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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Westmoreland Cleanways Temporarily Suspends Electronics Collection Effective June 29, 2020

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(Latrobe, PA) Westmoreland Cleanways Recycling Center must immediately but TEMPORARILY halt the collection of electronics (TVs of all types; computer monitors; computers and peripherals; all other electronics and small appliances)

The organization was informed that one of the processors where their material is shipped shut down due to a suspected COVID-19 infection. This suspected positive COVID case did not occur locally. The Recycling Center has been operating under all recommend...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Now Includes Task Force Briefings.

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Stay informed with the latest county-wide and departmental updates regarding COVID-19, inclluding Task Force Briefings. Learn how to opt-in to email and/or text notifications each time the COVID-19 information is updated.

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

AMENDMENT TO THE WESTMORELAND COUNTY CDBG HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM

CBDG Amendment

Notice is hereby given that the County of Westmoreland is proposing substantial amendments to its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program.

Notice is hereby given that the County of Westmoreland is proposing substantial amendments to its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program.

The County proposes amendments to the following FY 2018 CDBG...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Searching for Homes with a Heart

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Provide Domiciliary “Dom” Care from your home while earning a reliable monthly payment.

Work from Home and Make a Difference!

The Dom Care program provides a homelike arrangement in the community for adults ages 18 and older who are unable to live independently.  Dom Care providers open up their homes to provide supervision, support,...

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Visit Domiciliary Homes website 1. County
Posted on: April 28, 2020

2019 Comprehensive Plan Annual Report

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Since the County's comprehensive plan, Reimagining Our Westmoreland, was adopted in December 2018, a lot has happened. We've received over 40 resolutions of support from Westmoreland County municipalities, businesses and nonprofits, and organizations

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

We're hiring!

Hiring

Jobs (deadline): Title IV-D Attorney, Domestic Relations (Jul 2), Records Supervisor, Prison (July 6)

County Job Postings 1. County
Posted on: February 26, 2020

2020 Census - Count on Westmoreland

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Did you know? For every family of 5 that does NOT complete the census , our county loses roughly $100,000 in funding! Learn more about why the 2020 Census matters for Westmoreland County.

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Foster Parents Needed for Older Youth

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Have you ever considered becoming a foster parent? The Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau has an overwhelming need for foster parents for older youth (ages 12-21) . Please call today (724) 830-3301.

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

WCIDC approves option agreement with Red Fish LLC for 10.99 acres at Westmoreland Technology Park II

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The Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation Board of Directors today approved an option agreement with Red Fish, LLC for two lots that comprise 10.99 acres at Westmoreland Technology Park II in Hempfield Township.

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

CodeRED - Keeping Citizens Informed

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Sign-up for Emergency and Non-emergency Alerts from Department of Public Safety

All Encouraged to Sign-up for Emergency and Non-emergency Alerts at County Website

Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety is encouraging all residents, visitors, and businesses to sign up for a new mass notification system known as CodeRED that wi...

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

Westmoreland County Overcomes PA’s Broken Child Welfare System

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Westmoreland County child welfare officials responded to a recent state Auditor General special report analyzing the children and youth services system in Pennsylvania.

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Election Board Meeting

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Notice is hereby given that the Westmoreland County Election Board will meet in regular session on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 beginning at 9:30am in Commissioners Meeting Room #101 at the Westmoreland County Courthouse, 2 North Main Street, Greensburg

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Westmoreland County Hazard Mitigation Plan is Complete

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The 2020 Westmoreland County Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) update is complete. The HMP documents the risks faced by the county and its communities, an analysis of stakeholder capabilities, and a set of goals, objectives, and actions to reduce vulnerability...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Pennsylvania Under Statewide Stay at Home Order - Effective April 1

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Individuals may leave their residence only to perform any of the following allowable individual activities and allowable essential travel:

  • Tasks essential to maintain health and safety, or the health and safety of their family or household members (includi...
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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Westmoreland displays new high-tech mobile command center

Bud Mertz demonstrating interior features of Mobile Command Center

The $516,000 center includes a large trailer with internet, mapping and communications equipment and two mobile surveillance units that feature cameras atop 37-foot masts and six drones for aerial reconnaissance activities.

