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  Category: Office of the Lieutenant Governor


DHSS Secretary Walker Sends Health Care Spending and Quality Benchmark Recommendations to Governor Carney

Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, August 27, 2018

NEW CASTLE (Aug. 27, 2018) – Culminating nearly a year of outreach to and feedback from health stakeholders across the state, Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker today sent her recommendations for establishing health care spending and quality benchmarks to Governor John Carney. The work on the benchmarks began […]




Delaware’s Behavioral Health Consortium selected to partner with The Pew Charitable Trusts

Delaware Health and Social Services | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Delaware selected as one of only two states in the nation to participate  New Castle, Del. – On Tuesday, Lt. Governor Hall-Long joined members of Delaware’s Behavioral Health Consortium and members of The Pew Charitable Trusts to announce a newly formed partnership that will work to reshape Delaware’s behavioral health treatment system for those struggling […]




Johns Hopkins Team Releases Major Recommendations for Strengthening Delaware’s Substance Use Disorder Treatment System

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 24, 2018

NEW CASTLE (July 24, 2018) – Following a 14-month review of Delaware’s opioid use disorder treatment system, a research team from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Bloomberg American Health Initiative today recommended four major strategies to achieve the state’s goal of a system of care that is accessible, evidence-based, individualized, […]




Delaware Health Officials Issue Warning for Sussex County after Suspected Overdoses

Delaware Health and Social Services | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 18, 2018

NEW CASTLE (July 18, 2018) – With more than half of the deaths from suspected overdoses occurring in Sussex County so far this month, Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker is urging the community to be aware of the uptick and also is warning people in active substance use […]




Hall-Long Selected to Help Lead Nation’s Lieutenant Governor’s Association

Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Dover-DE- Delaware’s lieutenant governor is a newly named officer of the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA). NLGA is the professional association for the second-highest ranking officials in all 50 states and the U.S. territories.    Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long is now serving as Treasurer of the NLGA Executive Committee.  “The lieutenant governor was chosen and […]







  Category: Office of the Lieutenant Governor


DHSS Secretary Walker Sends Health Care Spending and Quality Benchmark Recommendations to Governor Carney

Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, August 27, 2018

NEW CASTLE (Aug. 27, 2018) – Culminating nearly a year of outreach to and feedback from health stakeholders across the state, Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker today sent her recommendations for establishing health care spending and quality benchmarks to Governor John Carney. The work on the benchmarks began […]




Delaware’s Behavioral Health Consortium selected to partner with The Pew Charitable Trusts

Delaware Health and Social Services | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Delaware selected as one of only two states in the nation to participate  New Castle, Del. – On Tuesday, Lt. Governor Hall-Long joined members of Delaware’s Behavioral Health Consortium and members of The Pew Charitable Trusts to announce a newly formed partnership that will work to reshape Delaware’s behavioral health treatment system for those struggling […]




Johns Hopkins Team Releases Major Recommendations for Strengthening Delaware’s Substance Use Disorder Treatment System

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 24, 2018

NEW CASTLE (July 24, 2018) – Following a 14-month review of Delaware’s opioid use disorder treatment system, a research team from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Bloomberg American Health Initiative today recommended four major strategies to achieve the state’s goal of a system of care that is accessible, evidence-based, individualized, […]




Delaware Health Officials Issue Warning for Sussex County after Suspected Overdoses

Delaware Health and Social Services | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 18, 2018

NEW CASTLE (July 18, 2018) – With more than half of the deaths from suspected overdoses occurring in Sussex County so far this month, Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker is urging the community to be aware of the uptick and also is warning people in active substance use […]




Hall-Long Selected to Help Lead Nation’s Lieutenant Governor’s Association

Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Dover-DE- Delaware’s lieutenant governor is a newly named officer of the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA). NLGA is the professional association for the second-highest ranking officials in all 50 states and the U.S. territories.    Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long is now serving as Treasurer of the NLGA Executive Committee.  “The lieutenant governor was chosen and […]