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Take a Stand Against Falls: Falls Prevention Awareness Week September 21-25, 2020
Date Posted: September 23, 2020

Commissioner Trinidad Navarro speaking at a podium about Medicare.
Medicare Assistance Bureau Innovates to Serve Residents During COVID-19
Date Posted: September 23, 2020


Weatherization Program Helps Delawareans Invest in Their Homes
Date Posted: September 23, 2020


COVID Alert DE Expands Reach with Pennsylvania’s Exposure Notification App Released Tuesday
Date Posted: September 22, 2020


DHSS Authorizes Four Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations
Date Posted: September 22, 2020


Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust releases supplemental McDole report
Date Posted: September 22, 2020


September 22, 2020: COVID-19 Briefing
Date Posted: September 22, 2020


Delaware Office of Highway Safety Promotes National Child Passenger Safety Week
Date Posted: September 21, 2020


“Cyber Seafaring”: Zwaanendael Museum’s Virtual Maritime-History Series, Oct. 1–3, 2020
Date Posted: September 21, 2020


AG Jennings announces settlement with Novartis regarding allegations of improper kickbacks
Date Posted: September 21, 2020

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Flags to be Lowered for Passing of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Date Posted: September 18, 2020


Delaware Public Health Continues to See Spike in New Daily Cases of COVID-19
Date Posted: September 18, 2020


First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney Announces “First Chance” Award Recipients
Date Posted: September 18, 2020


More than 32,000 Delawareans May Be Eligible for Stimulus Payments
Date Posted: September 18, 2020


DNREC to Host Public Hearing on Diamond State Port Corp.’s Proposed Container Port on Sept. 29
Date Posted: September 18, 2020


DHSS’ Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Launches Online Behavioral Health Treatment Referral Platform
Date Posted: September 17, 2020

Delaware wildfire crew in Arizona
Delaware Wildfire Crew Wraps Up Successful Assignment
Date Posted: September 17, 2020


Consumer Protection Unit secures $337,000 in debt relief for Delaware ITT Tech
Date Posted: September 17, 2020


“Treasury Talks” Debuts
Date Posted: September 17, 2020


More Delmarva Fox Squirrels Moving to Delaware
Date Posted: September 17, 2020


Former Fenwick Island Police Chief Pleads Guilty To Official Misconduct, Falsifying Business Records
Date Posted: September 16, 2020


ALERT: Be Wary Of Unsolicited Phone Calls Claiming To Be From Division Of Small Business
Date Posted: September 16, 2020

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DELAWARE OFFERS STATEWIDE SPEED SURVEY AND SPEED TEST
Date Posted: September 16, 2020

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Reminder: POW/MIA Flags to be Flown at State Facilities on September 18
Date Posted: September 16, 2020


State of Delaware Launches COVID Alert DE Mobile App
Date Posted: September 15, 2020


September 15, 2020: COVID-19 Briefing
Date Posted: September 15, 2020


Governor Carney Announces Appointments to State Board of Education
Date Posted: September 14, 2020


Input Sought on Delaware’s Climate Action Plan
Date Posted: September 14, 2020


Delaware Continues to See Increase in New Daily COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations, Deaths
Date Posted: September 11, 2020


Governor Carney Announces Updates to Statewide Testing Sites
Date Posted: September 11, 2020


AG Jennings, 21 other AGs successful in Census ruling
Date Posted: September 11, 2020


DPH Alienta a lo Asistentes del Evento de Rodeo en Bridgeville a Tomarse una Prueba para el Coronavirus
Date Posted: September 10, 2020


DPH Encourages COVID-19 Testing for Attendees of Bridgeville Rodeo Event
Date Posted: September 10, 2020


AG Jennings announces suit to hold Exxon, American Petroleum Institute, 29 others accountable for climate change costs
Date Posted: September 10, 2020

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Flags to be Lowered September 11 in Observance of Patriot Day
Date Posted: September 10, 2020


