Delaware Governor Lifts COVID-19 State of Emergency

Public Health Emergency authorized to aid hospitals, long-term care facilities with COVID-19 response

WILMINGTON, DE (STL.News) Governor John Carney on Tuesday signed an order.  Open this document with ReadSpeaker docReader that lifts the COVID-19 State of Emergency effective at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1.  Governor Carney issued the State of Emergency on January 3, 2022 to control the spread of COVID-19 in Delaware communities and protect hospital capacity.

Click here to read Governor Carney’s order lifting the State of Emergency.

Also on Tuesday, Governor Carney signed a more narrow Public Health Emergency OrderOpen this document with ReadSpeaker docReader to replace a Public Health Emergency Order issued on July 12, 2021.  This updated Public Health Emergency Order will allow hospitals and long-term care facilities continued flexibility to respond to cases of COVID-19.