Coronavirus Coverage

Governor Carney issued new regulations for nursing homes and long-term living facilities. Across the state 19 facilities have reported a total of 97 cases of coronavirus and 21 out of the 46 deaths (April 16th).

  • Facilities are required to immediately establish a group of staff to care for COVID-19 patients.
  • Facilities are required to create a separate area for confirmed or suspected cases
  • Facilities must create an additional separate area for newly admitted and readmitted patients to be observed for early signs of COVID-19 for 14 days.
  •  As long as the facilities are following federal and state guidelines, a patient treated in the hospital for coronavirus can return to the facility without a negative COVID-19.

Health officials said the state would identify only facilities that have confirmed multiple cases of the coronavirus:

  • Little Sisters of the Poor, Ogletown
  • HarborChase of Wilmington, Talleyville
  • Governor Bacon Health Center, Delaware City
  • Forwood Manor, Brandywine Hundred
  • Parkview Nursing and Rehab Center, Wilmington
  • Country House, Greenville
  • MeadowWood Behavioral Health Hospital, New Castle
  • Atlantic Shores Rehab and Health Center, Millsboro
  • Genesis HealthCare Milford Center, Milford
  • Brandywine Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, New Castle
  • Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill, Smyrna
  • New Castle Health and Rehabilitation, New Castle
  • Delaware Psychiatric Center, New Castle