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County Spotlights
County supports six statewide programs with CARES funding
New Castle County is dedicating $136 million toward six statewide programs from the County's allotment of federal CARES Act money. New Castle County is the first municipality nationwide to direct funding to statewide programs, and the funding will supplement the $927 million the state received from the federal CARES Act. County Executive Matt Meyer and the State of Delaware developed a three-step approach to determine cost sharing on each program. The funding measure was passed by New Castle County Council at their regular meeting on Tuesday, October 13th. To read more, CLICK HERE.
County offering another six pop-up testing sites next week
New Castle County will offer six 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's sites, CLICK HERE.
Land Preservation Task Force hosts public meeting on October 28th
New Castle County's Land Preservation Task Force will hold a public meeting on October 28th to deliver a final draft of their task force report. The task force was assembled to examine key questions and shape a plan for the County's land preservation strategy and examine ways to improve collaboration with other entities to increase resources for the purchase and maintenance of land. To register for the virtual meeting event, CLICK HERE.
County hosts drive-thru job fair for open positions today
New Castle County is hiring for a number of open positions across the County Government from Barn Workers to Civil Engineers. To meet the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and give prospective applicants a chance to meet with county officials, the county is hosting a drive thru job fair at the Bear Library from 10am to 2pm today, rain or shine! The county also held a similar event on Tuesday that drew dozens of interested applicants.
Find The Most Current And Upcoming
Meetings & Events

Thursday, October 15th
County COVID-19 Testing at William Penn High School
County COVID-19 Testing at Middletown High School

Friday, October 16th
County COVID-19 Testing at Seeds of Greatness
County COVID-19 Testing at Wilmington University Athletics Complex

Saturday, October 17th
County COVID-19 Testing at Las Americas Aspira Academy

Monday, October 19th
County COVID-19 Testing at Judy Johnson Park (Walk-up Only)

Tuesday, October 20th
County COVID-19 Testing at Frawley Stadium

Wednesday, October 21st
County COVID-19 Testing at East Side Charter School (Walk-up Only)

Testing start times vary by site, visit delaware.curativeinc.com for each site time.
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New Castle County In The News
New Castle County spends down CARES Act funds by contributing to state programs (Delaware Public Media)

The Delaware Relief small biz program gets a boost to $150M (Technical.ly Delaware)




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