Governor's Advisory Council for
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COVID Vaccine Locations and Testing

Person getting a COVID vaccine

The Department of Health and Social Services established a number of  COVID-19 test sites throughout the state. If you have the following symptoms mild to severe, you may want to get checked for COVID-19:  fever/chills, cough, fatigue, shortness of breath, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion, headache, nausea or vomiting, and diarrhea. Find a testing location near you. 

For those that are deaf or hard of hearing you can call 2-1-1 or text your ZIP code to 898-211, which provides accessible information.

In-Home Test Kits
Would you like to take the test at home? The Division of Public Health has a saliva collection kit that is sampled with the assistance of an online healthcare provider through video telehealth. Find out how to Get an In-Home Test Kit.

Get The Vaccine
If you are ready to take the COVID-19 vaccination visit Get The Vaccine to find a location near you.

Vaccine Information for 12 to 17 Year Olds  
Youth ages 12 to 17 can now take the COVID vaccine with written parental concent. Find Out More.  The CDC offers information on COVID vaccines for teens.  

Possible Side-Effects from the COVID Vaccine  
The Center for Disease Control has released information on Side-Effects of the COVID Vaccine, how to relieve them and when to call a doctor. 

Coronavirus School Testing
Delaware Division of Public Health in partnership with Quidel will provide asymptomatic COVID-19 screening services to participating school districts. Students and faculty that opt-in to the COVID-19 screening program will be testing with Quidel’s rapid antigen tests to facilitate the re-opening of K-12 public schools in the fall of 2021. Get more information on School-Based Testing.

Read the School-Based Covid-19 Testing: Expectations and Guidelines.

Know the Science
Would you like to know more about the COVID-19 vaccines? Start with the science!  This Department of Health and Social Services site includes videos with Delaware providers giving answers on the safety and efficacy of vaccines.

Delaware COVID Stats
If you are interested in the current statistics for Delaware visit the Coronavirus Dashboard.

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