Republican lawmakers to Carney: ‘End the mandates, restore normality’

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Twelve Republican state representatives on Tuesday sent an open letter to Gov. John Carney asking that he reconsider mask mandates in state buildings and schools and stop advocating for COVID-19 booster shots. They encouraged the Democratic governor to promptly end all pandemic-related restrictions, return state workers to their normal places of employment, and “restore normality” for all Delawareans. The legislators …

Student mask mandate extended; testing programs set for December

Betsy Price Headlines, Health

The state Division of Public Health will start a testing program designed to keep kids who were exposed to COVID to stay in school. Students and student athletes who play indoor sports will need to continue to mask up through February 2022, according to the state Division of Public Health. The Delaware Interscholastic Athletics Association said in notes from its …