Flag Lowering in Memory of 500,000 Americans Lost to COVID-19

President Biden ordered flags at all U.S. government buildings and facilities to be flown at half-staff until sunset on February 26, 2021 in memory of the more than 500,000 Americans who have died from COVID-19. In concurrence with the President’s order, Governor Carney has ordered both the U.S.…

Governor Carney Updates Omnibus COVID-19 Emergency Order

Latest modification updates gathering limits  WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday signed the Seventh Modification to the Omnibus Emergency Order, increasing gathering limits for indoor events with restrictions in place to prevent spread of COVID-19.  Under the latest order, ​the limit on gatherings at businesses and other indoor spaces ​is increased from the current limit of 10 people.…

HOY: Curative abre la inscripción para eventos de aplicación de la segunda dosis de la vacuna contra el COVID-19

Eventos en cada condado planificados para los habitantes de Delaware que recibieron la primera dosis de la vacuna el 18 de enero o antes en eventos de vacunación patrocinados por el Estado La inscripción empieza hoy a las 10:00 a. m. en el sitio web de Curative WILMINGTON, Del.…

TODAY: Registration Opens for Curative Second Dose COVID-19 Vaccination Events 

Events in each county planned for Delawareans who received their first vaccination on or before January 18 at state-sponsored vaccination events Registration opens at 10 a.m. today on Curative website WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, the Division of Public Health (DPH), and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) announced that registration for second-dose Curative events in all […]…

TODAY: Registration Opens for Curative Second Dose COVID-19 Vaccination Events 

Events in each county planned for Delawareans who received their first vaccination on or before January 18 at state-sponsored vaccination events Registration opens at 10 a.m. today on Curative website WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, the Division of Public Health (DPH), and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) announced that registration for second-dose Curative events in all […]…

Governor Carney Signs Legislation Raising Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS)

Legislation sets target of 40 percent renewable energy by 2035 WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed Senate Bill 33, raising Delaware’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) to 40 percent by 2035.  Click here to watch the virtual bill signing. The legislation – sponsored by Senator Stephanie Hansen and Representative Ed Osienski – will raise the percentage of […]…

Governor Carney, DPH, DEMA Announce Updates on COVID-19 Vaccination Program

State of Delaware announces plans to administer second doses WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) on Tuesday announced updates to the State of Delaware’s COVID-19 vaccination program, with a focus on administering second doses for Delawareans who received first doses at state-operated […]…

Governor Carney Issues Update to Omnibus COVID-19 Emergency Declaration

Occupancy limits to increase in restaurants, retail; tournaments can resume with a plan; vaccination providers must report demographic information or face fines WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday issued the Sixth Modification to his Omnibus State of Emergency Declaration, easing COVID-19 occupancy restrictions and requiring Delaware vaccination providers to report complete demographic information […]…

Governor Carney Issues Update to Omnibus COVID-19 Emergency Declaration

Occupancy limits to increase in restaurants, retail; tournaments can resume with a plan; vaccination providers must report demographic information or face fines WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday issued the Sixth Modification to his Omnibus State of Emergency Declaration, easing COVID-19 occupancy restrictions and requiring Delaware vaccination providers to report complete demographic information […]…

ICYMI: Governor Carney Presents Fiscal Year 2022 Recommended Budget

Plan focuses on rebuilding economy and reserves, investing in education and environment WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney on Thursday presented his Fiscal Year 2022 Recommended Budget virtually, sending the General Assembly a plan that will make important investments in rebuilding Delaware’s economy, investing in public schools, and preserving our environment.…

Governor Carney Issues Statement on Senate Confirmations of Judicial Nominations

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday issued the following statement on the Delaware Senate’s unanimous confirmation of Superior Court judicial nominations: “Thank you to the Delaware Senate for confirming Judge Karsnitz as Resident Judge of Superior Court for Sussex County and Robert Robinson as a Superior Court Judge for Sussex County,” said Governor […]…

Governor Carney Formally Extends State of Emergency

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday formally extended the State of Emergency declaration another 30 days to confront community spread of COVID-19, and issued the following statement: “Each day, we are getting the life-saving vaccine out to more Delawareans, including our most vulnerable friends and neighbors,” said Governor Carney.…

Governor Carney, DPH Provide Updates on COVID-19 Vaccination Program

Partnership with Vault will reach low-income, underserved Delaware seniors; Curative also to begin 65+ vaccinations WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) announced an expansion on Monday of the State of Delaware’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts.…

El gobernador Carney y la Division de Salud Publica (DPH) anuncian la transición a la fase 1B de vacunación

