Use Caution with Unfamiliar Wild Animals: Skunk Tests Positive for Rabies After Attacking Feral Cat

DOVER (Oct. 15, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is strongly reminding Delawareans to use caution when around unknown wild animals, including feral cats and stray animals. The reminder comes after a skunk in ....

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DPH Announces Second Human Case of West Nile Virus and First Case Detected in a Horse for 2021

DOVER (Oct. 8, 2021) – The Division of Public Health (DPH) announced today that a 79-year-old Sussex County woman has become infected with West Nile Virus (WNV), the state’s second case of human WNV in 2021. An epidemiological investigation ....

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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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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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Increased West Nile Virus Activity Occurring in Delaware

An increase in mosquito-transmitted West Nile Virus (WNV) activity is occurring in many areas in Delaware as indicated in sentinel chickens used by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to monitor for ....

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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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Stray Cat in New Castle Tests Positive for Rabies

DOVER (Sept. 15, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is advising residents who live or spend time in the vicinity between West Ninth Street and West Third Street near Battery Park in ....

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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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Weekly COVID-19 Update – August 14 2021: Positive Cases and Hospitalizations Increasing, Regular Testing Encouraged

DOVER (AUGUST 14, 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, August 12, 2021. ....

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Check for Recalled Tyson Chicken Products: DPH Identifies Case of Listeria Linked to Multi-State Outbreak

DOVER (July 5, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) announced today that the State has confirmed one case of Listeria associated with a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenesinfections linked to recalled Tyson ....

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2021 Diabetes Report Recommends Increasing Access to Programs and Establishing Delaware Diabetes Registry

DOVER, DE (June 28, 2021) – Increasing in-person and online access to diabetes programs and establishing a diabetes registry are key recommendations in The Impact of Diabetes in Delaware, 2021 report, delivered to the Delaware General Assembly Monday June 28. ....

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Weekly COVID-19 Update – June 18, 2021: Delaware Cases, Hospitalizations On Steady Decline

DHSS Press Release                                                                        June 18, 2021                                                     ....

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Weekly COVID-19 Update – June 11, 2021: Delaware Cases Continue to Decline, Hospitalizations Unchanged

DOVER (June 11, 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, June ....

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Weekly COVID-19 Update – May 7, 2021: New Daily Cases, Hospitalizations, Deaths All Declining in Delaware

DOVER (May 7, 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, May ....

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Governor Carney, DPH Announce Major Changes to COVID-19 Restrictions

Effective May 21, most capacity restrictions lifted; Delawareans should follow CDC mask guidance outdoors; larger events still require plan approval from DPH WILMINGTON, Del. — Governor John Carney and the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) ....

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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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