View Tribune-Review article and video 911 Public Safety
Posted on: September 16, 2015

Follow us on Twitter!

Follow us @WCDPS911 for the latest Westmoreland County DPS news and updates.

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

CodeRED - Keeping Citizens Informed

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All Encouraged to Sign-up for Emergency and Non-emergency Alerts at County Website

Westmoreland County Department of Public Safety is encouraging all residents, visitors, and businesses to sign up for a new mass notification system known as CodeRED that wi...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

2020 Farmers Market Nutritional Program

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The Farmers’ Market Program, which is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, provides eligible seniors with four $6.00 vouchers. The vouchers can be used to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at any participating Farmer&r...

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Area Agency on Aging
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Searching for Homes with a Heart

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Work from Home and Make a Difference!

The Dom Care program provides a homelike arrangement in the community for adults ages 18 and older who are unable to live independently.  Dom Care providers open up their homes to provide supervision, support,...

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Visit Domiciliary Homes website Area Agency on Aging
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Senior Centers and Satellite Centers Closures

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The Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging is announcing the closure of all Senior Centers and Satellite Centers effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020 until further notice, due to concerns about the 2019-novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

As this is a rapidly evo...

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Area Agency on Aging
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Protect Yourself From Coronavirus Scams and Fraud

Protect Yourself from Coronavirus Scams and Fraud

As the COVID-19 pandemic grows, so do the scams associated with it. Because older adults are at greater risk for serious illness from COVID-19, scammers may target older populations.

What Can You Do?

  • Contact your own doctor if you are experiencing potential...
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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Volunteers Needed - Westmoreland County Meals on Wheels Programs

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Volunteers deliver more than meals. Each friendly visit is a safety check enabling our community's seniors to live less isolated, nourished lives with independence and dignity. Find a Westmoreland County's Meals on Wheels program near you.

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing

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Free Walk-up/ Drive-up COVID-19 testing is available in New Kensington, beginning the week of July 6, 2020. The testing is available for persons with or without symptoms. No doctor’s order or prescription required. Results will be available in 2...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

14th Annual Ray of Hope Walk

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The 14th Annual  Ray of Hope Walk will be virtual this year.

September 12, 2020

10:00 a.m. - Survivor’s Event11:00 a.m. - Walk Begins

Online AuctionStories of HopeTribute to Lost Loved Ones

Register today!

The Annual Walk is held to...

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Ray of Hope Walk Flyer BH/DS
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders Training Series

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Presented by Stephanie D. Wier, LPC, BSL, NCCSprout Center for Emotional Growth and DevelopmentSpecial presentation from The Postpartum Depression Project

Each FREE & VIRTUAL training will offer experiential anecdotes, pulling on real-time work that pa...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Modified Office Hours & Services

Temporarily Closed due to COVID-19

For emergencies, please contact the 24 Hour Crisis Hotline at 1-800-836-6010.

Otherwise, please contact:

Dirk Matson, BHDS Administrator 724-787-1634, matsond@westmoreland.swsix.comToni Dubovsky-Modar, Administrative Assistant, dubovst@westmoreland.swsix.co...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

PMHCA Virtual Warmline

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A warmline is a service for people who are looking for someone to discuss their daily struggles. Warmlines are staffed with peers who have lived experience of mental health struggles themselves and who are open to sharing their stories of challenging situ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

First Responder Hotline

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If you or your team want to talk, or  know of someone struggling, please call the First Responder Emotional Support Line.

#1-800-836-6010

Get the help you deserve.

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Eviction Moratoriums during the COVID-19 Crisis

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It is illegal for your landlord to put you out without a Writ of Possession from a court!

Call a lawyer immediately if this happens.

If you are unsure if your landlord has a federally-backed mortgage, call a lawyer!

If you are a tenant and having problems wi...

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BH/DS
Posted on: April 23, 2020

LGBTQIA+ Virtual Support Group

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You are not alone!

New day and time! Every Friday 6:00 -7:00 p.m.

For more info, Please contact Heather McLean at hmclean@mhaswpa.org or (724) 433-1359 for the Zoom link and password.

