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Posted on: July 13, 2018

DES helps Cub Scouts earn emergency preparedness pin

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Members of the Department of Emergency Services spent the week with Cub Scouts (and some Boy Scouts) at their CSI camp! In addition to solving the case of the missing neckerchief, scouts earned their emergency preparedness pin, learned when to call 9-1-1,...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: July 11, 2018

Health Dept. Distributing Potassium Iodide


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 9, 2018News Release #8For more information call 610-344-6683

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Potassium Iodide Distribution

As a part of Chester County’s ongoing emergency preparedness efforts, the Chester County Health Department is making available f...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: July 9, 2018

Preparedness Buddy

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Preparedness Buddy is a step-by-step template that uses a person’s support network or buddy system to create an emergency plan. The Preparedness Buddy brochure has space to fill out personal information and is designed for everyone to use.

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: June 27, 2018

10 Things to Remember to prepare for Extreme Heat


National Weather Service is forecasting extreme heat for this weekend, June 30 - July 2. Here are some tips to help you prepare.

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

Stop the Bleed Campaign initiated in Schools


National Stop the Bleed campaign to be initiated in Chester County Schools


Campaign designed to do for bleeding injuries what CPR has done for heart attacks

The Chester County Department of Emergency Services has partnered with t...

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