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COVID-19  Vaccination Pre-Registration
Pre-Registration is currently open to all those in Phase 1A, 1B and 1C. Practice/Business/Individual must operate and/or live in Bucks County, PA.

COVID-19 Testing Locations

COVID-19 Map of Testing Sites

Testing Locations by Area,
printable pdf listing

A message from the Health Department:

The Bucks County Health Department will be available to take your COVID-19 related calls 8:00 to 4:00 Monday – Friday and limited hours on Saturday at 215-345-3318. Please limit calls to this line for those from the public who have been directed to call regarding isolation or quarantine, medical professionals, healthcare workers and COVID-19 specific calls or department related business.You may also email COVID19@buckscounty.org for the below:

  • No one should be calling or emailing the Health Department if you are experiencing shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, that is a call to 911 or call and/or go to the nearest ER for evaluation.
  • If you are calling because you think you should be tested please call your Primary Care Physician, THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT DOES NOT DO TESTING.
  • If you are looking for case numbers and more specific information go to https://covid19-bucksgis.hub.arcgis.com/

The Health Department CANNOT answer calls regarding:

9-4-2020 Isolation vs Mod Quarantine (003)

Important Phone Numbers:

COVID-19 Information Hotline: 
800-383-0371

#1 - Bucks County Health Department
#2 - Bucks County Consumer Protection
#3 - Community and Economic Development
#4 - Bucks County Housing and Human Services

Additional Community Resources:
Area Agency on Aging:
267-880-5700
Bucks County General Number:
215-348-6000
Bucks County Social Complaints
(for citizen complaints not related to businesses or other identified priorities): 215-328-8500

COVID-19: Guidance for Pet Owners

Planning For Your Pets during COVID-19

Bucks County Department Contact Directory

 

When and why to call the Bucks County Health DepartmentCoronavirus (COVID-19) Information 

What is a "Close Contact"?

As COVID-19 Cases Reach Critical Levels, Wolf Admin Announces New Mitigation Efforts

Schools:
Please check with your respective school district for specific guidance on COVID-19 information

Food Establishments:
Current Bucks County Department of Health Guidelines for Food Establishments (10/02/20)

Bucks County Department of Health Requirements for Outdoor Seating at Food Facilities (10/02/20) 

Miscellaneous:
Guidelines for Faith Based Organizations 

Guidance for Bucks County Personal Care Businesses in the Green Phase 

How to determine what is considered a life-sustaining businessCounty Updates:

  • Bucks County Seniors can call 267-880-5700 for assistance, as well as information on services such as meal delivery and independent care. This number is answered Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. After hours and weekends, seniors and their caregivers can leave a message and the Area Agency on Aging will return the call. 
  • Effective 03/10/20, Neshaminy Manor is closed to visitors due to the COVID-19 virus, with the exception of family visits by appointment. This includes all entertainers and groups that come for official events.  In addition, all resident sponsored trips (Walmart/VFW's/etc.) have been suspended at this time. Thank you for your understanding.
  • On the advice of the Bucks County Department of Health and suggestion from the State Department of Corrections, Bucks County’s prisons have closed to most visitors, including volunteers involved in community programs offered at the prison. Any prisoners admitted with cold- or flu-like symptoms will be isolated and the Health Department will be contacted for followup. Only essential vendors and contractors such as food, healthcare and legal professionals will be admitted. More information can be found on the Corrections page.
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Additional Information can be found in the below locations:

PA Department of Health Media Page for updates to the virus: 
https://www.media.pa.gov/Pages/Health.aspx

PA Department of Health Coronovirus Situation Summary:  
https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/Pages/Coronvirus-Situation-Summary.aspx 

Latest Updates from the CDC: 
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/summary.html

CDC's Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19: 
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html

Share Facts, Stop Fear - CDC addresses Common Misconceptions:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/share-facts-stop-fear.html

World Health Organization (WHO) - Information on Coronvirus Disease (COVID-19):
https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

WHO - Your Questions Answered:
https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses

WHO Mythbusters - Myths busted and other rumors debunked:
https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/myth-busters

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Bucks County News on the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

38 Dead Last Week as COVID Cases, Hospitalizations and Deaths Climb

December 7, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Larry R. King, 215-348-6413, lrking@buckscounty.org

The deaths of 38 Bucks County COVID-19 patients were reported last week by the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the most in one week here since late May.

A total of 83 Bucks County deaths were attributed to COVID in November. That made last month the third-deadliest of the pandemic, after April (280 deaths) and May (253 deaths).  

And while post-Thanksgiving deaths rose considerably, new COVID cases continued to shatter records.

The state reported 3,227 new infections in Bucks from Nov. 29 – Dec. 5, an average of 461 per day. It was the first time the weekly case total exceeded 3,000 and daily cases averaged more than 400 per day. Covid

Last week’s death total included 23 men and 15 women ranging in age from 28 to 95. Eight were in their 90s, 11 in their 80s, eight in their 70s, six in their 60s, four in their 50s, and one in her 20s. Nineteen resided in long-term care facilities.    

As of Saturday, 78 county residents were hospitalized with COVID-19, eight of them on ventilators.

Twenty-seven percent of the adult ICU beds in Bucks County hospitals remained available, along with 34 percent of all medical-surgical beds and 72 percent of all ventilators.

Bucks County had a 15.3 percent test positivity rate for the week, once again exceeding the statewide rate of 14.4 percent. The state reports a total of 19,988 confirmed cases of COVID in the county throughout the pandemic and 719 deaths.

Most non-judicial Bucks County offices remain open to the public on an appointment-only basis through Jan. 4, 2021. Public officials continue to urge the public to refrain from out-of-state travel and social gatherings, and to wear masks indoors and when close to others outside.

Bucks County case investigators have focused attention on infections among older adults and school students, last week identifying 88 new cases among residents and staff of long-term care facilities. A total of 232 students and 31 school staff tested positive for COVID.

Most of the infected students are taking all or some of their classes virtually, while 18 percent are confirmed to be fulltime in-class students.

Elsewhere throughout Pennsylvania, COVID infections continued to spread with no sign of slowing. The week ended with a record 12,884 new positive test results on Saturday, the third straight day of 11,000-plus increases. The statewide total of infections passed 400,000, while 11,262 Pennsylvanians have died and 1,065 were in intensive care units with COVID as of Saturday.  

 Statistics, charts, links to state health department data and other coronavirus-related information can be found on the county’s data portal: https://covid19-bucksgis.hub.arcgis.com.

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Bucks County Health Department
Administrative Office

Neshaminy Manor Center, Building K
1282 Almshouse Road
Doylestown, PA 18901
Main HD Line: 215-345-3318
Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 5:00pm
Central Bucks District Office
Neshaminy Manor Center, Building K
1282 Almshouse Road, 1st Floor
Doylestown, PA 18901
Environmental: 215-345-3336
Personal Health: 215-345-3344
Department Fax: 215-340-8456
Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 4:30pm
Lower Bucks District Office
Bucks County Government Services Center - Lower Bucks
7321 New Falls Road
Levittown, PA 19055
Phone: 267-580-3510
Fax: 215-949-5819
Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Upper Bucks District Office
Bucks County Government Services Center - Upper Bucks
261 California Road
Quakertown, PA 18951
Phone: 215-529-7000
Fax: 215-529-7032
Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 4:30pm