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Public Health Announces 76 Additional Positive COVID-19 Cases Among Delawareans; 5 New Deaths

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Sunday, May 31, 2020

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing five additional fatalities related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and is providing an update on the number of positive cases and recovered individuals. All data reported through the daily updates are based on data received as of 6:00 p.m. the previous day.




DE Dept. of Labor Disburses Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Payments

Department of Labor | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Friday, May 29, 2020

For Immediate Release Friday, May 29, 2020: Wilmington, DE: The Delaware Department of Labor, in its effort to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, reached another milestone this week by paying the first Pandemic Unemployment Assistance claims to eligible Delawareans. The Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program provides benefits for independent contractors and self-employed workers in the state […]




Forest Campsites and Redden Lodge to Stay Closed

Department of Agriculture | Featured Posts | Forest Service | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, May 29, 2020

Effective June 1, outdoor gatherings of more than 25 people will be permitted at Delaware’s state forests, subject to compliance with the Division of Public Health’s “Guidance on Outdoor Gatherings.”

While the state’s ban on short-term rentals will be lifted on June 1, camping at Blackbird State Forest and Redden State Forest, as well as the Redden Lodge, will be closed to the public until further notice. Plans are underway to implement a new online, fee-based reservation system expected to be operational later this summer. There is no fixed date on the launch of the new system, which will include the addition of two new camp sites each at both Blackbird and Redden.

The new system will also handle advance bookings for the popular and historic Redden Lodge. Users can make camping and lodge reservations for future dates, receive electronic confirmations, and make payments and receive refunds via credit card.




Governor Carney Releases Guidance on Summer Camp, Summer School Programs

Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, May 29, 2020

Camps must develop a written plan for enforcing social distancing and other basic health precautions WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday issued guidance for summer camps and summer school as Delaware continues a rolling reopening of the economy. Recreational camps must develop a written plan for enforcing social distancing, frequent hand-washing, and other basic […]




Delaware’s SNAP Program to Issue Additional Emergency Benefits That Will Be Available Starting May 30

Delaware Health and Social Services | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 28, 2020

Existing clients may receive additional benefits for May 2020 NEW CASTLE (May 28, 2020) – Emergency benefits will be issued to participants of Delaware’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for May as part of the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020. Under this federal act signed into law March 18, the Delaware Department […]







  Category: Featured Posts


Public Health Announces 76 Additional Positive COVID-19 Cases Among Delawareans; 5 New Deaths

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Sunday, May 31, 2020

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing five additional fatalities related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and is providing an update on the number of positive cases and recovered individuals. All data reported through the daily updates are based on data received as of 6:00 p.m. the previous day.




DE Dept. of Labor Disburses Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Payments

Department of Labor | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Friday, May 29, 2020

For Immediate Release Friday, May 29, 2020: Wilmington, DE: The Delaware Department of Labor, in its effort to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, reached another milestone this week by paying the first Pandemic Unemployment Assistance claims to eligible Delawareans. The Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program provides benefits for independent contractors and self-employed workers in the state […]




Forest Campsites and Redden Lodge to Stay Closed

Department of Agriculture | Featured Posts | Forest Service | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, May 29, 2020

Effective June 1, outdoor gatherings of more than 25 people will be permitted at Delaware’s state forests, subject to compliance with the Division of Public Health’s “Guidance on Outdoor Gatherings.”

While the state’s ban on short-term rentals will be lifted on June 1, camping at Blackbird State Forest and Redden State Forest, as well as the Redden Lodge, will be closed to the public until further notice. Plans are underway to implement a new online, fee-based reservation system expected to be operational later this summer. There is no fixed date on the launch of the new system, which will include the addition of two new camp sites each at both Blackbird and Redden.

The new system will also handle advance bookings for the popular and historic Redden Lodge. Users can make camping and lodge reservations for future dates, receive electronic confirmations, and make payments and receive refunds via credit card.




Governor Carney Releases Guidance on Summer Camp, Summer School Programs

Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, May 29, 2020

Camps must develop a written plan for enforcing social distancing and other basic health precautions WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday issued guidance for summer camps and summer school as Delaware continues a rolling reopening of the economy. Recreational camps must develop a written plan for enforcing social distancing, frequent hand-washing, and other basic […]




Delaware’s SNAP Program to Issue Additional Emergency Benefits That Will Be Available Starting May 30

Delaware Health and Social Services | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 28, 2020

Existing clients may receive additional benefits for May 2020 NEW CASTLE (May 28, 2020) – Emergency benefits will be issued to participants of Delaware’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for May as part of the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020. Under this federal act signed into law March 18, the Delaware Department […]