Category: Public Health

DPH Encourages Residents to Prepare Now for Emergencies as Peak Hurricane Season Begins

Date Posted: Friday, September 1st, 2017
Categories:  News Public Health

The Division of Public Health (DPH) is encouraging everyone to prepare and make your plans now so that you’re ready in the event of a natural disaster or other type of emergency.

DPH Back to School Child Health and Safety Checklist

Date Posted: Thursday, August 24th, 2017
Categories:  News Public Health

While new school clothes, backpacks and school supplies can dominate parents’ back-to-school lists, the Division of Public Health (DPH) shares some tips to keep your child healthier and safer during the new school year.

Federal Researchers Conducting Door-to-Door Survey in Delaware on Drug Use, Mental Health Issues

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services Public Health

NEW CASTLE (Aug. 23, 2017) – RTI International interviewers are going door-to-door in Delaware conducting a study called the National Survey on Drug Use and Health on behalf of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, an agency in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The annual study is a scientific, national […]

Governor Carney Signs Legislation Forming a Behavioral Health Consortium and Addiction Action Committee in Delaware

Date Posted: Thursday, August 17th, 2017
Categories:  DSCYF Governor John Carney Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long Office of the Lieutenant Governor Public Health

Georgetown, Del. – On Wednesday, at the site of the future SUN Behavioral Health Hospital, Governor John Carney signed into law Senate Bill 111 and House Bill 220 – bipartisan legislation aimed at curbing the addiction epidemic Delaware faces and improving resources for those struggling with mental illness. Senate Bill 111 creates the Behavioral Health […]

Supporting and Celebrating Breastfeeding Mothers Focus of August 3 Conference in Dover

Date Posted: Thursday, July 27th, 2017
Categories:  News Public Health

Registration is now open for the DPH WIC Program’s 2017 WIC World Breastfeeding Celebration Aug. 3, 2017. The theme is “Sustaining Breastfeeding Together.”



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