Gov. Carney Revises, Extends Public Health Emergency Order


Delaware’s Public Health Emergency Order was revised and extended for 30 days Thursday by Governor John Carney.

State law requires that a public health emergency declaration be extended every 30 days. According to Carney’s office, the action allows the State of Delaware and medical providers to continue COVID-19 vaccination and testing programs and allows staffing flexibility at hospitals and long-term care facilities.

The Department of Health and Social Services is also able to maintain Delaware’s eligibility for low-income people to continue to receive enhanced federal food benefits.

More information below was provided by Governor Carney’s office:

Click here for Governor Carney’s Public Health Emergency revision. 

Click here for Governor Carney’s Public Health Emergency extension. 

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