coronavirus.

Take Out Meals from Lancaster Restaurants

All restaurants and bars have been ordered to close except for those that offer take out meals.  We are including a list for you of Lancaster area restaurants serve take out meals during this crisis. You can check their menus and hours of operation. (Plus, it would give Mom a break from cooking!) You can order take out meals online, and even have them delivered to your door.

Online Shopping from Small Businesses

Online Shopping to Support Lancaster Businesses – Here are some local alternatives to Amazon.

Gift Cards for Lancaster Businesses

Many local attractions, restaurants, stores, and lodging properties offer gifts cards for sale online, and some are currently discounted. You can help a business’ current cash flow crunch now, and enjoy their services once they re-open.

Strengthen Your Lancaster County Small Business

Small businesses are suffering. We have compiled here a number of resources to help strengthen your business during this crisis and help prepare you to re-open on a strong footing.

Lancaster County Acts of Compassion

Many local businesses and individuals are reaching out to their neighbors and strangers to offer assistance in this time of need. Here are some local Acts of Compassion in Lancaster County.

So, What Can You Do From Home?

It’s been a few weeks now, and some may be starting to get restless. We have a number of Things To Do at Home During This Coronavirus to help you through this crisis. These might help you and the kids pass the time better while giving you other ideas of thngs to do.

And these are relevant no matter where you live.

 

Volunteers Caring for the Sick 

A physician’s assistant describes how Samaritan’s Purse is caring for the sick in their field hospital in Cremona, Italy. Samaritan’s Purse has now also set up a similar field hospital in Central Park in New York City.

 

Coronavirus Pep Talk from the Motor City

This 1-minute video from Doner Advertising in Detroit expresses the mood of our country.

 

Coronavirus COVID-19 Infographic

 

 

Additional Lancaster County, Regional, & National Information

Here are sources of additional information regarding the Coronavirus:

Lancaster General Health

Lancaster County

Lancaster Chamber of Commerce – Coronavirus News

Pennsylvania Department of Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Coronavirus FAQ

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Travel within the U.S.

World Health Organization

Johns Hopkins – World Map of Coronavirus

Content Regarding the Coronavirus and Lancaster County:

Lancaster & the Coronavirus | Things To Do at Home During Quarantine
Restaurants Offering Take Out Meals | Lancaster Acts of Compassion
Lancaster Businesses: Special Offers | Gift Cards | Online Stores
Busineses Open Now | Strengthen Your Own Business
Fresh Air:  Hiking Trails | Biking Trails | Horseback Riding Trails

 

 

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