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  Archives:  September 2018

DPH Officials Concerned Regarding Increasing Spread of West Nile Virus As They Announce Third Case In a Human

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 6, 2018

Division of Public Health (DPH) officials are concerned about the increasing number of cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) in humans this year. DPH is announcing that WNV is confirmed in a 73-year-old New Castle County man, who has been hospitalized since late August. This is the third case of WNV confirmed in humans in the last month. The first case involved a 60-year-old Sussex County man, and the second a 68-year-old New Castle County man. Additionally, DPH is awaiting results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in a fourth potential case of the disease. Last week, the Delaware Department of Agriculture announced two cases of WNV in horses.




Jack A. Markell Trail Connecting Wilmington to New Castle Opens

Delaware Tourism Office | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Division of Parks and Recreation | Governor John Carney | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 6, 2018

Delaware’s Congressional delegation, Governor John Carney, former Governor Jack Markell, State Representative Valerie Longhurst, DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohan, DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin, and other state and local officials gathered on Wednesday at the DuPont Environmental Education Center at the Russell W. Peterson Urban Wildlife Refuge in Wilmington, to open the new 7.9-mile trail named […]




Governor Carney Signs Order Creating the Governor’s State Complete Count Commission

Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Commission will help ensure a fair and accurate 2020 Census count in Delaware WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed Executive Order #23 creating the Governor’s Complete Count Commission (SCCC) to assist with the 2020 Census. A recommendation of the U.S. Census Bureau, State Complete Count Commissions will help raise awareness and encourage […]




Governor Carney Signs High-Needs Educator Student Loan Payment Program into Law

Department of Education | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 5, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed House Substitute 1 for House Bill 346 into law at McKean High School surrounded by school administrators, advocates, teachers and members of the General Assembly. This legislation offers up to $10,000 in student loan relief for educators in high-needs schools and subject areas. “This legislation will […]




Delaware Receives Nearly $33 Million in FHWA Redistribution

Governor John Carney | Kent County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 5, 2018

The Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) annual August redistribution has resulted in Delaware receiving an additional $32,995,605 in federal funding for infrastructure projects. The redistribution dollars represent federal transportation improvement funds that were allocated, but not used by other states. Last year, Delaware received $20,049,671. “Any time we can add more funding for infrastructure investment in […]






  Archives:  September 2018

DPH Officials Concerned Regarding Increasing Spread of West Nile Virus As They Announce Third Case In a Human

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 6, 2018

Division of Public Health (DPH) officials are concerned about the increasing number of cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) in humans this year. DPH is announcing that WNV is confirmed in a 73-year-old New Castle County man, who has been hospitalized since late August. This is the third case of WNV confirmed in humans in the last month. The first case involved a 60-year-old Sussex County man, and the second a 68-year-old New Castle County man. Additionally, DPH is awaiting results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in a fourth potential case of the disease. Last week, the Delaware Department of Agriculture announced two cases of WNV in horses.




Jack A. Markell Trail Connecting Wilmington to New Castle Opens

Delaware Tourism Office | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Division of Parks and Recreation | Governor John Carney | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 6, 2018

Delaware’s Congressional delegation, Governor John Carney, former Governor Jack Markell, State Representative Valerie Longhurst, DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohan, DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin, and other state and local officials gathered on Wednesday at the DuPont Environmental Education Center at the Russell W. Peterson Urban Wildlife Refuge in Wilmington, to open the new 7.9-mile trail named […]




Governor Carney Signs Order Creating the Governor’s State Complete Count Commission

Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Commission will help ensure a fair and accurate 2020 Census count in Delaware WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed Executive Order #23 creating the Governor’s Complete Count Commission (SCCC) to assist with the 2020 Census. A recommendation of the U.S. Census Bureau, State Complete Count Commissions will help raise awareness and encourage […]




Governor Carney Signs High-Needs Educator Student Loan Payment Program into Law

Department of Education | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 5, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed House Substitute 1 for House Bill 346 into law at McKean High School surrounded by school administrators, advocates, teachers and members of the General Assembly. This legislation offers up to $10,000 in student loan relief for educators in high-needs schools and subject areas. “This legislation will […]




Delaware Receives Nearly $33 Million in FHWA Redistribution

Governor John Carney | Kent County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 5, 2018

The Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) annual August redistribution has resulted in Delaware receiving an additional $32,995,605 in federal funding for infrastructure projects. The redistribution dollars represent federal transportation improvement funds that were allocated, but not used by other states. Last year, Delaware received $20,049,671. “Any time we can add more funding for infrastructure investment in […]