Month: September 2020

Baily Road Work

Baily Road Restoration to Impact Traffic, Parking on 9/30-10/1

Please be advised that Charlestown Paving & Excavating, Inc. will be performing street restoration on Baily Road (from Church Lane & Baily Road to Kerr Field) starting Wednesday, September 30, 2020 through Thursday, October 1, 2020 (weather permitting).

The work will be performed between the hours of 7:30 am. to 4:30 pm. This is the final stages of the Aqua PA Water Main Replacement Project. Also, parking is temporarily prohibited during the hours indicated and “No Parking” notices are posted.

Thank you for your patience.

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Flu Shots

Flu Shot Clinic in Aston Sept. 30 and Oct. 1

Delaware County Council and the Department of Intercommunity Health are announcing the third public flu shot clinic of 2020. The clinic will be held on Wednesday, September 30, from noon to 5:30 p.m., and Thursday, October 1, from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Aston Community Center, located at 3270 Concord Road, Aston, PA 19014.

Pre-Register by calling 610-891-6129.

Aston Flu Clinic

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Free Eye Care for Children: Virtual Vision Screenings Available

No Health Insurance Required!

Presented by Public Citizens for Children + Youth


Children 6 through 17 who have not had or not passed an eye screening are encouraged to register for a free virtual eye screening to take place on Give Kids Sight Day – October 10.

Vision screenings will be provided for 475 children from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Children who do not pass the screening will be scheduled for in-person eye exams at Wills Eye Hospital, and those who need glasses will receive two free pairs.

Pre-registration Required
Call 215-563-5848 x21 to make an appointment for your child.

Follow Give Kids Sight Day on social media:

Facebook: @GiveKidsSightDay
Twitter: @PHL_GKSD
Instagram: pccyphotos

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Back to Work

Delaware County Literacy Council Offers Back-to-Work Program for Ages 40+

Lost your job due to COVID-19 or other reasons?

Age 40 or over and ready to return to full-time work?

Join an engaging job-support program that assists Delaware County adults age 40 and over with transitioning back into the workplace full time. Get free help with resume preparation, interviewing skills, and job search strategies. Call Employment Coach Elaine Herbert at 484-461-2144 ext. 103 and leave your name and phone number. Open to Delaware County residents only.

Requirements:
• Live in Delaware County
• Seeking F/T Work ( 30 + hours or more )
• Receiving unemployment Compensation / Low-Income/ No income
• Age 40 or older.

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COVID Testing in Upland

Delaware County Offers COVID-19 Testing in Upland Sept. 24

Delaware County will be offering drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing for residents on September 24 in Upland.

Testing will be conducted by trained medical staff utilizing a nasal swab (PCR) test kit.

Testing is open to all residents 12 years of age and older and individuals who work in Delaware County who have covid-19 symptoms or who have had a known exposure to someone with covid-19 or are critical/essential workers. Critical and essential workforce—including first responders, healthcare system employees, grocery workers—and those at higher risk, including residents over the age of 65 and those with pre-existing health conditions, will be given priority.

Testing is available for both insured and uninsured individuals. There are no out-of-pocket expenses or co-pays for those with health insurance. Individuals are asked to bring their insurance card to the testing site. A prescription from a doctor is not required. Upon arrival, individuals will need to complete a registration form and a consent form. Masks/face coverings are required at the test site.

Test results typically take up to 5-7 business days and will be sent by mail. Please note that individuals have the option of receiving test results through an online portal hosted by HNL Lab Medicine. Individuals who elect to provide an email address will be able to create an online account on the MyHNLAccess portal at https://myhnlaccess.force.com/Patients/hnlloginpage where they can access their results. Individuals who test positive will also receive a call from the Chester County Health Department.

US Army Reserve Center
500 West 24th Street, Upland, PA 19013

September 24, 2020 – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Individuals are asked to pre-register online at www.chesco.org/4562/delco-testing or by phone at (610) 891-6129; walk-up testing will also be available. Please note that in the event of inclement weather, testing may be canceled.

Additional public COVID-19 testing sites in Delaware County will be announced in the coming weeks. An interactive map with dozens of COVID-19 test sites in Delaware County is available at www.delcopa.gov/testing. For more information about COVID-19 testing, symptoms and resources for the community can be found at www.delcopa.gov/ich/resources/coronavirus.html.

Covid Testing

Detour for E. Providence Rd.

Detour on Church Road Due to Emergency Sanitary Sewer Work

Please be advised the 400 block of Church Lane (between Penn Street and Myra Avenue) will be closed September 18, 2020 until further notice. A. Gargiule & Sons will be conducting emergency sanitary sewer repairs at this location between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Please follow the detour plan which shows northbound traffic using Penn Street and Bonsall Avenue and southbound traffic using Myra and Orchard Avenues. We appreciate your patience.

Map of Detour

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