Pennsylvania’s new pandemic restrictions in place, but not everyone agrees with them

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s new pandemic restrictions are now in place. Bars and restaurants are once again closed for indoor dining.

The timing of the new restrictions is tough and comes during what is usually a busy time of the year, because of the holidays.

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But not everyone agrees with the latest restrictions.

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World Class Fitness in Moon Township is open today, despite Gov. Tom Rolf’s shutdown orders that took effect at midnight.

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The governor’s stricter mandate required gyms and athletic facilities to shut their doors for the next three weeks.

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The owner of the gym reopened early during the last shutdown, according to gym members.

One member told Channel 11 she’s happy the gym is staying open.

“Staying healthy physically, especially, is going to be a way to combat the disease if you get it or any disease like the flu. Going to the gym for me, for my own physical health, that’s a priority and I’m willing to attend a gym that is promoting that ideal of physical health at a time that we need it the most,” the gym member said.

Channel 11′s Shelley Bortz reached out to the gym’s owner, who wasn’t at the business today. She’s waiting to hear back.