(This is not a clinical/therapeutic group, but here to offer socia...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

Mental Health Virtual Support Group - Tuesdays

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Every Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

For more info, Please contact Heather McLean at hmclean@mhaswpa.org or (724) 433-1359 for the Zoom link and password.

(This is not a clinical/therapeutic group, but here to offer social support.)

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Mental Health Virtual Support Group

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Every Wednesday

6PM-7PM

For more info, Please contact Heather McLean at hmclean@mhaswpa.org or (724) 433-1359 for the Zoom link and password.

(This is not a clinical/therapeutic group, but here to offer s...

Mental Health Virtual Support Group

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Support & Referral Helpline & Resources

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The Department of Human Services (DHS) launched a statewide Support & Referral Helpline available 24/7 to assist Pennsylvanians struggling with anxiety and other challenging emotions due to the COVID-19 emergency.

Support & Referral 24/7 Helpline (...

Support & Referral Helpline and Resources

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Pregnancy and Postpartum Support

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Pregnancy & Postpartum Peer to Peer support during COVID-19. STARTING THIS THURSDAY, April 2, 2020, 7:00 PM. Join us for a LIVE Zoom session | Every Thursday: same place, same time.

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

CPS Certification Trainings

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THREE CPS CERTIFICATION TRAININGS SCHEDULED!

Southwest Behavioral Health Management, Inc. is sponsoring three (3) training events for CPS (Certified Peer Specialist) Certification in 2020!

Training is provided at NO COST for Residents of Armstrong, Indiana,...

CPS Certification Trainings

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Posted on: December 23, 2019

Becoming a Geriatric Competent Clinician

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The training consists of two In-Person trainings and a series of seven webinars.

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

STEP UP WESTMORELAND

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== Students, Therapists, Educators and Parents United in Prevention ==
Step Up's goal is to support the academic, social, and emotional success of ALL students by creating caring, safe and positive educational environments.

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

CareerSTEPS Job Assistance

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Did you graduate and need a job? Need a GED? Want a PAID work experience?
CareerSTEPS Can Help!

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

Adult Basic & Literacy Education Program

FREE education classes for adults can help improve your reading, writing, and math skills to prepare you for GED® exams, high school equivalency exams, post-secondary entrance exams, and jobs!

Westmoreland County Adult Education Services BH/DS
Posted on: February 20, 2013

Health Resource Guide for Deaf, Deafblind and Hard of Hearing Available

The Behavioral Health Task Force for Persons who are Deaf, Deafblind and Hard of Hearing of Allegheny County today announced the updating of the Resource Guide for Southwestern Pennsylvania Behavioral Health Providers.

This resource guide lists regiona...Read on...

Outpatient Directory BH/DS

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Office Update

COVID-19 related update

Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau is an essential department that is predominately operating remotely. There are a limited number of employees on site maintaining operations.  Office is open to the public by appointment only. &n...

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Children's Bureau
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): How to Talk to Your Child

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Your kids are hearing about coronavirus (COVID-19). You want to make sure they get reliable information — and you want them to hear it from you. Here’s how to talk about it.Ask questions geared to your child’s age level. For ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Foster Parents Needed for Older Youth

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Have you ever considered becoming a foster parent? The Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau has an overwhelming need for foster parents for older youth (ages 12-21) . Please call today (724) 830-3301.

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

National American Miss Pennsylvania Preteen 2018 Service Project

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Congratulations to Arielle Teppert, from Latrobe, National American Miss Pennsylvania Preteen 2018 winner, whose service project focused on providing foster children with back to school items.

On behalf of Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau, w...

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Children's Bureau
Posted on: September 28, 2017

Westmoreland County Overcomes PA’s Broken Child Welfare System

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Westmoreland County child welfare officials responded to a recent state Auditor General special report analyzing the children and youth services system in Pennsylvania.

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Join the Westmoreland County Local Youth Advisory Board

See the IL Calendar for Westmoreland County local YAB meeting dates.

The Mission of the Pennsylvania Youth Advisory Board (YAB) is to educate, advocate, and form partnerships to create positive change in the child welfare system.

