Closures and News in wake of COVID-19
Erie County responds to the unfolding events of the Coronavirus pandemic.
This list will be continually updated as needed.
All pulic K-12 schools are shut down. By order of Governor Wolf, all schools will be closed for 10 business days beginning March 16.
Mercyhurst University: shifting to remote instruction, with students asked to move out of housing by March 20.
Edinboro University: in-person classes suspended, beginning online classes, residence halls closed until the end of the semester.
Gannon University: regular classes suspended until the end of the semester, beginning alternative instructional delivery (online classes). Campus currently open, residence halls closed, athletics and dining canceled.
Penn State Behrend: All classes being held remotely, with plans to resume in-person classes April 6th at the earliest.
Peek'n Peak Resort: Closed until further notice.
Erie Art Museum: This year's Spring Show drop-off will be done digitally, go here for more information.
Erie County Library: The Erie County Library will be closing from March 14 until Sunday, March 29. All events are suspended through March 31.
Erie City Hall: Asking residents to avoid coming to City Hall for non-essential reasons. This includes in-person meetings, paying bills, and general inquires. City of Erie residents can pay their taxes, parking tickets, and water, sewer, or refuse bills online here.
The Jefferson Educational Society: All in-person events are postponed, with events and lectures being live-streamed via facebook.
The Erie Playhouse: Performances have been postponed, with tentative plans to resume on March 27.
National Comedy Center: Closed until further notice, with tickets for August's Lucille Ball Comedy Festival proceeding as scheduled (sales start March 17)