We will be providing updates and releases for Coronavirus / COVID-19 in this section of the website.
Updated – February 7, 2022: You can now visit the following link to access a new updated website for coronavirus information specific to the City of Chester: https://chestercovidinfo.org.
Calls for emergency services, contact: (610) 447-7888 or (610) 447-7745
City of Chester Office of Emergency Management:
- PA Health
DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY RESOURCES
Helpline for residents struggling with anxiety due to COVID-19
Caring for someone with COVID-19 – PDF
Child Care available for life-sustaining workers in Delaware County
Mobile Crisis available to support the community during this difficult time
Penn State Extension offering free online courses for residents
Free online tutoring available for Delaware County families with your Delaware County library card!
Living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty – PDF – Psychology Tools
Resources for Families During the Coronavirus Pandemic – Common Sense Media
Supporting Families During COVID-19 – Child Mind Institute
Supporting Teenagers and Young Adults During the Coronavirus Crisis – Child Mind Institute
Wolf Administration Announces Targeted Mitigation Efforts in Response to Recent COVID Case Increases
Governor Tom Wolf and Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine signed new orders for targeted mitigation efforts in response to the recent rise in COVID cases, primarily in southwest Pennsylvania, but also in other counties in the state, influencing the decision for statewide...
Financial Assistance Available for Renters and Homeowners
Beginning on July 6, Pennsylvania residents can apply for the CARES Act Rent or Mortgage Relief Program being offered by the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency. Renters can receive up to $750 a month for up to 6 months, paid directly to their landlord. Those with...
Public Meetings for Month of July & August to Be Live Streamed on Facebook
Updated 8:37 PM EST | August 25, 2020 Chester City Hall will reopen to the public on Tuesday, July 7. The building will be open Monday through Friday from 9:00am – 4:30pm. Employees and members of the public are required to wear masks and practice social distancing...
Chester City Hall Opening July 7, Public Meetings to be Streamed Live on Facebook for July & August
Office of Mayor Thaddeus Kirkland Date: Thursday, July 2, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE contact: Aigner Cleveland Press Secretary email@example.com Chester City Hall Opening July 7, Public Meetings to be Streamed Live on Facebook for July & August (CHESTER,...
Delco Strong Grants for Local Business and Non-Profits
Round # 2 of Delco Strong Grants Available to Assist Local Businesses and Non-Profits Online application window opens on July 7 On June 17, Delaware County Council unanimously voted to authorize the use of CARES Act funds to further assist Delaware County businesses...
Gov. Wolf: Sec. of Health Signs Expanded Mask-Wearing Order
In Pennsylvania, masks must now be worn whenever anyone leaves home. This is essential to stopping the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in Pennsylvania. More about this requirement: CLICK HERE
Guidance for Delco in Green Phase
On June 25 Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine signed amended green phase orders for the 12 counties moving to green at 12:01 a.m., on June 26. The counties include Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Erie, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lehigh,...
City of Chester Partners with Delaware County Council, Chester County Health Department to Host Free COVID-19 Testing for Community
The Chester City Health Board will collaborate with several local agencies to facilitate a six-hour COVID-19 testing event on June 27. (CHESTER, PA) – Chester City Council is pleased to announce a new partnership that will bring the Chester City Health Board, Delaware...
Free COVID-19 Testing
The City of Chester in partnership with Delaware County Council and the Chester County Health Department will host a FREE COVID-19 Testing event for the community. If you have health insurance, please bring card. NOT MANDATORY WHEN: Saturday – June 27, 2020 WHERE:...
COVID-19 Guidance for Sports
Guidance for Delco in Yellow Phase
Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine signed amended yellow phase orders to include 10 counties moving to the yellow phase at 12:01 a.m. on June 5. The counties include Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lehigh, Northampton,...
PA Stay-at-Home Order to Expire on June 4
Gov. Wolf Renews COVID-19 Disaster Declaration for State Response and Recovery, Stay-at-Home Order Ends June 4
May 29 – Weekly Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
PECO Extends Financial Resources for Customers Impacted by COVID-19
If you or someone you know is experiencing financial difficulties during this time, PECO has resources available. PECO is extending its support policies, which include suspending service disconnections, waiving new late fees, and reconnecting customers who were...
May 8 – Weekly Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
Current Confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases in city of Chester: According to Chester County Health Department’s data and maps for Delaware County, as of Friday, May 8, 2020 there are 272 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the city of Chester. This number...
Gov. Wolf Extends Stay-At-Home Order to June 4 for Delaware County
With the April 1 statewide stay-at-home orders set to expire tonight at midnight, Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today extended the orders for all counties in red, and signed new orders for the 24 counties moving to yellow at 12:01 a.m....
May 1 – Weekly Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
Current Confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases in city of ChesterAccording to Chester County Health Department’s data and maps for Delaware County, as of Friday, May 1, 2020 there are 201 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the city of Chester. This number accounts for...
Governor Announces May 1 Statewide Reopening of Limited Outdoor Recreational Activities to Help Pennsylvanians Maintain Positive Physical, Mental Health
April 24 – Weekly Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
Current Confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases in city of Chester: According to Chester County Health Department’s data and maps for Delaware County, as of Friday, April 24, 2020 there are 105 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the city of Chester. This...
PA Statewide Stay-at-Home Order Extended Until May 8
Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine announced that the statewide stay-at-home orders issued on April 1 to protect Pennsylvanians and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 will be extended until Friday, May 8 at 12:01 AM