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  Category: Division of Public Health


Weekly COVID-19 Update – Jan. 21, 2022: DPH Reports Promising COVID-19 Data Trends

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Friday, January 21, 2022

DOVER, DE (Jan. 21, 2022) – 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 Thursday, Jan 20, 2022. DPH reports a welcomed decrease in new positive cases and hospitalizations over the last week, however, both cases and hospitalizations […]




Delaware Public Health Laboratory Breaks Ground on Expansion to Meet Testing, Surveillance Demands

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 19, 2022

SMYRNA, DE (Jan. 19, 2022) – The Delaware Public Health Laboratory (DPHL) will nearly double in size to increase the capacity for routine and outbreak testing to accommodate advanced technical laboratory staff and the infectious disease epidemiology program. State leaders today held a groundbreaking for the expansion on the property of the Delaware Department of Health and […]




Weekly COVID-19 Update – Jan. 14, 2022: New Positive Cases, Hospitalizations Continue to Trend Upward

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Friday, January 14, 2022

DOVER, DE (Jan. 14, 2022) – 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 Thursday, Jan 13, 2021. DPH reported the highest number of new positive daily cases since the start of the pandemic with 4,771 positive […]




State of Delaware Partners with FEMA to Open COVID-19 Testing Center

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Motor Vehicles | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Friday, January 14, 2022

Testing available by appointment at www.ineedacovid19test.com DOVER, DE (JAN. 14, 2022) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) announced today that the State of Delaware is partnering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to open a free COVID-19 drive-thru testing site from Jan. 17 to Feb. […]




Weekly COVID-19 Update – Jan. 7, 2022: Winter Surge Continues; Current Hospitalizations Continue to Rise

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Saturday, January 8, 2022

Please note, this press release was updated on Jan. 10, 2022, to correct an error in the total breakthrough cases, and to incorporate additional data points that were not immediately available at the time of the initial release.  DOVER, DE (Jan. 7, 2022) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing an update […]







  Category: Division of Public Health


Weekly COVID-19 Update – Jan. 21, 2022: DPH Reports Promising COVID-19 Data Trends

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Friday, January 21, 2022

DOVER, DE (Jan. 21, 2022) – 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 Thursday, Jan 20, 2022. DPH reports a welcomed decrease in new positive cases and hospitalizations over the last week, however, both cases and hospitalizations […]




Delaware Public Health Laboratory Breaks Ground on Expansion to Meet Testing, Surveillance Demands

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 19, 2022

SMYRNA, DE (Jan. 19, 2022) – The Delaware Public Health Laboratory (DPHL) will nearly double in size to increase the capacity for routine and outbreak testing to accommodate advanced technical laboratory staff and the infectious disease epidemiology program. State leaders today held a groundbreaking for the expansion on the property of the Delaware Department of Health and […]




Weekly COVID-19 Update – Jan. 14, 2022: New Positive Cases, Hospitalizations Continue to Trend Upward

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Friday, January 14, 2022

DOVER, DE (Jan. 14, 2022) – 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 Thursday, Jan 13, 2021. DPH reported the highest number of new positive daily cases since the start of the pandemic with 4,771 positive […]




State of Delaware Partners with FEMA to Open COVID-19 Testing Center

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Motor Vehicles | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Friday, January 14, 2022

Testing available by appointment at www.ineedacovid19test.com DOVER, DE (JAN. 14, 2022) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) announced today that the State of Delaware is partnering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to open a free COVID-19 drive-thru testing site from Jan. 17 to Feb. […]




Weekly COVID-19 Update – Jan. 7, 2022: Winter Surge Continues; Current Hospitalizations Continue to Rise

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Saturday, January 8, 2022

Please note, this press release was updated on Jan. 10, 2022, to correct an error in the total breakthrough cases, and to incorporate additional data points that were not immediately available at the time of the initial release.  DOVER, DE (Jan. 7, 2022) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing an update […]