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  Category: Division of Public Health


Positive Case Numbers Continue to Rise and Delta Variant Continues to Dominate

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 30, 2021

DOVER (July 30, 2021) – 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, July 29, 2021.   A total of 111,275 positive cases of COVID-19 among Delaware residents have been reported to DPH since […]




Del. to Issue Emergency Benefits for July to All SNAP Households, Eligible TANF and General Assistance Households

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 27, 2021

NEW CASTLE (July 27, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Social Services will issue emergency benefits for July to eligible households as part of the state’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. Benefits will be issued as part of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and two cash assistance programs – Temporary Assistance […]




Weekly COVID-19 Update – JULY 23, 2021: Delaware Sees Uptick In New COVID-19 Cases

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 23, 2021

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, July 22, 2021. A total of 110,638 positive cases of COVID-19 among Delaware residents have been reported to DPH since March 11, 2020. The seven-day average […]




DPH Announces COVID-19 $15M Testing Partnership With Quidel In Schools

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Monday, July 19, 2021

  Dover (July 19, 2021) The Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing a $15M partnership with the Department of Education (DOE) and Quidel Corporation to provide comprehensive COVID-19 testing, processing, and reporting in Delaware schools. Quidel will utilize its rapid antigen tests to provide on-the-spot results in as little as 10 minutes. Frequent testing […]




Despite End of State of Emergency, DHSS Guidance for Visitation at Delaware’s Long-Term Care Facilities Will Continue

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Monday, July 12, 2021

NEW CASTLE (July 12, 2021) – With the end of the State of Emergency in Delaware on Tuesday, July 13, the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) is affirming that Delaware’s 86 long-term care facilities (LTCs) will continue to follow the state’s existing visitation and testing guidance in order to keep residents healthy and […]







  Category: Division of Public Health


Positive Case Numbers Continue to Rise and Delta Variant Continues to Dominate

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 30, 2021

DOVER (July 30, 2021) – 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, July 29, 2021.   A total of 111,275 positive cases of COVID-19 among Delaware residents have been reported to DPH since […]




Del. to Issue Emergency Benefits for July to All SNAP Households, Eligible TANF and General Assistance Households

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 27, 2021

NEW CASTLE (July 27, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Social Services will issue emergency benefits for July to eligible households as part of the state’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. Benefits will be issued as part of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and two cash assistance programs – Temporary Assistance […]




Weekly COVID-19 Update – JULY 23, 2021: Delaware Sees Uptick In New COVID-19 Cases

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 23, 2021

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, July 22, 2021. A total of 110,638 positive cases of COVID-19 among Delaware residents have been reported to DPH since March 11, 2020. The seven-day average […]




DPH Announces COVID-19 $15M Testing Partnership With Quidel In Schools

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Monday, July 19, 2021

  Dover (July 19, 2021) The Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing a $15M partnership with the Department of Education (DOE) and Quidel Corporation to provide comprehensive COVID-19 testing, processing, and reporting in Delaware schools. Quidel will utilize its rapid antigen tests to provide on-the-spot results in as little as 10 minutes. Frequent testing […]




Despite End of State of Emergency, DHSS Guidance for Visitation at Delaware’s Long-Term Care Facilities Will Continue

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Monday, July 12, 2021

NEW CASTLE (July 12, 2021) – With the end of the State of Emergency in Delaware on Tuesday, July 13, the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) is affirming that Delaware’s 86 long-term care facilities (LTCs) will continue to follow the state’s existing visitation and testing guidance in order to keep residents healthy and […]