Learn more about DHSS' monkeypox response

Current Suspected Overdose Deaths in Delaware for 2022: Get Help Now!

Learn about Delaware's transition to 988 for suicide and crisis services

Delaware.gov logo


Health Care Workforce Stabilization


Facing shortages of health care workers across the state, federal funding has gone to hospitals, long-term care facilities and DHSS' 24/7 facilities to help stabilize the direct-care workforce.


Health Care Workforce Stabilization

Hospitals, Long-Term Care and State-Operated Facilities


  • More than $75 million in financial support announced in October 2021.
  • For Delaware hospitals, long-term care facilities, and State of Delaware-operated 24/7 facilities.
  • Funding used to recruit, retain and stabilize those health care workforces.
  • Press Release

DHSS' 24/7 Facilities


  • In response to a shortage of health care workers, $6.7 million in financial supported announced in March 2022.
  • For RNs, LPNs, CNAs and other direct-care staff at DHSS' 24/7 facilities.
  • DHSS providing quarterly retention payments.
  • Press Release



+