Gov. Carney, DPH Prepare For Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Following FDA Emergency Use Authorization Approval
DOVER (Feb. 27, 2021) – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) are preparing for a shipment as early as next week of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Janssen COVID-19 vaccine that was granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration Saturday evening. The J&J vaccine is the world’s first […]
Weekly COVID-19 Update – Feb. 26, 2021: Average Daily Cases, Current Hospitalizations Continue to Decline
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, February 25, 2021.
DPH Issues Order Formalizing Second Dose Requirements; Creates Process to Report Vaccination Violations
Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) has issued a new order related to requirements around second dose administration by providers.
Friday FEMA Dover Second-Dose Appointments Now Open to Those With First Dose On Or Before Jan. 29 From Any Provider
DOVER (Feb. 25, 2021) – Individuals who received their first dose of COVID-19 28 or more days ago from a pharmacy, medical provider, clinic or other source in Delaware and have not yet obtained a second dose may sign up for a Friday appointment at the ongoing vaccination event at Dover International Speedway operated by the State of Delaware and […]
Medicaid Providers Invited to Participate in Program to Increase Access to Medications to Treat Opioid Use Disorder
NEW CASTLE (Feb. 23, 2021) – The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services invites medical providers and practice managers in primary care, women’s health, infectious disease and psychiatry to participate in a program that will train providers to treat opioid use disorder (OUD) among Medicaid recipients. Office-Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT) involves prescribing safe, effective, […]