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Governor Carney Authorizes Public Bodies to Meet Electronically

Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Saturday, March 14, 2020



WILMINGTON, Del. –  Governor John Carney on Friday authorized all meetings of public bodies to be conducted electronically until further notice. Governor Carney on Thursday issued a State of Emergency declaration to prepare for the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The emergency declaration allows the State of Delaware executive branch agencies to conduct public meetings electronically to prevent unnecessary public gatherings. This proclamation expands the authorization to include all public bodies throughout the state.

Delawareans with questions about COVID-19 or their exposure risk can call the Division of Public Health’s Coronavirus Call Center at 1-866-408-1899 or 711 for people who are hearing impaired from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, or email DPHCall@delaware.gov. For the latest on Delaware’s response, go to de.gov/coronavirus.

Click here to read the proclamation and precautionary measures around public meetings.

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Governor Carney Authorizes Public Bodies to Meet Electronically

Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Saturday, March 14, 2020



WILMINGTON, Del. –  Governor John Carney on Friday authorized all meetings of public bodies to be conducted electronically until further notice. Governor Carney on Thursday issued a State of Emergency declaration to prepare for the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The emergency declaration allows the State of Delaware executive branch agencies to conduct public meetings electronically to prevent unnecessary public gatherings. This proclamation expands the authorization to include all public bodies throughout the state.

Delawareans with questions about COVID-19 or their exposure risk can call the Division of Public Health’s Coronavirus Call Center at 1-866-408-1899 or 711 for people who are hearing impaired from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, or email DPHCall@delaware.gov. For the latest on Delaware’s response, go to de.gov/coronavirus.

Click here to read the proclamation and precautionary measures around public meetings.

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