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Hurricane Irma – Additional Extension of Time to File

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Finance

The Delaware Division of Revenue will extend certain deadlines for filing individual and business tax returns, as well as for making certain tax payments for taxpayers who have been directly impacted by the severe storms and flooding caused by Hurricane Irma. “The Division of Revenue recognizes the impact that Hurricane Irma has had on taxpayers […]




Hurricane Harvey – Additional Extension of Time to File

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Finance

The Delaware Division of Revenue will extend certain deadlines for filing individual and business tax returns, as well as for making certain tax payments for taxpayers who have been directly impacted by the severe storms and flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. “The Division of Revenue recognizes the impact that Hurricane Harvey has had on taxpayers […]




DPH Shares ‘Preparedness Buddy’ Brochure To Help Delawareans Prepare For Emergencies

Date Posted: Friday, February 17th, 2017
Categories:  News Public Health

Winter weather can bring high winds, snow, ice, and extremely cold temperatures. Responding to those and other potential hazards — such as power outages, fires, floods, and disease outbreaks — is less stressful when emergency plans are in place. This is particularly true for adults and children with disabilities, seniors, and those with temporary or chronic health conditions, language barriers or any other issue that might make mobility difficult in an emergency. That’s why the Division of Public Health (DPH) is encouraging use of the Office of Preparedness’ “Preparedness Buddy Brochure.”




Office of Animal Welfare Hosts Training on Emergency Sheltering for Companion Animals

Date Posted: Monday, October 19th, 2015
Categories:  News Public Health

When severe weather forces people to leave their homes, no one wants to leave their pets behind. To ensure there is a place in Delaware shelters for pets, the Office of Animal Welfare’s Delaware Animal Response (DAR) program hosted an interactive, two-day training on how to set up emergency shelters for companion animals. The approximately 30 attendees are volunteers for the State Animal Response Team (SART), including animal rescuers, veterinarians or veterinary technicians, animal control officers, and members of the public who have an interest in disaster preparedness and response.




Public Health Stormy Weather Tips

Date Posted: Thursday, October 1st, 2015
Categories:  News Public Health

With the potential for heavy rain and high winds this weekend, the Division of Public Health (DPH) reminds Delawareans to stay safe and healthy, and to protect their pets using some important tips.





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