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Archive | March, 2019

APPRISE Newsletter – Medicare Enrollment

Wonder what the enrollment period for Medicare is?  There are three different types.  To learn more, please click here for the March APPRISE Newsletter. APPRISE is Pennsylvania’s statewide program of free insurance consultation under the auspices of the Chester County Department of Aging Services and the State Health Insurance Assistance Program.  APPRISE Newsletters distributed by […]

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2019 Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Dates Announced

The CCSWA holds several Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collections in Chester County each year for items that cannot be placed in the normal trash stream.  There will be six collections from April to October.  For the complete 2019 schedule, click here.   Each collection day is from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm sharp.  Households only; businesses and contractors will […]

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Registration Open for Bike the Brandywine 2019

Explore the scenery, glimpse the history, and discover the lure of the Brandywine Creek on the 4th annual Bike the Brandywine, hosted by the Brandywine Conservancy, on Saturday, September 28, 2019.  Proceeds from the ride benefit the Conservancy’s clean water programs.  Riders can choose from four loops that take in the beautiful Brandywine Creek Greenway and […]

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Department of Agriculture Offers Businesses Permits in Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Zone

To stop the spread of the Spotted Lanternfly, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has issued a quarantine for counties where the presence of this pest has been confirmed:  Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, and Schuylkill Counties.  Businesses operating in the quarantine zone must have permits to move equipment and […]

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New Reporting Tool Available for Opioid Concerns

The Pennsylvania Attorney General has announced a new reporting tool under the state’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP).  The PDMP is a database with has 90,000 registered prescribers and dispensers of controlled substances in the Commonwealth and is used to monitor who is obtaining opioids and who prescribes them, as well as supporting clinicians in […]

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