What's New In New Castle County?
County Spotlights
County launches Delaware pilot program with AmeriCorps
New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer was joined by members of Delaware's Congressional delegation to announce a new National Health Corps Delaware pilot program with AmeriCorps to address the COVID-19 pandemic and associated health inequities. The pilot will focus on reducing health disparities exacerbated by the pandemic and address ongoing needs in communities. For program and recruitment information, CLICK HERE. To see video of the launch announcement, CLICK HERE.
County readies for DSU COVID-19 testing lab opening
New Castle County announced a partnership with Delaware State University in November to support the conversion of space at Del State's Kirkwood Highway campus into a COVID-19 testing and molecular diagnostics laboratory. On Friday, officials will cut the ribbon on the new space, which began running tests and performing diagnostic work in recent weeks. To see video of the original announcement event, CLICK HERE.
County kicks off Black History Month on Monday
New Castle County will celebrate Black History Month across the month of February with dozens of events including speakers series, book discussion groups and art programs throughout county parks and libraries. Educational programs will also be offered through virtual platforms. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, usual celebrations cannot be held in person. To see a full list of events offered across Black History Month, 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, January 29th
County COVID-19 Testing at Thomas Edison Charter School (Indoor Walk-up)
County COVID-19 Testing at Delaware Park

Saturday, January 30th
County COVID-19 Testing at University of Delaware Star Campus

Monday, February 1st
County Offices Closed
County COVID-19 Testing at Frawley Stadium

Tuesday, February 2nd
County COVID-19 Testing at Wilmington University Route 13 Campus

Wednesday, February 3rd
County COVID-19 Testing at Middletown High School

Thursday, February 4th
County COVID-19 Testing at Wilmington University Brandywine Campus

Testing start times vary by site, visit delaware.curativeinc.com for each site time.
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New Castle County In The News
AmeriCorps members to help fight pandemic (Town Square Live)

National Health Corps to tackle vaccine delivery, racial disparities in Delaware (WHYY)

AmeriCorps members to assist New Castle County with vaccine administration (WDEL)

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