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  Archives:  September 2018

Flu is in Delaware! DPH Announces Influenza Cases Just Before Official Start of 2018-2019 season

Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing two laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza, just three weeks before the official start of the 2018-2019 flu season, which begins September 30.




DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife confirms new state record 79-pound, 6.4-ounce cobia

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2018

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has confirmed a new state record in the Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament: a 79-pound, 6.4-ounce Cobia, caught in the Atlantic Ocean on Aug. 10 by John Burbage of Ocean View. The fish was 56½ inches long and had a girth of 28¼ inches.




Record Total Number of Deaths in Delaware from Suspected Overdoses in August Announced; Health Warning Is Stark: Assume Any Illicit Substance Being Used Includes Fentanyl

News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2018

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 11, 2018) – A record number of people died in Delaware from suspected overdoses in August, according to reports from the Delaware Division of Forensic Science. The monthly total of 39 deaths was the highest since the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) began tracking deaths from suspected overdoses in late […]




DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announces expansion of recreational black sea bass season

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2018

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today regulatory changes that expand Delaware’s recreational black sea bass fishing season. The change eliminates the previously closed fall season of Sept. 22 through Oct. 21, providing Delaware recreational anglers continued access to black sea bass for 30 additional fishing days. The new black sea bass season runs uninterrupted from May 15 through Dec. 31. The 12.5-inch recreational minimum size limit and 15-fish daily possession limit remain unchanged.




New DOJ Screening Effort Keeps Juveniles Out Of Justice System

Department of Justice | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2018

For Immediate Release Contact: Julia Lawes – 302-577-8901   New DOJ Screening Effort Keeps Juveniles Out Of Justice System Since June, dozens of juveniles have been kept from going to court for low-level misdemeanor offenses as part of a new Delaware Department of Justice effort to keep kids from being exposed to the delinquency court […]






  Archives:  September 2018

Flu is in Delaware! DPH Announces Influenza Cases Just Before Official Start of 2018-2019 season

Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing two laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza, just three weeks before the official start of the 2018-2019 flu season, which begins September 30.




DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife confirms new state record 79-pound, 6.4-ounce cobia

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2018

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has confirmed a new state record in the Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament: a 79-pound, 6.4-ounce Cobia, caught in the Atlantic Ocean on Aug. 10 by John Burbage of Ocean View. The fish was 56½ inches long and had a girth of 28¼ inches.




Record Total Number of Deaths in Delaware from Suspected Overdoses in August Announced; Health Warning Is Stark: Assume Any Illicit Substance Being Used Includes Fentanyl

News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2018

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 11, 2018) – A record number of people died in Delaware from suspected overdoses in August, according to reports from the Delaware Division of Forensic Science. The monthly total of 39 deaths was the highest since the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) began tracking deaths from suspected overdoses in late […]




DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announces expansion of recreational black sea bass season

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2018

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today regulatory changes that expand Delaware’s recreational black sea bass fishing season. The change eliminates the previously closed fall season of Sept. 22 through Oct. 21, providing Delaware recreational anglers continued access to black sea bass for 30 additional fishing days. The new black sea bass season runs uninterrupted from May 15 through Dec. 31. The 12.5-inch recreational minimum size limit and 15-fish daily possession limit remain unchanged.




New DOJ Screening Effort Keeps Juveniles Out Of Justice System

Department of Justice | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2018

For Immediate Release Contact: Julia Lawes – 302-577-8901   New DOJ Screening Effort Keeps Juveniles Out Of Justice System Since June, dozens of juveniles have been kept from going to court for low-level misdemeanor offenses as part of a new Delaware Department of Justice effort to keep kids from being exposed to the delinquency court […]