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Shot 6 times, Milford officer says family is his motivation to recover

Betsy Price Headlines, Police & Fire

Milford Cpt. T.J. Webb is still in physical therapy five days a week recovering from his wounds.   On Dec. 10, 2020, Milford Police Cpl. T.J. Webb pulled his unmarked silver Dodge Nitro behind the white SUV driven by a man accused of trying to kill his own brother in Reading, Pennsylvania. Two other police cars pulled up nearby at …

State, courts, Firefly say masks, vaccines, tests mandatory as Delta rises

Betsy Price Headlines

Photo by Mika Baumeister/Unsplash   As new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continued to rise, Gov. John Carney, the state, Delaware courts and Firefly Music Festival made a lot of moves. Carney said schoolchildren must wear masks indoors and that state employees and workers at long-term care facilities and healthcare facilities must be vaccinated or be tested weekly for the coronvavirus. …

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – August 12, 2021

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom. From here, you can scroll through the pdf, forward and backward, zoom in or out in 10% increments, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community Hockessin’s Chinese Festival returns with events, food moved outside Delaware Ag Museum to use …

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Hundreds gather to protest ChristianaCare’s vaccine mandate

Betsy Price Business, Headlines, Health

More than 350 people gathered on Churchman’s Road Saturday in front of ChristianaCare’s sign, and more were arriving by the minute.   More than 350 people gathered at the Churchman’s Road entrance to ChristianaCare’s campus Saturday morning to protest the health system’s requirement that all employees must be vaccinated. Members of the crowd stretched down the road on both sides …

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Nemours is 3rd health system to require employees be vaccinated

Charles Megginson Business, Headlines, Health

Nemours Children’s Health System, which operates A.I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, has become the third healthcare network in Delaware to require COVID-19 vaccinations for employees. The healthcare network announced in a press release Friday that all employees must receive the first dose of a two-dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine …

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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, …

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 …