Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced June 19 Lehigh and Northampton counties will move into the green phase June 26, along with 10 other counties that were moved to the yellow phase earlier this month.
While in the yellow phase, counties are monitored on four criteria, all of which must be met before moving to the green phase.
With COVID-19 now thoroughly spread into the United States, the American Dental Association has recommended dentists across the country postpone all elective procedures and appointments for at least a few more weeks.
In a statement released March 16, ADA President Chad P. Gehani said, “The ADA is deeply concerned for the health and well-being of the public and the dental team.”
The latest COVID-19 shutdown from Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has closed all non-essential business that cannot be conducted remotely, and unfortunately for hopeful homeowners and sellers, that includes real estate.
Whitehall-based Realtor Shari Noctor described how social distancing and closures for real estate agents and other adjacent businesses has brought the market to a standstill in the Lehigh Valley.