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  Category: Delaware Health and Social Services


OP-ED: Soaring health care costs are holding Delaware back. Here’s what we’re doing to fix them.

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Finance | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, May 21, 2018

Op-ed by Rick Geisenberger, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Finance Over the next several weeks, as we complete another budget debate in Dover, we should not lose sight of Delaware’s long-term challenges and of one issue in particular: the rising cost of health care. The projected growth rate for state spending on health care […]




8 Young People, 6 Groups to Be Honored with Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Award during May 24 Ceremony

Delaware Health and Social Services | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

NEW CASTLE (May 15, 2018) – Governor John Carney will present the Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Awards to eight young people and six groups during a May 24 ceremony in recognition of their service to Delaware. “Through their volunteer efforts, these young people are making a lasting impact on their communities and the lives of […]




State of Delaware Employees Honored for Excellence and Commitment in State Service, Team Excellence, and Heroism

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Correction | Department of Finance | Department of Human Resources | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Department of Technology and Information | Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, May 14, 2018

Event held during the celebration of Public Service Recognition Week, May 6-12, 2018. WILMINGTON, Del. (May 11, 2018) —Governor John Carney and Cabinet members celebrated Public Service Recognition Week by applauding the extraordinary work of Delaware’s public servants. Awards for exemplary efforts in service to the State of Delaware were presented at the Governor’s Awards […]




DPH Launches Lyme Disease Awareness Campaign

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Friday, May 4, 2018

While many Delawareans couldn’t be happier to see spring’s arrival and winter’s departure, the Division of Public Health (DPH) is warning residents that with warm weather comes ticks, fleas, mosquitoes and increased chances of vector-borne diseases. Whether staying home or traveling in the coming months, DPH wants to remind Delawareans of the risk of these diseases, which include Lyme disease, Zika, and West Nile Virus, and to share prevention tips.




Delaware Falls Four Spots in Commonwealth Fund’s 2018 State Health Scorecard; Secretary Walker Says Health Care Spending and Better Outcomes Must Be Aligned

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, May 4, 2018

NEW CASTLE (May 3, 2018) – Ranking in the bottom half of states in a variety of health measures, including adults who smoke, annual diabetes treatment testing, and adults who are obese, Delaware fell four spots in The Commonwealth Fund’s 2018 Scorecard on State Health System Performance released today. Delaware ranked 22nd among all the […]







  Category: Delaware Health and Social Services


OP-ED: Soaring health care costs are holding Delaware back. Here’s what we’re doing to fix them.

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Finance | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, May 21, 2018

Op-ed by Rick Geisenberger, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Finance Over the next several weeks, as we complete another budget debate in Dover, we should not lose sight of Delaware’s long-term challenges and of one issue in particular: the rising cost of health care. The projected growth rate for state spending on health care […]




8 Young People, 6 Groups to Be Honored with Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Award during May 24 Ceremony

Delaware Health and Social Services | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

NEW CASTLE (May 15, 2018) – Governor John Carney will present the Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Awards to eight young people and six groups during a May 24 ceremony in recognition of their service to Delaware. “Through their volunteer efforts, these young people are making a lasting impact on their communities and the lives of […]




State of Delaware Employees Honored for Excellence and Commitment in State Service, Team Excellence, and Heroism

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Correction | Department of Finance | Department of Human Resources | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Department of Technology and Information | Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, May 14, 2018

Event held during the celebration of Public Service Recognition Week, May 6-12, 2018. WILMINGTON, Del. (May 11, 2018) —Governor John Carney and Cabinet members celebrated Public Service Recognition Week by applauding the extraordinary work of Delaware’s public servants. Awards for exemplary efforts in service to the State of Delaware were presented at the Governor’s Awards […]




DPH Launches Lyme Disease Awareness Campaign

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Friday, May 4, 2018

While many Delawareans couldn’t be happier to see spring’s arrival and winter’s departure, the Division of Public Health (DPH) is warning residents that with warm weather comes ticks, fleas, mosquitoes and increased chances of vector-borne diseases. Whether staying home or traveling in the coming months, DPH wants to remind Delawareans of the risk of these diseases, which include Lyme disease, Zika, and West Nile Virus, and to share prevention tips.




Delaware Falls Four Spots in Commonwealth Fund’s 2018 State Health Scorecard; Secretary Walker Says Health Care Spending and Better Outcomes Must Be Aligned

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, May 4, 2018

NEW CASTLE (May 3, 2018) – Ranking in the bottom half of states in a variety of health measures, including adults who smoke, annual diabetes treatment testing, and adults who are obese, Delaware fell four spots in The Commonwealth Fund’s 2018 Scorecard on State Health System Performance released today. Delaware ranked 22nd among all the […]