What's New In New Castle County?
County Spotlights
Ruth Lytle-Barnaby shares her COVID-19 survival story
Ruth Lytle-Barnaby is the President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Delaware, she's also a survivor of COVID-19. Ruth was diagnosed with the disease caused by the novel coronavirus in April and recovered in mid-May. Since then she's made a point to raise awareness of the severity of the disease for those who contract it and suffer the worst of its effects. Ruth also shares what Planned Parenthood is doing to serve clients and keep them safe during the pandemic. To listen to this episode and all previous episodes of PodCounty, CLICK HERE .
Drive thru service launches across New Castle County libraries
New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer announced a new program across the County's library system to give New Castle County residents a chance to check out library materials while library buildings are physically closed to the public. By downloading the Delaware State Libraries app in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store, you can check out up to five items at a time and schedule a pick up at your local library where staff will ensure contactless delivery to your car. To see a video on the new drive thru library system in action, CLICK HERE .
Over 7,000 tested at county COVID-19 testing sites in first two weeks
Last week, New Castle County launched expanded from six COVID-19 testing sites across the county to 10 sites in an effort to help meet Governor Carney's goal of testing 80,000 residents per month for COVID-19. That expansion will continue this week and in the future and has resulted in over 7,000 completed tests in the first two weeks. To see what testing events are near you and register,  CLICK HERE . Registration is not required to get tested, but is strongly suggested to ensure traffic flow at testing sites remains fluid. The tests are quick, painless and free.
County Executive sits down with Delaware Business Times
New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer joined Jacob Owens from the Delaware Business Times for a wide-ranging Facebook Live interview from the County Executive's office at the New Castle County Government Center. The County Executive and Owens discussed the County's testing efforts, the Black Lives Matter movement across the country, the future of the New Castle County Airport, the County's wastewater testing program for COVID-19 with BioBot and more. To see the full interview video, CLICK HERE .
Find The Most Current And Upcoming
Meetings & Events

Wednesday, June 17th
COVID-19 Testing at Claymont Elementary School
COVID-19 Testing at Howard High School

Thursday, June 18th
COVID-19 Testing at First Alliance Church
COVID-19 Testing at Newark High School

Friday, June 19th
COVID-19 Testing at Redding Middle School
COVID-19 Testing at Frawley Stadium

Saturday, June 20th
COVID-19 Testing at Seeds of Greatness Ministries
COVID-19 Testing at North Star Elementary School

All tests take place from 10 am to 2 pm with the exception of Howard High School which is 12pm to 3:30pm and Seeds of Greatness Ministries which is 11am to 3pm
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New Castle County In The News

Newark Library Kicks off Curbside Pickup Program (CBS Philly)

New Castle County libraries now offering curbside pickup (Delaware Public Media)

New Castle County libraries launch curbside pickup program (Newark Post)

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NCCTV can be viewed on Comcast Channel 22 and Verizon Channel 29 or online by selecting the link below.

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87 Read's Way
New Castle, DE 19720
Phone:  302-395-5555