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  Category: Governor John Carney


STATEMENT: Gov. Carney on Gov. Markell’s Appointment as White House Operation Allies Welcome Coordinator

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, September 3, 2021

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday released the following statement on President Biden’s appointment of former Governor Jack Markell as White House Operation Allies Welcome Coordinator to oversee the resettlement of Afghan refugees in the U.S.: “Delaware is a welcoming state – a ‘state of neighbors,’ as Governor Markell used to say. My friend […]




Governor Carney Signs House Bill 100

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, August 19, 2021

Legislation expands mental health services in Delaware elementary schools NEW CASTLE, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed House Bill 100, which greatly expands mental health services in Delaware elementary schools. The legislation was sponsored by House Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst.  “Delaware children come to school every day with unique challenges, and we should be ready […]




COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Updates for Long-Term Care Facilities, Health Care Facilities, and State Employees

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, August 12, 2021

Governor Carney and the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) announced that ​beginning on September 30, staff in long-term care and other health care facilities will be required to provide proof of vaccination or to undergo regular testing to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 to vulnerable populations. 




Division of Small Business awards EDGE Grants to 15 Delaware companies

Governor John Carney | News | Small Business | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 11, 2021

SMYRNA, Del. (August 11, 2021) – A company working to alleviate symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, a maker of wearable cooling protective gear, a specialty running store, and a meadery were among the 15 Delaware small businesses recognized Wednesday as awardees of the third round of Encouraging Development, Growth and Expansion (EDGE) Grants from the state […]




Governor Carney Announces Mask Requirement in K-12 Schools, Child Care, State Facilities

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 10, 2021

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced that everyone kindergarten-age and older in K-12 schools and child care homes and centers must wear face coverings indoors effective on Monday, August 16 – regardless of vaccination status. The requirement covers both public and private schools in Delaware. Child care centers and homes are strongly encouraged to require […]







  Category: Governor John Carney


STATEMENT: Gov. Carney on Gov. Markell’s Appointment as White House Operation Allies Welcome Coordinator

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, September 3, 2021

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday released the following statement on President Biden’s appointment of former Governor Jack Markell as White House Operation Allies Welcome Coordinator to oversee the resettlement of Afghan refugees in the U.S.: “Delaware is a welcoming state – a ‘state of neighbors,’ as Governor Markell used to say. My friend […]




Governor Carney Signs House Bill 100

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, August 19, 2021

Legislation expands mental health services in Delaware elementary schools NEW CASTLE, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed House Bill 100, which greatly expands mental health services in Delaware elementary schools. The legislation was sponsored by House Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst.  “Delaware children come to school every day with unique challenges, and we should be ready […]




COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Updates for Long-Term Care Facilities, Health Care Facilities, and State Employees

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, August 12, 2021

Governor Carney and the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) announced that ​beginning on September 30, staff in long-term care and other health care facilities will be required to provide proof of vaccination or to undergo regular testing to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 to vulnerable populations. 




Division of Small Business awards EDGE Grants to 15 Delaware companies

Governor John Carney | News | Small Business | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 11, 2021

SMYRNA, Del. (August 11, 2021) – A company working to alleviate symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, a maker of wearable cooling protective gear, a specialty running store, and a meadery were among the 15 Delaware small businesses recognized Wednesday as awardees of the third round of Encouraging Development, Growth and Expansion (EDGE) Grants from the state […]




Governor Carney Announces Mask Requirement in K-12 Schools, Child Care, State Facilities

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 10, 2021

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced that everyone kindergarten-age and older in K-12 schools and child care homes and centers must wear face coverings indoors effective on Monday, August 16 – regardless of vaccination status. The requirement covers both public and private schools in Delaware. Child care centers and homes are strongly encouraged to require […]