Category: COVID-19 News

County Offering Flu Shot and COVID-19 Screening Events in Millbourne

Two Separate Events

At Philadelphia Sikh Society: 6706 Garden Court Road, Millbourne, PA 19082

Flu Shots: Tuesday, Sept 15, 10 am – 4 pm
The flu clinic is for any Delaware County resident age 3 years of age and older.

COVID-19 Testing: Wednesday, Sept. 16, 10 am – 4 pm; Thursday, Sept. 17, 10 am – 4 pm
The COVID-19 testing is available for individuals who live or work in Delaware County, that have COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to COVD-19 or are critical/essential workers.

Flu Shots Millbourne

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Covid-19 testing in aldan

COVID-19 testing for Delaware County Residents – August 25, 26 and 27 in Aldan

Delaware County will be offering drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing for residents on August 25, 26 and 27 in Prospect Park.

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

Testing is available for residents 12 years of age and older who have COVID-19 symptoms, have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, or who may be symptomatic. Testing is open to all residents and individuals who work in Delaware County. 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 residents. There are no out-of-pocket expenses or co-pays for those with health insurance. Please bring your insurance card to the testing site. A prescription from a doctor is not required. Upon arrival, residents will need to complete a registration form and a consent form. Residents are required to wear a mask/face covering at the test site.

Test results typically take up to 5-7 business days and will be sent by mail. Effective August 11, residents have the option of receiving test results faster through an online portal hosted by HNL Lab Medicine. Residents 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. Residents who test positive will also receive a call from the Chester County Health Department.

John P. McBlain Community Center
210 Shisler Avenue, Aldan, PA 19018

August 25: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
August 26: Noon – 5:30 PM
August 27: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Residents 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.

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prospect park covid test

COVID-19 testing for Delaware County Residents – August 18 and 20 in Prospect Park

UPDATE: Due to inclement weather the previously announced testing event on August 19 has been canceled.


Delaware County will be offering drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing for residents on August 18 and 20 in Prospect Park.

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

Testing is available for residents 12 years of age and older who have COVID-19 symptoms, have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, or who may be symptomatic. Testing is open to all residents and individuals who work in Delaware County. 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 residents. There are no out-of-pocket expenses or co-pays for those with health insurance. Please bring your insurance card to the testing site. A prescription from a doctor is not required. Upon arrival, residents will need to complete a registration form and a consent form. Residents are required to wear a mask/face covering at the test site.

Test results typically take up to 5-7 business days and will be sent by mail. Effective August 11, residents have the option of receiving test results faster through an online portal hosted by HNL Lab Medicine. Residents 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. Residents who test positive will also receive a call from the Chester County Health Department.

Interboro High School
500 16th Avenue, Prospect Park, PA 19076

August 18: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
August 19: Noon – 5:30 PM
August 20: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Residents 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.

For more information on testing and an interactive map with dozens of COVID-19 test sites in Delaware County, visit www.delcopa.gov/testing. Additional public COVID-19 testing sites in Delaware County will be added and announced in the coming weeks. More information on COVID-19 testing, symptoms, and resources can be found on the Delaware County website at www.delcopa.gov/ich/resources/coronavirus.html.

Public Health Town Hall

Virtual Public Health Town Hall to be Held August 20

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be a public health crisis. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Delaware County is making history by establishing a public health department.

Join WHYY, Delaware County Council, and The Foundation for Delaware County for a public town hall to learn more about the plans for this new public health department, an update on COVID-19 in Delco, and the results of Johns Hopkins year-long public health study.

All members of the public are encouraged to register for the event online.

Panelists:

  • Dr. Beth Reznick, Senior Scientist, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Rosemarie Halt, Health Policy Consultant for Delaware County
  • Grace Gianturco Gorenflo, Principal, Gorenflo Consulting, Inc.
  • Dr. Monica Taylor, Delaware County Council
  • Frances Sheehan, President, The Foundation for Delaware County

Moderator

  • Sandra Clark, Vice President for News and Civic Dialogue, WHYY

Thursday, August 20, 2020
4:00-5:30 p.m.

REGISTER ONLINE

Covid test Lansdowne

COVID-19 testing for Delaware County Residents – August 11, 12 and 13 in Lansdowne

Delaware County will be offering drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing for residents on August 11, 12 and 13 in Lansdowne.

Residents 12 years of age and older are eligible to be tested. 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 will be conducted by trained medical staff utilizing a nasal swab (PCR) test kit. Testing is free of charge for residents without health insurance. There are no out-of-pocket fees or co-pays for residents with private or public health insurance. Residents are asked to please bring their insurance card to the testing site. Upon arrival, residents will need to complete a registration form and a consent form.

Pre-Register Here

Testing will be conducted by trained medical staff utilizing a nasal swab (PCR) test kit. Testing is free of charge for residents without health insurance. There are no out-of-pocket fees or co-pays for residents with private or public health insurance. Please bring your insurance card to the testing site. Upon arrival, residents will need to complete a registration form and a consent form.

Test results will take up to 5-7 business days and will be sent by mail. Residents who test positive will also receive a call from the Chester County Health Department.
Residents are asked to wear a mask/face covering.

Lansdowne Fire Company: 26 N. Highland Avenue, Lansdowne, PA 19050

August 11: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
August 12: 12:00 PM – 5:30 PM
August 13: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Please Pre-Register Here or call 610-891-6129 to pre-register; walk-up testing will also be available. 


