DPH reports 11,151 vaccinations at weekend clinics

The Delaware Division of Public Health announced it vaccinated 11,154 individuals at events held Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Delaware City and Georgetown. Those vaccinated included Phase 1B seniors ages 65 and older and Phase 1A health care personnel. The total in Delaware City included 500 vaccinations Friday, 3,318 Saturday and 2,396 Sunday. In Georgetown […]

COVID-19 vaccination appointments offered to 11,500 seniors this weekend

DOVER — The Delaware Division of Public Health contacted 11,500 seniors Thursday offering appointments for this weekend’s large vaccination events in Delaware City and Georgetown, utilizing the DPH’s new registration system which was launched Wednesday. According to the DPH, invitations for appointments were extended with the highest priority going to individuals with age and health […]

DPH COVID-19 vaccination system opens with more than 56,000 requests

DOVER — More than 56,000 requests were successfully submitted as of 4 p.m. Wednesday after the Delaware Division of Public Health launched a system for individuals to request an appointment at COVID-19 vaccination events. The state entered Phase 1B of its vaccine distribution plan on Wednesday when only requests from Delawareans ages 65 and over […]

DPH announces first COVID-19 death of a child in Delaware

DOVER — The Delaware Division of Public Health reported the state’s first COVID-19-related death of a child since the start of the pandemic in Friday’s daily update. The death involved a child under the age of 5 from New Castle County, who had a significant number of co-morbidities, according to the DPH. The DPH said […]

CR wrestlers working through unusual conditions

CAMDEN — Kevin Hudson already owns a pair of DIAA wrestling state titles. But the Caesar Rodney High heavyweight would love to win a third state crown this winter. “I like to be the best — I like to wrestle the best,” said Hudson. “I want to show everybody what I can do. And as […]

DPH COVID vaccine call center to open Friday

The Delaware Division of Public Health announced it has set up a Vaccine Call Center for members of the public who have specific questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. The Call Center opens Friday and will be operational from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday. The […]

Delaware receives remainder of pre-ordered COVID vaccine doses

DOVER — The number of individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 in Delaware increased to the 400-mark for the first time Wednesday — the same day the state received its remaining 7,800 preordered doses of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. COVID-19 hospitalizations went up by 24 compared to the day prior, according to the Delaware Division of […]

DPH announces plan to distribute COVID vaccine

Gov. John Carney and the Delaware Division of Public Health announced Delaware’s plans to distribute the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine that was granted Emergency Use Authorization by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices also voted Saturday to recommend the use of the vaccine […]

Delaware announces new COVID restrictions, 10 p.m. curfew for bars and restaurants

DOVER — As Delaware broke its record for COVID-19 hospitalizations for the third day in a row on Thursday, state officials announced new restrictions, including a 10 p.m. curfew for bars and restaurants. The order by Gov. John Carney, also limits most establishments to 30% capacity and limits larger retail establishments to 20% to reduce […]

State announces new Stay-at-Home advisory from Dec. 14 to Jan. 11

DOVER — As Delaware broke its record for new daily positive COVID-19 cases on Thursday, Gov. John Carney and the Delaware Division of Public Health announced a new stay-at-home advisory. The advisory strongly advises all Delawareans to avoid gathering indoors with anyone outside their household from Dec. 14 through Jan. 11 “to interrupt the dangerous […]