In response to Governor Carney’s announcement on May 14 to reopen the beaches of Delaware. The Board’s position is to follow our plan announced in March and keep the pool and play areas closed. We will reassess this situation at the end of June and not reopen until it is safe for our community.
It is important to remember that the mandatory 14-day quarantine for out-of-state travelers and short-term rentals remain in effect.
Delaware has excellent and concise information on their COVID-19 website. Here’s a link for DE’s FAQs: https://coronavirus.delaware.gov/frequently-asked-questions/#out-of-state-self-quarantine-order
Governor Carney Announces Reopening of Beaches to Delawareans
Thursday, May 14: Governor Carney announced that the State of Delaware will lift restrictions on Delaware beaches and community pools at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 22, subject to strict social distancing requirements and other restrictions. Ice cream shops and trucks will reopen with restrictions effective 5:00 p.m. this Friday, May 15.
Governor Carney made the announcement after consultation with public health experts at the Delaware Division of Public Health and mayors of Delaware’s beach towns. Delaware’s mandatory 14-day quarantine for out-of-state travelers and ban on short term rentals will remain in effect.