We will be providing updates and releases for Coronavirus / COVID-19 in this section of the website.

Updated – March 31, 2020:  The City will only be delivering essential services until further notice. Regular trash pickup will continue. Residents who report new bulk trash pickup requests should expect delayed response times as the city is working with limited staff that operate on staggered schedules.

Reporting Services:

Streets Department:
Calls for emergency services, contact: (610) 447-7888 or (610) 447-7745

Emergency Contacts:

City of Chester Office of Emergency Management:
(610) 447-7765

Helpful information:

  1. 1-877-PA-HEALTH
  2. 1-800-722-7112
  3. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
  4. PA Health

Coronavirus Updates

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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

read more

April 19 – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Universal Masking             Employees and customers are required to wear masks inside essential businesses. Businesses are ordered to deny entry to any customers who are not wearing a mask, unless the business is providing medication, medical supplies, or food, in...

read more

April 18 – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Universal Masking             Employees and customers are required to wear masks inside essential businesses. Businesses are ordered to deny entry to any customers who are not wearing a mask, unless the business is providing medication, medical supplies, or food, in...

read more

April 17 – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Universal Masking             Employees and customers are required to wear masks inside essential businesses. Businesses are ordered to deny entry to any customers who are not wearing a mask, unless the business is providing medication, medical supplies, or food, in...

read more

April 16– Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Universal Masking: UPDATE             Employees and customers are now required to wear masks inside essential businesses. Businesses are ordered to deny entry to any customers who are not wearing a mask, unless the business is providing medication, medical supplies,...

read more

April 15 – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Countywide Stay-At-Home/Shelter-In-Place Order: IN EFFECT             By order of Governor Wolf, the Stay-At Home Order has been extended until April 30th. ALL residents of Delaware County are to remain in their homes. You may continue to work if your employer is a...

read more

April 14 – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Countywide Stay-At-Home/Shelter-In-Place Order: IN EFFECT             By order of Governor Wolf, the Stay-At Home Order has been extended until April 30th. ALL residents of Delaware County are to remain in their homes. You may continue to work if your employer is a...

read more

April 13 – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Countywide Stay-At-Home/Shelter-In-Place Order: IN EFFECT             By order of Governor Wolf, the Stay-At Home Order has been extended until April 30th. ALL residents of Delaware County are to remain in their homes. You may continue to work if your employer is a...

read more

April 12 – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Severe Weather Warning There is a Severe Weather Warning for tonight, Sunday 4/12/2020. Heavy rain with accumulation up to 1-1.5” with winds 25-35mph and gusts up to 45-60mph. Scattered Thunderstorms are possible. Anticipate possible flooding on city streets. DO NOT...

read more

April 11 – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Countywide Stay-At-Home/Shelter-In-Place Order: IN EFFECT             By order of Governor Wolf, the Stay-At Home Order has been extended until April 30th. ALL residents of Delaware County are to remain in their homes. You may continue to work if your employer is a...

read more

April 10 – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Countywide Stay-At-Home/Shelter-In-Place Order: IN EFFECT             By order of Governor Wolf, the Stay-At Home Order has been extended until April 30th. ALL residents of Delaware County are to remain in their homes. You may continue to work if your employer is a...

read more