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  Category: Delaware Emergency Management Agency


Emergency Sirens To Be Tested Tuesday

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Monday, January 4, 2021

Smyrna, DE – The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and Delaware State Police will conduct a quarterly test of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations Alert and Notification system on Tuesday, January 5, 2021.  The sirens will sound at around 10:45 a.m.   The 37 sirens located within ten miles of the Salem/Hope Creek (New Jersey) plants will be activated for three to five minutes.  The siren tests […]




Governor Carney, DPH, DEMA Announce Community COVID-19 Testing Sites

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, December 18, 2020

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) announced the list of community testing sites throughout Delaware next week. Testing locations listed below include pop-up and Curative trailer sites, as well as community sites hosted by New Castle County and Henrietta Johnson Medical Center. “As we prepare for the holidays, we need […]




Winter Weather Awareness Week – December 7-11

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Transportation | News | Weather | Date Posted: Friday, December 4, 2020

Smyrna, DE – As the days get shorter and the temperatures drop, we must be reminded of the hazards winter brings. Every year, winter weather conditions such as snow and freezing temperatures cause deaths, injuries, illnesses, and property damage in Delaware. Last year’s mild winter is not an indicator of what’s to come this year, so the time is now to brush up on some winter weather terminologies and start […]




Director Schall Tests Positive for COVID-19

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Saturday, November 28, 2020

Smyrna – Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) Director AJ Schall was tested for COVID-19 on Monday, November 23, 2020, along with one of his sons. Both tested negative. On Wednesday, November 25, 2020, Director Schall developed minor, cold-like symptoms and was again tested. He received a positive test result on the morning of Friday, November […]




Governor Carney, DPH, DEMA Announce Community COVID-19 Testing Sites

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, November 20, 2020

State agencies encourage COVID-19 testing WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) announced the list of community testing sites throughout Delaware this week. Testing locations listed below include pop-up and Curative trailer sites, as well as community sites hosted by the Henrietta Johnson […]







  Category: Delaware Emergency Management Agency


Emergency Sirens To Be Tested Tuesday

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Monday, January 4, 2021

Smyrna, DE – The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and Delaware State Police will conduct a quarterly test of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations Alert and Notification system on Tuesday, January 5, 2021.  The sirens will sound at around 10:45 a.m.   The 37 sirens located within ten miles of the Salem/Hope Creek (New Jersey) plants will be activated for three to five minutes.  The siren tests […]




Governor Carney, DPH, DEMA Announce Community COVID-19 Testing Sites

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, December 18, 2020

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) announced the list of community testing sites throughout Delaware next week. Testing locations listed below include pop-up and Curative trailer sites, as well as community sites hosted by New Castle County and Henrietta Johnson Medical Center. “As we prepare for the holidays, we need […]




Winter Weather Awareness Week – December 7-11

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Transportation | News | Weather | Date Posted: Friday, December 4, 2020

Smyrna, DE – As the days get shorter and the temperatures drop, we must be reminded of the hazards winter brings. Every year, winter weather conditions such as snow and freezing temperatures cause deaths, injuries, illnesses, and property damage in Delaware. Last year’s mild winter is not an indicator of what’s to come this year, so the time is now to brush up on some winter weather terminologies and start […]




Director Schall Tests Positive for COVID-19

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Saturday, November 28, 2020

Smyrna – Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) Director AJ Schall was tested for COVID-19 on Monday, November 23, 2020, along with one of his sons. Both tested negative. On Wednesday, November 25, 2020, Director Schall developed minor, cold-like symptoms and was again tested. He received a positive test result on the morning of Friday, November […]




Governor Carney, DPH, DEMA Announce Community COVID-19 Testing Sites

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, November 20, 2020

State agencies encourage COVID-19 testing WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) announced the list of community testing sites throughout Delaware this week. Testing locations listed below include pop-up and Curative trailer sites, as well as community sites hosted by the Henrietta Johnson […]