|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 22, 2020
Christina Crooks Bryan
Delaware Healthcare Association Applauds Governor Carney for COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Decision
Delaware Healthcare Association President & CEO Wayne Smith released the following statement in response to Governor Carney’s decision:
“We applaud the Governor for taking this decisive and necessary step in protecting the health and wellbeing of Delawareans.
While disruptive and not easy, the hour at hand demands extraordinary effort to preserve life. With Governor Carney’s action, fewer Delawareans will be harmed during this pandemic than would have been the case in the absence of action.
Delaware’s hospitals will continue the strong allied efforts underway with the larger provider community and our partners in state and local government to maximize our abilities to meet the health needs of our friends and neighbors in our state.”
About the Delaware Healthcare Association
The Delaware Healthcare Association (DHA) was formed in 1967 to assist Delaware hospitals in working on issues concerning health care and the hospital industry.DHA is a statewide trade and membership services organization that serves as a leader in the promotion of effective change in health services through collaboration and consensus building on health care issues at the State and Federal levels.DHA’s vision is to be the leading and respected voice for hospitals and health care delivery systems in Delaware working together to deliver compassionate, accessible, high quality, financially sustainable health care to the patients and communities they serve.DHA’s mission is to provide policy and advocacy leadership in creating an excellent environment for enabling every Delawarean to be as healthy as they