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Coronavirus Information

ChesPenn employees live our mission – demonstrating compassion, dedication and service; working as a team to provide our communities with high quality health care.

COVID-19 Information

Updated 4.19.2021

Testing for COVID-19 Information

Testing for COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

The CDC has developed criteria for identifying a “person under investigation (PUI)” for the coronavirus based on what is known about the previous coronavirus cases. Currently, the test is not available in U.S. hospitals or other primary care settings.

Testing criteria are changing daily. Currently, the CDC recommends diagnostic testing of patients who have a fever or are symptomatic and have been in contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19.

Any travelers who have recently returned from China, Iran, Europe and South Korea should self-monitor for respiratory symptoms. If you become sick, please call the Pennsylvania Department of Health at 1.877.PA.HEALTH (724.3258) and call your doctor’s office or the nearest emergency department to let them know you want to come in.  They will give you guidance.

Testing Available at the Center for Family Health at Eastside

ChesPenn will offer COVID-19 testing by appointment only for anyone age 18 and older on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30am to 11:30am at the Center for Family Health at Eastside:  125 9th Street, Chester, PA.  To Make an Appointment Call:  610-471-0279.

ChesPenn patients must make an appointment for a telehealth visit and be referred for testing by your provider.  Testing for ChesPenn patients is offered on Thursdays from 9 am through noon.

All testing is walk-up only and conducted in the parking lot behind the health center.  Patients must wear a mask except while collecting their nasal swab sample.

Testing at our Upper Darby and Coatesville sites will be coming soon.

Know Before You Go…

Wear Your Mask When You Visit.

Our dedicated staff are ready to care for you and your family.  Please wear a mask when you come to our site.  We will take your temperature and ask screening questions at the door.

Limited Visitors Policy

We request that patients coming in for an appointment bring no more than one additional person.  Parents accompanying children for pediatric visits please if at all possible leave siblings at home.

Walk-in Visits

ChesPenn continues to offer walk-in visits to our patients.  Based on your needs, we may redirect you to a telehealth visit.

Dental Services

We are currently only providing emergency dental services with limited exceptions.  This policy follows the recommendation of the American Dental Association.  Please bear with us.  If you are in pain, please call for an appointment.

Telehealth Appointments

The majority of our visits are currently conducted via Telehealth calls. Telehealth can reduce the risk of exposure to the virus for you and for the community. A ChesPenn provider will call you to address your medical concerns by phone. Details of the process will be given to you when you make the appointment.

Need More Information About COVID-19?

The following websites have the most reliable, up-to-date information on COVID-19 and how to care for yourself and your family:

Additional Resources

  • Delaware County Resources
  • Chester County Resources
  • Philadelphia County Resources
  • Educational Resources
Delaware County Resources

Beginning Monday 3/16/2020, the following schools will provide breakfast and lunch Monday-Friday 10am-12:30pm:

  • Chester High School (200 W. 9th St, Chester, PA)
  • Stester Elementary School (808 E. 17th St, Chester, PA)
  • Toby Farms School (201 Bridgewater Rd, Brookhaven, PA)

Learn more about their programs here

Catholic Social Services in Delaware County has the following services available at 130 E. 7th St, Chester, PA:

  • Food pantry: Monday 9am-12pm and Wednesday 9am-12pm
  • Diaper and wipes bank for children 0-1yr: First Wednesday of the month, please call 610-876-7101 to schedule
  • Showers daily
  • Laundromat daily
  • Coffee Club-to-go for parents: Tuesday 9am-10am and Thursday 9am-10am

Learn about more services from CSS here.

Delaware County provided COVID-19 resources:



Chester County Resources

Coatesville Area School District has resources, including learning resources, meals, and information for parents and students on their website: https://www.casdschools.org/

Philadelphia County Resources

Beginning Monday 3/16/2020, the following schools will provide breakfast and lunch Monday-Friday 10am-12:30pm:

  • Dr. Ethel D. Allen School (3200 W. Lehigh Ave)
  • Add B. Anderson Elementary School (1034 S. 60th Street)
  • John Barry Elementary School (5900 Race St.)
  • Mary McLeod Bethune School (3301 Old York Rd.)
  • Cayuga School (4344 N. 5th St.)
  • Jay Cooke Elementary School (1300 W. Loudon St.)
  • Benjamin Franklin School (5735 Rising Sun Ave)

Learn more about food resources for Philadelphia residents here.

Educational Resources

WHYY TV has expanded children’s programming and free on-line educational materials.

Learn more information here.

Remote learning resources from Wide Open School have been made available for grades K-12.

See all programs and subjects available here.


1510 Chester Pike,
Suite 200
Eddystone, PA 19022

Phone: 610-485-3800
Fax: 610-485-4221


Holiday Hours
Closed Christmas Eve
Closed Christmas Day
Closing at 4:00pm New Year’s Eve

Center for Family Health at Eastside
125 E. 9th Street
Chester PA, 19013
Medical Phone: 610-872-6131
Dental Phone: 610-874-6231

Center for Family Health at Coatesville
744 East Lincoln Highway
Suite 110
Coatesville, PA 19320
Phone: 610-380-4660

Center for Family Health at Upper Darby
5 South State Road
Upper Darby, PA 19082
Phone: 610-352-6585

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