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  Category: Delaware Emergency Management Agency


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.




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 […]




DHSS Recommends Nursing Homes and Other Long-Term Care Facilities Temporarily Ban Visitors to Reduce Coronavirus Risk

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

NEW CASTLE (March 12, 2020) – The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) is recommending that all Delaware nursing homes, long-term care facilities and adult day-care centers temporarily end visitation as a way to reduce the risk of residents and clients contracting coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The recommendation follows the Centers for Disease Control and […]




Governor Carney Declares State of Emergency to Prepare for Spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, March 12, 2020

Governor John Carney on Thursday issued a State of Emergency declaration to prepare for the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The State of Emergency directs the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and the Delaware Department of Health & Social Services’ Division of Public Health to mobilize state agency resources to assist with Delaware’s response to the virus.







  Category: Delaware Emergency Management Agency


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.




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 […]




DHSS Recommends Nursing Homes and Other Long-Term Care Facilities Temporarily Ban Visitors to Reduce Coronavirus Risk

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

NEW CASTLE (March 12, 2020) – The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) is recommending that all Delaware nursing homes, long-term care facilities and adult day-care centers temporarily end visitation as a way to reduce the risk of residents and clients contracting coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The recommendation follows the Centers for Disease Control and […]




Governor Carney Declares State of Emergency to Prepare for Spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, March 12, 2020

Governor John Carney on Thursday issued a State of Emergency declaration to prepare for the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The State of Emergency directs the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and the Delaware Department of Health & Social Services’ Division of Public Health to mobilize state agency resources to assist with Delaware’s response to the virus.