Additional COVID-19 public testing sites in Delaware County are being added and announced. More information on COVID-19 testing, symptoms, and resources can be found here.
August Covid testing in Lansdowne

William Penn School District

Reopening Schools: William Penn School Board Meeting Wednesday, Aug. 5th

The William Penn School Board of Directors has scheduled a meeting on Reopening Schools, to be held Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 6:30 pm. You may access the meeting using the information below or at WilliamPennSD.org.

Please click the link below to join:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84191574955?pwd=bFY1T1FuS0ZLcWpFR2hnQkFSc01oQT09

Passcode: 642979

Or iPhone one-tap :
US: +16465588656,,84191574955#,,,,,,0#,,642979# or +13017158592,,84191574955#,,,,,,0#,,642979#
Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 646 558 8656 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 669 900 9128 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799
Webinar ID: 841 9157 4955
Passcode: 642979

COVID testing

COVID-19 Testing in Upper Darby Aug. 4-6 Canceled

Delaware County will be offering drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing for residents on August 5 and 6 in Upper Darby.

UPDATED 8/4: Please be aware that due to the intense weather system associated with Tropical Storm Isaias, Delaware County is canceling the drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing scheduled for Tuesday, August 4, in Upper Darby.

Due to the intense weather system associated with Tropical Storm Isaias, Delaware County has canceled drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing scheduled for Wednesday, August 5, and Thursday, August 6, at the Watkins Senior Center in Upper Darby. The Senior Center will be used as a temporary shelter for residents displaced by the storm.

Delaware County will be re-scheduling COVID-19 testing in Upper Darby in September. Exact date and location will be shared in the coming weeks.

The next county-sponsored testing will occur next week in Lansdowne at the Lansdowne Fire Company at 26 N. Highland Avenue, Lansdowne, PA 19050.

Residents that have pre-registered for Tuesday, August 4, can re-register for testing for the following week in Lansdowne at www.chesco.org/4562/delco-testing or by phone at (610) 891-6129. We apologize for this inconvenience. Walk-up testing will also be available.

Testing will be held at the Lansdowne Fire Company at 26 N. Highland Avenue, Lansdowne, PA 19050. For more information on testing and an interactive map with dozens of COVID-19 test sites in Delaware County, residents are asked to visit www.delcopa.gov/testing.

Residents 12 years of age and older are eligible to be tested. 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.

Pre-Register Here

Testing will be conducted by trained medical staff utilizing a nasal swab (PCR) test kit. Testing is free of charge for residents without health insurance. There are no out-of-pocket fees or co-pays for residents with private or public health insurance. Please bring your insurance card to the testing site. Upon arrival, residents will need to complete a registration form and a consent form.

Test results will take up to 5-7 business days and will be sent by mail. Residents who test positive will also receive a call from the Chester County Health Department.
Residents are asked to wear a mask/face covering.

Watkins Senior Center: 326 Watkins Avenue, Upper Darby, PA 19082


August 4: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM CANCELED
August 5: 12:00 PM – 5:30 PM
August 6: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Please Pre-Register Here or call 610-891-6129 to pre-register; walk-up testing will also be available. 


Additional COVID-19 public testing sites in Delaware County are being added and announced. More information on COVID-19 testing, symptoms, and resources can be found here.
August Covid testing in Upper Darby Canceled

William Penn School District

William Penn School District Resources on Reopening Schools

On July 20, the William Penn School District’s Board Meeting of the Committee of the Whole featured a presentation by Superintendent Dr. Eric Becoats on plans for reopening schools in September 2020.

Dr. Becoats’ presentations, recordings of Community Forums, as well as information and guidance from the Chester County Health Department, CDC, PA Health Department, American Association of Pediatrics, and other experts are all available the district website’s Reopening Schools 2020 page. There is also a list of Frequently Asked Questions and local day care centers that may be able to provide support to families.

Reopening Schools 2020: William Penn School District

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Delaware County Offering COVID-19 Testing in Yeadon July 21, 22, and 23

Delaware County will be offering drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing for residents on July 21, 22 and 23 in Yeadon.

Residents over the age of 18 will be eligible to be tested, especially those at higher risk including residents over the age of 65 and those with pre-existing health conditions. Critical and essential workforce are considered a priority for getting testing. These individuals include first responders, healthcare system employees, grocery stores, pharmacies and other essential workers.

Testing will be conducted by trained medical staff utilizing a nasal swab (PCR) test kit. Testing is free of charge for residents without health insurance. There is no out of pocket fee or co-pay for residents with private or public health insurance. Please bring your insurance card to the testing site. Upon arrival, patients will need to complete a registration form and a consent form. Test results will take up to 5-7 business days. Residents will receive their results by mail. Residents who test positive will also receive a call from the Chester County Health Department.

Residents are asked to wear a mask/face covering.

Mercy Fitzgerald/Saint Bernard’s Hall/Friendship Circle Senior Center Parking Lot
600 S. Wycombe Ave, Yeadon PA 19050

July 21: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
July 22: 12:00 PM – 5:30 PM
July 23: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

If possible, please call 610-891-6129 to pre-register; walk-up testing will also be available. 

Additional COVID-19 public testing sites in Delaware County are being added and announced. More information on COVID-19 testing, symptoms, and resources can be found here.

July Covid testing in Yeadon