12 March 2020 – Governor declares State of Emergency in Delaware

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Social Services
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Declaring state of emergency
Level of Jurisdiction: Delaware
Lead People/Agency: Governor John Carney

Overview: Delaware Governor John Carney issues Executive Order declaring state of emergency in Delaware, effective March 13 until terminated in accordance with state law.
Full details here: https://governor.delaware.gov/health-soe/

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government, State – government
Evidence/Justification: Declaration cites U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declaration of a public health threat (external, national level), and Delaware Department of Health and Social Services’ Department of Public Health advice (internal, state level)