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Curative, Delaware’s COVID-19 Testing Partner, to Shift Completely to New Testing Method by July 15

NEW CASTLE (July 13, 2021) – Beginning Thursday, July 15, Delaware’s largest COVID-19 testing partner, Curative, Inc., will shift completely from using a self-administered saliva-based test to a self-administered shallow nasal test. The new PCR testing method is expected to have the same turnaround time for results, usually within 24 to 48 hours of the […]




NEWS FROM FEMA: FEMA and Delaware Officials Opening COVID-19 Vaccination Center in Dover 

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday shared the following news from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Health and Human Services (HHS), Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA), Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), and Dover International  Speedway (DIS) have partnered to open a […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested Tuesday

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 […]




Winter Weather Awareness Week – December 7-11

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 […]




Statement from Governor Carney on DEMA Director’s Positive COVID-19 Test

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Saturday released the following statement on Delaware Emergency Management Agency Director AJ Schall’s positive COVID-19 test result: “A core member of our COVID-19 response team – AJ Schall, the Director of the Delaware Emergency Management Agency – tested positive for the virus yesterday. He’s currently at home with mild, cold-like symptoms […]







 Pages Tagged With: "DEMA"

Curative, Delaware’s COVID-19 Testing Partner, to Shift Completely to New Testing Method by July 15

NEW CASTLE (July 13, 2021) – Beginning Thursday, July 15, Delaware’s largest COVID-19 testing partner, Curative, Inc., will shift completely from using a self-administered saliva-based test to a self-administered shallow nasal test. The new PCR testing method is expected to have the same turnaround time for results, usually within 24 to 48 hours of the […]




NEWS FROM FEMA: FEMA and Delaware Officials Opening COVID-19 Vaccination Center in Dover 

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday shared the following news from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Health and Human Services (HHS), Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA), Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), and Dover International  Speedway (DIS) have partnered to open a […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested Tuesday

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 […]




Winter Weather Awareness Week – December 7-11

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 […]




Statement from Governor Carney on DEMA Director’s Positive COVID-19 Test

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Saturday released the following statement on Delaware Emergency Management Agency Director AJ Schall’s positive COVID-19 test result: “A core member of our COVID-19 response team – AJ Schall, the Director of the Delaware Emergency Management Agency – tested positive for the virus yesterday. He’s currently at home with mild, cold-like symptoms […]