Deadline Extended until October 25 for Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards

WILMINGTON, Del. – The State Office of Volunteerism has extended the deadline for nominations for the Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards through Sunday, October 25. These awards recognize the important contributions made by Delaware’s volu…

Delaware Cancer Mortality Rates Decrease Between 2002-2006 & 2012-2016; Improvements Among Specific Races, Ethnicities

DOVER (October 12, 2020) – Over the last decade, Delaware’s mortality rate for all cancer sites combined (all-site cancer) declined 10 percent between the five-year periods of 2002-2006 and 2012-2016, according to the latest cancer data released by the…

Nominations Open for Governor’s Volunteer Awards; Deadline is Oct. 18

DOVER (Oct. 9, 2020) – Nominations for the Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards are being accepted by the State Office of Volunteerism through Sunday, Oct. 18. These awards recognize the important contributions made by Delaware’s volunteers …

DPH Partners With Health Care and Community Partners to Launch Fight Flu DE — Enhanced Flu Vaccination Campaign

DOVER (Sept. 29, 2020) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is partnering with health care, faith-based and community partners to launch an aggressive communications campaign to mobilize all Delawareans to get their flu vaccinations called ‘F…

SNAP distribuirá otra ronda de los beneficios de alimentos de emergencia para su uso a partir del 30 de septiembre

NEW CASTLE (28 de septiembre de 2020) – El Programa de Asistencia de Nutrición Suplementaria (SNAP, por sus siglas en inglés) de Delaware distribuirá otra ronda de los beneficios mensuales de alimentos para la emergencia a los participantes elegi…

SNAP distribuirá otra ronda de los beneficios de alimentos de emergencia para su uso a partir del 30 de septiembre

NEW CASTLE (28 de septiembre de 2020) – El Programa de Asistencia de Nutrición Suplementaria (SNAP, por sus siglas en inglés) de Delaware distribuirá otra ronda de los beneficios mensuales de alimentos para la emergencia a los participantes elegi…

Delaware Public Health Continues to See Spike in New Daily Cases of COVID-19

DOVER (Sept. 18, 2020) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing an update on the most recent statistics related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Delaware, as of 6 p.m. Thursday, September 17, 2020. A total of 19,366 positive…

DHSS’ Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Launches Online Behavioral Health Treatment Referral Platform

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 17, 2020) – The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) announced today the launch of a new online platform that allows Delawareans to find substance use disorder or mental health treatment services for themselves or a loved o…

DPH Alienta a lo Asistentes del Evento de Rodeo en Bridgeville a Tomarse una Prueba para el Coronavirus

La División de Salud Pública (DPH) están alentando fuertemente a los que asistieron al evento del rodeo que no estaba permitido en el Rancho El en Bridgeville el 6 de septiembre 2020 a que se hagan la prueba del coronavirus lo más pronto posible en un …

DHSS to Begin Approving Plans for Indoor Visitation at Delaware’s Long-Term Care Facilities

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 3, 2020) – For Delaware’s long-term care facilities with low rates of COVID-19 cases, the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) will begin to review proposed plans from eligible facilities to resume indoor visitation. To pro…

DHSS Sponsors Recovery Events to Raise Awareness of Support for People Living with Mental, Substance Use Disorders

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 2, 2020) – Recognizing September as National Recovery Month, Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Molly Magarik acknowledged the importance of meeting the needs of Delawareans with mental and substance use disorde…

Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) Updates Face Mask Guidance for Children

Children entering kindergarten and older must wear face masks in public settings WILMINGTON, Del. — As Delaware families consider a safe return to school, Governor Carney and the Division of Public Health on Monday announced an update to Delaware’…