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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Commissioners Seek Volunteers to Help Direct County’s American Recovery Plan Act Funds

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With an allocation of nearly $102 million in American Recovery Plan Act (ARPA) funds, Chester County Government is finalizing its structure for prioritizing, requesting and reviewing proposals that would most effectively spend-down the funding, aimed at r...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: July 28, 2021

Chester County Businesses Urged to Participate in Business Reopening Survey ASAP

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Chester County businesses, from small companies to Fortune 500s, are being urged to participate in the Chester County Business Reopening Survey

“What are companies’ current COVID policies, what are their staffing challenges and their post-pandem...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: July 27, 2021

Southern Chester County Circuit Trail Feasibility Study Recommends Major Projects

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The Chester County Planning Commission recently wrapped up an 18-month study to determine the feasibility of developing a multi-use trail connecting Chester County’s southern communities to the Circuit – Greater Philadelphia’...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Commissioners Appoint Patrick Bokovitz as Director of Human Services

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Chester County Commissioners Marian Moskowitz, Josh Maxwell and Michelle Kichline announce the appointment of Patrick Bokovitz as Director of the Chester County Department of Human Services, effective July 31.

Bokovitz, who has served as the Director of Ch...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Chester County Color 5K Returns to West Chester October 9

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Presenting Sponsor John R. Gailey III and JoEllen Berger Charitable Fund leads the way in raising funds to fight opioid and heroin crisis

Chester County Commissioners Marian Moskowitz, Josh Maxwell and Michelle Kichline and District Attorney Deb Ryan announce details of the fifth annual Chester County Color 5K run and walk, raising funds to combat the opioid and heroin epidemic in the count...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Chester County to Step Down as Public Health Lead for Delaware County’s COVID-19 Response

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As public health needs relating to the control of COVID-19 decrease, the intergovernmental cooperation agreement between Chester County and Delaware County will come to an end on August 1st.  After more than 16 months as the public health lead – ...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Chester County Call to Action: Catch Kids Up on School Vaccinations

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As Chester County begins to experience life without COVID restrictions, summer vacations, summer camps, and other activities are well underway! According to the Chester County Health Department, a key lesson learned from the COVID-19 pandemic is the effec...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: June 30, 2021

Treasurer Announces Changes Made to Antlerless Deer Licenses

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Hunters statewide may begin applying for antlerless deer licenses by mail beginning Monday, July 12.   

 Chester County Treasurer Patricia Maisano, whose office processes state hunting license and permits, noted changes made to t...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: June 23, 2021

Commissioners Honor Former Senator Dinniman with Garden Dedication

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The Chester County Commissioners recognized retired Senator Andrew Dinniman this week, for his leadership in addressing hunger in the county, and establishing the Chester County Gleaning Program, a forerunner to the Chester County Food Bank’s Fa...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: June 17, 2021

County Receives $34.5 Million for Emergency Rent and Utility Assistance for County Residents

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Individuals and families in Chester County who are facing challenges in paying rent and utility bills brought on by the pandemic, can receive help through the Chester County Emergency Rent & Utility Assistance Program.  

Earlier this year, Che...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Sheriff’s Comfort K-9 First in the Nation to Achieve National Police Canine Therapy Certification

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On June 4, 2021, Comfort K-9 Marley and his handler Sgt. Janis Pickell of the Chester County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) became the nation’s first canine team to achieve Police Service Therapy/Comfort K-9 certification through the United S...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Health Department Provides COVID-19 Update

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Chester County Health Officials announced today that 83 percent of all eligible Chester County residents (age 12 and above) are partially or fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Taking it one step further, of those age 18 and over (which follows t...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Chester County Commissioners Recognize Pride Month

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#Chesco Commissioners issued a proclamation this morning recognizing June as LGBTQ Pride Month. Pride flags will fly at the Justice Center and the Government Services Center throughout the month of June.

