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  Category: Delaware Emergency Management Agency


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.




Public Health Announces First Presumptive Positive Case of Coronavirus in Delaware Resident

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2020

The individual is not severely ill and self-isolated at home as soon as symptoms appeared. The individual was exposed to another confirmed case of COVID-19 in another state. Epidemiologists from the Division of Public Health are working to identify any close contacts of the individuals who were possibly exposed.




Division of Public Health Urges At-Risk Populations to Follow CDC Guidance on Coronavirus Disease

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, March 9, 2020

NEW CASTLE (March 9, 2020) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) advises older Delawareans and people with severe chronic health conditions to follow guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encouraging them to “avoid crowds as much as possible” as a way to reduce their risk of contracting coronavirus […]




DPH Opens Coronavirus Call Center

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 4, 2020

As part of the state’s response to the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak that has impacted many countries, including the U.S., the Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing the opening of a call center at its State Health Operations Center (SHOC) in Smyrna.




Security Grant Funds Available for Nonprofits

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2020

  Smyrna, DE – Do you know a nonprofit organization in Delaware that may be interested in grant funding for security enhancements?  Organizations with 501(c)(3) status may be eligible to receive funding from the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) which supports organizations that may be at high risk of a terrorist attack.  Nonprofits that may […]







  Category: Delaware Emergency Management Agency


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.




Public Health Announces First Presumptive Positive Case of Coronavirus in Delaware Resident

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2020

The individual is not severely ill and self-isolated at home as soon as symptoms appeared. The individual was exposed to another confirmed case of COVID-19 in another state. Epidemiologists from the Division of Public Health are working to identify any close contacts of the individuals who were possibly exposed.




Division of Public Health Urges At-Risk Populations to Follow CDC Guidance on Coronavirus Disease

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, March 9, 2020

NEW CASTLE (March 9, 2020) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) advises older Delawareans and people with severe chronic health conditions to follow guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encouraging them to “avoid crowds as much as possible” as a way to reduce their risk of contracting coronavirus […]




DPH Opens Coronavirus Call Center

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 4, 2020

As part of the state’s response to the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak that has impacted many countries, including the U.S., the Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing the opening of a call center at its State Health Operations Center (SHOC) in Smyrna.




Security Grant Funds Available for Nonprofits

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2020

  Smyrna, DE – Do you know a nonprofit organization in Delaware that may be interested in grant funding for security enhancements?  Organizations with 501(c)(3) status may be eligible to receive funding from the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) which supports organizations that may be at high risk of a terrorist attack.  Nonprofits that may […]