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Cheltenham Township COVID-19 Mitigation Measures
Posted on Thursday March 12, 2020

Cheltenham Township COVID-19 Mitigation Measures

In light of the Governor’s quarantine of Montgomery County at 2 p.m. on March 12, 2020, Cheltenham Township has taken the following actions:

All Township libraries (Elkins Park, Glenside, La Mott and Cheltenham) and community centers (La Mott and Rowland) will be closed from Friday, March 13 through Friday, March 27, 2020.

All organized events in the Township have been suspended until further notice. To date, these events include:

March 28, 2020 Easter Egg Hunt at Curtis Arboretum

April 18, 2020 Princess Ball at Glenside Hall

April 18, 2020 Flea Market at Curtis Arboretum

April 18, 2020 Trail Fest on Tookany Creek Parkway

April 24, 2020 Arbor Day Celebration at Carroll Brooke Park

Earth Day Events at various locations in April

Cheltenham Township public meetings will also be canceled during this period.

The public is encouraged to conduct business with the Township via phone, email or mail. The Township’s website, offers phone and email contacts for various municipal departments, as well as a host of documents and application forms.

The Governors declaration applies schools, public and private with in Cheltenham Township. Nonessential retail services should also consider closing. The Governor's office identified essential businesses to include pharmacies, grocery stores, and gas stations. Governor Wolf said today, “Supermarkets, pharmacies, and gas stations will remain open, but we do recommend that non-essential retail facilities close.” If you have questions, contact the Township at (215) 887-1000 or email  [email protected]. If you have questions, contact the Township at (215) 887-1000 or email [email protected].


For the latest information on COVID-19, we suggest the following:

Montgomery County Resources:

A public Inquiry Line for residents who have questions about Montgomery County specific information can call 610-631-3000 between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

Montco's Ready Radio FM station is now available to listen online: . The messages are in English, Spanish, and Korean

 Montgomery County COVID-19 Website     

More Resources:

Official Center for Disease Control COVID-19 Website

Commonwealth of PA Health Department


Commonwealth of PA Health Department

 Montgomery County Office of Public Health

Cheltenham Emergency Management Facebook page

Cheltenham Township

Cable Channel 42 (Comcast)
Cable Channel 1060 (Verizon)



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