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County Spotlights
County, DSU cut the ribbon on new molecular diagnostic lab
County Executive Matt Meyer joined Senator Chris Coons, Senator Tom Carper and Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester as well Delaware State University President Tony Allen and other officials to cut the ribbon on the new molecular diagnostic and COVID-19 testing laboratory at Delaware State's Kirkwood Highway Campus. The lab was created through a partnership between DSU and the County and funded by the CARES Act. To see the announcement, CLICK HERE.
County Executive participates in World Read Aloud Day
New Castle County County Executive Matt Meyer participated in World Read Aloud Day, joining the New Castle County Libraries to read "Thank You, Omu!" virtually on Facebook Live. The New Castle County Libraries Facebook Page featured readers throughout the day reading children's books including other officials and even authors sharing their own work. To see video of the county executive's reading, CLICK HERE.
Charuni Patibanda hired as new Director of Economic Development
County Executive Matt Meyer has hired Delaware-native Charuni Patibanda as New Castle County's new Director of Economic Development. Patibanda is a Tower Hill graduate and has most recently served as the president of The McOsker Group, a consulting firm she co-founded in California. Previously she served as an attorney with Sheppard Mullin and Glaser Weil in Los Angeles. To read more about her appointment, CLICK HERE.
County continues offering pop-up testing sites next week
New Castle County will continue offering regular pop-up testing sites across the county, in addition to regular testing sites operated by the State of Delaware. Any resident can get tested regardless of symptoms and tests are free, quick, easy and painless. Results are usually returned in 24-48 hours. 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.
Find The Most Current And Upcoming
Meetings & Events

Friday, February 5th
County COVID-19 Testing at Thomas Edison Charter School (Indoor Walk-up)
County COVID-19 Testing at Delaware Park

Saturday, February 6th
County COVID-19 Testing at University of Delaware Star Campus

Monday, February 8th
County COVID-19 Testing at Frawley Stadium

Tuesday, February 9th
County COVID-19 Testing at Wilmington University Route 13 Campus

Wednesday, February 10th
County COVID-19 Testing at Middletown High School

Thursday, February 11th
County COVID-19 Testing at Wilmington University Athletic Complex

Testing start times vary by site, visit delaware.curativeinc.com for each site time.
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New Castle County In The News
Del. 'Swamp Hotel' now a swank 'stepping stone' for people experiencing homelessness (WHYY)

Delaware State's new genomics lab officially opens in Marshallton (WDEL)

New AmeriCorps program based in Delaware aims to aid in COVID-19 response, outreach (Delaware Online)

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