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The City of Bethlehem is actively working with government agencies, hospitals, schools, and businesses to prepare for and respond to the coronavirus pandemic. Please refer to the Bethlehem Health Bureau’s coronavirus page for the most current information, best practices, and resources.

Based on Governor Wolf’s “Stay at Home” order issued for Northampton and Lehigh Counties, Bethlehem City Hall will be closed to the public effective 4:30 pm today, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 until further notice.
City Hall will remain operational but closed to the public. City employees will be available to assist residents via phone, email and website.

Bethlehem residents concerned with businesses operating in violation of the shutdown, are requested to call the Bethlehem Service Center at 610-865-7000. Do not call 911 for this issue.


List of Closed Facilities and Recommendations

In response to Governor Wolf and the PA Department of Health's mandate and recommendations, the following recreational facilities are closed until further notice:
-Bathrooms at all parks
-Bethlehem Golf Course
-Charles A. Brown Ice House
-Dog Park
-Earl E. Schaffer Ice Rink
-Illick's Mill
-Park Pavilions
-Sand Island Tennis Courts
-Sand Island Basketball Courts

If you visit our trails, open space parks, or the South Bethlehem Greenway, we ask that you NOT use the playground equipment, and you practice social distancing, as suggested by the CDC. Thank you for your cooperation during this difficult time.