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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Lewes Mayor Recovering From Heart Surgery

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Lewes Mayor Ted Becker has been convalescing in Washington D.C. after undergoing open heart surgery about a month ago. According to the city, Becker is expected to return to Lewes this week to continue cardiac rehab. He is expected to make a full recovery. Becker continues to engage in his duties as Mayor with members…

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Delmarva Power Crews to Aid in Hurricane Ida Recovery

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Delmarva Power is sending crews, equipment and expertise to Louisiana to repair utility infrastructure damage and help restore energy service for customers impacted by Hurricane Ida. More than 100 Delmarva Power employees and contractors are heading south as part of mutual assistance networks coordinating recovery efforts. “Energy companies from across the country have supported our…

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Ellendale Woman Battles COVID In Hospital For 200 Days

Carolyn Watson of Ellendale leaves Bayhealth Sussex. Photo courtesy of Bayhealth
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After being hospitalized for more than seven months due to COVID-19 complications, an Ellendale woman has been released from a hospital for the next stage of her recovery. Carolyn Watson was applauded and accepted high-fives as she left Bayhealth Sussex recently. Watson was first admitted at Bayhealth Emergency and Trauma Center with breathing difficulties in…

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Wounded Officer Thanks Community For Support

Milford Police Cpl. Timothy Webb is pictured with the late K-9 Henk in 2017. (photo courtesy of Milford Police)
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A Milford Police officer who was shot and wounded during a task force attempt to arrest a suspect along Coastal Highway is thanking the community that’s supported him, and is providing a message of resilience. On a Facebook page set up on his behalf, Senior Corporal Timothy Webb checked in from home, where he is…

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Wounded Milford Police Officer Heads Home After Rehab

Milford Police Cpl. Timothy Webb is pictured with the late K-9 Henk in 2017. (photo courtesy of Milford Police)
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A Milford Police officer who was shot several times during a task force’s attempt to arrest an attempted murder suspect along Coastal Highway three weeks ago is back home. Senior Corporal Timothy Webb was escorted Wednesday from a Dover rehabilitation facility to his home as he continues his recovery. Webb spent two weeks at the…

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Injured Milford Police Officer Continues To Recover

Milford Police Cpl. Timothy Webb is pictured with the late K-9 Henk in 2017. (photo courtesy of Milford Police)
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A Milford Police officer who was part of a state task force continues to recover in a hospital from gunshot wounds suffered in an exchange last Thursday in a motel parking lot on Coastal Highway near Rehoboth Beach. The officer has been identified as Milford Police Senior Corporal Timothy “TJ” Webb, a 13-year veteran of…

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Del. Introduces Recovery Referral Portal

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Delawareans in search of information and resources about substance use disorder or mental health treatment can find it through a new online platform. The Delaware Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health worked with a national technology company to develop the online Behavioral Health Referral Portal. Features include a self-assessment tool, a searchable database of…

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Sussex Sees Increase in Infection, but Coronavirus Recovery is in our Future

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Governor John Carney during his Friday coronavirus update talked about looking towards recovery.  However currently the numbers are not showing any flattening of the curve in positive cases and hospitalizations.  The numbers are showing an increase in infection in Sussex County, which Public Health Director, Dr Karyl Rattay says is mostly focused around the poultry…

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