Rita Landgraf, Secretary
Jill Fredel, Director of Communications
302-255-9047, Pager 302-357-7498
Date: November 7, 2012
Residents with questions about flood recovery can contact the Delaware Division of Public Health's (DPH) Hurricane Sandy call center at 866-408-1899. The call center is scheduled to be open at 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31 to Friday, November 2, 2012. Hours may be subject to change due to call volume. For updated call center hours, follow Twitter #SandyDe or #StormDE.
DPH operators will be able to answer questions about flooded wells, drinking water safety, food safety, mold and other issues; including
For immediate information, visit www.Delaware.gov for fact sheets on coping with flooding.
Spanish speaking operators will be available. Individuals seeking TTY services should call 7-1-1 or 800-232-5460. A person who is deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf-blind, or speech-disabled can use a TTY to type his/her conversation to a relay operator, who then reads the typed conversation to a hearing person at the DPH call center. The relay operator relays the hearing person's spoken words by typing them back to the TTY user. To learn more about TTY availability in Delaware, visit http://delawarerelay.com.
Delaware Health and Social Services is committed to improving the quality of the lives of Delaware's citizens by promoting health and well-being, fostering self-sufficiency, and protecting vulnerable populations.