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AG Jennings Announces Multistate Data Breach Settlement With The Home Depot
Date Posted: November 24, 2020


Governor Carney Announces $45 Million Higher Education Relief Fund
Date Posted: November 24, 2020


November 24, 2020: COVID-19 Briefing
Date Posted: November 23, 2020

Poinsettias in greenhouse
Poinsettia Sale to Run Nov. 23-Dec. 22 at Greenhouse on DHSS’ Herman Holloway Campus
Date Posted: November 23, 2020


Two Additional Youth at Stevenson House Test Positive for COVID-19
Date Posted: November 23, 2020

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Delaware Farmers Encouraged To Participate In Environmental Deeds Questionnaire
Date Posted: November 23, 2020


DNREC’s State Parks, Zoo Waive Entry Fees on Black Friday
Date Posted: November 23, 2020


Delaware Emitira Beneficios de Emergencia para Novembre a los Hogares Elegibles de SNAP, TANF, y Asistencia General
Date Posted: November 23, 2020


Delaware Will Issue Emergency Benefits for November to Eligible SNAP, TANF, and General Assistance Households
Date Posted: November 23, 2020


Governor Carney, DPH, DEMA Announce Community COVID-19 Testing Sites
Date Posted: November 20, 2020


YRS Gives COVID Update, Temporarily Suspends Visitation
Date Posted: November 20, 2020


Governor Carney Issues Third Revision to Omnibus COVID-19 Emergency Order 
Date Posted: November 20, 2020


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


Christina senior secretary named Delaware’s first Educational Support Professional of the Year
Date Posted: November 20, 2020


State Auditor Kathy McGuiness Releases Delaware Volunteer Fire Service Special Report
Date Posted: November 19, 2020


DSHA’s Eviction Defense, COVID-19 Rental Assistance, and Homes for Grads Programs Win National Awards
Date Posted: November 19, 2020


DNREC Opens Brandywine Zoo Madagascar Exhibit
Date Posted: November 19, 2020

Official Seal of the Insurance Commissioner of Delaware
Delaware’s First Mental Health Parity Examinations Complete
Date Posted: November 19, 2020


Regional Coalition of Northeast Governors: Colleges Will Be Encouraged to Provide Testing for Students
Date Posted: November 18, 2020


Electronic Tax Filing Requirements for Businesses
Date Posted: November 18, 2020


Additional Direct Support Now Available to Small Businesses Applying for DE Relief Grants
Date Posted: November 18, 2020


Second Suspect Charged For Murder Of Madison Sparrow
Date Posted: November 17, 2020


Governor Carney Announces Additional COVID-19 Restrictions
Date Posted: November 17, 2020


November 17, 2020: COVID-19 Briefing
Date Posted: November 17, 2020


Delaware Launches Free CyberStart America Challenge
Date Posted: November 17, 2020


20 District/Charter Educational Support Professionals of the Year honored, one to be named state winner
Date Posted: November 16, 2020

European Captive Awards Shortlisted International Domicile of the Year: Delaware
Delaware Finalist for International Insurance Domicile of the Year
Date Posted: November 16, 2020


Delaware Division of Public Health Announces Data Breach Incident
Date Posted: November 15, 2020


Relief Fund’s Community Resiliency Fund Applications Due Nov. 15
Date Posted: November 14, 2020


Governor Carney, DPH, DEMA Announce Community COVID-19 Testing Sites
Date Posted: November 13, 2020


Weekly COVID-19 Update-Nov. 13, 2020: New Daily Cases Continue to Spike; Hospitalizations, Deaths Continue to Increase
Date Posted: November 13, 2020


Unified Command For Oil Incident Along Delaware, Maryland Beaches Suspends Cleanup Operations
Date Posted: November 13, 2020


AG Jennings calls on Barr to reverse new policy that “will erode the public’s confidence in the 2020 election”
Date Posted: November 13, 2020


Governor Carney, DPH Announce Testing Partnership with Nemours, Pediatric Care Providers across Delaware
Date Posted: November 13, 2020


Secretary of State Bullock Sends Diwali Greetings and Well Wishes
Date Posted: November 13, 2020


Deadline Set For Applying To DE Relief Grant Program
Date Posted: November 12, 2020


DNREC Issues Croda NOV for Air Quality Permit Violations
Date Posted: November 12, 2020


Delaware Joins the ALL-IN Foster Adoption Challenge
Date Posted: November 12, 2020


Delaware Public Health Officials Confirm First Flu Case of the 2020-2021 Season
Date Posted: November 12, 2020


DNREC to Break Ground on Killens Pond Elevated Walkway
Date Posted: November 12, 2020

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Delaware Veterans Day 2020
Date Posted: November 10, 2020


More Delaware Beaches are Cleared of Oily Debris
Date Posted: November 10, 2020


November 10, 2020: COVID-19 Briefing
Date Posted: November 10, 2020


DNREC Natural Resources Police Collect Toys as Holiday Gifts for Delaware Children
Date Posted: November 10, 2020


