Cheltenham Township COVID-19 Updates

Posted on Tuesday December 01, 2020
December 1, 2020: Updated information for Montgomery County COVID-19 Testing sites.

Montgomery County COVID-19 Testing Information, December 1, 2020
Montgomery County offers no cost COVID-19 testing at six locations within Montgomery County. These tests are by appointment only, do not require a vehicle and are self-administered tests. These sites are outdoors and are subject to closure on short notice due to bad weather. Only same day appointments are available. 

Registration for same day testing appointments open at 7:00 a.m. Monday-Friday. Once these appointments are filled, the system no longer allows for scheduling. You can try again the next day. The County testing sites are closed on weekends. 
For testing information or to register, please visit the Montgomery County Office of Public Health Testing Location Webpage by clicking here

If you are unable to schedule a test online, please call 610-970-2937 to schedule an appointment. Phone registration opens at 7:00 a.m daily, lines will be open until all appointments slots are filled on the morning of the intended appointment day. Language line interpretation is available. Below are the 6 County Test locations. Hours for each location are Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.

Ardmore Testing Site
114 West Lancaster Avenue 
Ardmore, PA 19003

Green Lane Testing Site
2144 Snyder Road 
Green Lane, PA 18054

 Lansdale Testing Site
421 West Main Street 
Lansdale, PA 19446

 Norristown Testing Site
1401 Dekalb Pike 
Norristown, PA 19401

 Pottstown Testing Site
364 King Street 
Pottstown, PA 19464
 Willow Grove Testing Site
1678 Fairview Avenue 
Willow Grove, PA

August 10, 2020: Information for individuals seeking rental, mortgage and utility assistance:

  • The LIHEAP Recovery Crisis Grant Application is available until August 31st for eligible households in jeopardy of losing their heating utility service. The application is available online via the Compass portal. Paper applications are available here. Individuals who require assistance completing or submitting paper applications can make an appointment with Senator Haywood’s staff by calling (215) 242-8171.  

June 16, 2020  Three MontCo COVID-19 Testing Sites Open to Everyone --  Three COVID-19 testing sites are open each week day in Montgomery County. Testing is free and does not require a health care provider's order; however appointments are required.

June 16, 2020  Three Additional Contact-Free Food Distribution Events Announced -- The MontCo Anti-Hunger Network and Montgomery County Department of Public Safety will host three additional contact-free food distribution events at Willow Grove Park Mall on Thursday, June 18 and at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks on Thursday, June 25 and Thursday, July 2. All events start at 11 a.m. and go until 1 p.m., unless supplies run out before. Any one in need is welcome; no ID or paperwork is required. Limit 1,500 vehicles.

June 4, 2020  Township Announces Yellow Phase Operational Changes -- Effective Monday, June 8, 2020 Cheltenham operations will move into the Yellow Phase, per Governor Wolf's orders.

June 1, 2020 Cheltenham Parks & Recreation Offers Alternative and Online Programming -- Visit our  COVID-19 Virtual Programs & Activities webpage for full details and updates.

May 31, 2020 Yellow Phase Reopening Guidance from Montgomery County -- Montgomery County provides guidance for Yellow Phase business and social restrictions when Southeast Pennsylvania moves to the Yellow Phase on June 5, 2020.

Past Updates:
June 16, 2020 Three MontCo COVID-19 Testing Sites Open to Everyone
June 16, 2020 Three Additional Contact-Free Food Distribution Events Announced
June 4, 2020: Township Announces Yellow Phase Operational Changes
June 1, 2020 Wall Park to Host Secure Ballot Drop Off on Primary Election Day
May 31, 2020 Yellow Phase Reopening Guidance from Montgomery County
May 26, 2020  Montgomery County Ballot Drop Off Locations Press Release
May 20, 2020 Pool Closures Press Release
May 20, 2020 EDTF Virtual Town Hall Press Release
May 17, 2020 Contact-Less Pick Up for Biodegradable Leaf Bags Press Release
May 12, 2020 Montgomery County Consolidates Polling Locations for June 2 Primary
April 13, 2020 Maintain Social Distance with Pets Press Release
April 9, 2020 Comcast and Verizon Assistance Press Release
April 2, 2020 Waverly Road Compost Facility and Public Works Facility COVID-19 Amended Hours
April 1, 2020 Deadline for Businesses Seeking Waivers Press Release
March 30, 2020 COVID-19 MontCo Drive-Through Testing Facility Press Release
March 30, 2020 Un-Bagged Trash Not Accepted Press Release
March 30, 2020 Personal Crisis Counseling & Suicide Prevention Information Press Release
March 27, 2020 Township Tax Deadlines Extensions Press Release
March 27, 2020 New Primary Election Date
March 22, 2020 Aqua and Essential Utilities are Prepared for COVID-19 Press Release
March 20, 2020  Township COVID-19 Updates Press Release (March 13, 2020 Township Response & COVID-19 Resources; March 16, 2020 COVID-19 Testing Protocols; March 18, 2020 Board of Commissioners Meeting to be by webconference; and March 19, 2020 Declaration of Emergency)
March 19, 2020 Wolf Orders Closure of Non-Life Sustaining Businesses Press Release
March 9, 2020 Cheltenham School District Buildings Closed for Week Press Release
March 8, 2020 MontCo Issues Emergency Declaration Press Release
March 8, 2020 COVID-19 Update Press Release
March 6, 2020 COVID-19 Update Press Release

For more detailed information regarding Cheltenham Township's COVID-19 Response and Resources, check out the  COVID-19 News and Resources webpage.

For the latest information on COVID-19, we suggest the following:  

Montgomery County Resources: COVID2 Image

  • A public Inquiry Line for residents who have questions about Montgomery County specific information can call 610-631-3000 between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. 
  • Montco's Ready Radio FM station is now available to listen online: The messages are in English, Spanish, and Korean

Montgomery County COVID-19 Website    

More Resources:
Official Center for Disease Control COVID-19 Website

Commonwealth of PA Health Department

Montgomery County Office of Public Health

Cheltenham Emergency Management Facebook page

Cheltenham Township    (Facebook)
Cable Channel 42 (Comcast)
Cable Channel 1060 (Verizon)

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