DSCYF Highlights Suicide Prevention Resources, Project SAFETY Success
Date Posted: September 10, 2020


Governor Carney Announces $25M Delaware Nonprofit Support Fund
Date Posted: September 9, 2020


Secretary Magarik Announces Leadership Changes at Department of Health and Social Services
Date Posted: September 9, 2020


Delaware Department Of Labor Will Begin Issuing An Additional $300.00 In Benefits Through Lost Wages Assistance Funding
Date Posted: September 8, 2020


State of Delaware Employees Recognized for Team Excellence, Excellence and Commitment in State Service, and Heroism
Date Posted: September 8, 2020


DNREC Announces Grants to Support Communities With Pollution Restoration Projects
Date Posted: September 8, 2020

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Delaware Flag to be Lowered for Former Milford Mayor Ronnie Rogers
Date Posted: September 8, 2020


September 8, 2020: COVID-19 Briefing
Date Posted: September 8, 2020


Prepare to apply for a DE Relief Grant, application round opens Sept. 8
Date Posted: September 7, 2020


Weekly COVID-19 Update – Sept. 4, 2020: New Daily COVID Cases Increase; Recoveries, Deaths Remain Steady
Date Posted: September 4, 2020


DNREC Announces Temporary Brandywine Zoo Weekday Closures
Date Posted: September 4, 2020


Delaware Receives More Than $30 Million in FHWA Redistribution
Date Posted: September 4, 2020


Governor Carney Issues Omnibus Executive Order on COVID-19 Restrictions 
Date Posted: September 3, 2020


Governor Carney Initiates Justice of the Peace Screening Process
Date Posted: September 3, 2020


DHSS to Begin Approving Plans for Indoor Visitation at Delaware’s Long-Term Care Facilities
Date Posted: September 3, 2020


Attorney General Jennings Fights Trump Administration’s Attempts to Reduce Census Efforts
Date Posted: September 3, 2020

Official Seal of the Insurance Commissioner of Delaware
$21.5 Million in Health Insurance Rebates for Individuals and Small Businesses
Date Posted: September 3, 2020


Governor Carney Formally Extends State of Emergency
Date Posted: September 3, 2020


State of Delaware, U.S. Treasury announce MOU to strengthen information sharing
Date Posted: September 2, 2020


West Nile Virus Is Detected in Delaware For First Time This Year in DNREC’s Sentinel Chickens
Date Posted: September 2, 2020


DHSS Sponsors Recovery Events to Raise Awareness of Support for People Living with Mental, Substance Use Disorders
Date Posted: September 2, 2020


Governor Carney, DPH Release New Fall Sports Guidance
Date Posted: September 1, 2020


Governor Carney Announces Departure of CIO James Collins
Date Posted: September 1, 2020


Governor Carney Requests Federal Disaster Declaration for August Storms
Date Posted: September 1, 2020


Delaware Coastal Cleanup Starts Today
Date Posted: September 1, 2020


DNREC to reopen The Point at Cape Henlopen Sept. 1
Date Posted: August 31, 2020


September 1, 2020: COVID-19 Briefing
Date Posted: August 31, 2020

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Delaware’s 22nd annual Chautauqua: “Women’s Work: Campaigning for Social Change” on Sept. 10, 11, 19 and 20, 2020
Date Posted: August 31, 2020

Official Seal of the Insurance Commissioner of Delaware
Rates To Decrease In Delaware Affordable Care Act Marketplace
Date Posted: August 31, 2020


New Daily COVID-19 Cases, Recoveries Remain Steady
Date Posted: August 28, 2020


El programa SNAP de Delaware emitirá beneficios de emergencia adicionales disponibles a partir del 31 de agost
Date Posted: August 28, 2020

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Governor Carney to lower Delaware flags at State buildings for Overdose Awareness Day
Date Posted: August 28, 2020


Delaware Sends Wildfire Crew to New Mexico
Date Posted: August 28, 2020


DNREC to Hold Virtual Public Workshop Sept. 9 to Discuss Delaware’s Plastic Bag Ban and Regulation Development
Date Posted: August 28, 2020


