Federal evaluators: County well-prepared for disaster

For third consecutive year, it earned perfect score on readiness assessment By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times For the third year in a row, Chester County received a perfect score in emergency readiness from federal evaluators. For the third consecutive year, Chester County has received a perfect score of 100 on the 2013 Federal Technical Assistance Review (TAR), an annual assessment...

County’s Health Department issues ‘raw milk’ warning

News release: Kimberton Whole Foods products linked to stomach problems The Chester County Health Department has issued a warning about raw milk products from Kimberton Whole Foods. An alert is being issued by the Chester County Health Department, which said an  an increase of severe gastroenteric symptoms among persons who drank raw milk supplied by Kimberton Farms Dairy. The distributor, Kimberton...

County offers residents shot at avoiding flu

Free clinic to be held during National Influenza Vaccination Week Free flu vaccines will be offered Dec. 3 at the Chester County Library during National Influenza Vaccination Week. Chester County plans to observe National Influenza Vaccination Week – Dec. 2 through Dec. 8 – appropriately: It’s offering a free flu vaccine clinic. In an effort to highlight the importance of obtaining the vaccine...