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COVID-19 Updates

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Chairman Brian Zidek provided an update on May 20 on the County’s efforts to get Delaware County to a phase for safely reopening as soon as possible.

Delaware County Tests Over 250 Residents at COVID-19 Public Testing Site - 5/28/20

PennDOT Extends Expiration Dates on Driver Licenses, ID Cards, and Learner’s Permits - 5/27/20

Governor Wolf Announces Delaware County’s Move to Yellow Phase Proposed for June 5 - 5/21/20

Delaware County Announces COVID-19 Public Testing Sites - 5/21/20

Governor Announces Real Estate Industry May Conduct Limited Business Transactions - 5/19/20

Children & Youth Services, Delaware County Library Services and the Office of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Presentation (video) - 5/18/20

County Offices of Services to the Aging, DelCo Food Collaboration Homeless Services Presentation (video) - 5/18/20

LIHEAP Recovery Crisis Program to Ease Utility Costs - 5/15/20

PECO Extends Financial Resources for Customers Impacted by COVID-19 - 5/15/20

Delaware County COVID-19 Press Conference (video) - 5/14/20

Delco Council Delivers Letters, Cards and Signs to Fair Acres Staff and Residents - 5/14/20

Update on COVID-19 Testing in Delaware County - 5/12/20

Governor Wolf Urges Residents and Businesses to Stay the Course - 5/12/20

Presentation on Early Intervention Services (video) - 5/11/20

Telephone Town Hall on May 12 Focusing Racial Disparities During COVID-19 Pandemic - 5/11/20

Governor extends stay-at-home order to June 4 - 5/11/20

Happy Mother’s Day from Delaware County Council (video) - 5/10/20

Presentation on Early Intervention Services and Subsidized Child Care on May 11 - 5/8/20

Assistance Program to Help Low-Income Families during COVID-19 Pandemic - 5/8/20

Protections from Foreclosures and Evictions Through July 10 - 5/7/20

Delaware County Provides Update on COVID-19 (video) - 5/4/20

Business & Workforce Community Presentation (video) - 5/4/20

Delaware County Council Issues Statement on the Governor’s Plan for Reopening - 5/4/20

Community Invited to Create Cards and Signs for Long-Term Care Facilities - 5/1/20

N95 Mask Decontamination Available for Healthcare Professionals - 5/1/20

Delaware County Holds Community Blood Drive on May 5 - 5/1/20

CDC Resources

About COVID-19 or Coronavirus

How does COVID-19 Spread


Prevention and Treatment

Steps to Prevent Illness

What to do if You are Sick



Information on Travel

PA Health Department Resources:

PA Health Department Coronavirus Information

PA Health Department Coronavirus Fact Sheet

Coronavirus Information for K-12 Schools

Coronavirus Information for Colleges and Universities

Preparing for a Coronavirus Quarantine

StateFoodSafety launches free online food safety course for volunteers

Pennsylvania Immunization Coalition COVID-19 Immunization Resources

PA Dept of Health Guidance on Homemade Masks

PA Dept of Health Guidance on Wearing Masks

Print Resources:

What do you need to Know about COVID-19

Lo que necesita saber sobre la enfermedad del coronavirus 2019(COVID-19)

Stop the spread of germs poster


Wash Your Hands - PDF

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Delaware County Citizen Corps

Dear Volunteer, It is a pleasure to welcome you to the Delaware County Citizen Corps. We hope that you will find your volunteer experience both challenging and fulfilling as you carry out the mission of the Delaware County Department of Emergency Services through our Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT), and/or County Animal Response Team (CART).

Past Updates:

Delaware County is Hosting an Online Presentation for the Business and Workforce Community - 4/30/20

Delaware County’s April 24 Press Conference (video) - 4/30/20

Drive-Thru Food Donation Collection being held May 2 - 4/29/20

Testing guidance for people without a healthcare provider - 4/27/20

Governor Announces May 1 Statewide Reopening of Limited Outdoor Recreational Activities - 4/27/20

Gov. Wolf Issues Guidance as Construction Industry Prepares to Resume Work May 1 - 4/24/20

Delaware County Launches "Delco Strong Small Business Support" Program - 4/23/20

National Guard Delivers Thousands of Meals for Residents in Need During COVID-19 Pandemic - 4/22/20

Telehealth Helpline Available 24/7 for Emotional Support - 4/22/20

COVID-19 Data for Delaware County’s Long Term Care Facilities added to Website - 4/21/20

Statewide Stay-at-Home Order Extended Until May 8 - 4/20/20

Ombudsman Program Available During COVID-19 Pandemic - 4/20/20

Delaware County Council Video Message to Residents - 4/19/20

Delaware County’s COVID-19 Update for the Week of April 13 - 4/17/20

COVID-19 Guidance for essential businesses - 4/17/20

Drive-Thru Pet Pantry to be held April 23 - 4/16/20

Delco and Chester Co. leaders voice concerns of pipeline operations during COVID-19 pandemic - 4/14/20

