Chester County Government is launching a weekly newsletter to keep residents informed on current information specific to Chester County, such as COVID-19 updates, county programs and services, and other county news. Click HERE to sign up.
If you have specific questions about COVID-19, you can call 610-344-6225 and follow the phone prompts. Staff are on site 7 days a week from 8:30am-4:30pm answering questions. After hours you can be connected to the Greater Philadelphia Coronavirus Helpline which is staffed 24/7. https://www.chesco.org/4376/Coronavirus-COVID-19
Restore Chester County’s Resident Toolkit is your comprehensive guide for residents throughout the COVID-19 reopening process and beyond. Our goal is to provide you with streamlined access to tools that are adaptable and scalable.
If you are an essential employee and are having issues with child care, you can access information about child care providers that have been granted waivers on the department’s website, which includes a map linked on the citizen resource page of the COVID-19 section. DHS encourages essential workers to use this information as a resource to find child care options available in their community.
Any nonprofits that have incurred costs for preparation and sustainability during the COVID-19 Pandemic are encouraged to fill out this survey by PEMA to help track costs for grant reimbursement at the end of the emergency. Here is the link to the survey: https://arcg.is/1qDXiH
GOVERNOR WOLF’S ORDER ON BUSINESSES
Pennsylvania Governor Wolf ordered the closure of non-life essential businesses. A copy of the Governor’s order may be accessed: GOVERNOR WOLF’S ORDER REGARDING BUSINESS CLOSURES
This order continues to be revised. Below is information pertaining to an updated list of life-sustaining vs non-life-sustaining businesses, and an FAQ for businesses: UPDATED LIST OF LIFE-SUSTAINING BUSINESS FAQ FOR BUSINESSES
Chester County Health Department
The Chester County Health Department has established a dedicated webpage to keep the community up-to-date with information related to COVID-19/Coronavirus. A link to this webpage has been provided below: CHESTER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT COVID-19 WEBSITE
Chester County Mental Health/Individual & Development Disabilities
Below is the website for Chester County Mental Health/Individual & Development Disabilities website. On this website we have a link to a resource guide with COVID-19 information. https://www.chesco.org/615/Mental-HealthIntellectual-Dev-Disabiliti
The Chester County Masketeers
The Chester County Masketeers want to protect Chester County’s essential workers by providing them with homemade masks. We are calling on Chester County residents to sew masks, donate materials, transport goods, and spread the word.
The Malvern Borough is now a drop off location for both finished masks as well as donated materials. Volunteers are also needed to assist in a number of projects. Please click on the links before for more information.
There are two bins are clearly marked located at the front of the Malvern Borough Hall. You can drop off either “FINISHED MASKS” or “MATERIALS” between 9am and 5pm Monday through Friday.