Coronavirus

Social Gathering Restriction Criteria

COVID-19, a new strand of coronavirus, is a respiratory virus first identified in China and has since been identified in other countries including the United States. The City of Newark is closely monitoring events surrounding the virus. The health and wellbeing of all residents and visitors is our priority and we are taking necessary precautions to avoid health risks.

How you can help reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Wear a face covering in public
  • Maintain social distancing of at least six feet from others
  • Practice good hand hygiene
  • Cough or sneeze into your elbow
  • Clean frequently used surfaces often
  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Get tested, even if you don’t have symptoms
  • Report a business for noncompliance with guidelines. Email: HSPcontact@delaware.gov or call us at 302.366.7000

For the most up-to-date information, please refer to these resources:

Find a Testing Site Near You

State of Delaware Contact Tracing FAQ

Community Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization

Delaware Division of Public Health

University of Delaware

Esri Coronavirus ArcGIS hub

Emergency Ordinance No. 20-06

How to Apply for a Social Gathering Permit

Emergency Ordinance Links

Emergency Ordinance No. 20-05

Emergency Ordinance No. 20-06

University of Delaware Reported Cases