Children First’s Report Series on COVID’s Impact on Children – READ THE COUNTY REPORTS HERE

Chester County Child Health 2014

Our Bottom Line Report found that more than 20,000 suburban children have no health insurance, yet the majority of them qualify for public health insurance. Approximately 1 in 3 children in every county is obese or overweight, and the rate rose in three out of four counties.  Chester County is the only suburban southeastern Pennsylvania County where the share and number of children without health insurance rose since 2008. More than 6,000 children are uninsured.