Delaware Resilience Fund Application Opens
Date Posted: August 27, 2020


State Auditor Kathy McGuiness Announces Formation of Auditor’s Office Follow-Up Program
Date Posted: August 27, 2020


Delaware’s SNAP Program Will Issue Additional Emergency Benefits for Use Starting Aug. 31
Date Posted: August 27, 2020


Urban forestry director on U.S. Council of 1t.org
Date Posted: August 27, 2020


National Governors Association Chooses Delaware to Participate in Adverse Childhood Experiences Learning Collaborative
Date Posted: August 26, 2020


Governor Carney Signs 25th Modification to State of Emergency Declaration
Date Posted: August 26, 2020


AG Jennings announces Honda airbag settlement
Date Posted: August 25, 2020


DNREC Natural Resources Police Make Arrests in Stolen Vessel Incident
Date Posted: August 25, 2020


August 25, 2020: COVID-19 Briefing
Date Posted: August 25, 2020


Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) Updates Face Mask Guidance for Children
Date Posted: August 24, 2020


Delaware Hunting Seasons Opening in September
Date Posted: August 24, 2020


Governor Carney Announces $20 Million for Broadband Infrastructure
Date Posted: August 24, 2020


Weekly COVID-19 Update – Aug. 21, 2020: New Daily COVID Cases, Hospitalizations, Recoveries Remain Steady
Date Posted: August 21, 2020


DNREC Lifts Second Recreational Swimming Advisory for Rehoboth Beach
Date Posted: August 21, 2020


Governor’s Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Board Honors County Winners of Video PSA Scholarship Contest
Date Posted: August 21, 2020


The Delaware Department of Labor applies for Lost Wage Assistance Program
Date Posted: August 21, 2020


Governor Carney Creates Resilience Fund to Assist Delawareans Affected by Severe Weather 
Date Posted: August 20, 2020


DNREC Issues Recreational Swimming Advisory for Rehoboth Beach
Date Posted: August 20, 2020

Landscape of corn field with grain bins in the background
Delaware Aglands Foundation votes to extend district enrollment for next round
Date Posted: August 19, 2020


State of Delaware, New Castle County Launch $100M Grant Program for Small Businesses and Nonprofits Statewide
Date Posted: August 19, 2020


DNREC Offers Compost Bins and Rain Barrels at Discount Prices
Date Posted: August 19, 2020


August 19, 2020 – COVID19 Press Briefing
Date Posted: August 19, 2020


AG Jennings announces suit to protect Postal Service from disruptions
Date Posted: August 18, 2020


Governor Carney Announces Expansion of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Statewide
Date Posted: August 17, 2020


Virtual Workshops Set for Delaware Climate Action Plan
Date Posted: August 17, 2020


Weekly COVID-19 Update: New Daily COVID Cases Remain Below 100 for the Last Week; Critically Ill Decreases
Date Posted: August 14, 2020


Update on Tropical Storm Response and Recovery
Date Posted: August 14, 2020


Governor Carney Announces Retirement of DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohan After 31 Years of State Service
Date Posted: August 14, 2020

Governor Carney signs HB 350 into law
Governor Carney Signs Legislation Banning Use of Chokeholds by Law Enforcement
Date Posted: August 13, 2020


DNREC Sinks Ex-Navy and Army Freighter Turned Fishing Fleet Boat Reedville onto Delaware’s Artificial Reef System
Date Posted: August 13, 2020


Wastewater, Surface Water and Drinking Water Planning Grant Proposals Now Being Accepted by DNREC, DPH
Date Posted: August 12, 2020

COVID Alert PA Interoperable with Delaware app available on App Store and Google Play

 WILMINGTON, Del. – 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 will be interoperable with Pennsylvania’s exposure notification app, COVID Alert PA, which launched today.

The COVID Alert DE mobile app is available in the App Store or Google Play.

