Hospital Closures

ChristianaCare to Aquire Jennersville Hospital - June 15, 2022


Closure of Tower Health’s Jennersville and Brandywine Hospitals has resulted in the loss of crucial healthcare support in the central, western and southern parts of Chester County, including emergency medical care. This webpage provides resources and answers to questions that arise due to the two hospital closures. This information will continue to be updated.

 If you cannot find the information or answers to healthcare questions on this page that have arisen due to the hospital closures, please submit your question/request here

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Hospital Closures

Jennersville Hospital - CLOSED

Jennersville Hospital and emergency department closed on December 31, 2021. 

Brandywine Hospital - CLOSED

If you are unsure of the status of any healthcare service provided near or at the Brandywine Hospital campus, please contact your healthcare provider.

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All Chester County hospitals, and most hospitals in the region, continue to experience higher than normal volumes of patients, specifically in their emergency departments. This can result in extended wait times. 

Please note ER treatment is prioritized by emergency medical need at the time of arrival and not by method of arrival at the ER (personal transportation or ambulance).  

For minor conditions, please call your primary care physician or consider using a pharmacy-based clinic or urgent care.

Drug and Alcohol Information and Services

If you or someone you know is experiencing a medical emergency due to drug and alcohol use, call 911 immediately. 

If you or someone you know needs help finding a treatment program or other services, or needs information about funding assistance for treatment, please call 1-800-662-HELP (4357).

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