The proclamation was accepted by Dawn Pratt represen...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: May 27, 2021

Chester County Officials and Community Organizations Commemorate Veteran Gravesites in Coatesville

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The Chester County Recorder of Deeds and Veteran Affairs departments, along with the Chester County Commissioners and several community organizations, commemorated deceased veterans and placed flags and markers on their gravesites at Old Evergreen Cemeter...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: May 27, 2021

Restore Chester County Survey Reveals Confidence in Activities and Events

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With the lifting of many PA COVID-19 restrictions taking place next week, the results of the Restore Chester County survey reveal that vaccination status, safety measures and social distancing will continue to play a major role in individuals’ confidence ...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Chester County Sheriff’s Office Offers Free Inspections of Children’s Car Seats

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As Chester County residents get out and about in the warmer weather, the best seat in the house—or in the car—for children is a car seat that fits the child and the vehicle – and that  is installed correctly.

The Ches...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: May 24, 2021

$4.2 million Approved in Open Space Preservation and Park Improvement Grant Awards

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Chester County Commissioners Marian Moskowitz, Josh Maxwell and Michelle Kichline approved the awarding of $4.2 million in open space preservation and park improvement grants at the most recent public Commissioners’ meeting. The grants are made available ...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: May 20, 2021

County Archives’ 1777 Property Atlas Earns National Award

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This week’s first in-person Chester County Commissioners’ public meeting held since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic took on historical meaning in more ways than one.  Held in Courtroom 1 of the Chester County Historic Courthouse, the meeting i...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: May 18, 2021

2021 Primary Election Results for Chester County

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 Chester County Voter Services has encountered technical difficulties with the central scanning of mail-in and absentee ballots, resulting in a delay in the reporting of the county’s Primary Election results. A rescanning of the mail-in...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Commissioners Announce Unified Effort to Support Farms

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The Chester County Commissioners and Chester County Ag Task Force announced the start of a countywide agriculture economic strategic plan this week, during a visit to Herban Farms, located on the grounds of Cheyney University. The plan will strengthen agr...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: May 10, 2021

Health Department Partners with EMS Agencies to Offer At-Home COVID-19 Vaccines

As part of its effort to ensure every eligible Chester County resident who chooses to have a COVID-19 vaccine is able to receive one, the Chester County Health Department has partnered with local Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agencies to schedule at-ho...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Health Department Opens Daily Walk-in Clinics for COVID-19 Vaccine

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Chester County Health Department officials announce a number of COVID-19 vaccine clinics now offer walk-in vaccinations.   County health officials encourage everyone who is eligible, but has not yet received the vaccine, to take advantage of this...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Health Department opens COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments to Everyone age 16 and over

The Chester County Health Department announced today that everyone age 16 and over who lives and works in Chester County is now eligible to schedule an appointment to receive a free COVID-19 vaccine.  The move by the county health department brin...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Chester County’s Envirothon Student Competition Returns - Virtually

The Chester County Envirothon, a schools-based tradition that challenges students’ knowledge of the natural environment, continues this year, virtually.  

 The 2021 Chester County Envirothon, scheduled for Wednesday, April 14, w...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: March 21, 2021

Chester County to Hold Memorial Events Honoring COVID-19 Victims

In observance of the one-year anniversary of the first recorded COVID-19 death in Chester County, the County Commissioners announce plans for memorial displays that will be located at three places in the north, central and south parts of Chester County.&a...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: November 5, 2020

Update on Election Results in Chester County

Following a 24-hour-a-day ballot-counting operation, Chester County has completed the count of all in-person, mail-in, and absentee ballots received by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.  These results are posted on www.chesco.org/elections.  Pe...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: October 16, 2020

Commissioners Announce $10 Million COVID-19 Public School Grant Program

Chester County Intermediate Unit to administer grants for all public school districts

The Chester County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce a major grant program that will provide financial support to public schools in Chester County, all impacted by COVID-19. The Chester County COVID-19 Public School Grant Program provides $10 ...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Board of Elections Approves Polling Place Locations for Election Day 2020

The Chester County Board of Elections has approved the polling place locations for the November 3rd General Election.  There will be 192 polling locations opened throughout Chester County that will house all 230 precincts. 

