The Delaware County Health Department Holds Open House at the Wellness Center at Chester on May 6

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Released: May 5, 2023

The Delaware County Health Department (DCHD), in partnership with Delaware County Council and the Delaware County Black Caucus, will hold an Open House at the DCHD Wellness Center at Chester on Saturday, May 6th, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This event is an opportunity for the community to tour the newly modernized facility, located at 151 W. 5th Street in Chester and learn about the many Wellness Center services provided by DCHD.

A rain date for Sunday, May 7th, has been set.

Visitors are invited to enjoy free treats from J&M Water Ice, public health giveaways, and the first 10 families to arrive will also receive a ShopRite gift card. DCHD staff members will be on hand to provide personalized tours of the updated facilities to families and individuals during designated times throughout the Open House.

“The revitalization of our Wellness Center at Chester is a symbol of our commitment to the people of Chester and its surrounding communities,” said Director Melissa Lyon. “The first step in helping people feel better is making them feel welcomed and invited into our Wellness Centers.”

DCHD currently operates two Wellness Centers, one in Chester and one in Yeadon.

Attendees can hear remarks from Delaware County Health Department Deputy Director Lora Werner, Delaware County Council Chair Dr. Monica Taylor, and Delaware County Black Caucus Health and Welfare Committee Chair, Angela White. Remarks will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m.

Event parking is available on 5th Street or in the Penn Street parking lot (located in the rear of the building).

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