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New 5-year disaster plan allows Delaware to get federal $$$

The First State has adopted a new five-year plan to protect residents from hazards and improve responses to disasters. Delaware’s


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Jarek Rutz posted at 11:48 am

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Health Impacts to pay teens, diversify health care workforce

Wilmington’s youth interested in health care can participate in a new program launched by ChristianaCare and  JPMorgan Chase & Co.


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Jarek Rutz posted at 1:08 pm

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Home of the Brave breaks ground on vet center

A new community center providing support to transitioning military veterans broke ground this week in Milford.  The Home of the


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Jarek Rutz posted at 11:16 am

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Capital Community Center: food, clothes, internet, more

A partnership between a local church and Capital School District will bring social services and more to district families in


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Jarek Rutz posted at 2:46 pm

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ChristianaCare Residents Pen the Must-Have Book in Emergency Room Care

ChristianaCare physicians, pharmacists and residents recently produced the 20th edition of an internationally renowned antibiotic guide that’s the most widely


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Staff Writer posted at 11:24 am

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ChristianaCare Recognized by ECRI for Patient Safety Efforts

ECRI has recognized ChristianaCare for ongoing efforts to improve patient safety through the development of notification systems and injury prevention


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Staff Writer posted at 8:00 am

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ChristianaCare Earns Multiple Awards for High Quality Care for Stroke and Heart Attack

ChristianaCare has received 11 awards for providing high-quality care in the treatment of stroke and heart disease from the American


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Staff Writer posted at 5:11 pm

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Faithful Friends: 50% more pets saved in 4 years with new HQ

Faithful Friends Animal Society is hoping to have the capacity to save 25% more animals in the next two years


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Jarek Rutz posted at 3:29 pm

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Use ChristianaCare’s Speakers Bureau to Find Health Experts for Your Next Event

ChristianaCare has launched a new speakers bureau that makes it easier than ever for community and professional organizations to request


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Staff Writer posted at 8:19 pm

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U.S. News & World Report Rates ChristianaCare Rated as a High Performing Hospital and No. 1 in Delaware

ChristianaCare has been named by U.S. News & World Report to its 2023-2024 Best Hospitals as a High Performing hospital


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Staff Writer posted at 1:20 pm

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Tips to avoid heat stroke emergencies this summer

Delaware challenge: take a walk outside for 15 minutes and try not to sweat – mission impossible. In the heart


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Jarek Rutz posted at 11:54 am

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Del. ranks 8th among states for outdoor exercise

Delaware is No. 8 on a new list of best states for outdoor exercise, a fitness website has concluded. Total


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Ken Mammarella posted at 9:52 am

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More options, no decisions on state retiree healthcare plans

The State Employee Benefits Committee retiree subcommittee is considering more options to save the state money on healthcare over the


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Sam Haut posted at 9:18 am

How to stay safe in Delaware this hurricane season

In the midst of the grimy haze of smoke covering the Northeast from Canadian wildfires, the First State is entering


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Jarek Rutz posted at 10:58 am

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Wildfires keep toll-takers off duty, shut DMV lanes

The smoke from Canadian wildfires has caused important changes in Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles operations today. Cash booths at


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Ken Mammarella posted at 10:54 am

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Mammography Month:  A Time to Honor Mothers and Their Health

May is the month to celebrate mothers and what better way to celebrate the women in your life than by…

Terry Rogers posted at 3:55 pm

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Unused prescription meds? Here’s how to safely trash them

First Staters looking to dispose of their prescription drugs in a safe, responsible and convenient way can do so on…

Jarek Rutz posted at 4:55 pm

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Limen purchase to help 600 more people get sober each year

Limen Recovery + Wellness hopes its recent purchase of the Aloysius Butler Clarke building on Washington Street in Wilmington will…

Jarek Rutz posted at 8:48 am

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Ministry of Caring to cut 3 Wilm. housing programs

Wilmington’s Ministry of Caring is cutting three programs that provide housing to homeless people and AIDS patients because of federal…

Jarek Rutz posted at 10:02 am

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25th Breast Cancer Update to focus on access, advances

The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition will offer its 25th Annual Breast Cancer Update virtually April 19. “As someone who has…

Staff Writer posted at 10:47 am

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Public Health to close COVID-19 call centers Tuesday

In another sign that COVID-19 is becoming a part of ordinary life, the Delaware Division of Public Health will close…

Betsy Price posted at 5:20 pm

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Winter 2023 COVID-19 surge far lower than 2022

The number of post-holiday COVID-19 cases is dramatically down this year than it was last January, according to the Delaware…

Betsy Price posted at 2:25 pm

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Delaware flu cases plateau, but will holidays trigger rise?

The week after the state announced the first flu death of the season, the number of confirmed flu cases dropped…

Betsy Price posted at 2:32 pm

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Here’s how Del. hospitals focus on underserved communities

TidalHealth Nanticoke purchased mobile medical vans to take healthcare services to hard-to-reach communities. Beebe Healthcare started a monkeypox vaccination program…

Noah Zucker posted at 12:40 pm

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Delaware to close Curative COVID-19 test sites

Delaware’s COVID-19 testing partner Curative Inc. will not renew its contract with the state when it expires in two weeks.…

Staff Writer posted at 4:28 pm

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Winter viruses & kids: Difficulty breathing? Seek help

Delaware’s public health agency already has identified 4,274 lab-confirmed cases of influenza — significantly more than the entire 2021-2022 flu…

Charles Megginson posted at 5:11 pm

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ChristianaCare lifts COVID-19 visitation restrictions

ChristianaCare has lifted its COVID-19 visitation restrictions at its hospitals. The company’s mask mandate will remain in place. In a…

Staff Writer posted at 12:45 pm

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    Architects: No room for childcare in Leg Hall

      Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct voting information. Childcare facilities was on the wish list for
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    Ruth Briggs King launches campaign for lieutenant governor

    Ruth Briggs King, a former state legislator from Georgetown, formally announced Friday she is running for lieutenant governor. If elected,
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    Governor’s Task Force Arrests Blades Man Following Probation & Parole Search

    The Delaware State Police have arrested 46-year-old Carlo Munoz-Barreto of Blades, Delaware on several gun and drug charges following an
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    Governor’s Task Force Arrests Blades Man Following Probation & Parole Search

    The Delaware State Police have arrested 46-year-old Carlo Munoz-Barreto of Blades, Delaware on several gun and drug charges following an
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    Dover Pair Arrested Following Straw Firearm Purchase Investigation

    Incident Number:  50-24-20979 Date/Time: Thursday, June 13th, 2024 Location: Unit Block of Fair Wind
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    Shooting on Charring Cross Drive

    Incident Number:  50-24-21026 Date/Time: Thursday, June 13th, 2024 at 2:01 p.m. Location: 200 Block
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    Republicans block absentee ballot change by refusing to vote

    Delaware House of Representatives Republicans blocked an attempt to alter the constitution’s rules on absentee voting by refusing to vote
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    Carney signs bill to create hospital review board

    The Diamond State Hospital Review Board blew into existence Thursday when Gov. John Carney signed House Bill 350. The board,
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    James Farm education building construction starts

    The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays has broken ground for a three-season education building at the James Farm Ecological
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