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Covid Testing at Home

Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests Now Available From Federal Government

Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order four (4) free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests.
The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days.

The tests available for order:

  • Are rapid antigen at-home tests, not PCR
  • Can be taken anywhere
  • Give results within 30 minutes (no lab drop-off required)
  • Work whether or not you have COVID-⁠19 symptoms
  • Work whether or not you are up to date on your COVID-⁠19 vaccines
  • Are also referred to self-tests or over-the-counter (OTC) tests

Sign up to receive tests or learn more at covidtests.gov

County COVID Testing

Delaware County Opens Three New COVID-19 Testing Sites

Delaware County now has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the Southeastern PA region. In response to the surge in cases and the urgent demand for COVID-19 testing, Delaware County Council and the Delaware County COVID-19 Task Force have worked with private partners and the State to open three additional COVID-19 testing sites.

The drive-through sites will provide free PCR COVID-19 testing to hundreds of Delaware County residents each day — helping to address the growing and urgent need for testing to slow the virus’ spread amid the Omicron surge.

Expanded Testing Sites in Delaware County:

Chester City Hall
1 Fourth St., Chester, PA
Thursday, January 6 from 11:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

  • Testing is by appointment only
  • PCR testing for residents age 5 and older
  • No health insurance needed but please bring ID
  • Results provided in 3-5 business days

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
600 S. Wycombe Ave., Yeadon, PA
Week of Jan. 3: Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the public.
Week of Jan.10: Tuesday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the public.

Testing is reserved for First Responders, Emergency Management Services personnel, and Healthcare Workers from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. each morning.

  • No appointment is needed
  • PCR testing for residents age 3 and older
  • No health insurance needed but please bring ID
  • Results provided in 3-5 business days

Delaware County 911 Training Center
1600 Calcon Hook Rd., Sharon Hill, PA
Personic Health Care will begin operation of this free COVID-19 drive-through testing site at the Delaware County 911 Training Center on Jan. 7. Hours of operation and requirements will be updated at https://covidtestdelco.com/

The three new testing sites are additions to the County’s permanent testing sites located at the Delaware County Wellness Center in Yeadon and the Keystone First Wellness Center in Chester.

Delaware County Wellness Center
125 Chester Avenue, Yeadon, PA 19050
Mondays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Closed Mon., Jan. 17)

  • Free PCR testing for residents age 5 and older
  • Testing by appointment only
  • No health insurance needed but please bring ID
  • Results provided in 3-5 business days


Keystone First Wellness Center
1929 W. 9th Street Chester, PA 19013
Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Free PCR testing for residents age 5 and older
  • Testing by appointment only
  • No health insurance needed but please bring ID
  • Results provided in 3-5 business days

A full list of County-sponsored and non-County sponsored COVID-19 testing sites can be found at
delcopa.gov/testing.

Household Hazardous Waste

Delaware County Announces 2022 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for all events
Go to: https://delcohhwevents.eventbrite.com

Registration will open six weeks prior to each event.

This program is not open to businesses, institutions or industry. This program is offered as a community service to the residents of Delaware County and i On the Event dates listed below, Only Household Hazardous Waste will be accepted. Electronic Waste and Latex Paints will NOT be accepted.

2022 HHW Collection Events

Saturday, April 23:
Emergency Services Training Center, 1600 Calcon Hook Rd., Sharon Hill (Darby Twp.) 19079

Saturday, June 11:
Rose Tree Park,  1671 N. Providence Road,  Media, PA 19063

Saturday, Sept 10:
Emergency Services Training Center, 1600 Calcon Hook Rd., Sharon Hill (Darby Twp.) 19079

Saturday, Oct., 15:
Upper Chichester Township Municipal Bdg, 8500 Furey Road., Upper Chichester, PA 19061

Sponsored by:
County of Delaware | Delaware County Solid Waste Authority | Covanta Delaware Valley, L.P | Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

For More Information: contact Delaware County Solid Waste Authority at 610-892-9627

List of Acceptable/Unacceptable items at HHW Collection Events

Free Turkey Dinner

Free Drive-Thru/Walk-Up Turkey Dinner Package – Sunday, December 19

Cocco’s Container Service, in partnership with Collins Family Markets/Shop Rite of Eddystone is offering a free drive-thru or walk-up turkey dinner at the Eddystone Fire Company on Sunday, December 19 from 11 AM to 1 PM.

While Supplies Last!


Eddystone Fire Company 1112 E 7th Street Eddystone, PA 19022

Happy Holidays!

Santa Calling

Breakfast with Santa Saturday, December 18 at Eddystone United Methodist Church

Santa Calling – You’re Invited!

Pancake and Sausage Breakfast – Bring your Christmas list and phone/camera if you would like a picture!

Saturday, December 18th
9 am- 12 noon

COST: $8.00
Children under 10 : $5.00

Eddystone United Methodist Church – 733 Saville Avenue

Thanks to Wawa and ShopRite for sponsoring and supporting this event

Fundraiser – all proceeds will go to mission and ministries!