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Governor Carney Formally Extends Public Health Emergency

Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, December 9, 2022

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney on Friday 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. “Let’s keep doing the things we know that work,” said Governor Carney. “Stay home if you’re sick. Get vaccinated and boosted when you’re eligible. And get your flu shot […]




DPH Recognizes Successful Partner In Its Restaurant Accolade Program

Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 6, 2022

DOVER, DE (Dec. 6, 2022) ­– The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) would like to recognize High 5 Hospitality as the first hospitality group in Delaware to have all its restaurants achieve the Bronze Fork award as part of the Restaurant Accolade Program. High 5 Hospitality restaurants include Buffalo Wild Wings, Eggspectation, Jersey Mike’s Subs, Limestone BBQ, […]




DPH Announces New Fentanyl Awareness Advertising Campaign

Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 29, 2022

DOVER, DE (Nov. 29, 2022) ­– The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) announces the launch of a multimedia fentanyl campaign that targets youth, ages 14 through 25. This campaign aims to inform youth about what fentanyl is and that fentanyl can be found in various illicit drugs. This campaign highlights the risk of experimental drug use […]




Covid-19 Remains A Risk During Holiday Season As Does Flu And Other Respiratory Viruses

Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Friday, November 18, 2022

DOVER, DE (Nov. 18, 2022) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) reports that the statewide 7-day average of new positive COVID-19 cases has decreased for the fourth consecutive month. Hospitalizations and deaths related to COVID-19 have remained low over the same time period. Average new positive cases are lowest in Kent County, with Sussex County only slightly higher. However, […]




Division of Public Health’s Maternal Child Health Bureau, Delaware 211 Celebrate 10 Years of Help Me Grow Delaware

Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2022

DOVER, DE (Nov. 17, 2022) — The Maternal Child Health Bureau of the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), Delaware 2-1-1 and other state and community organizations proudly recognized Help Me Grow Delaware during an event celebrating Help Me Grow’s 10th anniversary on Nov. 9 at the Route 9 Library & Innovation Center in New […]







  Category: Division of Public Health


Governor Carney Formally Extends Public Health Emergency

Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, December 9, 2022

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney on Friday 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. “Let’s keep doing the things we know that work,” said Governor Carney. “Stay home if you’re sick. Get vaccinated and boosted when you’re eligible. And get your flu shot […]




DPH Recognizes Successful Partner In Its Restaurant Accolade Program

Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 6, 2022

DOVER, DE (Dec. 6, 2022) ­– The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) would like to recognize High 5 Hospitality as the first hospitality group in Delaware to have all its restaurants achieve the Bronze Fork award as part of the Restaurant Accolade Program. High 5 Hospitality restaurants include Buffalo Wild Wings, Eggspectation, Jersey Mike’s Subs, Limestone BBQ, […]




DPH Announces New Fentanyl Awareness Advertising Campaign

Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Tuesday, November 29, 2022

DOVER, DE (Nov. 29, 2022) ­– The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) announces the launch of a multimedia fentanyl campaign that targets youth, ages 14 through 25. This campaign aims to inform youth about what fentanyl is and that fentanyl can be found in various illicit drugs. This campaign highlights the risk of experimental drug use […]




Covid-19 Remains A Risk During Holiday Season As Does Flu And Other Respiratory Viruses

Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Friday, November 18, 2022

DOVER, DE (Nov. 18, 2022) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) reports that the statewide 7-day average of new positive COVID-19 cases has decreased for the fourth consecutive month. Hospitalizations and deaths related to COVID-19 have remained low over the same time period. Average new positive cases are lowest in Kent County, with Sussex County only slightly higher. However, […]




Division of Public Health’s Maternal Child Health Bureau, Delaware 211 Celebrate 10 Years of Help Me Grow Delaware

Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2022

DOVER, DE (Nov. 17, 2022) — The Maternal Child Health Bureau of the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), Delaware 2-1-1 and other state and community organizations proudly recognized Help Me Grow Delaware during an event celebrating Help Me Grow’s 10th anniversary on Nov. 9 at the Route 9 Library & Innovation Center in New […]