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Commissioners Announce $15 Million for Childcare Support to Relieve Impact of COVID-19

Chester County Intermediate Unit to administer grants to eligible county families and eligible childcare providers

The Chester County Board of Commissioners announced today two significant grant programs that will provide financial relief to Chester County families requiring childcare services and to childcare providers that have experienced costs related to COVID-19 ...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: October 9, 2020

County Commissioners Approve $3.5 Million in COVID-19 Grants for Resilient, Innovative Non-Profits

Recognizing the importance of the nonprofit sector to the high quality of life throughout the region, the Chester County Commissioners approved the allocation of $3.5 million to help Chester County nonprofits recover from the impact of COVID-19. The&n...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Chester County Launches "Simple Ask: Wear a Mask" Campaign as Flu Season Starts

During this most critical time when COVID-19 is converging with the start of flu season, the Chester County Board of Commissioners is launching a public health campaign called “Simple Ask: Wear a Mask.” The campaign will directly suppo...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Chester County Recognizes Fire Prevention Week Noting no Deaths due to Fire in 2019

This week, the Chester County Commissioners joined other local, county, state, and federal officials in recognizing Fire Prevention Week 2020.  The Commissioners signed a proclamation noting October 4th through the 10th as Fire Prevention Week in...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Chester County Schedules Tree Seedling Giveaway

Events on October 16th at Warwick County Park and East Marlborough Township; October 17th at Exton Park

 COVID-19 may have forced the cancelation of Earth Day celebrations back in April, but taking care of the environment and preserving the planet is a year-round goal in Chester County. As a result, Earth Day celebrations are continuing into the fa...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Chester County Provides Update on Support for North Coventry Fire Victims

Specific affordable housing now tops the list of needs

Chester County’s Department of Community Development provided an update today on the progress of the 45 families displaced from their apartments by the devastating fire at Ashwood Apartments that took place on July 30th in North Coventry Townshi...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Chester County Nationally Recognized for Performance Management Leadership

Chester County Government has added a consecutive national recognition for performance management leadership to its list of accolades.  The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) last week bestowed a second Certificate of Achieve...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Chester County Sheriff’s Office Reveals Names of New K-9s

Public suggest hundreds of names – Zeeke and Moose make the cut

The two young K-9s in training to become four-legged deputies in the Chester County Sheriff’s Office now have their names – selected from more than 600 suggestions sent in by Chester County residents of all ages.  Zeeke and Mo...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Chester County Announces Steps for November Election Support

Plans include secure drop-off locations for mail-in and absentee ballots
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The Chester County Board of Elections approved this week a number of measures to ensure the eligible ballots of all county voters are counted in the November 2020 Election. Those measures include the placement of 11 locations for secure drop-off of mail-i...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Commissioners Approve $1.8 Million to Prevent Evictions, Provide Rental Assistance

To combat an anticipated increase in evictions due to COVID-19, the Chester County Commissioners approved this week $1.8 million in CARES funding to help cover rental payments and additional services for those with job and income losses.

“Previous programs...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Chester County Statement Regarding COVID-19 Antibody Testing

Even before COVID-19 made its way to our region, Chester County’s Health Department enacted a public health plan that ensured our businesses, schools and universities, hospitals, long-term care facilities, non-profits, churches and citizens were...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Who Owned Your Property in 1777? Chester County Unveils Interactive Tool to Help You Trace It

Just in time for the anniversary of the Battle of the Brandywine tomorrow, Chester County Archives and Records Services has released a new interactive tool that helps you discover who lived on your property in September 1777.

