Delaware has adopted CDC Guidance.

The COVID-19 State of Emergency was lifted on July 13, 2021. Governor Carney issued a Public Health Emergency to keep Delaware’s COVID-19 vaccination and testing programs operational.  Delawareans and businesses are encouraged to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance.

Staff, students and visitors to K-12 schools, child care facilities and state buildings are required to wear face coverings as of August 16, 2021.  View Emergency Regulations here: https://governor.delaware.gov/health-soe/.

Businesses, schools, health care facilities, and other organizations may have their own restrictions.

Not vaccinated? Wear a mask and keep your distance.


 

Recommendations for K-12 Education

Staff, students and visitors in all K-12 facilities, who are Kindergarten age and older, are required to wear face coverings indoors.  Children 2 to Kindergarten age are strongly encouraged to wear face covering indoors. View Governor Carney’s Public Health Orders and Agency Emergency Regulations here: https://governor.delaware.gov/health-soe/.

The State of Delaware is strongly recommending that school districts, charters, and private schools follow CDC guidance on other preventive measures. Decisions will be made at the school and district level. Please check with your school on prevention strategies. 

CDC K-12 Guidance


 

Recommendations for Child Care

Staff, students and visitors in all early learning facilities, who are of Kindergarten age and older, are required to wear face coverings indoors.  Children 2 to Kindergarten age are strongly encouraged to wear face covering indoors. View Governor Carney’s Emergency Orders and Emergency Regulations here: https://governor.delaware.gov/health-soe/.

Please check with your child care provider on other prevention strategies for students.

CDC Child Care Guidance

 


Medical Provider Guidance

View the Division of Public Health’s guidance and requirements for medical providers.

Medical Provider Guidance


Long-Term Care Facilities

View Division of Public Health’s guidance and requirements for Delaware’s Long-term Care Facilities.

Long-Term Care Facilities

 


Get More COVID Data

For more data on Delaware COVID cases, testing and outcomes, including demographic breakdowns, go to My Healthy Community