..On August 24, 2021, the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania issued a new COVID-19 guideline stating: Masonic buildings are open for fraternal and non-fraternal activities, providing that governmental guidelines and protocols are followed including, but not limited to, limitations on gatherings, with approval of the District Deputy Grand Master.

..The CDC has issued guidelines recommending all persons in substantial high risk transmission areas should wear a mask or face covering for all indoor public activities.

..All 67 counties in PA are currently designated as substantial high risk transmission areas.

..Masks should be worn by all while in the building.