Don’t miss the May 26 deadline to apply for a mail-in ballot
Nearly 1.3 million Pennsylvanians have signed up to vote by mail and we need to increase that number across the commonwealth.
Southeastern Pennsylvania remains in the “RED” phase and a stay-at-home order from Gov. Tom Wolf that will extend through June 4. While voting is considered an essential activity, Senator Hughes is urging people to stay home and cast their ballot by mail. It is safe, secure and it helps protect public health as we continue to fight the pandemic.
Be sure to sign up to vote by mail before the May 26 deadline or call 877-VOTESPA to request a ballot over the phone. Note: Mail-in ballots must be RECEIVED by 8 p.m. June 2 to be counted.
Stay up to date with the latest information on the pandemic at senatorhughes.com/coronavirus. Please do your part to help stop the spread of the virus. Stay safe, stay at home, and don’t forget to wash your hands!
Here is guide issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, helping provide clear guidance and direction in response to coronavirus COVID-19. The residents of Philadelphia and its suburbs have been ordered to remain at home as to help prevent spread of coronavirus, find out what that means for you.
Here are some reminders about preventing spread of the disease:
Best practices to plan, prepare for and respond to the coronavirus COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
What are the symptoms of coronavirus?
Symptoms of the COVID-19 can include:
- Shortness of breath
The symptoms may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure. Reported illnesses have ranged from people with little to no symptoms to people being severely ill and dying.
What to do if you think you have coronavirus COVID-19, according to the CDC:
- Stay home except to get medical care
- Separate yourself from other people and animals in your home
- Call ahead before visiting your doctor
- Wear a facemask if you are sick
- Cover your coughs and sneezes
- Clean your hands often
- Avoid sharing personal household items
- Clean all “high-touch” surfaces everyday
For more details on what to do prevent coronavirus COVID-19 spread, visit the CDCs full list of recommendations.