The 1777 Chester County Proper...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Sheriff’s Office Expecting “Delivery” of Two Young K-9s, Seeking Names

Sheriff Fredda Maddox seeks help from Chester County’s young people to help name the four-legged recruits

The Chester County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce that it is expecting! Later this month, two young K-9s, destined to become Chester County Deputy Sheriffs, will be “delivered” to Chester County to begin their traini...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Health Department Confirms COVID-19 Outbreak in High School Cheerleading Team

Chester County Health Department (CCHD) Officials reported today an outbreak of COVID-19 within a Downingtown-based high school cheerleading team attending a private camp through the school.  Six members of the team, all female ranging in age fro...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Commissioners appoint David Stauffer as Director of Parks and Preservation

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Chester County Commissioners Marian Moskowitz, Josh Maxwell and Michelle Kichline announce the appointment of David Stauffer as Director of Chester County’s Department of Parks and Preservation.  Stauffer moves to this new role followin...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Commissioners Approve $2.3 Million in Community Revitalization Program Funding

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Five Chester County communities are now set to receive more than $2.3 million in grants from Chester County’s Community Revitalization Program (CRP) fund.

The boroughs of Atglen, Honey Brook, Oxford and Spring City and the City of Coatesville hav...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Commissioners Complete 2-Day Tour of Chester County Restaurants to Assist with Compliance

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The Chester County Commissioners just completed a two-day tour of restaurants in the county, to advise on preparedness for potential restaurant enforcement calls from state officials.  Key to the visits was guidance on demonstrating readiness for...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Chester County COVID-19 Business Task Force Charts Plans for Next Phase of Economic Recovery

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Members of Chester County’s COVID-19 Business Task Force, selected as the Economic Cabinet, met this week with county industry leaders to begin addressing the county’s efforts for economic recovery necessitated by the impact of the COV...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Commissioners Recognize National Recovery Month and Donate $50k for Substance Abuse Treatment

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Chester County Commissioners Marian Moskowitz, Josh Maxwell and Michelle Kichline opened their August public meeting last night by recognizing and supporting the County’s efforts to address substance abuse. 

The Commissioners presented a...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: August 24, 2020

Chester County to Participate in “International Overdose Awareness Day”

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As part of Chester County’s commitment to tackle the opioid and heroin epidemic, the County’s Department of Drug & Alcohol Services announces the County’s participation in “International Overdose Awareness Day&a...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Chester County Provides Update on Support for North Coventry Fire Victims

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Specific donation requests continue, with community partners lending valuable help

Chester County’s Department of Community Development provided an update today on the most urgent needs of the 45 families displaced from their homes by the devastating fire at Ashwood Apartments that took place on Thursday, July 30th in North Co...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Department of Drug and Alcohol Services Announces New Prevention Services

New community partnerships increase drug and alcohol prevention services for community organizations, schools and all residents.

Chester County’s Department of Drug and Alcohol Services announces new partnerships with local agencies to ensure comprehensive Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) prevention services are available to community organizations, schools, and all...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: May 23, 2020

Mail-In Ballot Information

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Chester County Voter Services is working every day, including weekends, to process mail-in ballot applications and return them to applicants. If you have applied for a mail-in ballot and have not yet received the ballot, click here and Voter Services will...

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Posted on: May 30, 2020

Government Offices & Court Plans for Re-opening During Yellow Phase

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Courts and court-related services start back on June 2nd
County programs and services return with some restrictions on June 5th

Twelve weeks after moving to essential services-only, Chester County Government and Courts are preparing to open the doors once again of County facilities on Market Street and Westtown Road, as well as the Magisterial District Courts throughout the County...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: May 27, 2020

“Restore Chester County” Releases Online Toolkit

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Toolkit for Businesses and Residents as County Prepares for Yellow Phase

The Chester County Commissioners announced today the launch of RestoreChesterCounty,org, a comprehensive online toolkit that offers guidelines specifically designed for Chester County’s 15,000+ businesses and 525,000 residents as they move from ...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Webinar to Prepare Chester County Businesses to re-Open

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The Chester County COVID-19 Business Task Force hosted the first in a series of webinars for county businesses and organizations preparing to reopen, revise or even expand operations due to the impact of the coronavirus. The first webinar, led by Lucia Mu...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Statement from the Chester County Commissioners on moving to yellow on June 5th

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We are pleased that the Governor has responded to our appeal to relax restrictions in Chester County, and on June 5th, Chester County can begin to move forward in a safe and cautious way. 

