2020 Public Relations Releases

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December

Delaware County Conducting Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Next Week in Darby and Upland - 12/31/2020

Delaware County Begins COVID-19 Vaccinations - 12/30/2020

Residents Reminded to be Vigilant during the Holiday Season - 12/24/2020

Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Dec. 28-31 in Darby and Upland - 12/23/2020

Delaware County is seeking to fill a vacancy for the Delaware County Housing Authority Board - 12/22/20

Delaware County is seeking to fill a vacancy for the Delaware County Authority - 12/22/20

Delaware County is seeking to fill a vacancy for the Delaware County Regional Water Quality Control Authority. - 12/22/20

Delco 1, 2, and 3 Grant Distribution

Delaware County Conducting Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Next Week in Darby and Upland - 12/18/20

Community Presentation on COVID-19 resources (video) - 12/17/20

Sustainability Commission Meeting - 12/17/20 - 12/17/20

Delaware County Interactive Gaming Revenue Authority Meeting - 12/17/20 - 12/17/20

Cold Weather Plan for 2020/2021 - 12/17/20

Council Takes Key Steps to Deprivatize George W. Hill Correctional Facility - 12/16/20

Delaware County Provides Additional Support for Veterans Seeking Employment - 12/16/20

Virtual Presentation of the Festival of Lights - 12/15/20

Virtual Presentation on Resources During the Pandemic on Dec. 17 - 12/15/20

Updated COVID-19 Quarantine Guidance - 12/14/20

Delaware County Conducting Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Monday, December 14, through Friday, December 18 in Darby and Upland - 12/11/20

Gov. Wolf Announces Mitigation Efforts - 12/10/20

Virtual Support Group for Front Line Workers - 12/09/20

PA Department of Health Holds COVID-19 Testing in Media Dec. 10-14 - 12/09/20

Delaware County Park Police Hold Operation Blue Christmas Dec. 8-21 - 12/08/20

Slideshow of the 2021 Public Budget Presentation - 12/08/20

Shop SAFE this Holiday Season (video) - 12/07/20

County Holds Budget Presentation on Dec. 8 - 12/04/20

Delaware County’s December 4 Update on COVID-19 - 12/04/20

Delaware County Announces Free Public Flu Shot Clinics: December 2020 - 12/04/20

Delaware County Conducting Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Next Week in Darby and Upland - 12/04/20

Dec. 4 update on COVID-19 (video) - 12/04/20

Delaware County Holds Holiday Food Drives on Dec. 12 to Assist Residents in Need - 12/03/20

Veterans Memorial Toy, Clothing and Food Drive on Dec. 12 - 12/02/20

County of Delaware Network Security Incident Update - 12/02/20

Rose Tree Park’s Annual Festival of Lights Opens Dec. 4 - 12/02/20

COVID-19 Testing at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital Dec. 2, 3, 4 - 12/01/20

Delaware County’s Proposed 2021 Budget - 12/01/20

Keep the Cheer Here! (video) - 12/01/20


November

Resources Available to Older Residents Seeking Jobs or Change in Careers - 11/30/20

PA Department of Health Orders Additional COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies - 11/25/20

Delaware County Offers COVID-19 Testing and Free Flu Shots Next Week in Upland - 11/25/20

Disruption to Portions of Delaware County’s Computer Network - 11/24/20

Election Update - November 23, 2020 - 11/23/20

Governor Wolf announces new statewide mitigation efforts - 11/23/20

Delaware County Board of Elections Holds Meeting Nov. 23 to Certify Results of General Election - 11/20/20

Sustainability Commission Meeting - 11-20-2020 - 11/20/20

Delco Launches Keep the Cheer Here Social Media Campaign - 11/20/20

COVID-19 Telephone Town Hall on Nov. 23 - 11/20/20

Delaware County Council Passes Resolution to Request Additional COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies - 11/19/20

Citizen Corps of Delco Training on Dec. 9 - 11/18/20

Holiday guidance during the COVID-19 Pandemic - 11/18/20

State Announces Four New Mitigation Efforts - 11/17/20

Streaming of the Gaming Authority Meeting – 11-16-2020 - 11/16/20

Results of Delaware County’s Provisional Ballot Challenge Hearing - 11/14/20

Delaware County Announces Holiday Food Drives to Assist Residents in Need - 11/13/20

Delaware County’s November 12 COVID-19 Briefing - 11/12/20

Free COVID-19 Testing on Nov. 14, 16 and 17 in Upper Darby and Upland - 11/12/20

Delaware County’s Provisional Ballot Challenge Hearing to be Held Nov. 13 - 11/12/20

