Covid-19

This page provides resources to help you navigate the coronavirus outbreak.

If you are having difficulty breathing, call 911.

If your symptoms are mild, stay home and contact your healthcare provider.

Please follow safe social distancing guidelines and avoid unnecessary travel.

Latest Updates

As of 5/20/2020…

The coronavirus situation is evolving daily. Here are some key updates affecting our community.

  • Allegheny County remains under a yellow phase order. Many businesses are allowed to open with certain safety guidelines in place. Social distancing is recommended, but the stay at home order is lifted.
  • Wearing face masks in public is advised to help protect others. “My mask protects you; your mask protects me.” 
  • Fox Chapel Area School District has cancelled in-person instruction and implemented a distance learning plan for the remainder of the school year. Other schools throughout the state are likewise closed.

Virus Facts

There is a lot of misinformation spreading over social media. Get the facts from these official sources and their dedicated Covid-19 websites.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania Department of Health

Allegheny County

Virus Testing

Your healthcare provider will determine if you should be tested for Covid-19. Stay home and call your health care provider for advice if you are feeling sick.

Social Distancing

Graphic by Siouxsie Wiles and Toby Morris’s comic from Wikimedia Commons

Social Distancing: This is Not a Snow Day (Ariadne Labs)

Why outbreaks like coronavirus spread exponentially and how to “flatten the curve”. (Washington Post)

Family Resources

Talking to Your Kids About the Coronavirus

Online Learning Resources