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A digital version of the signed declaration: Third Extension – Public Health Emergency
THIRD EXTENSION OF DECLARATION OF A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY
FOR THE STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, in connection with the serious public health threat from the novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) that has impacted the State of Delaware, I issued a Declaration of a Public Health Emergency for the entire state, effective as of July 13, 2021; and
WHEREAS, on August 10, 2021, I issued an Extension of Declaration of a Public Health Emergency for the entire state, effective as of August 10, 2021; and
WHEREAS, on September 8, 2021, I issued a Second Extension of Declaration of a Public Health Emergency for the entire state, effective September 8, 2021; and
WHEREAS, the State of Delaware continues to face a serious public health threat from the spread of the highly transmissible variants of the coronavirus, and the need to vaccinate Delawareans against the coronavirus continues; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Delaware’s emergency management statutes, a Public Health Emergency proclaimed by the Governor may not continue for more than 30 days without being renewed; and
WHEREAS, I find that the conditions necessitating a Public Health Emergency continue to exist and require that the Public Health Emergency declaration be renewed.
NOW THEREFORE, I, JOHN C. CARNEY, hereby declare:
APPROVED this 7th day of October 2021 at 1:00 p.m.
John C. Carney