PEMA relocates Alternative Care Site in Delaware County - 4/14/20

Gov Wolf Extends School Closure for Remainder of Academic Year - 4/9/20

Delaware County’s April 8 Update on COVID-19 - 4/8/20

Sanitation and social distancing guidelines for businesses - 4/8/2020

Do-It-Yourself Face Covering Instructions - 4/8/2020

SEPTA Moves to Reduced “Lifeline Service Schedule” on April 9 - 4/8/2020

April 7 Delaware County COVID-19 Community Briefing - 4/7/2020

Residents Urged to Wear Masks when Leaving their Homes - 4/6/2020

COVID-19 Face Mask Guidance - 4/6/2020

The Importance of Social Distancing While Outdoors (video) - 4/3/2020

Helpline for residents struggling with anxiety due to COVID-19 - 4/3/2020

Caring for someone with COVID-19 - PDF - 4/3/2020

Child Care available for life-sustaining workers in Delaware County - 4/2/20

Delaware County’s April 1 Update on COVID-19 - 4/1/20

Department of Banking and Securities Warns of COVID-19-Related Investment Schemes - 4/1/20

Webinar for Business Owners held April 2 at 9:30am - 3/31/20

Delaware County’s March 31 Update on COVID-19 - 3/31/20

Helping Children during COVID-19 Outbreak - 3/31/20

One Additional COVID-19 Related Death Reported in Delaware County - 3/31/20

Delaware County’s March 30 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19) - 3/30/20

COVID-19 resources from Delaware County’s Department of Human Services - 3/30/20

Food Assistance for Residents during COVID-19 Pandemic - 3/30/20

Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 Working Capital Access Plan - 3/29/20

Delaware County’s March 28 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19) - 3/28/20

Volunteers needed for Alternative Care Site - 3/28/20

Announcing the Federal Medical Station for the Region (video) - 3/27/20

Delaware County’s March 27 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19) - 3/27/20

DHS announces new tool to connect essential workers with child-care providers - 3/27/20

Delco Chamber of Commerce Launches Search Engine to Identify Restaurants offering take-out,
delivery services and curbside pick-up
- 3/27/20

Two additional COVID-19 related deaths reported in Delaware County - 3/27/20

Delaware County’s March 26 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19) - 3/26/20

SBA Webinars held March 24-April 3 - 3/26/20

Delaware County’s March 25 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19) - 3/25/20

First COVID-19 Related Deaths Reported in Delaware County - 3/25/20

“Stay at Home” Order Guidance issued March 23 - 3/24/20

Delaware County’s March 23 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19) - 3/23/20

Gov. Wolf issues Stay at Home Order Effective March 23 at 8:00p.m. - 3/23/20

Delaware County’s March 22 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19) - 3/22/20

New website with data and maps for Delaware County COVID-19 cases - 3/21/20

Revised Timing or Enforcement for Business Closures Ordered by The Governor - 3/21/20

Life-Sustaining Business FAQ and Waiver Application - 3/21/2020

Chester County Authorized by the State to take lead in Delaware County’s Public Health Response to COVID-19 - 3/20/20

Delaware County March 20 Update on Novel Coronavirus (Video) (COVID-19) - 3/20/20

Gov. Wolf orders non-life-sustaining businesses to close March 19 - 3/20/20

Delaware County/Chester County March 19 Update and Joint Announcement (video) - 3/19/20

SBA Loan Information for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 - 3/19/20

Delaware County’s March 18 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19) - 3/18/2020

Online Recovery Support during the COVID-19 Pandemic - 3/18/2020

Survey for Business Owners: The Impact of COVID-19 - 3/17/2020

Delaware County's March 17 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19) (video) - 3/17/2020

Delaware County's March 16 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19) - 3/16/2020

Delaware County's March 15 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19) - 3/15/2020

Delaware County's March 14 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19) - 3/14/2020

Gov. Wolf, Sec. of Health, PA Chamber Outline COVID-19 Mitigation Guidance for Pennsylvania Schools, Businesses, and Additional Closures in Delaware County - 3/14/2020

Delaware County’s March 13 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19) - 3/13/2020

Delaware County’s March 12 Update on COVID-19 (video) - 3/12/2020

March 12 update from Governor Wolf and Secretary of Health - 3/12/2020

March 12 Update from the Pennsylvania Department of Health - 3/12/2020

Delaware County’s March 11 Update on COVID-19 - 3/11/2020

COVID-19 Testing and Treatment Resources Covered by Medicaid and CHIP - 3/11/2020

March 11 Update from the Pennsylvania Department of Health - 3/11/2020

March 10 #2 Update from the Pennsylvania Department of Health - 3/10/2020

Delaware County’s March 10 Update on COVID-19 - 3/10/2020

March 10 Update from the Pennsylvania Department of Health - 3/10/2020

March 9 Update from the Pennsylvania Department of Health - 3/9/2020

March 8 Update from the Pennsylvania Department of Health - 3/8/2020

Delaware County’s March 8 Update on COVID-19 - 3/8/2020

Delaware County Holds Update to Brief Residents on COVID-19 - 3/7/2020

One Presumptive Positive Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in Delaware County - 3/6/2020

Delaware County holds press conference updating Novel Coronavirus (video) - 3/6/2020

Gov. Wolf Signs COVID-19 Disaster Declaration to Provide Increased Support for State Response - 3/6/2020

Wolf Administration Confirms Two Presumptive Positive Cases of COVID-19 - 3/6/2020

Update on the County’s Prevention and Preparedness for Coronavirus - 3/4/2020

FAQ for Delaware County Residents Regarding Coronavirus - 3/4/2020

CDC Update - 3/3/2020

Delaware County Implements Prevention and Preparedness Plan for Coronavirus - 2/28/2020

Coronavirus update in ASL for the hearing impaired - 2/27/2020

Wolf Administration Prepares for Spread of Coronavirus - 2/26/2020

PA Threat from Coronavirus Remains Low - 2/3/2020

Delaware County Recommends Safety Measures Surrounding Coronavirus Concerns - 1/27/2020

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