COURSE ANNOUNCEMENT April 12th—June 3rd, 2017 TITLE: Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training PURPOSE/DESCRIPTION: CERT Basic Training is designed to prepare you to help yourself and to help others in the event of a catastrophic disaster. In this event, emergency services personnel will not be able to help everyone immediately, you can […]
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 […]
The Chester County Office of the Controller is pleased to announce a new community initiative to promote awareness on how not-for-profit groups can protect themselves from embezzlement and other types of fraud. This program is in response to a number of cases that have occurred across the County, the Commonwealth and the nation. No community […]
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 […]
Recently, some local areas have tested positive for the West Nile Virus. Precautions you can take to avoid coming in contact with infected mosquitoes are: Use insect repellent Get rid of mosquito breeding sites by emptying standing water from flower pots, buckets or barrels Stay indoors between dusk and dawn, when mosquitoes are most active […]
If you sustained any loss or damage at all as a result of Hurricanes Irene or Lee, you may be eligible for disaster aid. If you feel you may be eligible, please contact FEMA by 11/14/11 at 1-800-621-3362.
Increase in Lyme Disease Cases in Chester County County Health Department gives precautionary advice for the summer season WEST CHESTER – The Chester County Health Department reports that the number of Lyme disease cases in Chester County has increased, and the county continues to be classified as a high risk area.“Pennsylvania is second only in […]
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 […]