Our “Restore Chester County” program i...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

A message from Chester County Commissioners...

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Chester County ready for yellow on June 4th. Governor Wolf, let us prove it.

How and when do we relax restrictions in Chester County in light of COVID-19? This is a question that drives us constantly, and that is the foundation for our daily (and often nightly) meetings and conversations. We continue to seek the answer to this que...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Getting Chester County’s Businesses Prepped to Open

County’s COVID-19 Business Task Force leverages countywide partnerships to determine needs of all businesses, and ensure readiness for reopening

In less than two weeks of announcing the formation of a business task force to help re-open, repair and restore Chester County’s economy affected by COVID-19, the Commissioners have brought together a team to focus on the county’s futu...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Chester County Government Extends Essential Services-only to June 4

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Commissioners’ planning phased re-opening with input from COVID-19 Business Task Force and County Health Department

Chester County Government officials announce the extension of the County’s essential services-only operation to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).   The extended period runs to Thursday, June 4th.

The Commissioners will cont...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Chester County secures permission for COVID-19 antibody testing

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Full scale antibody testing of priority healthcare, first responder and long-term care facility individuals to begin at two locations – Longwood Gardens and County’s Public Safety Training Campus

After nearly a month of intensive efforts by Chester County Government to overcome restrictions imposed for antibody testing, the County confirms it is now able to begin point-of-contact testing for essential function individuals who are on the front line...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Grant Program Established for Small Businesses and Ag Enterprises Affected by COVID-19

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Webinar to explain grant eligibility and the application process scheduled for Thursday, May 7 at 10 AM

A grant program created at the request of the Chester County Commissioners provides funding for small businesses and agricultural enterprises in the county that were unable to take advantage of any federal and commonwealth existing COVID-19 response progr...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Payment of Chester County Property Tax Deadline Extended

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The Chester County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously at this week’s public Commissioners’ Meeting to extend the deadline for payment of County property taxes, due to the economic impact of the coronavirus.  

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: April 30, 2020

County Commissioners Announce Formation of COVID-19 Business Task Force

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Task force to provide local input into re-opening, repairing and restoring Chester County’s economy

Even as Pennsylvania remains under a stay at home order by Governor Wolf, the Chester County Commissioners have been meeting – virtually – with business and economic leaders and health officials, to formulate plans to get Chester Count...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Commissioners Extend Essential Services-only to May 15, Plan to re-open County-Owned Parks

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After consultation with County health officials, the Chester County Commissioners announce the extension of the County government’s essential services-only operation through to Friday, May 15, 2020 at all county buildings.  

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Health Department adds COVID-19 Data for Long Term Care Facilities

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In its effort to continue providing comprehensive public information regarding coronaviruses cases in Chester County, the Chester County Health Department has added new data to its COVID-19 webpages, focused on long term care facilities and personal care ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Stay at Home Ordered Extended to May 8, 2020

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Governor Wolf and the Secretary of Health have extended the statewide Stay-at-Home Order until May 8th.

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Chester County to Initiate COVID-19 Antibody Testing for Essential Service Individuals

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The Chester County Commissioners and County health and emergency services officials announced today the County’s plan to undertake antibody testing of priority individuals who are currently performing essential functions in the fight against COV...

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Posted on: April 5, 2020

Chester County Officials COVID-19 Briefing and Update

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Chester County Commissioners Marian Moskowitz, Josh Maxwell and Michelle Kichline, along with Health Department Director Jeanne Casner, will provide an update on Chester County coronavirus case facts, actions being taken, and support being given to variou...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Chester County reports two more COVID-19 related deaths

Chester County health officials and the Chester County Coroner report two more coronavirus (COVID-19)-related deaths.

