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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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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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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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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Delaware Surpasses 100,000 Downloads of COVID Alert DE, the State’s Exposure Notification App

NEW CASTLE (Feb. 23, 2021) – Governor John Carney, the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), and the Delaware Department of Technology and Information (DTI) announced that COVID Alert DE has been downloaded ....

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FEMA Dover Second-Dose Slots to Open to Those With First Dose on or Before Jan. 22 From Any Provider

Given additional expected capacity at the ongoing vaccination event at Dover International Speedway, the State of Delaware and Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that appointments will open Tuesday morning for individuals who received their first ....

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