Governor Carney Announces Workforce Support for Hospitals, Long-Term Care, and 24/7 State Facilities

More than $75M from American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) can fund recruitment and retention payments for workers WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday announced more than $75 million in financial support for Delaware hospitals, ....

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Governor Carney Formally Extends Public Health Emergency

WILMINGTON, Del. –  Governor John Carney on Thursday formally extended the Public Health Emergency order another 30 days to allow the State of Delaware and medical providers to continue COVID-19 vaccination and testing programs, and issued the following statement:  “There’s ....

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Delaware Announces Community Investment Recovery Fund for Delaware Nonprofits

Recovery Fund will provide funding for one-time capital projects in communities hard hit by COVID-19; Application for funding now available at de.gov/rescueplan  WILMINGTON, Del. — Governor John Carney and Lt. Governor Hall-Long on Thursday announced ....

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Weekly COVID-19 Update – Oct. 1, 2021: Positive Cases and Hospitalizations Stabilize

DOVER (OCTOBER 1, 2021) – 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 30, 2021. ....

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Governor Carney Announces Vaccine or Testing Requirement for Educators

Educators, staff, contractors, and volunteers in K-12 schools must receive the COVID-19 vaccine or undergo regular testing WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), and the Delaware Department of Education ....

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Weekly COVID-19 Update – Sept 24, 2021: Positive Cases and Hospitalizations Decline Slightly

DOVER (SEPTEMBER 24, 2021) – 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 23, 2021. ....

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DPH Advises Vaccine Providers to Offer Pfizer Booster to Eligible Delawareans

DOVER (SEPT. 24, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) today announced that the state’s vaccine providers can begin administering booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to certain populations recommended by the Centers ....

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Delaware emitirá beneficios de emergencia mensuales el 29 de septiembre para todos los hogares de SNAP, TANF elegible

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

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Weekly COVID-19 Update – Sept 17, 2021: Hospitalizations and Case Numbers Continue Concerning Trend Upward

DOVER (SEPTEMBER 17, 2021) – 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 16, 2021. ....

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Weekly COVID-19 Update – Sept 10, 2021: Daily COVID-19 Cases Hits Highest Number Since January

DOVER (SEPTEMBER 10, 2021) – 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 9, 2021. ....

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Delaware Receives $10.8 Million to Improve Access to Affordable Health Coverage through Reinsurance Program

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 7, 2021) – The Biden Administration has awarded Delaware $10,831,203 through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to improve access to affordable, comprehensive health insurance coverage through its section 1332 state-based ....

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Auditor McGuiness to Hold Town Halls on Spending of American Rescue Plan Funds

DOVER, Del. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said today she will hold a series of town halls focusing on Project: Gray Fox, her online resource for municipalities, counties, school districts and state agencies to securely ....

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Weekly COVID-19 Update – Sept. 3, 2021: Hospitalizations, Cases Continue Concerning Trend Upward

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 2, 2021. A total of ....

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COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Updates for Long-Term Care Facilities, Health Care Facilities, and State Employees

Staff must provide proof of vaccination or get tested regularly for COVID-19 WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney and the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) on Thursday announced that ​beginning on September 30, staff in long-term care and other ....

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Governor Carney Announces Mask Requirement in K-12 Schools, Child Care, State Facilities

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced that everyone kindergarten-age and older in K-12 schools and child care homes and centers must wear face coverings indoors effective on Monday, August 16 – regardless of ....

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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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Governor Carney Lifts COVID-19 State of Emergency

Public Health Emergency authorized to continue COVID-19 vaccine administration and testing program WILMINGTON, Del. –  Governor John Carney on Monday signed an order that lifts the COVID-19 State of Emergency effective at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, ....

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