Gov. Carney, DPH Prepare For Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Following FDA Emergency Use Authorization Approval

DOVER (Feb. 27, 2021) – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) are preparing for a shipment as early as next week of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Janssen COVID-19 vaccine that was ....

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Friday FEMA Dover Second-Dose Appointments Now Open to Those With First Dose On Or Before Jan. 29 From Any Provider

DOVER (Feb. 25, 2021) – Individuals who received their first dose of COVID-19 28 or more days ago from a pharmacy, medical provider, clinic or other source in Delaware and have not yet obtained a second dose may sign ....

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NEWS FROM FEMA: FEMA and Delaware Officials Opening COVID-19 Vaccination Center in Dover 

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday shared the following news from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Health and Human Services (HHS), Delaware ....

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Delaware Division of Public Health Confirms First COVID-19 Cases with the UK Variant

DOVER (Jan. 29, 2021) –The Division of Public Health (DPH) announced today the first three confirmed cases of the COVID-19 variant, SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7, in Delaware. This variant is the same one that was first discovered in ....

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Vaccination Appointments Offered to 11,500 Seniors For This Weekend

Dover, DE (Jan. 21, 2021) Utilizing requests submitted in a new system launched Wednesday, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) on Thursday contacted 11,500 seniors offering appointments for this weekend’s large vaccination events in ....

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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 ....

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Gov. Carney, DPH Announce 750 Vaccines Administered First Week, Share First Vaccinations, Prepare Moderna Distribution

DOVER (Dec. 18, 2020) – Since the first pre-ordered doses of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine were delivered on Monday, Dec. 14, 750 vaccines have been administered to health care staff at the State’s six health systems ....

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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 ....

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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 ....

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Weekly COVID-19 Update: November 20, 2020: Highest Single-Day Total of New Cases Reported, Hospitalizations Increase

DOVER (Nov. 20, 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 ....

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Delaware Public Health Officials Confirm First Flu Case of the 2020-2021 Season

DOVER (Nov. 12, 2020) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing the state’s first laboratory-confirmed case of influenza for the 2020-2021 flu season. The case, which also marks Delaware’s first pediatric case ....

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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 ....

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Weekly COVID-19 Update – October 23, 2020: New Daily Cases, Hospitalizations Remain Elevated; Deaths Increase

DOVER (Oct. 23, 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, October ....

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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 ....

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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 ....

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Weekly COVID-19 Update: New Daily COVID Cases Remain Below 100 for the Last Week; ; Critically Ill Decreases

DOVER (Aug. 14, 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, August ....

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Weekly COVID-19 Update: DPH Continues to Announce New Cases, Recoveries, and Deaths; Decline in Hospitalizations

DOVER (July 31, 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, July ....

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DPH, Healthy Communities Delaware Announce Funding to Support Community-Level COVID-19 Response Projects

DOVER (July 23, 2020) – The Division of Public Health (DPH) and the Healthy Communities Delaware (HCD) initiative announced on Tuesday collaborations with several communities throughout Delaware that have been significantly impacted by the coronavirus ....

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