 A 79-year-old male from Honey Brook, died on April 1, 2020.  He had been hospitalized and had a number of underlying co...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Commissioners extend essential services-only for Chester County Government to April 30

In line with Governor Wolf’s extension of the Stay at Home order to April 30th, and to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), the Chester County Commissioners announce the extension of the County’s essential services-only oper...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

First COVID-19 Related Death Reported in Chester County

Chester County health officials and the Chester County Coroner today reported the first coronavirus (COVID-19)-related death in the county. The 89-year-old male who resided in Willistown Township, died on Sunday, March 29, 2020.  He had been hosp...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Commissioners extend essential services-only for Chester County Government

The Chester County Commissioners announce the extension of the County’s essential services-only operation to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The extended period runs to Monday morning, April 13th. The Commissioners’ dec...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Chesco Authorized by State to take the lead in Delco's Health Response to COVID-19

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Intergovernmental cooperation agreement moves responsibility from PA Department of State to Chester County for duration of the coronavirus pandemic

Noting the longstanding emergency response partnership between Delaware County and Chester County, Chester County Commissioners’ Chair Marian Moskowitz led a joint press conference today, alongside Delaware County officials, to announce approval...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: March 15, 2020

Restaurants/Bars Ordered by Governor to Close Dine-in Service

Under the guidance of the Department of Health, using his authority under the state’s COVID-19 disaster declaration order, Governor Tom Wolf today ordered all restaurants and bars to close their dine-in facilities at 12:01 AM on Monday, March 16...

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

Commissioners support Governor Wolf’s aggressive coronavirus mitigation plan for Chester County

Governor’s announcement today follows yesterday’s decision by Commissioners to scale County Government services to essential functions only for two weeks

second presumed positive case of COVID-19 is confirmed

 

The Chester County Commissioners and the County’s health and emergency services officials confirm their support for Governor Wolf’s aggressive mitigation plan for Chester County, announced this afternoon. 

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: March 14, 2020

Second presumptive positive COVID-19 case in Chester County

 Chester County Health Department officials announce a second presumptive positive COVID-19 case in Chester County. The Health Department is conducting contact tracing and is reaching out to individuals who may have been in contact with this indi...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Chester County and West Goshen Law Enforcement Individuals Quarantined Due to Possible Coronavirus E

All six individuals showing no symptoms of coronavirus

The Chester County Commissioners and County Health officials announced today the possible exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19) of a small number of county-based law enforcement officials who were responding to an incident in West Chester on Sunday, March 8,...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Commissioners Establish Transition Team

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As they enter the sixth week of their term as the Chester County Board of Commissioners, Marian Moskowitz, Josh Maxwell and Michelle Kichline this week formally established a county transition team, with the purpose of taking a fresh look at the way Chest...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Commissioners Approve Environmental and Energy Advisory Board Appointments

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The Chester County Commissioners voted today to appoint 15 individuals to the County’s new Environmental and Energy Advisory Board. The members of the Board include Chester County residents along with representatives of businesses, energy initia...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Commissioners Invite Applications for Chester Water Authority Board Position

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The Chester County Commissioners are accepting applications from qualified residents for one of three positions representing Chester County on the Chester Water Authority (CWA) Board.  

Chester County residents who qualify for the CWA Board must b...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Commissioners File Injunction Against Sunoco to Prevent Construction on County Property

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Chester County Commissioners Marian Moskowitz, Josh Maxwell and Michelle Kichline approved today the filing of a Petition for Injunctive Relief to prevent Sunoco Pipeline LP from proceeding with construction of the Mariner 2 pipeline on County property. &...

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Chester County Government News
Posted on: January 6, 2020

Commissioners Announce 2020 Organizational Leadership

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Chester County Commissioner Marian Moskowitz was elected Chair of the Chester County Board of Commissioners during this morning’s Board of Commissioners organizational meeting. 

Commissioner Josh Maxwell was elected Vice Chair. The votes...

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