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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Chester County Health Department Announces Addition of COVID-19 Test Sites

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Officials with the Chester County Health Department announce latest testing and vaccination services to help the county’s efforts to control COVID-19.

COVID-19 Testing

The Chester County Health Department has finalized two additional locations for COVID-19 ...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Hospital Closures - Resources and Information

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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. We are providing resources and answers t...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Blue Light Shines on Chester County Courthouse for Human Trafficking Prevention

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One of the six pillars of Chester County’s Historic Courthouse will shine in blue light on January nights beginning the evening of January 11, 2022—National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. The single lighted pillar represents an estimated one in six chil...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: December 23, 2021

Proposed Reestablishment Plan for the Magisterial Districts of the Fifteenth Judicial District

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As required pursuant to both constitutional and statutory provisions, reestablishment i...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: December 22, 2021

Chester County Commemorates National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day

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Chester County joined communities across the nation today in remembering those who died in 2021 without a place to call home.

Just before sundown on what would be the longest night of the year, members of the Chester County community gathered in front of t...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: December 20, 2021

Chester County Renews Partnership to Support Economic Development in Coatesville

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Chester County Commissioners Marian Moskowitz, Josh Maxwell and Michelle Kichline renewed the County’s partnership with Coatesville 2nd Century Alliance this week, in support of the revitalization and economic development of the City of Coatesville.

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: December 17, 2021

Chester County Commissioners Activate Clean Energy Financing Program for Commercial Property Owners

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The Chester County Commissioners approved a resolution this week to activate the County’s participation in a program that will allow commercial building owners to borrow money for clean energy upgrades to their properties and pay the money back t...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: December 16, 2021

Chester County Commissioners Sign-On to National Opioid Settlement

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Millions of dollars will soon be coming to Chester County for the prevention and treatment of opioid use disorder. This follows a vote today by the Chester County Commissioners to approve the County’s participation in a national opioid lawsuit settlement ...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: December 15, 2021

Chester County Challenge – Creating More “Missing Middle” Housing

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With housing prices increasing faster than incomes in Chester County, county leaders are looking for ways to create more homes affordable to middle-income and smaller families.

 Chester County’s population has quadrupled over the last 90 years to ...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: December 9, 2021

County Introduces New Interactive Trailfinder Map

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The Chester County Planning Commission released a new interactive map this week, showcasing all the county’s publicly accessible trails and nature preserves.

The Trailfinder Map helps residents and visitors discover new trails – more than 550 miles of them...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: December 7, 2021

Parks & Preservation Announces Holiday and Winter Program Schedule

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Chester County Parks + Preservation announces schedules and opens registration for its holiday-themed and winter programs. Whether you are looking for outdoor fun for kids around the holidays or events to enjoy all season long to beat the winter blues, we...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: December 6, 2021

Wanted: Volunteers for Chester County Authorities, Boards, and Commissions

Bill Covaleski

Several of Chester County’s 26 Authorities, Boards and Commissions are looking for more residents to volunteer to fill current vacancies and serve.

 “We are very fortunate in Chester County to have engaged citizens who care about the vitality and ...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Emergency Services Participates in Bi-Annual Safety Exercise at Limerick Nuclear Power Plant

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The Chester County Department of Emergency Services (DES) has successfully completed its bi-annual federally evaluated, full-scale exercise at the Limerick Generating Station. The nuclear power plant in Montgomery County has been producing zero-emissions ...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Chester County Launches Partnership to End Homelessness

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Chester County is marking National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week by launching the Chester County Partnership to End Homelessness, a new program reflecting a reinforced commitment to helping the most vulnerable among us find or keep a stable place...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: November 9, 2021

November is Child Safety Protection Month

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Good people and good families go through bad times. Sometimes it takes a long time to turn struggles around; sometimes big changes take place. In those situations, two of the many local organizations that help families are the Chester County Sheriff’s Off...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: November 3, 2021

Chester County Health Department Prepares to Administer Vaccines to Children Five and Up

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The Chester County Health Department is gearing up to deliver Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations to children ages 5-11 now that the Centers for Disease Control has issued final recommendations.

 The vaccine dose for the younger children is one-third of ...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: November 2, 2021

Chester County Muncipal Election Results

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The 2021 Primary Election results will be available beginning after the polls close at 8:00 PM on election night at chesco.org/elections.

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: October 28, 2021

Chester County Commissioners Recognize National Community Planning Month

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Chester County is celebrating an exciting milestone this year with the 25th anniversary of the Vision Partnership Program (VPP). In recognition of October as National Community Planning Month, the Chester County Commissioners have issued a formal proclama...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Cliff Parker Appointed as Director of Chester County Archives and Record Services

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Chester County History Center President Conor Hepp, and County Commissioners Marian Moskowitz, Josh Maxwell and Michelle Kichline, are pleased to announce the appointment of Cliff Parker as Director of Chester County Archives and Record Services (CCARS). ...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Turned Down for Hurricane Ida FEMA Disaster Assistance? You can Appeal the Decision

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Don’t panic if you applied for FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) assistance related to Hurricane Ida and were not approved. If you have received a notification that you are ineligible, you have 60 days from the date of your determination letter t...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Sheriff’s Office Announces Five-County Command and Leadership Program

The Chester County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) announces a new Command and Leadership Program for five counties of eastern Pennsylvania. The inaugural class begins in January, 2022 through the CCSO and under the direction of trainers from the New Jersey State...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: October 18, 2021

Flags at County Buildings Lowered to Half-Staff in Honor of General Colin Powell

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The United States flag located at all county buildings will be lowered to half-staff through sunset on Friday, October 22, 2021 in honor of General Colin Powell.

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