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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Commissioners Proclaim September as National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month 2018 Proclamation

Picture caption:  Commissioner Terence Farrell, Deputy Director for Emergency Management Bill Turner, Commissioner Michelle Kichline, and Commissioner Kathi Cozzone

At today's Chester County Board of Commissioners'  meeting, a proclamatio...

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

September is National Preparedness Month

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The PA Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) is inviting citizens to join the ReadyPA Team by learning 30 ways to prepare in 30 days.  "We know how important it is to prepare and how daunting it may seem to get started.  That's why we ...

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Assistant Fire Marshal Receives Scholarship

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Congratulations to Gerry DiNunzio, Assistant Fire Marshal, Chester County Department of Emergency Services and Deputy Chief for Goshen Fire Company, for being selected a recipient of a 2018 Educational Scholarship from the International Association of Fir...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: August 21, 2018

Keeping Kids Safe on the Internet

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A Free Community Learning Event; Hot to Keep Kids Safe on the Internet

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Telecommunicators Recognized

Willistown Township Supervisors recognize CCDES Telecommunicators

At the recent Willistown Township Board of Supervisors meeting, three Department of Emergency Services Telecommunicators were recognized for helping to save a life of a 3 year old drowning victim.  "The quick actions of the child's grandpare...

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Emergency Services News
Posted on: August 6, 2018

Chester County implements ASAP to PSAP

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Chester County implements Automated Secure Alarm Protocol as part of 9-1-1 service

 

            WEST CHESTER, PA _ Earlier this week, Chester County became the third 9-1-1 Public Safet...

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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.

  1. Find a...
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Emergency Services News
Posted on: June 27, 2018

10 Things to Remember to prepare for Extreme Heat

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Tips to help you get through the extreme heat

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

Stop the Bleed Campaign initiated in Schools

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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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