Be Careful of What You Flush
Please do not flush wipes down the toilet!
During this troubling time, we ask that you flush only toilet tissue into the sanitary sewer lines. It is very important for us to have well operating sanitary sewer systems in order to maintain the health and safety of our residents and employees.
Effective Monday, March 30th, Eagle Disposal will be enforcing the following collection mandates in an effort to protect our frontline team members and as a result of having a limited workforce during this COVID-19 pandemic:
- All trash must be bagged and tied. If you’re in a municipality that has a mobile cart, all bags must be placed inside your mobile cart. Loose items will be not be collected.
- All recyclable materials must be placed inside your recycling container, including your flattened cardboard. Recyclable items left outside of your recycling container will not be collected.
- We will enforce the bag and/ or cart limits as designated by your municipality. If you are over your limit, your trash will not be collected.
- Bulk item and yard waste collection is suspended until further notice. We are doing this so we can continue to focus all our efforts and personnel on trash and recycling collection.
All of the above actions are being put in place to help protect the health and safety of our team members. After the COVID-19 crisis is over, we will resume our normal collection practices and reinstate bulk item and yard waste collection services. Please continue to check our website and your municipality’s website for updates.
Eagle Disposal takes great pride in being a trusted partner in the south central Pennsylvania community for the last 20 years. We appreciate your help, understanding, and patience as we all navigate these unprecedented times together.
The Christiana Borough office is open during regular business hours, but we are limiting public access to the building for the safety of our staff and residents at this time. Note that you do not have to come into our building to pay your water/sewer/trash bills, or drop off building permits. If you need to stop by, please use the drop box to the right of the front door. Call or email to let us know you have placed something in the box, and we will be happy to get your application or payment from the box and process your request. Our phone number is 610-593-5199 or feel free to email. If you’re not sure which member of our staff you need to reach, send your email to email@example.com and we will be sure it gets to the right person. Thank you for your understanding.
CORONAVIRUS Simple Steps You Can Take
You can take very basic steps now to avoid getting sick – as well as curtail the spread of COVID-19. Unfortunately, in times of panic or crisis, we can forget basic infection prevention actions.
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds – especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. If soap and water aren’t available and your hands are not visibly dirty, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands. Use a tissue to blow your nose and put the tissue in the trash. Cough or sneeze into an elbow. Avoid close contact with people who are sick. Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
In general, take care of your health. Your body will be better able to fight the coronavirus and good health pays dividends even if you never get sick. As with other viruses, the risks are often connected to your age and overall health condition.
These steps also provide helpful protection from the seasonal Influenza, which still remains a significant threat to the public. There have been 32 million cases of the flu so far this season, resulting in 310,000 hospitalizations and 18,000 deaths.
If you feel sick…
Follow the same steps you’d take if you believe you had the flu. Stay home from work or school, unless you feel that you need medical attention.
If you feel sick with a fever, a cough, or have difficulty breathing, call your doctor’s office and tell them your symptoms. Also consider using online, telemedicine options offered by most health systems (clinicians with Penn Medicine OnDemand, for example, can be reached at 717-544-2222) which enable you to speak to a provider via your mobile phone or tablet. By calling in advance, medical experts can help to make decisions about whether, when and where you should be evaluated. Be prepared to answer questions about your symptoms, your travel history and your risk of exposure to the virus.
Based on what we know so far, most cases of COVID-19 do NOT require hospitalization. In 8 of 10 cases, patients experience a fever and cough and recover slowly over the course of a few weeks. With this in mind, the CDC suggests creating a household plan, based on the needs and daily routine of you and your family. In any disaster, it’s smart to plan and get what you need if you’re stuck at your home. Besides, if people in the community are sick, you’ll want to stay at home.
While the continual flow of COVID-19 news can be both frightening and concerning at times, use what you’ve learned to your advantage. Following through on the advice of experts will help protect your health and mind – and you’ll be better prepared for the unexpected.
Please help your community! Participate in the 2020 Census!
Your Census results help determine how billions of dollars in federal funding flow into states and communities each year. Your response matters. The census can shape many different aspects of your community.
The results determine how many seats in Congress each state gets.
It’s mandated by the U.S. Constitution in Article 1, Section 2: The U.S. has counted its population every 10 years since 1790.
When you respond to the census, your answers are kept anonymous. They are used only to produce statistics.
RECYCLE GUIDELINES – Click on this link Recycle Right Flyer
Christiana Volunteer Fire Company – Order your reflective “911 Address Signs”. Please go the Our Community page. Look up Christiana Fire Company and click on Address Marker Form.
VACATION-HOUSE-CHECKS Please complete the Vacation House Check Form should you wish to have our Borough Police check your property while you are away. Place in the Borough Drop Box or bring into the Police Department.
RESIDENT CONCERN REPORT Should you have a concern please complete the Resident Concern Report and forward to the Borough Office.
***NEW*** FOR SETTLEMENT COMPANIES, REAL ESTATE AGENTS WATER/SEWER/TRASH CERTIFICATIONS: Water/Sewer/Trash Certifications now require a fee! Please contact the Borough Office.
PLEASE NOTE: Building Permits, Zoning Permits and Solicitation Permits are required in Christiana Borough.
Water and Sewer Specifications