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DHSS Announces First Coronavirus-Related Death of Resident from 24/7 Facilities

SMYRNA (April 16, 2020) – The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) is announcing the first death from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) of a resident at one its 24/7 facilities. A 57-year-old male resident of Governor Bacon Health Center in Delaware City died April 14 at a New Castle County hospital. He was the […]




Due to Widespread Community Transmission of COVID-19, DHSS Ending All Walk-in Access to Public Offices

Customer Service Needs to Be Met by Appointment, Phone, Email or Online; Crisis Services Continue NEW CASTLE (April 5, 2020) – The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) is announcing that all walk-in access to its public offices will end beginning on Monday, April 6, 2020, because of the potential risk for clients and […]




SNAP de Delaware va a emitir beneficios de emergencia que estarán disponible empezando el 1 de abril

Clientes existentes podrían recibir beneficios adicionales en el mes de marzo 2020 y abril 2020 NEW CASTLE (30 marzo 2020) – Beneficios de emergencia serán disponibles a los participantes de El Programa de Asistencia Nutricional Suplementaria (SNAP) por los meses de marzo y abril como parte de una provisión establecida por el Acto Federal a […]




ACA Marketplace Rates to Decrease 19% in Delaware for Plan Year 2020

Dover, DE – Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro officially announced the final approval of the 2019 Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) rates. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware (“Highmark BCBSD”), the only insurer currently on the Marketplace, originally proposed a rate decrease of 5.8% for its 2019 individual Marketplace business. Commissioner Navarro, ultimately approved a decrease […]




Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, DHSS Bring New Statewide Resources for Families in Crisis

The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and Partnership for Drug-Free Kids are collaborating to bring dedicated, science-based resources and support to Delaware families. The two entities will work together to provide innovative, digital resources and one-on-one support to parents and caregivers as they help a loved one struggling with opioids or other […]







 Pages Tagged With: "Delaware Health and Social Services"

DHSS Announces First Coronavirus-Related Death of Resident from 24/7 Facilities

SMYRNA (April 16, 2020) – The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) is announcing the first death from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) of a resident at one its 24/7 facilities. A 57-year-old male resident of Governor Bacon Health Center in Delaware City died April 14 at a New Castle County hospital. He was the […]




Due to Widespread Community Transmission of COVID-19, DHSS Ending All Walk-in Access to Public Offices

Customer Service Needs to Be Met by Appointment, Phone, Email or Online; Crisis Services Continue NEW CASTLE (April 5, 2020) – The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) is announcing that all walk-in access to its public offices will end beginning on Monday, April 6, 2020, because of the potential risk for clients and […]




SNAP de Delaware va a emitir beneficios de emergencia que estarán disponible empezando el 1 de abril

Clientes existentes podrían recibir beneficios adicionales en el mes de marzo 2020 y abril 2020 NEW CASTLE (30 marzo 2020) – Beneficios de emergencia serán disponibles a los participantes de El Programa de Asistencia Nutricional Suplementaria (SNAP) por los meses de marzo y abril como parte de una provisión establecida por el Acto Federal a […]




ACA Marketplace Rates to Decrease 19% in Delaware for Plan Year 2020

Dover, DE – Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro officially announced the final approval of the 2019 Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) rates. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware (“Highmark BCBSD”), the only insurer currently on the Marketplace, originally proposed a rate decrease of 5.8% for its 2019 individual Marketplace business. Commissioner Navarro, ultimately approved a decrease […]




Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, DHSS Bring New Statewide Resources for Families in Crisis

The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and Partnership for Drug-Free Kids are collaborating to bring dedicated, science-based resources and support to Delaware families. The two entities will work together to provide innovative, digital resources and one-on-one support to parents and caregivers as they help a loved one struggling with opioids or other […]