Paying It Forward: Atlantic General Collects, Donates Medical Supplies For Ukraine

: Atlantic General Hospital’s Materials Management Department staff work with Ryan Nellans and other volunteers to load $30,000 worth of donated medical supplies bound for Ukraine.
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Atlantic General Hospital and Health System is paying it forward, sending $30,000 worth of medical supplies to Ukraine to help health care professionals there care for wounded civilians and soldiers.Many supplies, including hand sanitizer and hand-made masks, had previously been contributed to AGH and its front-line workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.Locally-gathered isolation gowns and coveralls,…

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VIDEO | Md. Tries To Stomp Down COVID-19 Surge

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Maryland is making progress in curtailing the spread of coronavirus, two weeks into a 30-day state of emergency. Governor Larry Hogan said Thursday that positivity has dropped 40-percent since reaching a peak 15 days ago, the case rate has also come down, and hospitalizations have declined for eight consecutive days. “We are very encouraged by…

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Del. Public Health: COVID Takes No Holidays

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Health officials are urging Delawareans and visitors to protect themselves from coronavirus over Labor Day weekend, whether traveling or gathering with others. The CDC recommends that masks be worn in crowded settings, including outdoors, and during activities involving close contact with others. Delaware Public Health also strongly encourages wearing a mask indoors in public. Delaware…

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Worcester Schools To Urge, But Won’t Require Face Coverings For Now

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Worcester County Public Schools students, teachers and staff will have the option of wearing a mask when classes resume. WCPS will “highly recommend” universal masking, in conjunction with CDC guidance. The school system’s “Responsible Return 2.0” plan will attempt to distance students three feet apart in classrooms, and six feet or more elsewhere in school…

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Vax, Booster, Test: Del. COVID-19 Weekly Update

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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 of the recent increase in case rates and spread of the Delta variant. Events such as birthday parties, college sendoffs, weddings and other gatherings involving people in close…

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Del. Courts Implement Mask Requirement

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Delaware courts will again require anyone at a court facility to wear a face covering starting Monday, August 16th. Supreme Court Chief Justice Collins Seitz Junior announced the action Wednesday as administrative head of all state courts in Delaware. The requirement is in accordance with Governor John Carney’s directive that state employees and visitors to…

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OC Drops Boardwalk Mask Mandate

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The Town of Ocean City has lifted its outdoor mask mandate, which required that masks be worn on the Boardwalk and in other outdoor public places. The action is being taken following Governor Larry Hogan’s announcement Wednesday that masks and face coverings were no longer required outdoors. “Throughout the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ocean…

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Hogan Lifts Md. Outdoor Mask Mandate

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This update was delivered by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and his office Wednesday afternoon: ———————————————————————————————————————————————– With consistent improvements in key statewide health metrics and a fast pace of vaccinations, Governor Larry Hogan today lifted the outdoor mask mandate in Maryland and all restrictions for outdoor dining. The governor also announced that the state has entered…

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Berlin To Close Buildings, Takes Other Actions Due To Pandemic

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Berlin officials Wednesday announced several steps designed to protect the safety and health of town employees, residents, visitors and the business community. Starting Monday November 23rd, Town Hall, Planning and Zoning and the Visitors’ Center will be closed to the public. Meetings of the Mayor and Council will also be closed to the public. Meetings…

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Md. Gov. Urges Vigilance As COVID Rates Rise

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“Wear the damn mask.” Those were the words of Governor Larry Hogan Thursday as he provided an update of the state’s preparations for a surge in coronavirus cases – which could already be underway. Maryland has been experiencing rising rates of new coronavirus cases in recent days, including more than 1,500 Friday, the highest daily…

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OC: Bring A Mask, Or Get One, At The Boardwalk

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Ocean City wants Labor Day weekend visitors to keep in mind that masks are required on the boardwalk, between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. Mayor Rick Meehan says if someone does not have one, a mask is available at the Caroline Street information booth between 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. After Labor Day, the information…

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Lewes Implements Face Mask Requirements

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People who enter the downtown area of Lewes will be required to wear a face mask under a requirement approved by the Mayor and Council The requirement taking effect Friday July 3rd at 5:00 p.m. requires that a mask be worn in public outdoor areas bounded by both sides of Savannah Road,  both sides of…

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DNREC Tightens Parking At State Park Beaches

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The Department of Natural Resources plans to cut back capacity at Delaware Seashore, Cape Henlopen and Fenwick Island State Parks starting Friday. Lots will be limited to about 60 percent of parking capacity. Vehicles that arrive after capacity is reached will be turned away. DNREC Secretary Shawn Garvin said state park beaches reached capacity last…

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Gov. Carney Delays Phase 3 of Economic Reopening

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Delaware will not enter into Phase 3 of economic reopening this Monday. Governor John Carney Thursday announced a delay in expanding the economy so “we can get a better handle on what’s going on in Delaware and around the country.” The Governor said too many Delawareans and visitors were not following the basic public health…

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