The Division of Public Health (DPH) will host a two-day, exercise on Tuesday, June 19, and Wednesday, June 20, at Sussex Central High School, Georgetown. The purpose is to test the division’s ability to operate a shelter for residents who may be displaced or unable to occupy their homes in the event of a disaster.
In Face of Blizzard and Winter Storm Warnings, Code Purple Being Declared Across Delaware to Shelter People in Need
NEW CASTLE (Jan. 3, 2018) – With a blizzard warning for Sussex County beginning tonight into Thursday and a winter storm warning for Kent and New Castle counties, Code Purple is being declared across the state. Additional declarations are expected. Since most Code Purple sites use volunteers to manage operations, the activation and implementation vary […]
As Dangerous Cold Temperature and Wind Chills Continue in Delaware, Code Purple Shelters Open Tonight and for Days to Come
NEW CASTLE (Dec. 29, 2017) – With low temperatures in the teens or single digits through much of next week, Code Purple shelters are opening in all three counties for individuals who are homeless and in need of a place of refuge. Often organized and staffed by volunteers, Code Purple sites in Delaware typically are […]