Del. to Issue Emergency Benefits for July to All SNAP Households, Eligible TANF and General Assistance Households

NEW CASTLE (July 27, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Social Services will issue emergency benefits for July to eligible households as part of the state’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. Benefits ....

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Division for the Visually Impaired Hosts ‘Blind & Socially Savvy’ Transition Program Event at Delaware State University

NEW CASTLE (July 7, 2021) – The Division for the Visually Impaired’s Vocational Rehabilitation Services hosted “Blind and Socially Savvy,” a weeklong, overnight transition event from June 28 through July 2, 2021, at Delaware State ....

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Delaware emitirá beneficios de emergencia para Junio para hogares elegibles de SNAP, TANF y de asistencia general

NEW CASTLE (22 de Junio de 2021) – La División de Servicios Sociales de Delaware emitirá beneficios de emergencia para Junio a los hogares elegibles como parte de la respuesta continua del estado a la ....

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Governor, DHSS Offer Providers Second Round of COVID-19 Support through Health Care Relief Fund

NEW CASTLE (June 16, 2021) – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) on Tuesday announced a second round of funding through the Health Care Relief Fund to support ....

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DHSS’ Division for the Visually Impaired, Georgetown Library Expand Access to Assistive Technology in Sussex County

NEW CASTLE (May 12, 2021) – Georgetown Public Library and the Division for the Visually Impaired (DVI) have established a cooperative partnership designed to increase access to assistive technology training and support to the blind ....

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Delaware’s Pandemic EBT Program Expands to Include Children Younger Than 6 Whose Families Receive SNAP Benefits

Eligible SNAP Households Will Receive Additional Food Assistance for Those Children NEW CASTLE (May 3, 2021) – Delaware families receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits will get additional food assistance through the Pandemic ....

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Delaware emitirá beneficios de emergencia para Abril para hogares elegibles de SNAP, TANF y de asistencia general

NEW CASTLE (27 de Abril de 2021) – La División de Servicios Sociales de Delaware emitirá beneficios de emergencia para Abril a los hogares elegibles como parte de la respuesta continua del estado a la ....

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State Releases First Health Care Benchmark Trend Report for 2019

Latest Step in Effort to Reduce Cost, Improve Quality of Care in Delaware DOVER (April 1, 2021) – Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Molly Magarik presented the state’s first Benchmark Trend Report ....

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DHSS Updates Guidance for Visitation at Delaware’s Long-Term Care Facilities

NEW CASTLE (March 26, 2021) – The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) has updated its guidance to Delaware’s long-term care facilities following recent federal recommendations that allow for expanded indoor visitation during the ....

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DHSS Tests Using Paratransit to Help Bring COVID-19 Vaccine to Vulnerable Delawareans

NEW CASTLE (March 12, 2021) – The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) began a test mobile vaccination effort on March 5 in western Sussex County by partnering with the Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) ....

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Delaware Surpasses 100,000 Downloads of COVID Alert DE, the State’s Exposure Notification App

NEW CASTLE (Feb. 23, 2021) – Governor John Carney, the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), and the Delaware Department of Technology and Information (DTI) announced that COVID Alert DE has been downloaded ....

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Nominations for Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Awards Accepted Through March 14

DOVER (Feb. 10, 2021) – Nominations for the Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Awards are being accepted by the State Office of Volunteerism through March 14. These awards recognize the important contributions made by Delaware’s youth ....

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Delawareans Will Have New Opportunity to Gain Health Insurance Through HealthCare.Gov from Feb. 15 to May 15

NEW CASTLE (Feb. 9, 2021) –Delawareans looking for affordable health insurance will have an additional opportunity to sign up for coverage – including tax credits for eligible enrollees that help to reduce monthly premiums significantly ....

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DHSS, Other Agencies Seek to Connect Patients of Two Prescribers Associated with Md. Clinic to Continuing Treatment

NEW CASTLE (Feb. 5, 2021) –Two Maryland prescribers associated with a clinic in Denton, Maryland, on the Eastern Shore of Maryland surrendered their Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Registration for cause in early January. The associated ....

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