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  Category: Delaware Health and Social Services


DPH Encourages Masking, Other Precautionary Measures For Visitors To Legislative Hall

Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Monday, January 30, 2023

DOVER, DE (Jan. 30, 2023) –   The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) has been notified of multiple positive cases of COVID-19 that could be related to several in-person events last week in and around Legislative Hall. Out of an abundance of caution, DPH is offering recommendations to those planning to attend Joint Finance Committee hearings beginning […]




State of Delaware Recognizes Hard Work of Caregivers, Commits to Raising Awareness of Resources Available to Them

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities | News | Date Posted: Monday, January 30, 2023

New campaign underway to highlight support, services available to First State caregivers NEW CASTLE, Del. (Jan. 30, 2023) — The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) has launched a new campaign designed to raise awareness around the many resources available to those who care for and support an older adult or someone living […]




Enrollment on Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace for 2023 Reaches All-Time High

Delaware Health and Social Services | Governor John Carney | Insurance Commissioner | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, January 27, 2023

With more choice in plans than ever before, enhanced federal subsidies, and Delaware’s reinsurance program keeping the cost of monthly premiums relatively steady, enrollment on Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace for 2023 again set an all-time high, increasing 8% over the open enrollment total for 2022.




DPH Announces Closure Of COVID-19 Call Centers on Jan. 31

Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Friday, January 27, 2023

DOVER, DE (Jan. 27, 2023) –   The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing the closure of the COVID-19 call center and the vaccine call center due to a low volume of calls. The Call Centers’ last day of operation will be Tuesday, January 31.  Delawareans may still access critical COVID-19 information on the website at […]




Delaware to Issue Monthly Emergency Benefits Jan. 26 to SNAP Households, Eligible TANF, General Assistance Households

Delaware Health and Social Services | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2023

NEW CASTLE (Jan. 25, 2023) – The Delaware Division of Social Services (DSS) will issue emergency benefits for January to eligible households as part of the State’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 public health emergency. Benefits will be issued as part of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and two cash assistance programs – Temporary […]







  Category: Delaware Health and Social Services


DPH Encourages Masking, Other Precautionary Measures For Visitors To Legislative Hall

Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Monday, January 30, 2023

DOVER, DE (Jan. 30, 2023) –   The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) has been notified of multiple positive cases of COVID-19 that could be related to several in-person events last week in and around Legislative Hall. Out of an abundance of caution, DPH is offering recommendations to those planning to attend Joint Finance Committee hearings beginning […]




State of Delaware Recognizes Hard Work of Caregivers, Commits to Raising Awareness of Resources Available to Them

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities | News | Date Posted: Monday, January 30, 2023

New campaign underway to highlight support, services available to First State caregivers NEW CASTLE, Del. (Jan. 30, 2023) — The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) has launched a new campaign designed to raise awareness around the many resources available to those who care for and support an older adult or someone living […]




Enrollment on Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace for 2023 Reaches All-Time High

Delaware Health and Social Services | Governor John Carney | Insurance Commissioner | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, January 27, 2023

With more choice in plans than ever before, enhanced federal subsidies, and Delaware’s reinsurance program keeping the cost of monthly premiums relatively steady, enrollment on Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace for 2023 again set an all-time high, increasing 8% over the open enrollment total for 2022.




DPH Announces Closure Of COVID-19 Call Centers on Jan. 31

Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Friday, January 27, 2023

DOVER, DE (Jan. 27, 2023) –   The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing the closure of the COVID-19 call center and the vaccine call center due to a low volume of calls. The Call Centers’ last day of operation will be Tuesday, January 31.  Delawareans may still access critical COVID-19 information on the website at […]




Delaware to Issue Monthly Emergency Benefits Jan. 26 to SNAP Households, Eligible TANF, General Assistance Households

Delaware Health and Social Services | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2023

NEW CASTLE (Jan. 25, 2023) – The Delaware Division of Social Services (DSS) will issue emergency benefits for January to eligible households as part of the State’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 public health emergency. Benefits will be issued as part of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and two cash assistance programs – Temporary […]