HARRISBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) –From Friday, July 24 through Sunday, July 26, Pennsylvania State Police Liquor Control Enforcement Officers visited 1,709 licensed liquor establishment to ensure COVID-19 mitigation requirements were being followed.
Those requirements include social distancing, masking, and other health and safety requirements.
During the checks, Liquor Control Enforcement Officers issued 64 warnings for failing to follow the requirements.
In the Pittsburgh area, 383 checks were performed, with 18 warnings issued.
Violators may face administrative citation by the Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement. Continued violations could put the business’ liquor license at risk.
Compliance checks are at unannounced throughout the state, but are focused on areas with higher COVID-19 rates.