By: Nate Doughty – Digital Producer, Pittsburgh Business Times
Updated: August 14, 2020 – 6:08 PM
ALLEGHENY CO., Pa. — The Allegheny County Health Department ordered at least three Pittsburgh businesses to close this week due to alleged Covid-19 health and safety violations.
Crack’d Egg, a restaurant located at 4131 Brownsville Rd. in Brentwood, was cited and ordered to close on Aug. 11 for Covid-related violations that included failure to enforce face coverings for employees and patrons. The restaurant could not be reached for comment as of publication.
Have questions about the spread of the coronavirus? We have an entire section dedicated to coverage of the outbreak. CLICK HERE for more.
Nerdz, a computer repair store at 1902 Brownsville Rd. in Carrick, was reportedly closed on Aug. 8 for not enforcing social distancing among its customers and for failing to display clear markings. Additionally, the business was ordered a cease and desists for all food-related activities as it was found to be operating without a valid health permit. The health department also said the store had a carbon monoxide hazard and was sponsoring “after-hours” gatherings. Nerdz did not respond to requests for comment as of publication.
Also on Aug. 8, the health department cited and closed Seven, a downtown nightclub and restaurant located at 130 7th Street, for Covid-related violations which allegedly included an exceedance of more than 25 people inside the business, customers being permitted to sit at a bar, offering seated indoor service after 11 p.m. and allowing for the consumption of alcoholic beverages without a meal. Seven did not respond to requests for comment as of publication.
Despite protests, Mt. Lebanon SD votes to start the year with online-only instruction
© 2020 Cox Media Group