HARRISBURG, Pa (WHTM) – As the COVID-19 -pandemic continues, local governments are trying to switch from red phases to yellow phases.

On Saturday, state representatives, from Schuylkill County send a letter to Governor Tom Wolf.

The letter stated that Schuylkill County has met the requirements of the stay at home order and that the county plans to move forward from the red phase to the yellow phase effective May 15.

“The residents of our county have heeded your instructions to practice social distancing and other mitigation efforts, and as a result, our local healthcare facilities do not lack the capacity to effectively treat these patients going forward,” the letter stated.

The letter further stated that Schuylkill County businesses that reopen will follow CDC guidelines practice social distancing and wear masks until they move into the green phase.

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Below is the offical letter sent to Governor Tom Wolf by Schuylkill County officials.