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Update

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Effective Wednesday June 3, 2020, the Clerk of Courts Office will be open to the public without an appointment.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Service Fees on Credit Card Payments Effective June 1, 2020

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Effective June 1, 2020

This transaction will include a service fee if you pay with your credit or debit card. The total payment will include either a $2.50 or 2.95% service fee (whichever is greater).

Service Fees are assessed by the credit card processor, ...

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Clerk of Courts
Posted on: May 23, 2018

Owed money? In Westmoreland, some will get restitution on prepaid debit card

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A pilot program starting next month at the Westmoreland County Clerk of Courts office will give crime victims another option to access their restitution funds.

Read full May 22, 2018 Tribune-Review article Clerk of Courts

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Coroner

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Posted on: January 5, 2020

Multiple Fatalities - Pennsylvania Turnpike - Mount Pleasant Township, Westmorreland County, PA

CURRENT INCIDENT - MULTIPLE FATALITY CRASH ON PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE - JANUARY 5, 2020 

 Current Update: 8:55 AM - Multiple fatality crash on Pennsylvania Turnpike at Mile Post 86.1 Westbound in Mount Pleasant Township, Westmoreland County...

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Courts

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

JURY TRIALS FOR JULY ARE CANCELLED

The civil and criminal jury trial term schedule for July 6-17, 2020 has been cancelled.

Courts
Posted on: May 5, 2020

NEW CIVIL MOTIONS PROCEDURE EFFECTIVE MAY 11, 2020

Upon the expiration of the Judicial Emergency in Westmoreland Count on May 8, 2020, please be advised that Civil Motions Practice will resume on Friday, May 15, 2020, subject to certain practices and procedures for contested motions.

View Civil Motions Procedure Effective May 11 Courts
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Court of Common Pleas and Magisterial District Courts

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On March 16, 2020, President Judge Rita Donovan Hathaway declared a judicial emergency in the Tenth Judicial District (Westmoreland County).  View details of this declaration 

In addition, on March 17th, President Judge Hathaway issued a ...

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Courts

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Phased Re-Opening of Pennsylvania - Green Phase

Green Phase Restrictions

On June 5, 2020 Westmoreland County moves from the yellow phase of COVID19 response to the green phase.

GREEN PHASE

WORK & CONGREGATE SETTING RESTRICTIONS

  • Continued Telework Strongly Encouraged
  • Businesses with In-Person Operations Must Follow Updated Business and Building Safety Requirements
  • All Businesses Operating at 50% Occupancy in the Yellow Phase May ...
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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Updated COVID-19 CDC Resource Recommendations

CDC Resource Guidance Document

For Healthcare Settings, Community Locations, Transportation, Restaurant and Bars as well as Home Setting.

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

PA Department of Health Provides ZIP Code Data

PA Department of Health COVID-19 ZIPCODE data

While your zip code may have a low number of confirmed cases, it doesn’t mean that it’s safe to resume daily activities, discontinue social distancing or go out without a mask.

View Map COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 24, 2020

New PPP, EIDL Stimulus Funding

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The federal government has OK'd another round of stimulus funding. It includes $310 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program and $60 billion for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program.

The president signed into law on April 24 another round of stimulus funding that includes $310 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program and $60 billion for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program, both of which are overseen by the U.S. Small Business...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Pennsylvania Under Statewide Stay at Home Order - Effective April 1

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PLEASE DO YOUR PART BY FOLLOWING ORDERS MANDATED BY GOVERNOR'S OFFICE.

Individuals may leave their residence only to perform any of the following allowable individual activities and allowable essential travel:

  • Tasks essential to maintain health and safety, or the health and safety of their family or household members (includi...
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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Westmoreland County Government Limited to Essential Functions

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The Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners has decided to limit Westmoreland County government to essential functions only beginning Wednesday, March 18 at 8:00 am running through April 30, 2020, pursuant to both federal and state guidelines.

The Commissioners have charged each Department and Row Office with evaluating essential vs. non-essential personnel and functions, based upon the County statutes.  Westmoreland County will operate as normal until Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 8:00...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

WCIDC Approves Project to Modernize Jeannette Industrial Park Building

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The WCIDC Board today approved a $657,385 project to modernize one of the last available buildings in Jeannette Industrial Park.

