DHSS’ Division for the Visually Impaired, Georgetown Library Expand Access to Assistive Technology in Sussex County

NEW CASTLE (May 12, 2021) – Georgetown Public Library and the Division for the Visually Impaired (DVI) have established a cooperative partnership designed to increase access to assistive technology training and support to the blind ....

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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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Delaware’s Pandemic EBT Program Expands to Include Children Younger Than 6 Whose Families Receive SNAP Benefits

Eligible SNAP Households Will Receive Additional Food Assistance for Those Children NEW CASTLE (May 3, 2021) – Delaware families receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits will get additional food assistance through the Pandemic ....

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Delaware emitirá beneficios de emergencia para Abril para hogares elegibles de SNAP, TANF y de asistencia general

NEW CASTLE (27 de Abril de 2021) – La División de Servicios Sociales de Delaware emitirá beneficios de emergencia para Abril a los hogares elegibles como parte de la respuesta continua del estado a la ....

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26 Delaware Locations to Participate in Drug Take-Back Day Saturday, April 24, 2021

Delaware will hold its 20th Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 24, 2021. Delawareans can discard their expired or unused medications at 26 locations statewide between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Organized nationally by ....

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Governor Carney Honors Division of Public Health Director as Longest-Serving State Public Health Official in U.S.

Delaware Division of Public Health Director Dr. Karyl Rattay was recently honored as the longest-serving state public health official in the United States. Governor John Carney surprised Dr. Rattay with an award on April 13 ....

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State Releases First Health Care Benchmark Trend Report for 2019

Latest Step in Effort to Reduce Cost, Improve Quality of Care in Delaware DOVER (April 1, 2021) – Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Molly Magarik presented the state’s first Benchmark Trend Report ....

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DHSS Updates Guidance for Visitation at Delaware’s Long-Term Care Facilities

NEW CASTLE (March 26, 2021) – The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) has updated its guidance to Delaware’s long-term care facilities following recent federal recommendations that allow for expanded indoor visitation during the ....

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DHSS Tests Using Paratransit to Help Bring COVID-19 Vaccine to Vulnerable Delawareans

NEW CASTLE (March 12, 2021) – The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) began a test mobile vaccination effort on March 5 in western Sussex County by partnering with the Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) ....

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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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