FY2021 Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds Soliciting Projects for Improving Water Quality

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, in conjunction with Delaware Division of Public Health, will begin soliciting for new projects Jan. 13 as DNREC and DPH work to develop 2021 Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) and Dri…

DPH Presents 2020 State Health Improvement Plan Progress Report and Hosts Virtual Roundtables

The public and health stakeholders are invited to engage in two virtual roundtables to further refine the 2020 State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP) Progress Report. The annual SHIP report describes how the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) and t…

Governor Carney, DPH Urge Schools to Return to Hybrid Learning on January 11

Delaware Division of Public Health launches new school dashboard WILMINGTON, Del. – In a letter to school leaders, educators and parents on Tuesday, Governor John Carney, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) and the Delaware Department of Educa…

First $700,000 in Opioid Impact Fee Funding Allocated for Treatment of Substance Use Disorder

DOVER – Revenue from a new opioid impact fee created by the Delaware General Assembly in 2019 will be used to prevent overdose deaths and provide new services to those seeking treatment for their substance use disorder, the Delaware Department of Healt…

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 inclu…

Delaware Begins COVID-19 Vaccinations in Long-Term Care Facilities

DPH received 7,800 doses of Pfizer BioNTech vaccine on Wednesday WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) on Thursday announced that Delaware is among the first states in the nation to begin vaccinating s…

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 Adminis…

Delaware Division of Public Health Announces Availability of Free Mail-Order Naloxone

DOVER, DE (DEC. 11, 2020) – The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services’ (DHSS) Division of Public Health (DPH) announced Friday that Delawareans struggling with addiction can now order free naloxone by mail. Increasing access to naloxone is …

Delaware Division of Public Health Announces Availability of Free Mail-Order Naloxone

DOVER, DE (DEC. 11, 2020) – The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services’ (DHSS) Division of Public Health (DPH) announced Friday that Delawareans struggling with addiction can now order free naloxone by mail. Increasing access to naloxone is …

COVID-19 Vaccine Update: DPH Receives Ultra-Cold Storage Unit, Finalizes Recommendations on Initial Allocation

he Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) announced that the shipment of an ultra-cold storage unit arrived at the DPH warehouse on Tuesday, Dec. 8. The storage unit will be used to safely store Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, which requires controlled stor…

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 …

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 …

Governor Carney, DPH Announce Testing Partnership with Nemours, Pediatric Care Providers across Delaware

Partnership will provide testing for Delaware children, adolescents WILMINGTON- Del. – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) announced on Friday that the State of Delaware will partner with Nemours Children’s Healt…

Weekly COVID-19 Update – Nov. 6, 2020: Delaware Sees Highest Single-Day Total of New Cases Since Height of Pandemic

DOVER (Nov. 6, 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, November 5, 2020. A total of 26,035 positive cas…

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 …