COVID-19 Case Update
Montgomery County and the County Department of Health is the primary entity responsible for administering local and regional response to the pandemic.
- As of August 7, 2020 there has been a total of 610 cases (+0 since 8/6), including 90 deaths (+0). This figure will be updated daily during the week and based on the availability of County data.
All cases and deaths reported in Springfield Township come from data collected and distributed by Montgomery County. At this point in time, data pertaining to individual long-term care facilities cannot be shared. Please visit the County's COVID-19 Data Portal for all available data.
Montgomery County and Springfield Township will be entering the Green Phase of Governor Wolf's Reopening Plan on June 26, 2020. You can learn more about the rules and regulation for this phase HERE.
OUTDOOR DINING & RETAIL
One of the major features of the transition to the Yellow Phase is the reopening of outdoor dining and retail establishments. All dining and retail entities that would like to utilize outdoor areas other than what has existed and been used prior to the pandemic submit a simple plan outlining their proposed activity to the Township's Building & Zoning Department. Please note that this only applies to NEW areas of activity and would not be applicable to patios or other outdoor areas that have been used by establishments to serve customers in the past.
The COVID-19 Community Based Testing Site at the Montgomery County Community College in Whitpain Township permanently closed on Tuesday, June 30th. On Monday, July 6th, four (4) new walk-up testing sites will open across Montgomery County, while the existing walk-up sites in Norristown and Pottstown will continue to operate (the Norristown site will be closed Monday 7/6 and will reopen on Tuesday 7/7).
- Ardmore (114 W. Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003): Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 4 PM to 6 PM, Tuesday and Thursday from 12 PM to 2 PM
- Green Lane (Deep Creek Road and Snyder Road, Green Lane, PA 18054): Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 4 PM to 6 PM, Tuesday and Thursday from 12 PM to 2 PM
- Lansdale (421 W. Main Street, Lansdale, PA 19446): Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 4 PM to 6 PM, Tuesday and Thursday from 12 PM to 2 PM
- Norristown (1401 Dekalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401) - **reopening Tuesday, July 7th**: Hours of operation to be determined
- Pottstown (364 King Street, Pottstown, PA 19464): Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 12 PM to 2 PM, Tuesday and Thursday from 4 PM to 6 PM
- Willow Grove (102 Old York Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090): Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 12 PM to 2 PM, Tuesday and Thursday from 4 PM to 6 PM
There is no cost to be tested at any of the six (6) Montgomery County test sites, though insurance will be billed if available. The sites do not require a health care provider's order, and will test individuals of any age who want or need to be tested. The cost of these sites will be covered by CARES Act funding that has been allocated directly to Montgomery County.
To register for a test, visit //www.montcopa.org/COVID-19 (starting on Monday, July 6th). Alternatively, call (610) 970-2937 starting at 8:30 AM the morning of the intended appointment. Phone lines will be open until all available appointment slots are filled. Spanish-speaking operators and language line translators will be available to assist with registration.
Springfield Township Parks & Recreation has developed this reopening plan for the parks, amenities, facilities, programs, and events it manages. The goal of this plan is to ensure the health and safety of park visitors and program participants. Each “Phase” refers to the phase that the Governor’s Office has classified Montgomery County as being related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please note that during the transition period between phases, park visitors should allow up to two weeks for facilities and amenities to be reopened by staff unless otherwise noted.
Parks and Recreation Reopening Plan & Guidelines - 6/9/2020
Program Status Guide - 5/29/2020
Summer 2020 Program FAQ - 5/29/2020
Virtual Camp Guide - 6/12/2020
Organized Sport Guidelines - 6/9/2020
Stay informed on the latest news and resources for the COVID-19 pandemic:
The Township would also like to encourage our residents to check in on neighbors and/or loved ones who are elderly or live alone either by phone, email, or virtual platform to ensure their continued health and safety.
SERVICE PROVIDERS: click the links below to learn how service providers are easing the burden caused by COVID-19.
BUSINESS ASSISTANCE: Montgomery County has compiled guidance for businesses and employers negatively impacted by COVID-19. You can view the guidance HERE
SCHOOL RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES: The Springfield Township School District is offering resources for families in the Township. You can view school resources for families HERE. If your child needs a device to access online school materials, please notify the school district using THIS LINK.
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE: If you are out of work or facing financial hardship as a result of COVID-19, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry might be able to assist you. Please visit their COVID-19 webpage for employees to learn more CLICK HERE.
PET RESOURCES GUIDE: As concerns over COVID-19 and its impact on members of our community continues to grow, it’s important to keep our pets in mind as well. There is a quick guide on how we can care for our pets during this time CLICK HERE
A full list of these resources is available through Montgomery County by visiting:
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