MD Gov Moore Signs Order Establishing MD’s Office of Overdose Response

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On Thursday, Maryland Governor Wes Moore signed an executive order establishing Maryland’s Office of Overdose Response. This new office is a part of the State Department of Health and will coordinate and promote efforts across state agencies to address the overdose crisis in Maryland. Five key policy pillars will guide this approach to reducing overdoses:…

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DPH Concerned Over Increasing Flu and RSV Cases In Delaware

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Delaware Public Health is seeing an increase in respiratory viruses – especially in influenza and RSV. In the week ending on October 22 there were 44 laboratory confirmed cases of flu – compared to 19 the week before. The total is at 69 – the flu season officially began on October 2. For the same…

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Sussex Co. Woman Diagnosed With West Nile Virus

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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 the mosquito-borne virus. Recently, a Kent County man was found to be the first person in Delaware to get West Nile since 2018. A horse in Kent County…

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EEE found in Whaleyville Mosquito Pool

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The Worcester County Health Department is urging you to protect yourself from a rare infection.  Officials say mosquitoes in the Whaleyville area recently tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis.  EEE can cause an inflammation of the brain, and symptoms include fever, headache, chills and vomiting.  People are being asked to remove standing water around their…

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Vehicle Break-ins: DSP Offer Prevention & Awareness Tips

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Over the course of the last week the Delaware State Police have investigated a rash of vehicle break-ins that have taken place in New Castle County. While these most recent incidents have occurred in specific areas, we must realize that there is the potential for anyone, anywhere to be the victim of a similar crime. With that in…

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