COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID Vaccine Update


Chester County and Delaware County continue to vaccinate groups in Phase 1A to include the individuals 65 and older, and individuals between the ages of 16-64 with certain medical conditions (see Phase 1A below). Vaccine supply remains limited and appointments are opened as more vaccine becomes available. 

Pre-Register Your Interest in Receiving Vaccine


Please complete the pre-registration form if you live or work in Chester County or Delaware County and are interested in receiving the vaccine.

NOTE: If you are age 16-64 with a medical condition (see Phase 1A below) that now identifies you as Phase 1A, and you completed the previous survey, please complete the pre-registration again. If you already completed the previous survey and are not age 16-64 with a medical condition, you do NOT need to complete the pre-registration again. 

Chester County is currently administering the Moderna vaccine which is approved for use in individuals age 18 and older.  Chester County and Delaware County CANNOT administer the vaccine to anyone ages 16-17


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Vaccine Availability


The goal is for everyone to easily get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as large enough quantities are available. Vaccine availability is limited and is being distributed in a phased approach (see table below). 

  1. Phase 1A
  2. Phase 1B
  3. Phase 1C
  4. Phase 2


  • Coroner, Medical Examiner and Funeral Staff
  • EMS Providers
  • Healthcare Personnel
  • Long-Term Care Residents
  • Persons age 65 and older
  • Persons ages 16-64 with high-risk conditions*:
    • Cancer
    • Chronic kidney disease
    • COPD
    • Down Syndrome
    • Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies
    • Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from solid organ transplant or from blood or bone marrow transplant, immune deficiencies, HIV, use of corticosteroids, or use of other immune weakening medicines
    • Obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 30 kg/m2 or higher but < 40 kg/m2)
    • Severe Obesity (BMI ≥ 40 kg/m2)
    • Pregnancy
    • Sickle cell disease
    • Smoking
    • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
*Chester County is currently administering the Moderna vaccine which is approved for use in individuals age 18 and older.  Chester County and Delaware County CANNOT administer the vaccine to anyone ages 16-17.

Currently, the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is the only vaccine approved for use in individuals 16-17 years old. 
* Time frames are dependent upon the availability of vaccine and are subject to change.
To find our more about the CDC recommendations visit: Coronavirus Recommendations Process
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This page will continue to be updated. Last update: Friday, January 22, 2021