Health & Safety Practices

Mask Guidance 

Some individual businesses throughout Allegheny County may require proof of vaccination and/or masks. Please check an individual business’ website for the most updated health and safety guidelines.

Learn More: CDC's mask guidance informationPennsylvania's mask guidance information

Entertainment Venues, Museums and Attractions

Several entertainment venues, museums, stadiums, arenas and attractions continue to implement a timed-entry ticket system. Visitors are encouraged to visit an individual business’ website to learn more about its operational guidelines. 

Know Before You Go: When visiting Cultural District organizations, please refer to each organization’s website for up-to-date health and safety protocols for your performance. 


Many hotels have implemented new health and safety standards, such as contactless check-ins, upgrading the sanitation process with electrostatic sprayers with ultraviolet light and hospital-grade disinfectants, prominent placement of hand sanitizer and more.

Learn More: Pennsylvania Lodging Promise, a set of voluntary commitments a hotel is making to its employees and customers during the COVID-19 recovery period.

Restaurants and Bars

While indoor and outdoor dining is permitted at 100% capacity, several restaurants and bars are operating under adjusted hours. Visitors are encouraged to visit an individual business’ website to learn more. 

Learn More: Pennsylvania Restaurant Promise, a set of voluntary commitments a restaurant is making to its employees and customers during the COVID-19 recovery period. 

Food Services

Safe Service Allegheny is a safe space created by service industry, event and food & beverage professionals. Its mission is to provide food & beverage businesses, staff and customers with a reliable community committed to safety and resources to operate safely and successfully during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Learn More: Local businesses that have taken the Safe Service Allegheny promise.

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David L. Lawrence Convention Center (DLCC)

The Center has implemented the VenueShield Environment Hygiene Program. VenueShield was created by ASM Global, the world’s largest venue management & services company. 

Learn More: DLCC is getting back to business

Pittsburgh International Airport

Pittsburgh International Airport, in partnership with TACKL Health, is now offering COVID-19 testing for public health and peace of mind. Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and rapid tests will be administered in TACKL Health’s clinic in Concourse A across from A2.

Learn More: Stay up-to-date with PIT's frequently asked questions.


Many local transportation companies have made updates to their offerings, helping you easily navigate our neighborhoods and townships. 

Keeping Downtown Clean

The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership’s (PDP) Clean Team has increased its cleaning and sanitization of high-touch points and public spaces in Downtown while also acting as a friendly presence throughout the neighborhood. 

Learn More: PDP’s Clean & Outreach Teams 


VisitPITTSBURGH strives to maintain updated health and safety information which we can provide to clients directly and through our website. All health and safety information provided by VisitPITTSBURGH is based on the regulations, recommendations and guidelines made available to the general public by the relevant federal, state and local governmental entities. VisitPITTSBURGH shares that health and safety information solely for informational purposes. 

Event Organizer agrees and accepts that VisitPITTSBURGH makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to any transmitted health and safety information, including any representations or warranties regarding the accuracy of the information. 

Event Organizer is responsible for ensuring that it understands all applicable federal, state and local regulations or recommendations with respect to holding any event in the Pittsburgh region.