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  Archives:  October 2021

Weekly COVID-19 Update – Oct. 29, 2021: COVID-19 Cases / Hospitalizations Continue to Decrease

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Saturday, October 30, 2021

DOVER (OCT. 29, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing an update on the most recent statistics related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Delaware, as of 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021. Total positive cases since March 11, 2020: 143,563 7-day average of new positive cases: 265.9, a decrease from 331.4 last […]




Additional Delaware Hunting Seasons Open in November

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, October 29, 2021

Numerous Delaware hunting seasons open next month, including the popular November deer shotgun season which runs from Friday, Nov. 12 through Sunday, Nov. 21, as well as the firearms deer hunt available only to youth and non-ambulatory hunters on Saturday, Nov. 6 and Sunday, Nov. 7, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




Del. Issued Monthly Emergency Benefits Oct. 27 to SNAP Households, Eligible TANF and General Assistance Households  

Delaware Health and Social Services | News | Date Posted: Thursday, October 28, 2021

NEW CASTLE (Oct. 28, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Social Services is issuing emergency benefits for October to eligible households as part of the state’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. Benefits will be issued as part of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and two cash assistance programs – Temporary Assistance for […]




Mosquito-transmitted Eastern Equine Encephalitis Detected in DNREC’s Sentinel Chickens

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), a mosquito-transmitted disease, has been detected in Delaware for the first time in 2021, at a sentinel chicken station in southwestern Sussex County sampled Oct. 11 by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to monitor for certain mosquito-transmitted diseases.




Play it safe this Halloween: If you feel different, you drive different

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Impaired Driving | Office of Highway Safety | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Media Contact:Veronica Marshall Public Information Officer, Traffic Safety Outreach Coordinator Veronica.Marshall@Delaware.Gov   Plan to Arrive Alive this Halloween OHS increases DUI patrols October 29 – 31, 2021   [DOVER, Del.] October 27, 2021 — Spooky season is here. And while some people of all ages celebrate a good scare – the Halloween holiday can present […]






  Archives:  October 2021

Weekly COVID-19 Update – Oct. 29, 2021: COVID-19 Cases / Hospitalizations Continue to Decrease

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Saturday, October 30, 2021

DOVER (OCT. 29, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing an update on the most recent statistics related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Delaware, as of 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021. Total positive cases since March 11, 2020: 143,563 7-day average of new positive cases: 265.9, a decrease from 331.4 last […]




Additional Delaware Hunting Seasons Open in November

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, October 29, 2021

Numerous Delaware hunting seasons open next month, including the popular November deer shotgun season which runs from Friday, Nov. 12 through Sunday, Nov. 21, as well as the firearms deer hunt available only to youth and non-ambulatory hunters on Saturday, Nov. 6 and Sunday, Nov. 7, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




Del. Issued Monthly Emergency Benefits Oct. 27 to SNAP Households, Eligible TANF and General Assistance Households  

Delaware Health and Social Services | News | Date Posted: Thursday, October 28, 2021

NEW CASTLE (Oct. 28, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Social Services is issuing emergency benefits for October to eligible households as part of the state’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. Benefits will be issued as part of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and two cash assistance programs – Temporary Assistance for […]




Mosquito-transmitted Eastern Equine Encephalitis Detected in DNREC’s Sentinel Chickens

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), a mosquito-transmitted disease, has been detected in Delaware for the first time in 2021, at a sentinel chicken station in southwestern Sussex County sampled Oct. 11 by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to monitor for certain mosquito-transmitted diseases.




Play it safe this Halloween: If you feel different, you drive different

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Impaired Driving | Office of Highway Safety | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Media Contact:Veronica Marshall Public Information Officer, Traffic Safety Outreach Coordinator Veronica.Marshall@Delaware.Gov   Plan to Arrive Alive this Halloween OHS increases DUI patrols October 29 – 31, 2021   [DOVER, Del.] October 27, 2021 — Spooky season is here. And while some people of all ages celebrate a good scare – the Halloween holiday can present […]