La Inscripción para la nueva Lista de Vacunas de DE se abrirá el Miércoles WILMINGTON, Del. – El Gobernador John Carney y la División de Salud Pública de Delaware (DPH) anunciaron el martes 19 de enero que el estado pasará a la Fase 1B en su plan de vacunación COVID-19 a partir de hoy, con […]…

El gobernador Carney y la DPH instan a las escuelas a retomar la educación híbrida el 11 de enero

La División de Salud Pública de Delaware lanza un nuevo tablero de control escolar WILMINGTON, Del. – En una carta a las autoridades escolares, los docentes y los padres el pasado martes, el gobernador John Carney, la División de Salud Pública (DPH) de Delaware y el Departamento de Educación (DOE) de Delaware instaron a las […]…

El gobernador Carney y la DPH instan a las escuelas a retomar la educación híbrida el 11 de enero

La División de Salud Pública de Delaware lanza un nuevo tablero de control escolar WILMINGTON, Del. – En una carta a las autoridades escolares, los docentes y los padres el pasado martes, el gobernador John Carney, la División de Salud Pública (DPH) de Delaware y el Departamento de Educación (DOE) de Delaware instaron a las […]…

Governor Carney Appoints Ellen Magee as Sussex County Register of Wills

Magee fills vacancy left by Cindy Green; election set for 2022 WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Saturday announced that he has appointed small business owner and farmer Ellen Magee to serve as Sussex County Register of Wills. Magee will replace Cynthia Green, who won the election in November to represent District 2 on Sussex […]…

Governor Carney, DPH, DEMA Announce Community COVID-19 Testing Sites

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) announced the list of community testing sites throughout Delaware next week. Testing locations listed below include pop-up and Curative trailer sites, as well as community sites hosted by New Castle County.…

Governor Carney Formally Extends State of Emergency

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday formally extended the State of Emergency declaration another 30 days to confront community spread of COVID-19, and issued the following statement: “It’s clear that COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations spiked after Thanksgiving gatherings. Our hospitals can’t afford another spike this Christmas.…

Governor Carney, Secretary Bunting Announce One-Time Enrollment Funding for Schools

Additional $9 million will help districts and charters prevent layoffs  WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Department of Education (DOE) announced on Thursday that the State of Delaware will provide $9 million in one-time funding to Delaware school districts and charter schools to prevent educator and staff layoffs due to enrollment reductions.…

Governor Carney Announces Additional Relief Funding for Small Businesses, Arts Organizations

All Relief Grant recipients to receive 20 percent bonus; hospitality businesses will receive 50 percent bonus; $10 million for Arts organizations WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Division of Small Business on Monday announced a new round of relief funding – $26 million to support small businesses most affected by COVID-19 restrictions.…

Governor Carney, DPH, Bayhealth Announce First Delawarean Has Received the COVID-19 Vaccine

Elisabeth Cote, a progressive care unit nurse at Bayhealth, was the first Delawarean to receive the vaccine Tuesday morning  DOVER, Del. –  Governor John Carney, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) and Bayhealth announced that the first Delawarean received the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday morning at Bayhealth’s Kent campus in Dover.  …

Governor Carney, DPH Announce Delaware’s Plan to Distribute the COVID-19 Vaccine

DOVER (Dec. 12, 2020) – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) announced Delaware’s plans to distribute the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine that was granted Emergency Use Authorization by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration Friday evening. The…

Governor Carney Announces Stay-at-Home Advisory, Universal Indoor Mask Order

Schools recommended to “pause” in-person learning around holidays, return to hybrid learning on January 11; Delawareans should gather with immediate household members only; additional restrictions under consideration  WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) on Thursday announced a new Stay-at-Home advisory, strongly advising all Delawareans to avoid gathering […]…

Governor Carney, DPH, DEMA Announce Community COVID-19 Testing Sites

State agencies encourage COVID-19 testing WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) announced the list of community testing sites throughout Delaware this week. Testing locations listed below include pop-up and Curative trailer sites.…

Statement from Governor Carney on DEMA Director’s Positive COVID-19 Test

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Saturday released the following statement on Delaware Emergency Management Agency Director AJ Schall’s positive COVID-19 test result: “A core member of our COVID-19 response team – AJ Schall, the Director of the Delaware Emergency Management Agency – tested positive for the virus yesterday.…

Regional Coalition of Northeast Governors: Colleges Will Be Encouraged to Provide Testing for Students

Residential Colleges Across the Northeast Should Provide Testing For Students Before they Leave for Thanksgiving Break And Ensure Students are Aware of Quarantine Rules     Governors Recommend That All Travel be Limited for Thanksgiving and Urge Colleges to Utilize Increased Remote Instruction to End Fall Semester, Reducing the Need for Students to Travel Back-and-Forth Between […]…