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Health Licenses, Fire Permits Extended

Health Licenses, Fire Permits Extended
The Allentown Health Bureau and Allentown Fire Department are extending the license and permit periods of food and childcare establishments with licenses or permits due to expire this month.

Food establishments with licenses expiring in March, April and now May have been extended to June 30. The Bureau reminds those establishments to follow the food code, practice social distancing and follow Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s directive about take-out and delivery only.

Fire department inspections cover items like exit signage, work smoking detectors and fire extinguishers installed and tested. Among other things the facilities are also required to have an approved fire safety plan.

City childcare establishments with a health license and fire permit expiring in March or April and now May are also being extended to June 30.


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