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October 01, 2020 - Harrisburg, PA

Wolf Administration Reminds Restaurants of Opportunity to Increase Indoor Capacity to 50 Percent

Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin and Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding reminded Pennsylvania restaurant owners that they may increase indoor capacity from 25 percent to 50 percent through a new self-certification process. Self-certification ensures that these businesses operate safely and instills customers and employees with confidence knowing they can dine and work safely but will not lead to additional inspections or penalties.

"Self-certifying your business allows restaurants to increase capacity, and it's also an easy, commonsense way to communicate to customers that you care about their health and your business is committed to safety and well-being," said Sec. Davin. "It will inspire consumer confidence, lead to increased patronage and sales, and-most importantly-it is simply the right thing to do."