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Delaware Surpasses 20,000 Positive Case of COVID-19; New Daily Cases Remain Elevated

DOVER (Sept. 25, 2020) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing an update on the most recent statistics related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Delaware, as of 6 p.m. Thursday, September 24, 2020. A total of 20,085 positive cases of COVID-19 among Delaware residents have been reported to DPH since March […]




DHSS to Begin Approving Plans for Indoor Visitation at Delaware’s Long-Term Care Facilities

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 3, 2020) – For Delaware’s long-term care facilities with low rates of COVID-19 cases, the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) will begin to review proposed plans from eligible facilities to resume indoor visitation. To protect residents and staff, visitation has not been permitted at Delaware’s 88 long-term care facilities since […]




DHSS Announces Three More Coronavirus-Related Deaths Involving Residents of Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill

NEW CASTLE (May 8, 2020) – The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) is announcing three more deaths from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) involving residents of Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill (DHCI) in Smyrna. Their deaths bring the total of residents or patients from DHSS’ 24/7 facilities who have died to 10. Two […]




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

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 […]




Volunteers Needed at Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill in Smyrna

NEW CASTLE (Feb. 16, 2018) – The Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill (DHCI) is seeking community volunteers to assist residents during upcoming holidays at the facility’s grounds in Smyrna. Groups and organizations are encouraged to volunteer to assist residents with activities and friendly visiting during Good Friday (March 30), Easter (April 1), Memorial Day […]







 Pages Tagged With: "long-term care"

Delaware Surpasses 20,000 Positive Case of COVID-19; New Daily Cases Remain Elevated

DOVER (Sept. 25, 2020) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing an update on the most recent statistics related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Delaware, as of 6 p.m. Thursday, September 24, 2020. A total of 20,085 positive cases of COVID-19 among Delaware residents have been reported to DPH since March […]




DHSS to Begin Approving Plans for Indoor Visitation at Delaware’s Long-Term Care Facilities

NEW CASTLE (Sept. 3, 2020) – For Delaware’s long-term care facilities with low rates of COVID-19 cases, the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) will begin to review proposed plans from eligible facilities to resume indoor visitation. To protect residents and staff, visitation has not been permitted at Delaware’s 88 long-term care facilities since […]




DHSS Announces Three More Coronavirus-Related Deaths Involving Residents of Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill

NEW CASTLE (May 8, 2020) – The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) is announcing three more deaths from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) involving residents of Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill (DHCI) in Smyrna. Their deaths bring the total of residents or patients from DHSS’ 24/7 facilities who have died to 10. Two […]




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

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 […]




Volunteers Needed at Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill in Smyrna

NEW CASTLE (Feb. 16, 2018) – The Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill (DHCI) is seeking community volunteers to assist residents during upcoming holidays at the facility’s grounds in Smyrna. Groups and organizations are encouraged to volunteer to assist residents with activities and friendly visiting during Good Friday (March 30), Easter (April 1), Memorial Day […]