Delaware County COVID-19 Press Conference to be held Nov. 12 - 11/11/20

Recognizing the Anniversary of the United States Marine Corps - 11/10/20

Delaware County’s 61st Annual Veterans Day Parade Held Virtually on Nov. 11 - 11/10/20

Delco Defenders hold Criminal Justice Community Meeting on Nov. 9 - 11/09/20

Delaware County's response to video circulating of ballots - 11/06/20

Nov. Public Flu Shot Clinics - 11/02/20


October

What Delaware County Voters Can Expect on Election Day - 10/30/20

DA’s Office Announces Efforts to Ensure Safety and Security of Election - 10/30/20

Public Flu Shot Clinics Being Held Oct. 30 - 10/29/20

Delaware County Processes Record Number of Vote-by-Mail Ballots - 10/29/20

Citizen Corps of Delco Training on Nov. 17 - 10/28/20

Report of the Delaware County Criminal Justice Reform Task Force’s Working Group on 21st Century Policing - 10/28/20

COVID-19 Cases Increase Across Delaware County and the State - 10/28/20

Delco Strong 3 Grants Available to Business Owners and Non-Profits - 10/27/20

Voting and Elections Townhall to be Held October 28 - 10/27/20

Delaware County Board of Elections Election Process Overview - 10/27/20

Board Opening for the Delaware County Workforce Development Board - 10/23/20

Board Opening for The Delaware County Industrial Development Authority - 10/23/20

Delaware County Vote-by-Mail Ballot Status Update - 10/23/20

Delaware County seeking to fill a vacancy for the Delaware County Conservation District - 10/23/20

Board Opening for Community Transit of Delaware County Board of Directors - 10/23/20

Free career services and job training available during the COVID-19 pandemic - 10/23/20

Vote-by-Mail Ballot Application Deadline is October 27 - 10/21/20

$6.3 Million Awarded to Over 500 Delco Businesses and Non-Profits Impacted by COVID-19 - 10/21/20

PA Department of Health Confirms Pennsylvania’s First COVID-19 Positive Cat - 10/20/20

Delco Public Flu Shot Clinics Held Oct. 22 and 23 - 10/19/20

Oct. 14 Marijuana Ordinance Public Hearing Testimony - 10/19/20

Delco Public Flu Shot Clinics Held Oct. 19, 23, 26, 28, 30 - 10/16/20

Delaware County Announces 32 Ballot Drop Boxes Will be Accepting Ballots on October 20 - 10/16/20

October 10, 2020 update on CARES Act Funding in Delaware County - 10/15/20

Returning to Schools and Keeping Spaces Safe - Video - 10/15/20

Public Flu Shot Clinic Oct. 16 and 17 in Broomall - 10/14/20

Delaware County and Philadelphia Union Host 3-Day Voter Service Center at Subaru Park - 10/14/20

Recognizing the Anniversary of the United States Navy - 10/13/20

COVID-19 Guidance for Halloween Activities - 10/13/20

Delaware County Launches New Campaign Cautioning Voters: Don’t Vote Naked! - 10/09/20

Delco’s Small Business Community Encouraged to Participate in Online Survey - 10/09/20

Marijuana Ordinance Public Hearing to be Held Oct. 14 - 10/07/20

Delaware County Launches Election Hotline to Assist Residents with Election Related Questions - 10/07/20

Amended Guidelines on Safe Gathering Limits - 10/07/20

Delaware County Bureau of Elections Releasing Mail-in Ballots - 10/05/20

Voter Service Centers Opening in Delaware County - 10/05/20

October 3, 2020 update on CARES Act Funding in Delaware County - 10/05/20

Residents Can Use COVID Alert PA App When Traveling to NY, NJ, DE - 10/02/20

Public Flu Shot Clinics Being Held in October - 10/01/20

Delco Announces Drive-In Movie Theatre This Fall! - 10/01/20


September

Council Holds Special Meeting to Discuss CARES Act Funding on Sept. 29 - 09/26/20

COVID-19 Public Testing Site Held Sept. 29 in Aston - 09/25/20

Free Career Training Available for Delco Residents Seeking Employment or Changing Careers - 09/25/20

RFP for Strategic Plan for the Delivery of Behavioral Health, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to School-Aged Children - 09/25/20

Public Flu Shot Clinic Held on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 in Aston - 09/25/20

Governor Launches COVID-19 Alert PA App - 09/24/20

COSA Offers Free Online Program for Residents Living with Chronic Pain - 09/22/20

