In light of rising COVID-19 vaccination rates, Pennsylvania no longer has a mandate that masks be worn in public settings starting today (June 28, 2021).
Businesses still may require a mask to be worn, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines still call for masks in public transportation, airports, shelters, prisons and hospitals.
Westmoreland County Housing Authority (WCHA) will no longer require the wearing of masks at its offices and properties. However, those who still have safety concerns are encouraged to continue wearing masks without “prejudice” for their mental and physical security, said Executive Director Michael L. Washowich.
Intolerance toward those individuals who choose to continue to wear masks will not be allowed by WCHA.