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  Category: Department of Safety and Homeland Security


OHS Child Passenger Safety Fitting Stations Closed Statewide

Child Passenger Safety | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Effective Immediately – March 25, 2020 (Dover, Del.) – Governor John Carney ordered all non-essential businesses to close by Tuesday morning, March 24, 2020, at 8 a.m. and for all Delawareans to stay at home whenever possible to help fight the spread of COVID-19. As a safety precaution for customers and staff, the Delaware Office of […]




Watch: Coronavirus Update from March 18 in the Evening

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Featured Video | Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Small Business | Date Posted: Thursday, March 19, 2020

Governor Carney and State Officials give a media briefing on Wednesday March 18, 2020 in the evening, announcing an updated emergency declaration and help for small businesses.




Office of Highway Safety Suspends SoberLift® Program for St. Patrick’s Day 2020

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Sunday, March 15, 2020

Office of Highway Safety Suspends SoberLift® Program for St. Patrick’s Day *MEDIA ALERT* March 15, 2020  WHAT: The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is suspending its SoberLift program as of 9 p.m. on Sunday, March 15, through Wednesday, March 18 at 2 a.m., statewide, due to growing concern for the health and safety of […]




Governor Carney Directs Two-Week Closure of Delaware Public Schools

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Education | Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, March 13, 2020

State to close schools March 16 through 27 to prepare for potential spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday directed all Delaware public schools close from March 16-27, to allow schools to prepare for potential spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The following is an excerpt from a letter Governor Carney sent […]




Delaware Division of Public Health Provides Update on Individuals Being Tested

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Thursday, March 12, 2020

DOVER (March 12, 2020) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing an update on the number of individuals currently being tested for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In Delaware, DPH is currently monitoring 35 individuals. A total of 44 individuals have been tested for COVID-19, including the 4 individuals who tested positive for […]







  Category: Department of Safety and Homeland Security


OHS Child Passenger Safety Fitting Stations Closed Statewide

Child Passenger Safety | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Effective Immediately – March 25, 2020 (Dover, Del.) – Governor John Carney ordered all non-essential businesses to close by Tuesday morning, March 24, 2020, at 8 a.m. and for all Delawareans to stay at home whenever possible to help fight the spread of COVID-19. As a safety precaution for customers and staff, the Delaware Office of […]




Watch: Coronavirus Update from March 18 in the Evening

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Featured Video | Governor John Carney | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Small Business | Date Posted: Thursday, March 19, 2020

Governor Carney and State Officials give a media briefing on Wednesday March 18, 2020 in the evening, announcing an updated emergency declaration and help for small businesses.




Office of Highway Safety Suspends SoberLift® Program for St. Patrick’s Day 2020

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Sunday, March 15, 2020

Office of Highway Safety Suspends SoberLift® Program for St. Patrick’s Day *MEDIA ALERT* March 15, 2020  WHAT: The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is suspending its SoberLift program as of 9 p.m. on Sunday, March 15, through Wednesday, March 18 at 2 a.m., statewide, due to growing concern for the health and safety of […]




Governor Carney Directs Two-Week Closure of Delaware Public Schools

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Education | Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, March 13, 2020

State to close schools March 16 through 27 to prepare for potential spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday directed all Delaware public schools close from March 16-27, to allow schools to prepare for potential spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The following is an excerpt from a letter Governor Carney sent […]




Delaware Division of Public Health Provides Update on Individuals Being Tested

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Thursday, March 12, 2020

DOVER (March 12, 2020) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing an update on the number of individuals currently being tested for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In Delaware, DPH is currently monitoring 35 individuals. A total of 44 individuals have been tested for COVID-19, including the 4 individuals who tested positive for […]