#WeGotThisERIE Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

#WeGotThisERIE Campaign Inspires Social Connection

Community and Business Organizations Launch Coordinated Campaign

APRIL 14, 2020

Erie, Pennsylvania – Several organizations announced a
community-wide campaign to inspire social connection while residents are
charged to remain home in efforts to reduce the spread of coronavirus. The
campaign — #WeGotThisERIE — was inspired by movements seen across the country
to unify communities …

City Council Meeting April 15, 2020

The Erie City Council announces that due to Covid-19, the City Council meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 7:30 PM will be closed to the public. Citizens may watch and listen to the meeting via https://www.youtube.com/user/CityofErie, on the City of Erie’s Social Media Channels, or the Government Access Channel 1024 on Spectrum. …

Help the Helpers: City of Erie and UPMC Encourage the Community to Keep Helping, Look for New Ways to Help

Contact: Karen Beardsley

Phone: 814-877-3917

Mobile: 814-392-3362

E-mail: BeardsleyPetitKL@upmc.edu

Contact: Charles “Boo” Hagerty

Phone: 814-490-2057

E-mail: HagertyCF@upmc.edu

FOR
IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Help the Helpers: City of Erie and UPMC Encourage the Community
to Keep Helping, Look for New Ways to Help

ERIE, Pa.,
April 10, 2020 – “Help the Helpers,” a joint initiative
of the City of Erie, Hamot Health Foundation and UPMC Hamot, encourages the …

City of Erie Closes All Park Facilities

ERIE, PA (April 06, 2020) – In an updated response to the
evolving COVID-19 pandemic and with guidance from the Erie County Department of
Health, the City of Erie has decided to close all City tennis courts.

The U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) issued a statement on
Friday, “Although there are no specific studies on tennis and COVID-19, medical
advisors …

Important information about COVID-19 for non-English speaking residents

Important information about COVID-19 for non-English speaking residents, from the Erie County Department of Health :

Arabic- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsMa2PfdbDc&feature=youtu.be

Nepali- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmyEXrwwrLc&feature=youtu.be

Somali- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kiyy6siCU94&feature=youtu.be

Spanish- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ai-cd-SQ8gs&feature=youtu.be

Swahili- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVegOna8EME&feature=youtu.be

Ukrainian- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLG3RT40IVc&feature=youtu.be

Upcoming City Council Meeting Canceled

Earlier today, Erie City Council announced that it will be canceling the City Council Meeting scheduled for April 1, 2020 at 9 a.m due to COVID-19. Questions or comments should be referred to the City Clerk, Rose Boyer at rboyer@erie.pa.us, or City Council President, James Winarski at jwinarski@erie.pa.us.

EXECUTIVE ORDER AND PROCLAMATION OF STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR THE CITY OF ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA

WHEREAS,
the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (“CDC”) have declared COVID-19 a “public health emergency of
international concern,” and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
(“HHS”) Secretary has declared that COVID-19 creates a public health emergency;
and

WHEREAS,
on March 6, 2020, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf issued a Proclamation of
Disaster Emergency stating, in …

City of Erie Closes Public Areas, Parks, and Playgrounds

ERIE, PA (March 20, 2020) – The City of Erie is upgrading
our action steps to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  Effective today, March 20, 2020 at 2 p.m. all
City of Erie Parks, Playgrounds, and athletic courts are closed. 

The City of Erie Public Works Department cannot disinfect playground
equipment and benches between use, …

Important Tax Information

To ensure we are doing our due diligence for all of our employees,
their families and the citizens of the City of Erie, PA effective today, we are
implementing social distancing tactics for all of our employees. 

We have made available:

Online Payments: Credit card transactions can be made at https://cityof.erie.pa.us/residents/services/make-a-payment/Checks Only: An outside drop box for …

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