COVID-19

The top priority of South Fayette Township during this challenging time is the health and safety of our citizens and employees. Please follow the orders and recommendations of health officials to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Stay calm, stay alert, stay safe.

South Fayette Township has filed an emergency declaration to support the local response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

About COVID-19

COVID-19 (which stands for coronavirus 2019) is a respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus that can spread from person to person.

Symptoms

Symptoms may appear 2 to 14 days after exposure to the virus. In combination, common symptoms can include fever, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat and sudden loss of taste and/or smell. If you think you may have been exposed, call your health care provider immediately.

  1. Fireworks, Community Day and Touch-a-Truck postponed

    Large community events in South Fayette are postponed until next year due to COVID-19 crowd restrictions, but the township is considering the possibility of holding a fireworks event in the fall. Read on...
  2. South Fayette park facilities reopen June 15 with safety guidelines

    Openings include playgrounds, courts, fields, restrooms and rental pavilions in Fairview, Morgan, Boys Home, Preservation and Sturgeon parks, and the township’s portion of the Panhandle Trail. Read on...
  3. South Fayette moves Fri. June 5 to green phase of COVID-19 reopening process

    Allegheny County, including South Fayette Township, moves Fri. June 5 to the green phase of the COVID-19 reopening process. More businesses and facilities may begin to reopen with safety guidelines in place. Read on...
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South Fayette Township is concerned about South Fayette residents who may be experiencing a hardship due to COVID-19 restrictions. If you need special assistance, please let us know so we can try to connect you with the resources to help:

Responses are confidential and shared only to the extent needed to provide assistance. The township does not have special access to supplies, but we are assessing community needs during this challenging time to determine how we may be able to help.

Food

Food Assistance
Growing Gardens
Domestic Abuse Help
Health and Human Services
Safety
Utility Bills and Creditors
If you are experiencing a hardship, please immediately inform your utilities, banks, credit card companies and other creditors. Most companies are delaying utility turn-off measures and working with customers who are experiencing financial difficulties due to COVID-19. South Fayette Township continues to pay for waste and recycling collection.
Voting
Allegheny County is offering all voters a mail-in/absentee ballot option for the June 2 primary election. You can apply online or return a paper application with a postage-paid, addressed envelope that the county elections division is mailing to registered voters.

Face Mask Guidelines

Mask Guidelines for the Coronavirus

Park and Trail Safety

Social distancing in parks infographic

Bicyclist and Pedestrian Safety

drawwing of perrson walking on the left facing traffic and riding bicycles single file on right
County stop the spread of germs

Testing

PA COVID Testing
When to call 911 for COVID-19