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County Spotlights
County, Printed Solid team up to protect poll workers with shields
New Castle County is committed to ensuring all members of the community are safe as we all continue to weather the COVID-19 pandemic. As voters head to the polls, hundreds of dedicated poll workers will face an increased risk of exposure to the novel coronavirus as they interact with thousands of voters across our county. Through a partnership with Newark's Printed Solid, workers at the Route 9 Library's Maker Space have been 3-D printing face shields to help keep poll workers safe on Election Day. To see video of the face shield printing effort in action and learn more about what you can do to help, CLICK HERE.
County offering seven pop-up testing sites next week
New Castle County will offer seven pop-up testing sites next week, in addition to the fixed sites offered by the State of Delaware. Fixed sites can be found at Walgreens, State service centers and some physicians offices, every weekday during normal business hours. As a result of community demand, New Castle County will operate pop-up sites with evening hours. Any resident can get tested regardless of symptoms and tests are free, quick, easy and painless. To register for testing at one of the county's sites, CLICK HERE. For more information on the State of Delaware's testing sites, CLICK HERE.
County seeks new Director of Economic Development
New Castle County is seeking a new Director of Economic Development following the retirement of current director Tamarra Foulkes. The cabinet-level position reports directly to the New Castle County Executive and works in coordination with a number of state agencies, the New Castle County Council and area non-profits. Interested applicants can contact Chief of Staff Aundrea Almond for more information or, CLICK HERE.
Officials deliver over a dozen "Little Free Libraries" to neighborhoods
New Castle County Councilwoman Dee Durham, County Council President Karen Hartley-Nagle and County Executive Matt Meyer teamed up to award 15 neighborhoods "Little Free Libraries" last week. Neighborhoods could apply for the boxes, designed to sit somewhere accessible in a neighborhood with free books to check out for residents. To see video from the giveaway event, CLICK HERE.
Find The Most Current And Upcoming
Meetings & Events

Thursday, October 29th
County COVID-19 Testing at P.S. duPont Middle School

Friday, October 30th
County COVID-19 Testing at Wilmington University, Brandywine Campus

Saturday, October 31st
County COVID-19 Testing at Claymont Elementary School

Monday, November 2nd
County COVID-19 Testing at Wilmington Hope Commission (Walk-up Only)

Tuesday, November 3rd
County COVID-19 Testing at Judy Johnson Park (Walk-up Only)
Election Day, County Offices Closed

Wednesday, November 4th
County COVID-19 Testing at Middletown High School

Testing start times vary by site, visit delaware.curativeinc.com for each site time.
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New Castle County In The News
Is BYOB - bring your own blanket - the new, 'hot' dining trend? (Delaware Online)

New Castle County gives away "Little Libraries" (Delaware Public Media)

Little Free Libraries Popping Up in Delaware
(NBC 10 Philadelphia)

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