Chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes are among the most prevalent, costly, and preventable of all health problems in the United States, and here in Chester County as well. Listed below are the top five causes of death in Chester County in 2012. (Pennsylvania Department of Health.)
Diseases of the Heart
Malignant Neoplasms (Cancer)
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke)
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease
Accidents other than Motor Vehicle
Programs & Services
The Chester County Health Department specializes in developing programs and services designed to promote healthy lifestyle choices. These services are available to all Chester County residents, schools, community agencies, faith-based organizations, and work sites. Our staff are available to consult and tailor programs for your organization.