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Nominations for Governor’s Volunteer Awards Accepted Through Aug. 16

Delaware Health and Social Services | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2019

DOVER (July 18, 2019) – Nominations for the Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards are being accepted by the State Office of Volunteerism through Friday, Aug. 16. These awards recognize the important contributions made by Delaware’s volunteers to their communities. Award recipients will be honored Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Dover Downs Hotel and Conference Center. “Thousands of […]




USAF, Dover AFB advise state agencies that PFAS chemicals exceeding EPA health advisory found in four wells near base

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Sunday, July 14, 2019

The US Air Force and Dover Air Force Base have notified Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and Division of Public Health, that four wells near the base sampled by the federal government for perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), including perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), have returned elevated levels of PFOS and PFOA above the US Environmental Protection Agency’s health advisory for these substances of 70 parts per trillion (ppt).




Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Accepting Proposals for SAFE Grants

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 12, 2019

he Delaware Division of Public Health’s Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) is currently accepting project proposals from public drinking water systems for Safety Assessments and Feasibility Evaluations (SAFE) grants. Proposals must be received by August 15, 2019.




DNREC, DPH now accepting proposals for wastewater, surface water and drinking water planning grants

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Featured Posts | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, July 12, 2019

DNREC, with the Division of Public Health, is now accepting project proposals for matching grants for waste, surface, and drinking water project planning.




Sussex County Bridge Clinic to Help Individuals, Families Impacted by Mental Illness, Opioid Use Disorder

Delaware Health and Social Services | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2019

NEW CASTLE (July 11, 2019) – As a new support for individuals and families impacted by the effects of mental health and substance use issues, the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH) officially will open the Sussex County Bridge Clinic on July 15 at the Promise Access Center in Georgetown, providing screening and […]







  Category: Delaware Health and Social Services


Nominations for Governor’s Volunteer Awards Accepted Through Aug. 16

Delaware Health and Social Services | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, July 18, 2019

DOVER (July 18, 2019) – Nominations for the Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards are being accepted by the State Office of Volunteerism through Friday, Aug. 16. These awards recognize the important contributions made by Delaware’s volunteers to their communities. Award recipients will be honored Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Dover Downs Hotel and Conference Center. “Thousands of […]




USAF, Dover AFB advise state agencies that PFAS chemicals exceeding EPA health advisory found in four wells near base

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Sunday, July 14, 2019

The US Air Force and Dover Air Force Base have notified Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and Division of Public Health, that four wells near the base sampled by the federal government for perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), including perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), have returned elevated levels of PFOS and PFOA above the US Environmental Protection Agency’s health advisory for these substances of 70 parts per trillion (ppt).




Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Accepting Proposals for SAFE Grants

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 12, 2019

he Delaware Division of Public Health’s Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) is currently accepting project proposals from public drinking water systems for Safety Assessments and Feasibility Evaluations (SAFE) grants. Proposals must be received by August 15, 2019.




DNREC, DPH now accepting proposals for wastewater, surface water and drinking water planning grants

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Featured Posts | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, July 12, 2019

DNREC, with the Division of Public Health, is now accepting project proposals for matching grants for waste, surface, and drinking water project planning.




Sussex County Bridge Clinic to Help Individuals, Families Impacted by Mental Illness, Opioid Use Disorder

Delaware Health and Social Services | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2019

NEW CASTLE (July 11, 2019) – As a new support for individuals and families impacted by the effects of mental health and substance use issues, the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH) officially will open the Sussex County Bridge Clinic on July 15 at the Promise Access Center in Georgetown, providing screening and […]