Archive for March 19th, 2020

DelCo wants a health department

As announced during a combined press conference with council members from both Chester and Delaware counties, Delaware County has no health department but wants one. Chester County Council Chairwoman Marian Moskowitz said during the press conference that Chester County’s Health Department would assist Delaware County in testing for and tracking possible cases of ...

 
 

Counties join forces in COVID fight

The Chester County Department of Health will coordinate COVID-19 response efforts in both Chester and Delaware counties going forward. “Delaware and Chester counties have a long history of working together and supporting each other,” Chester County Commissioners’ Chairwoman Marian Moskowitz said at a joint press conference Thursday in West Chester. “Chester County ...

 

COVID-related unemployment information

The Pennsylvania Office of Unemployment Compensation’s website is offering information for those people who have been unable to work because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In short, some people may be eligible for unemployment or workers’ compensation benefits. People may be eligible if their place of employment is temporarily closed or goes out of business because of the ...

 

Emergency declaration extended

Chadds Ford Township supervisors Frank Murphy and Noel Barbone Wednesday afternoon extended the emergency declaration that Murphy authorized last week. On March 12, Murphy authorized a Declaration of Disaster Emergency pursuant to the authority vested by the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Services Code because of the novel Coronavirus pandemic. The declaration ...