Chester County, Pennsylvania
County of Chester
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West Chester, PA 19380
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Posted on: July 28, 2014

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for parts of Tredyffrin Township

Chester County to control adult mosquito populations

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Posted on: July 22, 2014

West Nile Virus Identified in Mosquito Sample in Chester County

The Chester County Health Department is informing residents that a mosquito sample has tested positive for West Nile Virus in Downingtown Borough.

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Posted on: July 17, 2014

West Nile Virus Identified in Mosquito Pool in Chester County

The Chester County Health Department is informing residents that a mosquito sample has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in West Goshen Township.

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Posted on: July 10, 2014

Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

The Chester County Health Department is informing residents that mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in the following municipalities:
• Easttown Township
• Tredyffrin Township

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Posted on: July 1, 2014

West Nile Virus Identified in Mosquito Pools in Chester County

The Chester County Health Department is informing residents that mosquito traps collected in Uwchlan Township on June 24, 2014 have tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV).

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Posted on: June 16, 2014

Mosquito Spraying scheduled for areas in East Coventry and East Vincent Townships

Chester County to control adult mosquito populations

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Posted on: May 5, 2014

Chester County Health Department Recommends Preparation for West Nile Virus Season

The Chester County Health Department reminds residents that along with warmer weather comes mosquito season and the threat of West Nile Virus which is most commonly transmitted to humans by mosquitoes.

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Posted on: March 25, 2014

Annual Kick Butts Day Essay Contest Reading Event

Chester County Tobacco-Free Coalition and Chester County Health Department host annual Kick Butts Day essay contest reading event

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Posted on: January 15, 2014

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

The Chester County Health Department is taking this opportunity to remind women of the importance of screenings and vaccination to help prevent cervical cancer

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Posted on: December 3, 2013

Flu Vaccine – Protect Yourself, Protect

Chester County Health Department offers free flu vaccinations during National Influenza Vaccination Week

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Posted on: November 19, 2013

Great American Smokeout - Free Quit Kits Available

In observance of the Great American Smokeout on Thursday, November 21st, the Chester County Tobacco-Free Coalition will be distributing 1,000 free “quit kits” to worksites and community-based organizations in Chester County.

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Posted on: October 24, 2013

Halloween Safety

County Health Director, Jeanne Casner, suggests following these common sense practices when teaching your children to have fun and be safe this Halloween:

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Posted on: September 6, 2013

Mosquito Spray Scheduled for Portions of West Chester Borough

Weather permitting, the Chester County Health Department will conduct a mosquito control treatment in portions of West Chester Borough.

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Posted on: September 3, 2013

Mosquito Spraying Set for Kennett Area

Weather permitting, the Chester County Health Department will conduct a mosquito control treatment in portions of Kennett Square, Kennett Township and Pennsbury Township.

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Posted on: August 29, 2013

Wellness in the Workplace - Get Started with a 6-Month Program

Since most Americans spend the majority of their waking hours at work, the Chester County Health Department is encouraging county businesses, large, medium and small, to introduce a six-month start-up Worksite Wellness program.

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Posted on: August 27, 2013

Mosquito Spraying Set for Downingtown Borough

Weather permitting, the Chester County Health Department will conduct a mosquito control treatment in portions of Downingtown Borough.

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Posted on: August 13, 2013

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for Caln Township

Weather permitting, the Health Department will conduct a mosquito control treatment in portions of Caln Township.

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Posted on: August 6, 2013

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for Upper Uwchlan Township

Weather permitting, the Health Department will conduct a mosquito control treatment in portions of Upper Uwchlan Township.

***Update: the spray has been postponed due to rain and is rescheduled for
Monday, August 12th between 7:30pm-10:30pm***

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Posted on: August 1, 2013

West Nile Virus Identified in Mosquito Pools in Chester County

The Chester County Health Department is informing residents that mosquito traps collected in the following townships have tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV):

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Posted on: October 18, 2012

Mosquito Spraying scheduled for Phoenixville and Surrounding Municipalities

Chester County to control adult mosquito populations

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Posted on: October 18, 2012

Volunteers needed for the Matter of Balance Program: Managing Concerns About Falls

The Chester County Health Department is looking for volunteers/coaches to assist with the Matter of Balance program.

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