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

WCIDC Approves Lease with Stellar Precision Components for Jeannette Industrial Park Space

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The Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation Board of Directors today approved a four-year agreement for Stellar Precision Components, LTD. to lease the 14,022 square feet of space within Building 600 at Jeannette Industrial Park.

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

WCIDC Approves $2.36 Million Rail-Replacement Project

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The WCIDC Board of Directors has approved a $2.36 million project to replace 4.24 miles of rail of the Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad as part of regular infrastructure upgrades that ensure the continued safety and reliability of the 33-mile railroad.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

UPDATE: SBA IS TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOANS

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The SBA approved the program this afternoon, and Westmoreland County COVID-19 Leadership Team is now urging small businesses negatively impacted by the emergency to immediately begin the application process for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

County COVID-19 team urges businesses to familiarize themselves with SBA emergency loan process

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The Westmoreland County COVID-19 Leadership Team urges small businesses and nonprofits to familiarize themselves with application process for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Development Council - Updated Office Hours

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ATTENTION: In response to the recent statewide shut down ordered by Governor Tom Wolf, the Westmoreland Development Council is following emergency safety measures to protect the health of our employees and community. All non-essential offices will be clos...

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Development Council
Posted on: January 30, 2020

WCIDC approves option agreement with Red Fish LLC for 10.99 acres at Westmoreland Technology Park II

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The Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation Board of Directors today approved an option agreement with Red Fish, LLC for two lots that comprise 10.99 acres at Westmoreland Technology Park II in Hempfield Township.

Additional Info... Development Council

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Modified Office Hours & Services

COVID-19 related update

Beginning Tuesday May 26th, the Domestic Relations Office will begin to open by recalling staff.  The office will remain closed to the public for the foreseeable future.  

Hearings are being conducted by telephone and complaints for suppo...

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Domestic Relations
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Update on Consent Agreements

UPDATE

Due to uncertain financial situations in the current times, Westmoreland County Domestic Relations will accept Consent Agreements to temporarily modify support Orders. All Orders modified are subject to a further Review at a later date

Domestic Relations

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Elections

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Notice of Official Certification of Election Results

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Official certification for the June 2, 2020 General Primary was signed July 1, 2020 at 9:30 am with exception of Greensburg 8-2 Republican County Committee.

Official certification for Greensburg 8-2 Republican County Committee will be held July 8, 2020 at 9:30 am

Elections
Posted on: June 8, 2020

Corrected Totals to Number of Registered Voters in Three Precincts

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Registered Voter Totals were entered in the wrong precinct for the following:

Hempfield Weavers Old Stand was entered with the totals from West Hempfield

Hempfield Wegley was entered with totals from Weavers Old Stand

Hempfield West Hempfield was entered wit...

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Elections
Posted on: February 25, 2020

PA Department of State Voting Related Information

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Visit the PA Department of State website to learn about Voter Registration, Your County's New Voting Systems, Mail-in Voting and more.

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

New PA Primary Date - Letter from PA Department of State

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The PA Primary will be held on June 2, 2020. PA holds closed primary elections. You must be a member of the Democratic or Republican party to vote for that party’s candidates. However, all registered voters can vote on ballot questions.

The PA Primary will be held on June 2, 2020. PA holds closed primary elections. You must be a member of the Democratic or Republican party to vote for that party’s candidates. However, all registered voters can vote on ballot questions.

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

Summer 2019 Inside Line

The Summer 2019 Inside Line Newsletter is now available online. The Inside Line is a Newsletter is Published every other month by the Westmoreland County Area Agency on Aging, Westmoreland County Commissioners and Pennsylvania Department of Aging

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Human Services

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Juvenile Probation Office Hours Update

UPDATE

Effective Friday, June 5, the Juvenile Probation Office will be open to the public and will resume regular business hours of operation. The New Kensington Sub Office will also be open.

Juvenile Probation

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Posted on: October 31, 2018

Westmoreland County Land Bank Featured in Statewide Revitalization Publication

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The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania released a comprehensive revitalization report of problems and solutions in the commonwealth for blight management.
WCLB was highlighted in their growing efforts and success stories.

