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Allan Kujala, IPMA-CP, CLRP, CGBA - Director

555 Bay Road, Dover, DE 19901

(302) 744-2310 / Fax: (302) 736-2262

personnel@co.kent.de.us

 

Office Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm Mon.-Fri. 

 

HR Current News

2021 HURRICANE season begins to hit peak - make plans for it now! :

9/1/2021
Although the Atlantic hurricane season began on June 1, we are now entering the peak of the season. With the Atlantic churning up more and more powerful storms, it is as important as ever to be prepar... (Learn more)

Free FLU SHOT clinic on October 6, but must register by 09/22 :

8/24/2021
Employees, Retirees & Family members with County health insurance can get a FREE flu shot at the Kent County Administrative Complex in Room 220 on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.... (Read more)

Face Masks REQUIRED for County visitors & unvaccinated staff :

8/18/2021
Levy Court has endorsed a phased response approach to the resurgence of COVID-19 in the community. Effective immediately (08/19/21), all visitors to Kent County facilities must wear a face covering an... (Read more)

Earn $150 at Oct. 6 BIOMETRIC SCREENING. Register by 09/22 :

8/13/2021
Mark your calendars for Wednesday, October 6, 2021 for the Annual FREE On-site Biometric Screening. The biometric screening will qualify for a $150 wellness benefit from Delaware Valley Insurance Trus... (Learn more)

Property tax bills can generate QUESTIONS for County employees :

8/2/2021
Property tax bills are mailed out in early August each year and taxes are due on September 30. Invariably, County employees are asked by relatives, neighbors, and/or strangers why their “County taxes... (Read more)

Newspaper to publish Kent County EMPLOYEE PAY for 2020 :

7/22/2021
Kent County recently replied to a Freedom of Information Act request from the News Journal newspaper seeking the names, titles, department & sub-department, and wages (salaries, bonuses, & overtime) o... (Read more)

With Delta variant spreading, SUMMER COLD could be COVID :

7/21/2021
While the State of Emergency declaration in Delaware ended on July 13, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are not over. The infection rate for the COVID-19 “delta” variant is skyrocketing - mostly a... (Read more)

Kent County employees IMPROVED WELLNESS efforts in 2020 :

7/16/2021
DVHT has released the 2020 Wellness Program Report which highlights the progress toward a culture of health at Kent County Levy Court. This information will help staff evaluate employees’ and their s... (Learn more)

HAPPY NEW YEAR! July 1 marks Kent County's new fiscal year :

7/1/2021
Happy New Year! Fiscal Year 2022 started July 1, 2021, which means the new Kent County budget is in effect. The new financial plan adopted by Levy Court in late April is similar to 2021, with seve... (Read more)

Continue to be VIGILANT to avoid COVID/Delta variant infection :

6/22/2021
Honestly, everyone wants the pandemic to be over, but COVID-19 variants continue to threaten the unvaccinated and persons with an immune deficiency. Research indicates that individuals fully vaccinate... (Read more)

SAVE YOUR IDENTITY - Be alert for fraudulent UI claims & scams :

3/19/2021
Kent County has received several notices recently that are indicative of probable fraudulent unemployment insurance claims and a fraudulent direct deposit request. A few of these notices often contai... (Learn more)

Earn CASH INCENTIVES for 2021 wellness program participation :

2/4/2021
Earn cash incentives by completing certain covered wellness programs available to Kent County health insurance program participants through the Delaware Valley Health Trust Wellness team in 2021. All... (Learn more)

DVHT wellness program SCORES success with REWARDS! :

9/8/2021
Since its inception in 2008, the Delaware Valley Health Trust Wellness Program has evolved to meet the needs of Health Trust membership as new science and trends emerge to create the best experience p... (Learn more)

Understanding the LONG TERM effects of Covid & Delta variant :

8/31/2021
It’s been more than a year since the pandemic began, and we continue to learn more about the short- and long-term health effects of COVID-19. Although most people get better within weeks, some people ... Learn more

As the Weather HEATS UP, Look Out for Heat-Induced Illness! :

6/14/2021
Extremely high or unusually hot temperatures can affect your health. On average, more than 600 deaths from extreme heat events occur each year in the United States. Most vulnerable are the elderly, th... (Learn more)

With HIGHER TEMPS-Dress for summer with eye toward guidelines :

6/14/2021
With the advent of summer, annual heat waves with 90-100 degree temperatures have begun, so many Kent County employees may be adjusting their work wardrobe as temperatures soar - but don’t go too far.... (Read more)

Rx web search can DISPENSE big SAVINGS for health plan! :

3/2/2021
According to a recent Delaware Valley Health Trust/Aetna premium renewal estimate, the prescription portion of Kent County’s premium is likely to increase 9% beginning July 1. Not surprisingly, the c... (Read more)

FREE financial planning webinars available monthly from ICMA-RC :

2/3/2021
ICMA-RC’s Certified Financial Planner™ professionals provide clear and personalized guidance to those who serve our communities toward a more secure and confident financial future. Free webinars avai... (Learn more)

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