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  Category: Delaware Health and Social Services


Focus Group Insights Help Guide Future Enhancements to Family Caregiver Services at DHSS

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities | News | Date Posted: Monday, November 14, 2022

NEWARK (Nov. 14, 2022) – The Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD) is using the findings from a report based on caregiver focus groups held late last year across the state to enhance its current supports and develop a new approach to caregiver services. This includes the formation of the […]




Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Award Honorees to Be Recognized at Dec. 1 Ceremony

Delaware Health and Social Services | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, November 11, 2022

Ten individuals and six groups will be honored with the 2022 Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Awards during a ceremony to be held Dec. 1 at the Executive Banquet & Conference Center in Newark. The award recipients will be recognized for exceptional contributions and outstanding dedication to service and volunteerism in Delaware.




Governor Carney Formally Extends Public Health Emergency

Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, November 10, 2022

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney on Thursday formally extended the Public Health Emergency order another 30 days to allow the State of Delaware and medical providers to continue COVID-19 vaccination and testing programs.   “As we enter the holiday season, it’s important that we keep doing the things we know that work,” said Governor Carney. “Stay home if you’re sick. Get vaccinated […]




DPH Launches Flu Data Dashboard On My Healthy Community As Cases Increase Dramatically

Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 9, 2022

DOVER, DE (Nov. 9, 2022) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing the launch of the My Healthy Community (MHC) influenza (flu) dashboard, which shares weekly as well as seasonal data on positive cases, hospitalizations, deaths, and for the first time, vaccinations in the state. The dashboard is intended to provide an accurate […]




Holiday Poinsettia Sale to Run Nov. 28 to Dec. 22 at Greenhouse on DHSS’ Herman Holloway Campus

Delaware Health and Social Services | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 9, 2022

The greenhouse is operated by Bright Spot Urban Farm, a program operated by West End Neighborhood House in Wilmington. The Department of Health and Social Services has an agreement with West End to operate the greenhouse and gardens on the Herman Holloway Campus. Proceeds from the sale of the nearly 3,000 poinsettias grown this season will help support youth programs at West End.







  Category: Delaware Health and Social Services


Focus Group Insights Help Guide Future Enhancements to Family Caregiver Services at DHSS

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities | News | Date Posted: Monday, November 14, 2022

NEWARK (Nov. 14, 2022) – The Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD) is using the findings from a report based on caregiver focus groups held late last year across the state to enhance its current supports and develop a new approach to caregiver services. This includes the formation of the […]




Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Award Honorees to Be Recognized at Dec. 1 Ceremony

Delaware Health and Social Services | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, November 11, 2022

Ten individuals and six groups will be honored with the 2022 Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Awards during a ceremony to be held Dec. 1 at the Executive Banquet & Conference Center in Newark. The award recipients will be recognized for exceptional contributions and outstanding dedication to service and volunteerism in Delaware.




Governor Carney Formally Extends Public Health Emergency

Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, November 10, 2022

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney on Thursday formally extended the Public Health Emergency order another 30 days to allow the State of Delaware and medical providers to continue COVID-19 vaccination and testing programs.   “As we enter the holiday season, it’s important that we keep doing the things we know that work,” said Governor Carney. “Stay home if you’re sick. Get vaccinated […]




DPH Launches Flu Data Dashboard On My Healthy Community As Cases Increase Dramatically

Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 9, 2022

DOVER, DE (Nov. 9, 2022) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing the launch of the My Healthy Community (MHC) influenza (flu) dashboard, which shares weekly as well as seasonal data on positive cases, hospitalizations, deaths, and for the first time, vaccinations in the state. The dashboard is intended to provide an accurate […]




Holiday Poinsettia Sale to Run Nov. 28 to Dec. 22 at Greenhouse on DHSS’ Herman Holloway Campus

Delaware Health and Social Services | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 9, 2022

The greenhouse is operated by Bright Spot Urban Farm, a program operated by West End Neighborhood House in Wilmington. The Department of Health and Social Services has an agreement with West End to operate the greenhouse and gardens on the Herman Holloway Campus. Proceeds from the sale of the nearly 3,000 poinsettias grown this season will help support youth programs at West End.