The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) held its final community flu clinic of the 2016-2017 flu season on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 at the Legislative Hall Library. The annual event is open to the public and 31 people were vaccinated.
Additionally, DPH is announcing the second flu-related death for the 2016-2017 season. A 98-year-old New Castle County woman who had underlying health conditions and passed away last week. She had been diagnosed with influenza A.
Date Posted: Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
Categories: Delaware Health and Social Services
NEWS FROM THE DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES Jan. 31 Is Last Day to Sign Up for 2017 Coverage through Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace NEW CASTLE (Jan. 17, 2017) – Delawareans have until Tuesday, Jan. 31, to enroll in or change their health coverage for 2017 through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Coverage […]
The Division of Public Health (DPH) announced today the hiring of Patricia Blevins as the new Office of Animal Welfare (OAW) Director. Blevins, an animal advocate for many years and one of the strongest supporters for overhauling and improving the statewide animal welfare system, will join DPH on Jan. 30, 2017, as OAW executive director. Hetti Brown, the original executive director, resigned the position in December 2016 to move to the Midwest. Blevins, while most well-known for her work as a state senator, has nearly 20 years-experience in managing personnel and agencies, including nine years as executive director of the Delaware Helpline and three years managing the Denison Branch of Girls, Inc. She also served on the Elsmere Town Council and as Mayor of Elsmere.
DOVER – DNREC’s Environmental Finance and DHSS Division of Public Health’s Office of Drinking Water announced today that the deadline for submitting a FY 2017 Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Project Notice-of-Intent (NOI) is Jan. 31.
Delaware ranks third in the nation for its percentage of immunized children ages 19 to 35 months, and seventh for its percentage of adolescents receiving the trio of the recommended human papillomavirus (HPV), meningococcal and Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis) vaccines, according to a recent national rankings report.
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