Toys for Tots Program Underway


More kids will get toys for Christmas thanks to DNREC agencies once again teaming up with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program. TheĀ program collects new, unwrapped toys suitable for boys and girls of all ages and distributes the toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in communities nationwide.Ā Toys will be accepted…

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Del. Bills Address Mental Health Services, Coverage, Access


Three bills to be filed in the Delaware General Assembly would treat mental health screening and treatment services with the same importance as the annual physical or cancer screening in terms of availability of services. One proposal would require Delaware health insurers to cover an annual behavioral health well check for every insured person. Other…

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Testing Partnership with Nemours & Pediatric Care Providers across Delaware Announced


Governor John Carney and the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) announced on Friday that the State of Delaware will partner with Nemours Children’s Health System, the Delaware Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and other pediatric care providers in Delaware to make rapid COVID-19 tests available for Delaware children and adolescents statewide.  Delaware…

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DPH Updates Guidance on Face Coverings for Children


As Delaware families consider a safe return to school, Governor Carney and the Division of Public Health on Monday announced an update to Delawareā€™s face coverings guidance for children. All children who are in kindergarten or older must wear face coverings in public settings, including school buildings, according to the updated DPH guidance. All children…

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Rehoboth Police Trying to Identify Assault Suspect


Rehoboth Beach Police need your help to identify a woman that left the scene of an assault in the evening of Monday, August 13 in a boardwalk store. The woman, who was with 4 children. assaulted a store employee at Tidal Rave. Police learned that a white female, possibly Hispanic, with many tattoos and wearing…

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