Changes to Visitor Policy at Beebe Healthcare’s Rollins Lewes Campus

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Beebe Healthcare is making a few changes to the Margaret H. Rollins Lewes Campus. Beginning today, Monday, September 12 – inpatients may have well visitors throughout their stay and pediatric patients may have two well parents or caregivers around the clock. As a continuation of Beebe’s existing policy, visitors are not permitted for COVID-19 patients…

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Del. Expands Access to Monkeypox Vaccine

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Delaware Public Health is expanding the availability of the Monkeypox Vaccine. The vaccine has been available at public health clinics so far by appointment only. It will be made available to more categories of individuals this week: Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men and have had multiple (more than one) or…

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Del. Hospitals Implement Changes To Cope With Rising COVID-19 Cases

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Beebe Healthcare is postponing non-emergent procedures effective today (Thursday, January 13th). President and CEO Dr. David Tam said “right now, it’s more difficult than ever to deliver healthcare.” Beebe has not yet adopted Crisis Standards of Care, which is another step already taken by Bayhealth and TidalHealth Nanticoke to allocate resources. Full statements from Beebe,…

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Beebe Healthcare Revises Visitation Rules

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Beebe Healthcare is revising its visitor restrictions effective New Year’s Day. In-patients at the Margaret H. Rollins Lewes Campus are now allowed one well visitor per day between 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. All visitors will be required to wear a surgical mask at the Lewes Campus, the South Coastal Campus and the Tunnell Cancer…

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Beebe Healthcare Will Require Staff To Be Vaccinated For COVID-19

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Beebe Healthcare will move forward with a vaccine mandate next month. The Biden administration and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services last week announced a requirement that all eligible staff at healthcare facilities that participate in Medicare and Medicaid programs be vaccinated for COVID-19.Beebe Healthcare will require unvaccinated team members, contractors and vendors to…

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Lewes Crash Injures 4

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Several people were injured in a crash on Route 9 at Sweetbriar Road west of Lewes just after 5 Friday evening.  Delaware State Police tell WGMD that a Ford Focus failed to stop for a red light on Route 9 and collided with a Nissan that entered the intersection on the green light – the…

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Beebe Partners With Nemours For Pediatric Care Services

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Nemours Children’s Health will team up with Beebe Healthcare to provide pediatric services for infants, children and teenagers of Sussex County. Nemours healthcare professionals will be involved with newborn care, high-risk deliveries, emergencies and other aspects of pediatric care and health. Nemours Children’s health is one of the largest integrated pediatric health systems in the…

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Beebe Hosts Virtual COVID-19 Town Hall

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The Sussex County community will be updated on COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and vaccine information during a Beebe Healthcare virtual town hall today (Wednesday). The meeting is scheduled between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Beebe Healthcare President and CEO Dr. David Tam and Beebe COVID-19 Response Medical Director Dr. Bill Chasanov will preside. The meeting can…

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Beebe Pauses Elective Surgeries That Require Overnight Hospital Stay

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Beebe Healthcare plans to suspend elective surgical procedures that require an overnight hospital stay, effective today (Tuesday, September 14th). Hospital officials said Monday that the decision is being made out of an abundance of caution, and due to the influx of patients requiring hospitalization due to COVID-19 and unrelated serious medical issues. Patients who are…

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Beebe Healthcare Updates Visitor Restrictions

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Starting Monday, August 30, Beebe Healthcare is updating its visitor restrictions to allow inpatients to have one well visitor during visitor hours. This visitor is not permitted to rotate during the day. This includes patients at the Lewes and South Coastal Emergency Departments and Beebe Medical Group offices. As a continuation of Beebe’s existing policy,…

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Beebe Introduces Hospital-At-Home Services

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Beebe Healthcare has begun to operate what it calls Delaware’s first “Hospital at Home” program. For patients who meet the criteria, they are able to be treated for their medical condition in the comfort of their own home instead of being admitted for traditional in-patient care. Physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, care coordinators and physical therapists…

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VIDEO : Del. Coronavirus Virtual Town Hall

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Delaware’s weekly coronavirus update took the form of a virtual town hall meeting Wednesday night. Governor John Carney, Public Health Director Dr. Karyl Rattay, Secretary of Education Dr. Susan Bunting and Beebe Healthcare CEO and President Dr. David Tam took part. Topics included case trends, vaccinations, plans for education and downstate priorities.

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It’s A Girl! Beebe’s 1st Baby Of 2021

Maria Manjarrez, Silvestre Gomez, and first Beebe Baby of 2021, Emely.
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The first Beebe Baby of 2021 entered the world one hour and three minutes into the new year. Emely Gomez Manjarrez is the first child of Maria Manjarrez and Silvestre Gomez of Millsboro. As is tradition, Beebe team members took up a collection to provide the family with a gift basket of baby-friendly items such…

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Availability Of COVID Vaccine Also Brings Out Scams

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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought out the scammers, especially now that a vaccine is available. According to Beebe Healthcare, you should be very wary of any call, e-mail or text message that asks you to pay money to secure your place in line to receive the coronavirus vaccine. Money is not exchanged in obtaining the…

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Beebe Healthcare Hosts Virtual COVID Town Hall

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Beebe Healthcare will host a coronavirus virtual town hall today (Monday). President and CEO David Tam will be joined by Beebe’s COVID-19 response medical director and infectious disease physician Bill Chasanov. They will share updates on cases, hospitalizations and general information about what could be on the way in terms of a vaccine. The Town…

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Hospitals, Blood Bank Call For Donations

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Critical shortages of blood supplies have led to a plea for blood donations, especially from college students and high school students. School-based blood drives have been suspended indefinitely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, a large percentage of the donating public is age 50 or older. The Blood Bank of Delmarva has expanded hours at its…

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Beebe Babies Will Go Home With A Book

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Babies born at Beebe Healthcare will receive a book before they go home. Beebe Healthcare and the Lewes Public Library are partnering to support the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program. Children whose parents enroll in the Imagination Library receive one new book in the mail each month through their fifth birthday at no cost. “Beebe…

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Beebe Healthcare Coronavirus Virtual Town Hall Thurs, May 28

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Beebe Healthcare is inviting the public to a COVID-19 Town Hall on Thursday, May 28 from 4-5 pm. The focus will be on Beebe Healthcare’s recovery phase and the reactivation of elective surgeries, procedures, and other types of visits. The panel will include Beebe’s President and CEO, Dr. David Tam, Infectious Disease and Travel Medicine…

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Beebe Healthcare to Hold Coronavirus Virtual Town Hall on Friday, May 15

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Beebe Healthcare is inviting the public to a one-hour COVID-19 virtual town hall at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 15. Community members will hear from Beebe Healthcare President & CEO Dr. David Tam and other Beebe representatives for a virtual town hall on COVID-19. The panel will give updates and answer some pre-submitted questions. Please submit…

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Beebe opens coronavirus care center in Georgetown

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Beebe Medical Group has opened a COVID Positive Care Center in Georgetown. Patients in need of face-to-face care related to the virus can receive services that may include provider visits, respiratory care, imaging and lab services. Beebe opened the center Monday. The COVID Positive Care Center, located at the Georgetown Walk-In at 21635 Biden Avenue,…

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