Governor Carney, DPH, DEMA Announce Community COVID-19 Testing Sites
Date Posted: November 9, 2020


Weekly COVID-19 Update – Nov. 6, 2020: Delaware Sees Highest Single-Day Total of New Cases Since Height of Pandemic
Date Posted: November 6, 2020


Attorney General Jennings Secures Relief for Investors in Real Estate Joint Venture
Date Posted: November 6, 2020


Reminder: FY 2022 Budget Hearings To Be Held Virtually Nov 9 – 20
Date Posted: November 6, 2020


Governor Carney Issues Second Revision to Omnibus COVID-19 Order
Date Posted: November 5, 2020


Governor Carney Announces Nominations to Key Administration Posts
Date Posted: November 5, 2020


Some Southern Delaware, Maryland Beaches Cleared of Oily Debris, Tar Balls
Date Posted: November 5, 2020

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Del. Museums Sponsor Three Virtual-Programs During November
Date Posted: November 4, 2020


Delaware Emitirá Beneficios de Emergencia Para Octubre a los Hogares Elegibles de SNAP, TANF, y Asistencia General
Date Posted: November 4, 2020


Statement from Attorney General Jennings on passing of Elaine and Wayne Manlove
Date Posted: November 3, 2020


November 03, 2020: COVID-19 Briefing
Date Posted: November 2, 2020


Child and Adult Care Food Program offers meal reimbursement
Date Posted: November 2, 2020


Unified Command for Delaware Coastal Oil Spill Assesses Cleanup Effort and Smaller Remaining Tar Balls on Beaches
Date Posted: November 2, 2020


Governor Carney, DPH, DEMA Announce Community COVID-19 Testing Sites 
Date Posted: November 1, 2020


Enrollment Open For Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace
Date Posted: November 1, 2020

Drop your voted ballot in the ballot drop box.
URGENT: Get Your Ballot In!
Date Posted: October 31, 2020


Weekly COVID-19 Update – Oct. 30, 2020: New Daily Cases, Hospitalizations Remain Elevated; Deaths Increase
Date Posted: October 30, 2020


DNREC Extends Public Comment Period 30 Days for Diamond State Port Corp.’s Proposed Container Port
Date Posted: October 30, 2020

Governor Carney Formally Extends State of Emergency
Governor Carney Formally Extends State of Emergency
Date Posted: October 30, 2020


Delaware, New Jersey, and Rhode Island Announce Coordination on COVID-19 Testing Guidance
Date Posted: October 30, 2020


Delaware to Issue Emergency Benefits for October to Eligible SNAP, TANF, and General Assistance Households
Date Posted: October 30, 2020


Additional Delaware Hunting Seasons Open in November
Date Posted: October 30, 2020

On October 1, 2020, Delaware added Kent County to the Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine that already included all of New Castle County.
Kent County added to Delaware’s spotted lanternfly quarantine
Date Posted: October 29, 2020


Virtual Halloween Costume Contest
Date Posted: October 29, 2020


Cleanup Operation Extends from Upper Delaware Bay to Ocean City, Md.
Date Posted: October 28, 2020


OMB to Hold FY 2022 Online Budget Hearings November 9 -20
Date Posted: October 28, 2020


Expanded eligibility and increased funding for hardest-hit industries now part of DE Relief Grants
Date Posted: October 28, 2020


Motorists Urged to Watch Out for Deer Crossing Roadways
Date Posted: October 28, 2020


Antes de las elecciones, la Fiscal General Jennings les recuerda a los votantes de sus derechos y responsabilidades.
Date Posted: October 27, 2020


Ahead of Election Day, Attorney General Jennings reminds voters of rights and responsibilities
Date Posted: October 27, 2020

Official Seal of the Insurance Commissioner of Delaware
Workers’ Comp. Insurance Rates Drop for Fourth Consecutive Year
Date Posted: October 27, 2020


October 27, 2020: COVID-19 Briefing
Date Posted: October 26, 2020


State of Delaware Announces Early Childhood Education Updates
Date Posted: October 26, 2020


DOJ secures Manafort and Gates-connected entity dissolutions
Date Posted: October 26, 2020


Governor Carney, DPH, DEMA Announce Community COVID-19 Testing Sites
Date Posted: October 26, 2020


U.S. Coast Guard, DNREC Recover 55 Tons of Oiled Debris
Date Posted: October 26, 2020


Governor Carney Announces Compassionate Champion Award Recipients
Date Posted: October 23, 2020


Attorney General Jennings’ statement on Purdue Pharma plea agreement
Date Posted: October 23, 2020

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Revenue Announces Decrease in HSCA Rate
Date Posted: October 23, 2020


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


Public Comment Open, Transcript and Presentation Available on Proposed Plastic Bag Ban Regulations
Date Posted: October 23, 2020


Oil Spill Cleanup of Delaware Bay Coastline Intensifies Today With Additional Resources Deployed
Date Posted: October 23, 2020


Deadline for Second Round of TIIF Grant Application Approaching
Date Posted: October 22, 2020


