Public Health

Public Health

  • Hepatitis - The Silent EpidemicThe state Division of Public Health (DPH) encourages baby boomers, or individuals born between 1945 and 1965, to speak to their doctor about getting tested for hepatitis.2015-08-03 10:16:28
  • Beat the Heat: Cool StrategiesDelaware is in the midst of a classic summer heat wave with soaring temperatures and long, humid days.2015-07-20 15:33:22
  • Enjoy a Healthy and Safe Independence DayThe Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) reminds Delawareans to celebrate healthily, without injuries or foodborne illness. 2015-06-30 14:49:41
  • First Reported Delaware Human West Nile Virus Case in Two YearsThe mosquito-borne illness can become serious and the Division of Public Health reminds people to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites.2015-06-25 10:32:21
  • Hot Cars are Deadly for ChildrenAs temperatures soar, hot cars are deadly for children2015-06-24 12:26:12
  • Know Your HIV StatusThis year marks the 20th anniversary of National HIV Testing Day, and on this occasion, the Division of Public Health (DPH) urges every Delawarean aged 15 to 65 to be screened for HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection. 2015-06-22 14:22:01
  • Men’s Health MonthDelaware Public Health celebrates Men’s Health Month with smart tips for men and boys to reduce their chances of getting chronic diseases, illnesses, and injuries.2015-06-22 11:22:46
  • "Taste of Summer" LunchFresh fruits and vegetables are plentiful during the warm summer months, but finding quick and easy recipes can be challenging2015-06-15 11:26:36
  • Beat The HeatHeat ranks among the top weather-related killers in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 2015-06-15 07:14:36
  • Court Monitor Files Seventh Report on Improvements in State's Mental Health SystemRobert Bernstein, court monitor for the state’s settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice over improvements in Delaware’s mental health system, today filed his seventh progress report 2015-06-15 07:02:00
  • Stop Tick-And Mosquito-Borne DiseasesThe Division of Public Health urges people to get active, enjoy the outdoors, and remember to protect themselves from tick and mosquito bites2015-06-10 13:46:36
  • Permanent Anonymous Medicine Drop BoxesMedicines play an important role in treating health conditions and diseases, but they are open to abuse and improper disposal, which can harm the environment2015-06-08 13:55:02
  • Volunteers Needed for State Animal Response TeamThe Delaware Animal Response (DAR) program is offering a unique opportunity for Delawareans to support state and county efforts to keep animals, small and large, safe and protected during emergencies and disasters.2015-05-20 11:31:20
  • Skin Cancer Prevention for Warm WeatherThe spring and summer sun is back, and so is #ProtectYourSkinDE, a skin cancer prevention campaign from the Division of Public Health (DPH).2015-05-19 13:06:24
  • Smart Tips for a Healthy SpringSpring’s warm temperatures bring new opportunities for outdoor recreation and healthy eating2015-05-18 14:03:38



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