“Nearly 25,000 Delawareans have already downloaded COVID Alert DE to help us slow the spread of this virus,” said Governor Carney. “By teaming up with Pennsylvania, we are hoping to raise awareness of this important technology, and assist those Delawareans that travel to and from Pennsylvania for their daily commutes. We encourage those who have not yet downloaded the app to consider doing so to protect themselves and their families.”

COVID Alert DE and COVID Alert PA were created in partnership with the software developer NearForm. These apps will allow for interoperability and exposure notifications across state lines using Bluetooth technology developed by Apple and Google.

“COVID Alert DE is working well, but with Pennsylvania’s newly announced app, it will work even better,” said Molly Magarik, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS). “Contact tracers across the state have been providing Delawareans who have tested positive and have COVID Alert DE on their phones with the six-digit code they need to, in turn, upload their keys and anonymously notify close contacts. We appreciate the community support getting the word out about this app, and we hope to see a jump in users in weeks to come.”

The app is not a substitute for basic public health precautionary measures – including mask-wearing, social distancing in public, and frequent handwashing. Additionally, those who have the app are still asked to speak with contact tracers from the Division of Public Health if contacted.

Visit de.gov/covidalert for additional information about COVID Alert DE, or send questions to DPHCall@delaware.gov

 Are you a business, nonprofit, or organization interested in COVID Alert DE? Email questions about partnership opportunities to DHSS_TownHall@delaware.gov. 

Download the app:  

Apple Store

Google Play

Anyone with a question about COVID-19, whether related to medical or social service needs, should call Delaware 2-1-1. Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing can text their ZIP code to 898-211. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Questions can also be submitted by email at DPHCall@delaware.gov.  

Report a business for COVID-19 non-compliance using this form.  

DPH will continue to update the public as more information becomes available. For the latest on Delaware’s response, go to de.gov/coronavirus.  

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COVID Alert PA Interoperable with Delaware app available on App Store and Google Play

 WILMINGTON, Del. – 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 will be interoperable with Pennsylvania’s exposure notification app, COVID Alert PA, which launched today.

The COVID Alert DE mobile app is available in the App Store or Google Play.

“Nearly 25,000 Delawareans have already downloaded COVID Alert DE to help us slow the spread of this virus,” said Governor Carney. “By teaming up with Pennsylvania, we are hoping to raise awareness of this important technology, and assist those Delawareans that travel to and from Pennsylvania for their daily commutes. We encourage those who have not yet downloaded the app to consider doing so to protect themselves and their families.”

COVID Alert DE and COVID Alert PA were created in partnership with the software developer NearForm. These apps will allow for interoperability and exposure notifications across state lines using Bluetooth technology developed by Apple and Google.

“COVID Alert DE is working well, but with Pennsylvania’s newly announced app, it will work even better,” said Molly Magarik, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS). “Contact tracers across the state have been providing Delawareans who have tested positive and have COVID Alert DE on their phones with the six-digit code they need to, in turn, upload their keys and anonymously notify close contacts. We appreciate the community support getting the word out about this app, and we hope to see a jump in users in weeks to come.”

The app is not a substitute for basic public health precautionary measures – including mask-wearing, social distancing in public, and frequent handwashing. Additionally, those who have the app are still asked to speak with contact tracers from the Division of Public Health if contacted.

Visit de.gov/covidalert for additional information about COVID Alert DE, or send questions to DPHCall@delaware.gov

 Are you a business, nonprofit, or organization interested in COVID Alert DE? Email questions about partnership opportunities to DHSS_TownHall@delaware.gov. 

Download the app:  

Apple Store

Google Play

Anyone with a question about COVID-19, whether related to medical or social service needs, should call Delaware 2-1-1. Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing can text their ZIP code to 898-211. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Questions can also be submitted by email at DPHCall@delaware.gov.  

Report a business for COVID-19 non-compliance using this form.  

DPH will continue to update the public as more information becomes available. For the latest on Delaware’s response, go to de.gov/coronavirus.  

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