Read through the full report Land Bank

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Looking for a fun summer job? Westmoreland County Parks is hiring!

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ATTENTION SUMMER STUDENTS!!!!!!!

Summer Student Maintenance positions are available at Twin Lakes Park in Greensburg, Mammoth Park in Mt. Pleasant, Northmoreland Park in Apollo and Cedar Creek Park in Rostraver.

Duties include: Weed whacking, Pavilion renta...

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Click here for an employment application Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Register now for the 2020 "Do It Yourself" Poker Run!

DIY Poker Run 2020

The 21st annual Five Star Trail Poker Run is taking a “do it yourself” approach in 2020. Choose from three different Saturday mornings to bicycle, walk, or jog on your own to support the Five Star and Westmoreland Heritage Trails: July...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

UPDATE: Westmoreland County Parks

COVID-19 related update

Effective June 5, 2020, Westmoreland County moves to the green phase of Governor Wolf’s Plan to Reopen PA. The green phase is the least restrictive phase of the plan and allows the county operated park playgrounds to be re-opened and allows pavi...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 5, 2018

Take home a piece of the original Mammoth Park Giant Slide!

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5-inch ornaments are $25/each, and 9-inch plaques are $50/each. Click here to download the order form. Cash or checks accepted; please make checks payable to WCPRCAB. Mail your order form to Westmoreland County Parks, 194 Donohoe Road, Greensburg, PA 1560...

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Posted on: December 13, 2012

Like Us on Facebook!

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Follow us at "WestmorelandParkandRec" to stay up-to-date on new Parks and Rec information and programs, such as Festivals, Summer Concerts, Camps for Kids, Free Fishing Derbies, and more!

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Posted on: December 13, 2012

Follow us on Twitter!

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Follow us @WestCoParksRec to stay up-to-date on news from your Westmoreland County Parks & Trails!

Check out our Twitter page! Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

2019 Comprehensive Plan Annual Report

Cover page of Comprehensive Plan 2019 Annual Report

Since the County's comprehensive plan, Reimagining Our Westmoreland, was adopted in December 2018, a lot has happened. We've received over 40 resolutions of support from Westmoreland County municipalities, businesses and nonprofits, and organizations

Learn more... Planning

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Prison

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Released Inmate Commissary Orders

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  • Inmates that were released between March 16, 2020 and June 28, 2020 will have 2 weeks to pick up their commissary order. 
  • You must call the prison to schedule your pick up.  You can do this by calling 724-830-6000 and pressing zero, 8:30a...
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Prison
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Cancellation of Inmate Visits - Attorney Visitation Limited Hours

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General Visitation

Beginning Monday March 16, 2020, all inmate visits have been cancelled.  Inmates will be given one (1) free video visit per week.  The visit will last for ten (10) minutes.  Your family/friends will be able to ...

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Prison

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Passport Application Information

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As of tomorrow, March 17, 2020, the Prothonotary Office will not be taking Passport applications until further notice.

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Notary Services

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Due to the Judicial Emergency Order declared by the CourtsNotary Services are suspended until further notice. 

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Prothonotary

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Register of Wills Office

UPDATE

Beginning July 6th, 2020, the Register of Wills office will be open to the public. Appointments will no longer be necessary to conduct business in the office.  The office will resume its extended Tuesday hours starting July 14th.

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Register of Wills

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Temporary Office Closure

Modified Hours and Services due to COVID-19

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: The Tax Claim Bureau is currently closed to the public during these trying and unprecedented times.  

For your convenience, please take advantage of our alternate means of paying delinquent taxes: Mail the payment through the...

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Tax Office

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Office Update Regarding COVID-19

UPDATE

Beginning Monday, June 8th, the Westmoreland County Treasurer’s Office will again be open to the public during regular Courthouse hours.  No appointments will be necessary; however, we still encourage the use of the US Postal Service an...

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Treasurer's Office
Posted on: November 26, 2019

2020 Dog Licenses are now available

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Credit Card payments accepted for on-line purchases only.