Delaware County Libraries Launch Fall Reading Challenge - 09/22/20

Public Flu Shot Clinic Held on September 22 and 23 in Upland - 09/18/20

COVID-19 Public Testing Site Held Sept. 24 in Upland - 09/18/20

Recognizing the Anniversary of the United States Air Force - 09/18/20

Restaurants May Increase Indoor Occupancy to 50 Percent - 09/18/20

Bringing Back Delco Task Force Provides PPE and Supplies to Early Learning Providers - 09/17/20

Delaware County Cancels COVID-19 Public Testing Site in Millbourne - 09/17/20

Delaware County Launches 2020 Public Flu Shot Clinics - 09/15/20

Delaware County Mosquito Spraying in Lansdowne on September 14 - 09/11/20

Delaware County's Annual September 11th Ceremony - 09/11/20

First Public Flu Shot Clinic to be held on September 15 in Millbourne - 09/09/20

COVID-19 Testing in Millbourne on September 16 and 17 - 09/09/20

Residents invited to participate in virtual September 11th Ceremony - 09/09/20

Council Approves $20 Million in CARES Act Funding to Assist Schools - 09/08/20

Secure Voting Ballot Boxes Delivered to Delaware County - 09/08/20

Restaurants May Increase Indoor Occupancy to 50% on Sept. 21 - 09/08/20

Council and District Attorney Respond to Local Commissioner’s Social Media Post - 09/04/20

Delco Residents Reminded to Act Responsibly During Labor Day Weekend - 09/04/20

September is National Library Card Sign-up Month - 09/01/20

Delco CARES Housing Assistance Available September 1 - 09/01/20


August

Delaware County Requesting Funding to Support $40 Million Emergency Communications - 08/31/20

Thank You Citizens Corps of Delaware County - 8/28/20

Countywide Reassessment Appeals due September 1 - 8/27/20

Applications Being Accepted for The Hero Scholarship Board - 8/26/20

Applications Being Accepted for The Delaware County Library Board - 8/26/20

Delaware County is seeking to fill a vacancy to the Children and Youth Services Board - 8/26/20

Applications Being Accepted for the PEDA Restart Grant - 08/21/20

Delaware County Awarded $2.2 Million Grant for Safe Elections - 08/19/20

Citizen Corps of Delco Training on August 27 - 08/19/20

COVID-19 Testing Scheduled for Wednesday, 8/19, in Prospect Park Has Been Canceled - 08/19/20

Findings of Public Health Study for Delaware County Released - 08/19/20

Seeking board members for the newly formed Municipal Authority - 08/19/20

Help Available for Delaware County Residents Affected by Hurricane Isaias - 08/18/20

COVID-19 Testing in Aldan on August 25, 26 and 27 - 08/18/20

Help Available for Delaware County Residents Affected by Hurricane Isaias - 08/13/20

Delaware County Housing Plan Available for Public Review and Comment - 08/10/20

Virtual Public Health Town Hall to be held on August 20 - 08/07/20

Economic Stimulus Payment (EIPs) - 08/06/20

Council Comments on Black Lives Matter Counter Protests in Ridley Township - 08/05/20

Application Being Accepted for the Delaware County Planning Commission - 08/05/20

COVID-19 Testing in Lansdowne on August 11, 12 and 13 - 08/05/20

Delaware County Hiring Paid Election Staff for the 2020 General Election - 08/05/20

Disaster Declaration Issued August 4, 2020 - 08/05/20

Delaware County Cancels COVID-19 Testing in Upper Darby - 08/04/20

U.S. Coast Guard Flag Raised to Commemorate Anniversary of Founding - 08/04/20

Chester County Health Department Issues Guidance for Schools - 08/04/20

Delco Gives Back to be held August 11 - 08/03/20


July

Delaware County Addresses Emergency Communication Radio Issues - 07/31/20

Webinar for Childcare Facility Owners on August 4 at 6pm

Delco Businesses Urged to Report Price Gouging and may be Eligible for Restitution

Applications being accepted for the Delaware County Drug & Alcohol Planning Council

Applications being accepted for The Heritage Commission Board

COVID-19 Cases Increase Among Residents Under 30 Years of Age in Delaware County

COVID-19 Testing in Sharon Hill on July 28, 29, 30

COVID-19 Testing in Yeadon on July 21, 22, 23

Delaware County Awarded Grant for Treatment of Spotted Lanternflies

Excessive Heat Watch issued July 17-21

2020 Summer Festival Concert Series Cancelled

COVID-19 Testing in Darby on July 14, 15, 16

Council Resumes In-Person Public Meetings on July 14

Bars and Restaurants Being Monitored for Compliance as COVID-19 Case Rise

Deadline to apply for Delco Strong #2 Grants Extended through July 14

Applications being accepted for the Parks and Recreation Board

Delaware County Libraries Launch Summer Quest 2020

County Council Appoints New Executive Director

COVID-19 Public Testing Sites in Yeadon on July 9, 11

July 1 Update on the Countywide Reassessment Project

Governor Signs Expanded Mask-Wearing Order

County Controller Releases Unclaimed Funds

Round #2 of Delco Strong Grants Available to Assist Local Businesses and Non-Profits


