Literacy Delaware will get $19,996.90 to support its healthcare literacy initiative.

Literacy Delaware wins grant for healthcare literacy program

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

A Delaware nonprofit focusing on ensuring First State adults can read and write announced it has been awarded nearly $20,000 to carry out one of its programs. Literacy Delaware helps adults to significantly improve their literacy skills to reach their goals of employment, parenting and civic engagement.  Last year alone, the group’s programming provided 7,000 hours of tutoring instruction to adults …

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ChristianaCare lifts COVID-19 visitation restrictions

Staff Writer Headlines, Health

ChristianaCare has lifted its COVID-19 visitation restrictions at its hospitals. The company’s mask mandate will remain in place. In a news release Wednesday, the health system said it will return to its pre-COVID visitation policy.  Effective immediately: Hospitalized patients may accept visitors between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. The number of visitors per patient is not restricted. Hospital visitors must …

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ChristianaCare to acquire Crozer Health, 4 hospitals

Charles Megginson Headlines, Health

ChristianaCare announced Friday morning that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Crozer Health from Prospect Medical Holdings. Under the agreement, ChristianaCare will purchase the assets and operations of four Prospect hospitals in the greater Philadelphia area, including: Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland, Pennsylvania, with 499 certified beds Delaware County Memorial Hospital in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania, with 215 …