Trout Stocked in White Clay Creek for Fall Fishing
Date Posted: October 22, 2020


Unified Command, Incident Command Post Established for Oil Cleanup Efforts on Delaware Shore
Date Posted: October 21, 2020


COVID Alert DE Surpasses 50,000 Downloads of App
Date Posted: October 20, 2020


Governor Carney Announces Health Care Relief Fund 
Date Posted: October 20, 2020


DNREC Continues Working to Assess and Clean Up Oil Spill in Delaware Bay and Southern Beaches
Date Posted: October 20, 2020

Logo for the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs
Victrola Museum’s virtual Halloween program on Oct. 30, 2020
Date Posted: October 20, 2020


October 20, 2020: COVID-19 Briefing
Date Posted: October 20, 2020


DNREC Emergency Response Working to Control Oil Spill That Washed Ashore at Broadkill Beach
Date Posted: October 19, 2020


Deadline Extended until October 25 for Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards
Date Posted: October 19, 2020


Delaware Announces Grant Program for Contract Poultry Growers Impacted by COVID-19
Date Posted: October 19, 2020

Governor Carney Authorizes Delaware National Guard Cybersecurity Squadron to Support 2020 Election
Governor Carney Authorizes Delaware National Guard Cybersecurity Squadron to Support 2020 Election
Date Posted: October 16, 2020


Weekly COVID-19 Update Oct. 16, 2020: New Daily Cases, Hospitalizations Remain Elevated; Deaths Continue to Increase
Date Posted: October 16, 2020


DSHA Celebrates Grand Opening of Splash Laundromat, Presents DDD Rebate Check
Date Posted: October 16, 2020

Fund to help offset specific expenses directly related to COVID-19 response

WILMINGTON, Del. — Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced a $45 million Higher Education Relief Fund, which will assist Delaware colleges and universities affected by COVID-19.

“This COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly everyone, including higher education institutions,” said Governor Carney. “Delaware’s colleges and universities not only provide students with an excellent education, but also contribute to economic development in our communities. This funding will assist with the expenses to help ensure a safe environment. But we all need to do our part. Avoid social events with those outside of your household. Wear a face mask in public settings. Wash or sanitize your hands frequently. Stay vigilant and we’ll get through this.”

The Higher Education Relief Fund is funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Eligible institutions include University of Delaware, Delaware State University, Delaware Technical Community College, Wesley College, Wilmington University, Goldey-Beacom College, and Delaware College of Art and Design.

Per federal guidelines, eligible colleges and universities must use the funding on specific expenses that are directly related to COVID-19 response. These expenses include:

  • Personal protective equipment
  • Equipment purchased to make buildings suitable for COVID-19 safety (plexi-glass, air purifiers, )
  • Enhanced cleaning and disinfecting services
  • Expenses for technical assistance on mitigation of COVID-19 related threats
  • Costs incurred to conduct enhanced screenings for employees and students
  • Technology and tele-services needed to adjust to COVID-19 response
  • Signage necessary because of the pandemic
  • Marketing and media expenses incurred to respond to COVID-19

Continuing to support Delaware higher education institutions and community colleges to avoid tuition increases or reduction in student loan/grants was a recommendation from the Pandemic Resurgence Advisory Committee (PRAC).

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. 

Download COVID Alert DE in the App Store or Google Play. 

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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Fund to help offset specific expenses directly related to COVID-19 response

WILMINGTON, Del. — Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced a $45 million Higher Education Relief Fund, which will assist Delaware colleges and universities affected by COVID-19.

“This COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly everyone, including higher education institutions,” said Governor Carney. “Delaware’s colleges and universities not only provide students with an excellent education, but also contribute to economic development in our communities. This funding will assist with the expenses to help ensure a safe environment. But we all need to do our part. Avoid social events with those outside of your household. Wear a face mask in public settings. Wash or sanitize your hands frequently. Stay vigilant and we’ll get through this.”

The Higher Education Relief Fund is funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Eligible institutions include University of Delaware, Delaware State University, Delaware Technical Community College, Wesley College, Wilmington University, Goldey-Beacom College, and Delaware College of Art and Design.

Per federal guidelines, eligible colleges and universities must use the funding on specific expenses that are directly related to COVID-19 response. These expenses include:

  • Personal protective equipment
  • Equipment purchased to make buildings suitable for COVID-19 safety (plexi-glass, air purifiers, )
  • Enhanced cleaning and disinfecting services
  • Expenses for technical assistance on mitigation of COVID-19 related threats
  • Costs incurred to conduct enhanced screenings for employees and students
  • Technology and tele-services needed to adjust to COVID-19 response
  • Signage necessary because of the pandemic
  • Marketing and media expenses incurred to respond to COVID-19

Continuing to support Delaware higher education institutions and community colleges to avoid tuition increases or reduction in student loan/grants was a recommendation from the Pandemic Resurgence Advisory Committee (PRAC).

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. 

Download COVID Alert DE in the App Store or Google Play. 

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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Related Topics:  Coronavirus, governor, Governor Carney

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