June

Delaware County will be resuming passport services on July 6

Delaware County Moves into the Green Phase June 26

Delaware County Government Center Opening June 29

Chester Creek Trail Mural Dedication

Applications being accepted for a vacancy in the Delaware County Chester Waterfront Industrial Development Authority

Seeking members to serve on the Delaware County Women’s Commission

Delaware County Announces the 2020 Heat Plan

Applications being accepted for the Delaware County Sustainability Commission

Governor Wolf Announces Delaware County Will Move to Green Phase June 26

Phillie Phanatic Surprises Fair Acres Residents and Staff

2020 Delaware County Senior Games Cancelled

Recognizing Juneteenth in Delaware County

Announcing Round #2 of Delco Strong

Census Continues to Recruit Census Takers

Delaware County announces Task Force on Criminal Justice Reform

Baby Item Pick Up to be held June 19

Bringing Back Delco Task Force Webinar on June 19

Recognizing the Anniversary of the United States Army

Delaware County Libraries Offer Contactless Pickup

Delaware County’s Guidance on Organized Sports During the Yellow Phase

Delaware County Warns of COVID-19 related scams

Delaware County Retirement Fund Board - Notice of Meeting (June 17th)

Governor Wolf Announces New Green Phase Metrics

Statement from Council in response to threatening comments from an officer towards a business

Delaware County moves to yellow phase June 5

Council Adopts Preliminary Annual Housing and Community Development Action Plan for 2020

Sheriff's Office Warns of Phone Scammers Resurfacing

Delaware County Council Terminates DELCORA during June 3 meeting

A Message of Thanks from the Board of Elections

Stay at Home Order to be Lifted in Delaware County on June 5

Delaware Counteclares Disaster Emergency in Response to Civil Disturbance

Bringing Back Delco Webinar held on June 3

Mail-in Ballot Deadline Extended to June 9

June 1 Update on the Primary Election in Delaware County


May

Delaware County leaders call for peace and unity (video)

Delaware County Launches Bringing Back Delco Task Force

Delaware County Issues Progress Report on Creation of County Health Department

Delaware County Tests Over 250 Residents at COVID-19 Public Testing Site

Governor Wolf Announces Delaware County’s Move to Yellow Phase Proposed for June 5

May 26 Update on the Primary Election

Update on the June 2 Primary Election in Delaware County

Chairman Brian Zidek gives update on COVID-19

Delaware County’s Memorial to those lost to COVID-19

Delaware County Council to Take Action to Terminate DELCORA

Delaware County Council Takes Action to Block Illegal Trust Created by Former Republican Majority

Delco Council Delivers Letters, Cards and Signs to Fair Acres Staff and Residents

Governor Wolf Urges Residents and Businesses to Stay the Course

Governor extends stay-at-home order to June 4

Happy Mother’s Day from Delaware County Council (video)

Recognizing May 3-9 as Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week

Delaware County Council Issues Statement on the Governor’s Plan for Reopening

Delaware County Holds Community Blood Drive on May 5


April

Celebrating Earth Day 2020

Delco and Chester Co. leaders voice concerns of pipeline operations during COVID-19 pandemic

Jail Oversight Board Meeting to be streamed live April 14

Delaware County’s April 1 Update on COVID-19


March

Delaware County’s March 31 Update on COVID-19

One Additional COVID-19 Related Death Reported in Delaware County

Delaware County’s March 30 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Delaware County’s March 28 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Volunteers needed for Alternative Care Site

Announcing the Federal Medical Station for the Region (video)

Delaware County’s March 27 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Pennsylvania Primary Rescheduled to June 2

Delco Chamber of Commerce Launches Search Engine to Identify Restaurants offering take-out, delivery services and curbside pick-up

Two additional COVID-19 related deaths reported in Delaware County

Delaware County’s March 26 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

DA Stollsteimer and Councilman Madden announce protection for inmates at George W. Hill Correctional Facility

Delaware County’s March 25 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

First COVID-19 Related Deaths Reported in Delaware County

Delaware County’s March 23 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Delaware County’s March 22 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

New website with data and maps for Delaware County COVID-19 cases - 3/21/20

Deadline to qualify for a discount for the payment of County property taxes extended to April 30 - 3/21/20

