1/10/22: The Health Department updated its testing website to feature an interactive testing site map, links to new local testing providers, and resources for at-home testing.
1/3/2022: On December 27, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its quarantine and isolation guidance. These changes are currently in effect. The Chester County Health Department is working to update its resources accordingly. For more information, please click here.
UPDATE: Weekly COVID-19 Monitoring Reports are posted on Fridays. Some people have experienced issues seeing the report or see an older version of the report. If this is the case, please clear your Cache in your Web Browser. Here are instructions on how to do this: Clear Cache: How To
Visitors to County Buildings/Facilities
The County is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our visitors and employees. If you are feeling ill or exhibiting symptoms, we kindly ask you cancel your visit and make future arrangements to visit the county location.
In accordance with public health prevention strategies, regardless of vaccination status masks are recommended for all employees and visitors in County-owned facilities when County transmission levels are “Substantial” or “High” as defined by the CDC. When not in Substantial or High transmission levels, masksare not required for fully vaccinated individuals, and are encouraged for individuals not fully vaccinated
The following facilities are exceptions and require masks at ALL times for ALL individuals:
The County continues to maintain COVID-19 safety protocols, specifically COVID-19 health screening which must be completed by all visitors and employees upon entry of a County building/facility. While social distancing of six feet is no longer required, we encourage you to maintain a comfortable distance from others when possible and as space allows.
COVID-19 vaccines are available at the Chester County Health Department. Get more information here.
Facing a public health emergency, like COVID-19, can bring many changes and feelings of stress, uncertainty, and confusion, especially for young children. In the video below, Dr. Burke Harris and Oprah Winfrey discuss Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) for NumberStory.org