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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DHSS Offers Naloxone Training This Month In Sussex Co.

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Free training in the use of Naloxone, a medication proven effective in reversing the effects of an opioid overdose, will be offered in Delaware this month and in April. The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health will make training available in Georgetown, Lewes, Seaford and Ocean View.…

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Update: Most Inmates Are Recovered Or Symptom-Free After Testing Positive For COVID-19

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Nearly 75 percent of the inmates at Sussex Correctional Institution and Morris Community Corrections center who tested positive for coronavirus this month have already recovered. According to the Delaware Department of Correction, the vast majority of the population that tested positive has not shown any symptoms. Currently, 14 have symptoms of illness. A total of…

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Flu Death Toll Rises in Delaware

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Public health officials are reporting continued effects from the flu in Delaware. The Delaware State Health Department says three additional deaths have been contributed to the flu in the last week. The total number of deaths this season is 8. Among the most recent deaths, a 74-year-old woman from Sussex County, who was afflicted by…

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Second Lawsuit Filed Against Mountaire Farms

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A second complaint has been filed on behalf of multiple plaintiffs against Moutaire Farms in Millsboro. Similar to the class action suit filed earlier this month, residents in the vicinity of the poultry processing plant have been living with air and water pollution issues since 2000, when Mountaire bought the company. Residents wells and water…

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