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Constituents' in-person access to services and information from government representatives may be restricted, but access  is still available via phone and internet. 

Below are closure announcements and alternative contact information for accessing your local and state government. The list will be continually updated. 

Senator Gene Yaw

State Senator Gene Yaw's (R-23) Williamsport and Harrisburg offices will be closed to meetings, effective Tuesday, March 17, until further notice.

Sen. Yaw and his staff are still prepared to serve the residents of Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna, and Union Counties remotely. For assistance with state matters, please contact Sen. Yaw's offices through the following means:

  • Email: gyaw@pasen.gov
  • Phone: (570) 322-6457
  • Toll-Free: (800) 443-5772
  • TTY: (800) 364-1581

“The coronavirus is a serious situation that changes daily,” Sen. Yaw said. “It remains our top priority to do what is in the best interest of protecting public health.”

Senator Yaw is urging anyone with questions regarding COVID-19 to call the PA Department of Health at 1-877-PA-HEALTH (1-877-724-3258).

Everett & Wheeland District Office to close to walk-ins

As of Wednesday, March 18, the district offices of Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) and Rep. Jeff Wheeland (R-Lycoming) will be closed to walk-ins in accordance with statewide public health efforts.

Residents may still contact the Representatives' offices through the following means:

Rep. Wheeland

Rep. Everett

In-person meetings with Rep. Everett's office staff may be made by appointment if necessary.

Congressman Dan Mueser

Staff visits to Congressman Dan Meuser's (R-09) district offices will be unavailable until further notice. The office's services will continue to be operate through the internet or telephone.

Those who wish to reach Congressman Meuser's office may do so in the following ways:

  • Telephone: (570) 871-6370

Rep. David Millard

Rep. David Millard's (R-Columbia) district offices in Bloomsburg and Berwick will be temporarily closed to walk-in visitation. 

Anyone requiring assistance with state government issues is still able to contact Millard’s offices by email or telephone:

Rep. Tina Pickett

Rep. Tina Pickett's (R-Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna) district offices will be temporarily closed to walk-in appointments until further notice.

Staff will still be available to respond to emails and phone messages during this time. 

  • Towanda: 570-265-3124 and 855-271-9387 (toll-free)
  • Sayre: 570-888-9011

Rep. Kerry Benninghof

Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin ) is postponing his remaining town hall meeting originally planned for Thursday, March 26, in College Township.

In an effort to bring state government directly to the people he represents, Benninghoff planned three town hall meetings this month throughout the 171st Legislative District. The meetings in Walker Township and Milroy were already held on March 11 and 12, respectively. Benninghoff plans to reschedule a town hall in College Township as soon as possible.

“These meetings are so important. I want your voice to be heard, and I can best serve you when I know your concerns and have the benefit of your ideas,” Benninghoff said. “This town hall meeting will be rescheduled. Thank you for your understanding during this unprecedented time.”

  • Bellefonte District Office : 814-355-1300, Toll-free: 888-285-6313
Rep. Lynda Schlegel Culver
 
District offices in Sunbury, Milton, and Snyder County will be closed to the public until further notice.
 
Rep. Culver's office staff will still be working regular hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday) to assist constituents during this time by phone and email. For assistance, constituents may contact the Sunbury district office by phone at 570-286-5885, toll-free at 1-800-924-9060 or online.
 
Rep. Kurt Masser
 
Rep. Kurt Masser's (R-Columbia/Montour/Northumberland) district office in Elysburg and his satellite office in the Danville Borough Building are immediately discontinuing in-person office visits.

Residents can call Masser’s Elysburg district office by dialing 570-648-8017 or his Danville office at 570-275-3700.  Residents can email Harold Hurst at HHurst@PaHouseGOP.com for assistance.  They also may contact Masser through his website at www.RepMasser.com by clicking on the “Contact” menu and filling out the submission form.

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