Smart 911

Smart 911 is a free service available to keep you and your family safe.  Provided by Chester County Department of Emergency Services, Smart 911 lets you create a private and secure safety profile for your family, including any information you want 911 to have during an emergency.  You can include details such as a list […]

VEHICLE BREAK-IN’S What You Need To Know

  Billions of dollars’ worth of personal items and accessories are stolen during vehicle break-ins each year. Additionally, thieves are also seeking to steal the victim’s identity by taking identification and credit cards that are left in vehicles. Pennsylvania has recently experienced a number of vehicle break-ins, specifically from the parking lots of gyms, stores, movie theaters, and […]

west-nile-virus

West Nile Virus Identified in Mosquito Pool WEST CHESTER, PA – The Chester County Health Department is informing residents that mosquito traps collected in Greenfield Park in West Chester Borough have tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). The mosquito traps were placed in various locations in the municipalities as part of routine surveillance by Health Department […]

West Nile Virus

The chance of contracting WNV from an infected mosquito is small and chances of becoming seriously ill are even smaller, however, the Health Department recommends that individuals take personal precautions to minimize the possibility of being bitten by infected mosquitoes. This includes staying indoors at dawn or dusk when mosquitoes are most active, wearing long […]