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Friday, March 20, 2020

List of Non-essential Businesses


The categorical list of businesses closed by the Governor's Edict:


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Friday, March 20, 2020

PA Governor Shuts Down Businesses - Enforcement to Begin at Midnight

Click here for the Governor's Edict shutting down your business

Thursday March 19, 2020, Pennsylvania Governor Shuts Down Businesses


The full text of the Order is here:


ORDER OF THE GOVERNOR OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA REGARDING THE CLOSURE OF ALL BUSINESSES THAT ARE NOT LIFE SUSTAINING WHEREAS, the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) have declared a novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) a “public health emergency of international concern,” and the U.
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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Prompts Fed to Delay Tax Filing and Payment Deadline

COVID-19 Prompts Fed to Delay Tax Filing and Payment Deadline


This article has been updated to reflect the U.
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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

PA Unemployment Compensation UC Changes

Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry announced relaxed eligibility due to COVID-19.

Mainly, the waiting week is waived and the work search requirement is also waived.

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Monday, March 16, 2020

C&B Temporary Adjustment to Client Services

Our existing clients know we take great pride in our client service.  Due to public health concerns surrounding the coronavirus, we have adjusted our service model for the next few weeks.
In order to protect our team and to otherwise slow or limit the impact of the coronavirus, we are taking the following measures until further notice:
  • Walk in appointments cannot be accepted
  • New client appointments will be deferred
  • Currently scheduled client appointments will continue
  • We will ask all visitors to self-screen
  • We will offer phone or video consults in lieu of office meetings
Otherwise, we remain open for business.  

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Monday, March 16, 2020

Voluntary Closures in Allegheny County

Allegheny County has Requested Certain Non-Essential Businesses Close Temporarily

The request is to close places for the next 14 days to limit the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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Monday, March 16, 2020

Info on Eastern PA Temporary Closures

In order to avoid confusion in our communities, we are sharing the PA Department of Economic and Community Development's request for "non-essential businesses" to close temporarily in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties.

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March 14, 2020

Dear business owner: The Pennsylvania Department of Health is committed to keeping all Pennsylvanians safe and healthy, and we are taking every measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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Friday, March 13, 2020

Industry Guidance on Gaps in YOUR Business Insurance Coverage

For some industry insight on things that can create a gap in your policy coverage.  We suggest reviewing your policy with your broker/agent at least annually to ensure your questions are answered.

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Friday, March 13, 2020

OSHA Guidance on Coronavirus


To reduce the impact of COVID-19 outbreak conditions on businesses, workers, customers, and the public, it is important for all employers to plan now for COVID-19. For employers who have already planned for influenza pandemics, planning for COVID-19 may involve updating plans to address the specific exposure risks, sources of exposure, routes of transmission, and other unique characteristics of SARS-CoV-2 (i.e., compared to pandemic influenza viruses). Employers who have not prepared for pandemic events should prepare themselves and their workers as far in advance as possible of potentially worsening outbreak conditions.
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Thursday, March 12, 2020

Coronavirus and YOUR Business

The "pandemic" classification of the COVID-19 / Coronavirus has caused many questions and concerns among the business community.  

Here are some non-medical things you should should know:



We do not recommend following what you heard on the news channel.  Instead ----

  • In Pennsylvania, the Department of Health has responsibility to enforce the Disease Prevention and Control Law of 1955 unless there is a county level agency.

  • In Allegheny County, look to the County of Allegheny Department of Health for direction.  

    •  ACDOH defers to the CDC guidance- "For all businesses and organizations, ACHD is recommending that the CDC’s guidance is followed which includes actively encouraging sick employees to stay home or separating sick employees, emphasizing cough and sneeze etiquette and hand hygiene, performing route cleaning of frequently-touched surfaces and providing disposable wipes for those surfaces to be used by employees.

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