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Updated Office Hours

COVID-19 related update

June 29, 2020

Due to COVID 19 the Westmoreland County Department of Veteran Affairs office will not be offering in-person services until further notice.  Our office is open to pick up and drop off paperwork, recorded military discharges, etc. We r...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: June 8, 2020

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System Message

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Safe Care is Our MissionThe safety of our patients and employees is our top priority during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We are working to restore services safely at our facilities based on federal, state and local guidance. We continue to follow CDC recommendat...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Reminder for Veterans to Review, Update Benefits They Have Earned

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All veterans should occasionally check with an accredited veteran service officer to see if changes in a veteran’s circumstances or changes to benefit policies may have modified the programs they are eligible to receive

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Veterans' GI Bill benefits to continue during COVID-19 pandemic

President Trump signed into law S. 3503, March 21, which will enable the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to continue providing the same level of education benefits to students having to take courses online due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) Regional Offices closed to the public starting March 19

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Regional offices will remain open, but no longer accept walk-ins for claims assistance, scheduled appointments, counseling and other in-person services. This decision protects older Veterans and those with underlying conditions as well as our employees.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

New Procedures at VA National Cemeteries due to COVID-19

All Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemeteries are open and will continue to provide interments for Veterans and eligible individuals. However, the National Cemetery Administration is continuing to adjust its services in light of the best pra...

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: February 13, 2020

War Related Illness and Injury Study Center

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Blue Water NAVY Communications Toolkit

Please follow the links below for more information on the NAVY Blue Water Act.

Blue Water Navy Communications Toolkit

NAVY Blue Water Topline Report

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Veteran's Affairs
Posted on: February 5, 2020

Having a VA Disability Rating Doesn't Prevent You from Serving in the Military

There are many myths about having a Department of Veterans Affairs' disability rating and serving in the military. The most common is that, if you have a VA disability rating, you can never serve in the military again.

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Military Medals

Search our Unclaimed Property database for
military decorations from various conflicts.

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

First Graduate of Westmoreland County's Veterans Court Says He’ll Return as a Mentor

Veterans Court Graduation Ceremony November 2019

Ryan Skuta was home about a year after his third tour of duty, a four-month stint as a freelance infantryman fighting with the Kurds against ISIS in 2016, when he was arrested in Jeannette and charged with drunk driving.

On Tuesday, Skuta, 33, of Irwin, be...

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WCIDC

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

WCIDC Approves Project to Modernize Jeannette Industrial Park Building

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The WCIDC Board today approved a $657,385 project to modernize one of the last available buildings in Jeannette Industrial Park.

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

WCIDC Approves Lease with Stellar Precision Components for Jeannette Industrial Park Space

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The Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation Board of Directors today approved a four-year agreement for Stellar Precision Components, LTD. to lease the 14,022 square feet of space within Building 600 at Jeannette Industrial Park.

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

WCIDC Approves $2.36 Million Rail-Replacement Project

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The WCIDC Board of Directors has approved a $2.36 million project to replace 4.24 miles of rail of the Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad as part of regular infrastructure upgrades that ensure the continued safety and reliability of the 33-mile railroad.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

UPDATE: SBA IS TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOANS

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The SBA approved the program this afternoon, and Westmoreland County COVID-19 Leadership Team is now urging small businesses negatively impacted by the emergency to immediately begin the application process for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

County COVID-19 team urges businesses to familiarize themselves with SBA emergency loan process

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The Westmoreland County COVID-19 Leadership Team urges small businesses and nonprofits to familiarize themselves with application process for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans.

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

WCIDC approves option agreement with Red Fish LLC for 10.99 acres at Westmoreland Technology Park II

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The Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation Board of Directors today approved an option agreement with Red Fish, LLC for two lots that comprise 10.99 acres at Westmoreland Technology Park II in Hempfield Township.

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Corona Virus Update - June 4, 2020

COVID-19 related update

Residents, Staff, Families, and Visitors

For almost three months, Westmoreland Manor has remained dedicated to the ongoing welfare, safety, and health of our residents during the COVID-19 Pandemic. In doing so, the Manor has referenced the daily updates, a...

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