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Dauphin and Lebanon County officials have said they will move to yellow phase of COVID- 19 Phased Reopening Plan effective from May 15, 2020.

Letters by elected officials of Lebanon County and Dauphin County state that they intend to open their counties from 15 May 2020.

Letters by elected officials of Lebanon County and Dauphin County state that they intend to open their counties from 15 May 2020.Dauphin County Board Chairman Jeff Haste in a letter addressed to all Pennsylvanians had stated that it was time to reopen the state businesses and communities. The county's press secretary, Amy Richards, told the Press & Journal that Haste wrote the letter alone but on behalf of the board. Commissioner Mike Pries tweeted the same and said their county was reopening on May 15.

Meanwhile, the elected officials of Lebanon County have also sent an email to the Governor informing that they plan to move into the yellow phase of reopening on 15 May. Lebanon's district attorney Pier Hess Graf also released a statement saying she won't prosecute businesses that reopen, as long as they follow safety guidelines.

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