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Bayhealth employees face Feb. 28 vaccine deadline

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

Bayhealth’s Sussex County campus   About one-tenth of Bayhealth Medical Center’s 4,100 employees have asked for an medical or religious exemption so they don’t have to take a COVID-19 vaccine. Most were for religious exemptions, and not many have been granted, based on federal guidelines about who qualifies, said Shana D. Ross, vice president of Human Resources, and Kevin Snyder, …

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Children ages 5-11 now eligible for Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Charles Megginson Headlines, Health

Children ages 5 through 11 are now eligible to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 pediatric vaccine in Delaware. Photo courtesy of the Delaware Division of Public Health. Children ages 5 through 11 are now eligible to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 pediatric vaccine in Delaware. The Delaware Division of Public Health announced Wednesday that providers can begin administering the vaccine immediately.  The …

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New COVID-19 cases continue climb as Delta variant spreads

Betsy Price Headlines, Health

Many libraries say they are out of the Abbott at-home COVID-19 test kits that they were giving away this week.   Delaware’s new COVID-19 cases continue to climb, with an average of 147 new cases on Thursday, That’s up from 20 new cases a day on June 20, the low point before the Delta variant began to prey on the …