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DPH Announces Start Of Flu Season: Encourages Vaccination In Face Of Potentially Active Flu Season

Division of Public Health | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2022

DOVER, DE (Sept. 29, 2022) – October 2 marks the official start of the 2022-2023 influenza (flu) season. The flu vaccine plays a pivotal role in helping to avoid significant flu-related illnesses, including hospitalization and death. The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) believes it is vital for Delawareans to protect themselves and their loved ones by getting […]




Eligibility For Monkeypox Vaccine Expands Again In Delaware

Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Thursday, September 22, 2022

DOVER, DE (Sept 22, 2022) ­– The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is sharing upcoming opportunities for individuals to get vaccinated against the monkeypox virus (MPX). The current case count for MPX in the state is 35, including 23 cases in New Castle County, three cases in Kent County, and nine cases in Sussex County. Delaware continues […]




DPH Announces #MyReasonWhyDE Youth Campaign

Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Dover, DE (Sept. 20, 2022) The Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing their youth-led #MyReasonWhyDE campaign. #MyReasonWhyDE asks Delaware youth to make short Public Service Announcement (PSA) videos that promote the positive aspects of their lives that keep them happy, healthy, and drug-free, engaged citizens. Using the collective campaign ad model, like the “Got Milk?” […]




COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations Decline In Last Month; DPH Shares Information On Bivalent Boosters

Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Friday, September 16, 2022

DOVER, DE (September 16, 2022) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is pleased to share declines in hospitalizations, test positivity rates and the 7-day average of new positive COVID-19 cases continued for the second month in a row.  Deaths also remain low. However, COVID-19 is still circulating in the community, and at higher levels […]




Governor Carney Formally Extends Public Health Emergency

Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, September 15, 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. Under Delaware law, Public Health Emergency declarations must be renewed every 30 days. Visit Governor Carney’s website to view the Public Health Emergency […]







  Category: Division of Public Health


DPH Announces Start Of Flu Season: Encourages Vaccination In Face Of Potentially Active Flu Season

Division of Public Health | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2022

DOVER, DE (Sept. 29, 2022) – October 2 marks the official start of the 2022-2023 influenza (flu) season. The flu vaccine plays a pivotal role in helping to avoid significant flu-related illnesses, including hospitalization and death. The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) believes it is vital for Delawareans to protect themselves and their loved ones by getting […]




Eligibility For Monkeypox Vaccine Expands Again In Delaware

Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Thursday, September 22, 2022

DOVER, DE (Sept 22, 2022) ­– The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is sharing upcoming opportunities for individuals to get vaccinated against the monkeypox virus (MPX). The current case count for MPX in the state is 35, including 23 cases in New Castle County, three cases in Kent County, and nine cases in Sussex County. Delaware continues […]




DPH Announces #MyReasonWhyDE Youth Campaign

Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Dover, DE (Sept. 20, 2022) The Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing their youth-led #MyReasonWhyDE campaign. #MyReasonWhyDE asks Delaware youth to make short Public Service Announcement (PSA) videos that promote the positive aspects of their lives that keep them happy, healthy, and drug-free, engaged citizens. Using the collective campaign ad model, like the “Got Milk?” […]




COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations Decline In Last Month; DPH Shares Information On Bivalent Boosters

Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Friday, September 16, 2022

DOVER, DE (September 16, 2022) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is pleased to share declines in hospitalizations, test positivity rates and the 7-day average of new positive COVID-19 cases continued for the second month in a row.  Deaths also remain low. However, COVID-19 is still circulating in the community, and at higher levels […]




Governor Carney Formally Extends Public Health Emergency

Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, September 15, 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. Under Delaware law, Public Health Emergency declarations must be renewed every 30 days. Visit Governor Carney’s website to view the Public Health Emergency […]