Beebe suspends all non-emergency surgeries

Beebe Healthcare has implemented a postponement of all non-emergency surgeries and procedures starting Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. The healthcare organization is taking these difficult measures so that staff and beds can be reassigned for inpatient care. This is directly related to the…

Governor issues State of Emergency as COVID cases rise in Delaware

Governor John Carney held a press conference Thursday afternoon where he issued a State of Emergency for Delaware in response to the surge of COVID-19 cases. The State of Emergency, which will be formally issued and take effect Monday, will enable 100…

Governor Carney pushes vaccinations as the state sees a surge in COVID-19 cases

Governor John Carney held a press conference Tuesday afternoon where he addressed the spike in COVID-19 cases across the state. Currently, new positive cases and hospitalizations have increased across the state with 572 new COVID-19 cases, 296 hospitalizations, 34 of them critical.…

EXCLUSIVE | Delaware GOP demands transparency after last year’s COVID-19 data in schools was “destroyed”

The Delaware Republican Party is demanding transparency from the Carney administration when it comes to last year’s COVID-19 data in schools. This comes after we brought you news last month that the Attorney General’s Office said last year’s data on COVID case…

Delaware to begin administering COVID-19 vaccines to children ages 5 to 11

Delaware public health officials announced Wednesday that Delaware’s vaccine providers can begin administering the Pfizer COVID-19 pediatric vaccine to children ages 5 to 11. The announcement comes after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last week gave its approval to expand…

Governor formalizes vaccine requirement for schools

Governor John Carney and the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) have formally issued an emergency regulation requiring educators, school staff, volunteers, and contractors working in Delaware schools to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing beginning November 1.…

Delaware surpasses 2,000 COVID-19 deaths

Over 2,000 people have died from COVID-19 complications in Delaware. Delaware public health officials reported eight more deaths connected to COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total number to 2,005. Six of the eight people were not vaccinated, according to the Delaware Division…