TSD Review Jan 27

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – Jan. 27, 2022

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community New pet food fees won’t start to bring in money until 2023 Rep. Gerald Brady arrested, charged with two counts of shoplifting Wilmington residents sign petition in support of police chief Business Bayhealth employees face Feb. 28 vaccine deadline Government Purzycki says city will put $50 million into residential redevelopment Recreational marijuana moves one …

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Bayhealth to require vaccines for all staff

Terry Rogers Health

by Terry Rogers     Bayhealth is now requiring all employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine under new federal regulations As many hospitals began requiring all staff to be vaccinated for COVID-19, Bayhealth was one of the few healthcare systems who allowed their staff to either be vaccinated or submit to weekly tests under the recommended CDC guidelines. With a …

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ChristianaCare to require staff vaccinations; only system so far to do it

Charles Megginson Business, Headlines, Health

Christiana Care will require all employees to be vaccinated.   Delaware’s largest healthcare network has provided employees an ultimatum: be vaccinated against COVID-19 or be fired.  ChristianaCare, which is also the state’s largest private employer, operates hospitals in Newark, Wilmington and Elkton, Maryland, as well as smaller practices throughout Delaware and Pennsylvania.  The company will require all employees, residents, students, …

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Christiana Care, Bayhealth, Blue Cross join to offer Medicare product

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

Two Delaware hospital systems and an insurance company plan to offer a Medicare Advantage insurance plan. Photo by Roger Brown/Pexels   Two Delaware healthcare systems and an insurance company plan to form a Medicare Advantage product together to sell in 2022. ChristianaCare, which dominates health care in Delaware and particularly New Castle County, Bayhealth, which offers services primarily in Kent …