Community Health

Chester County is one of the healthiest counties in Pennsylvania.  This web page provides information on active transportation, recreation, aging friendly communities, food access, and environmental health.

Active Transportation

Plans to improve Chester County's built environment to accommodate all transportation modes, especially those advancing the development of the regioins multi-use trail network.

Open Space Recreation

Learn more about planning documents and policies that support Chester County's status as a leader in open space preservation.

Aging-friendly Communities

Mobility, accessibility, and access to community and social services are key factors towards the aging popution remaining in thier current residence.

Access to Healthy Food

Access to healthy and affordable food for all Chester County residents can be challenging for those at risk of food insecurity due to lack of transportation, income, or availability.

Sustainability

Strategies to develop new sustainable practices and systems that protect natural resources, create jobs and provide residents healthy lifestyle choices.

County Community Health Planning Policies

Landscapes3, the comprehensive plan for Chester County, addresses community health primarily in the Live goal area.

Community Health Partners

A wide array of partners work collaboratively toward the sustained and improved health and wellbeing of Chester County residents and the environment in which we live.