Posts Tagged ‘Delaware Public Health’
New COVID-19 Cases Spike In Del. – Weekly Update
Delaware has now detected more than three dozen cases of coronavirus linked to the Omicron variant.
Delaware Public Health also reports…Read More
Del. Introduces Vax QR Code Feature
Delawareans who have been vaccinated for COVID-19 will now have access to a QR code when downloading their record.
This allows…Read More
Rabid Raccoon Found In Georgetown Area
A raccoon in the Georgetown area has tested positive for rabies. Delaware Public Health said Friday that two dogs may also have been exposed to the virus.
VIDEO | Del. COVID-19 Cases Rise; Latest Trends
Delaware has been seeing a significant uptick in new positive coronavirus cases since the end of the summer. During a coronavirus update Tuesday, Governor John Carney said…Read More
Del. COVID-19 Case Rates Rise; More Mobile Vax Clinics This Week
Rates of new COVID-19 cases are rising in Delaware.
Friday’s reported total of 776 positive cases was the highest for one…Read More
Del. Construction Industry Makes Naloxone Available To Workers, Supervisors
A partnership between Delaware Public Health and the construction industry has made the overdose-reversing medication Narcan available to construction workers at a University of Delaware construction site…Read More
DPH Shares CDC Guidance To Minimize Risk Of COVID Spread During Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is less than a week away, but Halloween parties are seen as a likely contributor to a rise in COVID-19 cases in Delaware.
Gov. Carney Extends School Mask Mandate
Delaware’s emergency masking requirement in public and private K-12 schools has been extended until February 8th, under action taken Wednesday by Governor John Carney, the Delaware Department…Read More
Update: Bethany Crest Water Tests Safe For Drinking, Cooking
The water at the Bethany Crest community near Millville is safe to use for drinking and cooking once again.
The Department…Read More
Del. Providers Authorized To Give COVID-19 Vaccine To Children
Kent Co. Woman Tests Positive For West Nile Virus
An 87-year-old Kent County woman has been diagnosed with West Nile Virus, according to Delaware Public Health.
DPH said Tuesday that…Read More
DPH Confirms Season’s 1st Flu Cases
The flu has arrived in Delaware.
Delaware Public Health said Monday that the season’s first two cases of influenza have been…Read More
Del., Md. Advance COVID-19 Vax Booster Programs
Delaware and Maryland providers of COVID-19 vaccines can start providing booster shots for vaccines made by Moderna and Johnson and Johnson, to certain populations that have been…Read More
Prescription Drug Takeback Day Is Saturday
Old, expired and unused medications can be safely disposed of during the 21st Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this Saturday. Numerous law enforcement agencies are taking part in…Read More
Del. Weekly COVID-19 Update
The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing an update on the most recent statistics related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Delaware, as of 6…Read More
Rabid Skunk Discovered In Greenwood
Delaware Public Health has determined that a skunk that attacked a feral cat in Greenwood tested positive for rabies.
The cat got away but was later discovered dead.
Mixed Results in Del. Cancer Mortality Study
Delaware is making some progress in reducing cancer mortality, but the state holds the 15th-highest rating for cancer mortality in the time frame of 2013-2017, unchanged from…Read More
Sussex Co. Woman Diagnosed With West Nile Virus
Delaware Public Health has confirmed the year’s second case of West Nile Virus in a person – a 79-year-old Sussex County woman who has tested positive for…Read More
Flu Shots Become Available In Del.
If you want to minimize your chance of getting the flu, or reduce the seriousness if you do get sick, now’s the time to schedule a flu…Read More
DE Coronavirus Numbers the Highest New Cases Since January
Delaware’s positive coronavirus cases took a huge jump at the end of last week – to the highest numbers since…Read More
Deer In Rehoboth Area Tests Positive For Rabies
(Delaware Health officials issued the following rabies alert Friday)
The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is advising Rehoboth Beach residents…Read More
Biting Fox In Greenwood Tests Positive For Rabies
A fox in the Greenwood area has tested positive for rabies.
According to Delaware Public Health, a fox that bit a…Read More
Del. Public Health: COVID Takes No Holidays
West Nile Case Confirmed With Kent Co. Resident
A 69-year-old Kent County man has come down with Delaware’s first case of West Nile Virus in a person since 2018.
Vax, Booster, Test: Del. COVID-19 Weekly Update
Delaware Public Health is encouraging people who take part in large gatherings and events that this time of year brings to get tested for Coronavirus, in light…Read More