What should I do if I am a facility manager or owner looking for direction for any of the following scenarios:
  • A fire has occurred in a food facility
  • Flooding from a broken water line or flash flood
  • Lack of water supply or having no water at all
  • Experiencing a sewage back up
  • Experiencing a power outage

The facility is to discontinue operations and contact the Chester County Health Department for further instructions. The facility is to remain closed until granted approval for a reopening by the Chester County Health Department. The facility owner/manager shall refer to the Department’s Emergency Action Plan for Retail Food Facilities located on our website for specific details and action steps.

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