Chester County Authorized by the State to take lead in Delaware County’s Public Health Response to COVID-19 - 3/20/20

Delaware County March 20 Update on Novel Coronavirus (Video) (COVID-19) - 3/20/20

Gov. Wolf orders non-life-sustaining businesses to close March 19

Delaware County/Chester County March 19 Update and Joint Announcement (video)

Delaware County’s March 18 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Delaware County Hospitals Offer Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing - 3/18/2020

COVID-19 and Unemployment Compensation Information (3/18/2020)

The Foundation for Delaware County Launches the Delaware County COVID-19 Response Fund

Wolf Administration Announces First Death Related to COVID-19

Delaware County's March 17 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Townhall Call for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 held March 17

Senator Kearney hosts Phone Town Hall on COVID-19 on March 17

Delaware County's March 16 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Procedures for March 16 and March 17 Public Council Meetings

Gov. Wolf orders Delco restaurants and bars to close dine-in facilities on March 16

Government Center Closed to the public on March 16/Limited Court Operations March 16 and 17

Delaware County's March 15 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Delaware County’s March 14 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Delaware County’s March 13 Update to Brief Residents on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Delaware County Holds Informal Tax Reassessment Hearings by Phone

Delaware County Cancels Voting Machine Demonstrations

Delaware County’s March 12 Update on COVID-19 (video)

Delaware County’s March 11 Update on COVID-19

Delaware County’s March 10 Update on COVID-19

Delaware County’s March 8 Update on COVID-19

Delaware County Holds Update to Brief Residents on COVID-19

One Presumptive Positive Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in Delaware County

Delaware County holds press conference updating Novel Coronavirus (video)

Presentation on the Tax Reassessment Geared Towards Tax Collectors (video)

Special public council meeting to be held on March 10

Update on the County’s Prevention and Preparedness for Coronavirus

Demonstrations of New Voting System held in March and April

Young Poetry Competition open to students through March 9


Feburary

Delaware County Implements Prevention and Preparedness Plan for Coronavirus

Coronavirus Resources and Updates

County Holds Presentation on the Tax Reassessment Project Geared Towards Tax Collectors

Delco Complete Count Committee Warns of Fake Census Mailer

County Council Announces Liaisons to County Departments

Demonstrations of New Voting System held in Feb. and March

Council Approves the Creation of a Delaware County Sustainability Commission

Recognizing February as Black History Month

Delaware County Register of Wills Resigns and is named Director of the Office of Judicial Support

Residents urged to apply for funding to remove lead paint from their homes

Tax Reassessment Presentation Held on Feb. 18 (video)

Delaware County Holds Demonstration of New Voting System at Local Libraries

Delaware County Controller Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Census Champion Trainings Feb. 22, 25 and March 7

Tax Reassessment Project/What to expect during an informal review (video)

Presentation on Delaware County’s Tax Reassessment Project to be held Feb. 18

Delaware County Holds Demonstration of New Voting System Feb. 10-14

Delco Sheriff's Office Warns of Phone Scam

County Seeking Auxiliary Tax Assessment Appeals Board Members

Delaware County Participates in National Wear Red Day Feb. 7

Residents to Receive Notice of New Tentative Property Values in Feb.

Delaware County Emergency Radio System Assessment and Conceptual Design Report Presentation (video)

Delaware County is Searching for Centenarians!

Delaware County Celebrates Black History Month


January

Delaware County Holds Demonstration of New Voting System Feb. 3-7

Delaware County Emergency Radio System Assessment and Conceptual Design Report Presentation (video)

Delaware County Recommends Safety Measures Surrounding Coronavirus Concerns

DA Stollsteimer announces new Environmental Crimes Unit

Delaware County Emergency Radio System Assessment Presentation to be held Jan. 28

Date Changed for Council Agenda Meeting

Council Announces Ethics Regulations and Details Goals of Broad Based Reform

Delaware County Office of Workforce Development Receives $100,000 Grant

Free Training for Emergency Response Support Volunteers Held Jan. 21

Delco Counts Event held Feb. 21

Delco Transition Hosts Panel Discussion on Merits of a County Public Health Dept.

Donations being collected Delaware County MLK Day of Service

Delaware County seeking Director of County Services for the Aging (COSA)

Online Public Health Survey Open Through Jan. 31

Council Announces Reforms to Make Government More Accessible to Residents and Workers

DA Stollsteimer Takes Office Jan. 6 and Implements Reforms

Three Council members and District Attorney take oath of office Jan. 6

Induction Ceremonies to be held Jan. 3 and Jan. 6

Extended Saturday Hours for Marriage License Applications in 2020



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