Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice


25 Healthiest Schools in South Carolina

Some of American’s healthiest schools are in South Carolina. Twenty-five schools were among a total 461 recognized recently as “America’s Healthiest Schools” by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a national organization that empowers kids to develop lifelong, healthy habits. The schools earned the distinction by successfully meeting a rigorous set of criteria for serving healthier […]

Community Health Survey

A  Community Health Survey is currently being conducted in Chester County. The survey can be taken by any Chester County resident age 18 and up. This survey has been developed to get your opinions about health issues in our community. The results will be used to identify issues we can address through community action. Please take a few […]

Community Leader: Le Tanya Williams

What do you get when you recruit new people to join your coalition and to take an interest in their community? You get renewed energy, fresh ideas, and new connections to community members. You get community organizers like Le Tanya Williams in the City of Chester.

S.C. Fitness Gram Data Released

South Carolina FitnessGram Data for the 2016-2017 school year was released. We already know that weight and cardiorespiratory fitness are important to their health (current and future) of K-12 students. So, with great concern, we learned that over one-third of S.C. students were overweight or obese, and nearly one-half performed below the recommended level for […]

2018 County Health Rankings

Find out how healthy your county is and explore factors that drive your health. Chester County Rankings  

WALK CHESTER Pedestrian Master Plan

Through a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is leading an effort to increase pedestrian planning efforts throughout South Carolina.

Local Farmers @ The Chester Farmers and Artisans Market

                      The Chester Farmers and Artisan Market celebrates the summer season with an opening celebration in May of each year. The market operates on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday every week.  Hours will be 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM each market day.  The market is located […]

Coffee With A Cop

Please join us for Coffee With A Cop on May 30th 8:30 am to 10:30 am @ T & M’s Restaurant 104 Church Street, Chester, SC 29706 Come out to support this great event!!