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Governor Carney Signs Bill Allowing Organ Donation for HIV-Positive Donors and Recipients

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
Categories:  Governor John Carney Office of the Governor

Governor also recognized April 2017 as National Donate Life Month in Delaware DOVER, Del.  –  Governor Carney on Tuesday signed into law Senate Bill 17, which allows HIV-positive Delawareans to donate organs to HIV-positive recipients, and allows organs from HIV-positive donors to be used for clinical research. Governor Carney also signed a proclamation recognizing April […]

DHSS and Delaware State Police Warn of Spike in Overdoses in Western Sussex County; Immediate Assistance Available at 911 or DHSS’ Crisis Helpline

Date Posted: Monday, April 24th, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services

NEW CASTLE (April 22, 2017) – In the wake of a significant increase in heroin overdoses in western Sussex County, including one that was fatal, from Thursday through early Saturday, health and law enforcement officials are warning users, families, treatment providers and health care professionals of the dangerous spike. For users and families who want […]

Turn In Unused Medications April 29, 2017: Attorney General Denn, Sens. Carper And Coons, DEA, DHSS And Walgreens Announce Drug Take-Back Day

Date Posted: Monday, April 24th, 2017
Categories:  News Public Health

With hundreds of lives being lost to drug overdoses each year, Delaware will hold a Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 29, 2017 to help reduce the risk of prescription medications being diverted for misuse. Delawareans can discard their expired or unused medications at locations statewide between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday.

Partnership Creates Major Business Incubator & Research Institute at Experimental Station

Date Posted: Monday, April 24th, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Economic Development Office Department of Labor Governor John Carney Kent County New Castle County News Office of the Governor Sussex County The Economy

State of Delaware, DuPont and University of Delaware partner to form Delaware Innovation Space, Inc.   WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Monday announced the creation of the Delaware Innovation Space, Inc. – a nonprofit public-private partnership established by the State of Delaware, DuPont, and the University of Delaware that will catalyze the entrepreneurial […]

Delaware students to compete in state Envirothon Thursday, April 27 in Newark

Date Posted: Friday, April 21st, 2017
Categories:  Division of Watershed Stewardship DNREC

Students from around the state will meet April 27 at the University of Delaware’s Webb Farm in Newark to compete in the 22nd annual Delaware Envirothon – sponsored by the Delaware Association of Conservation Districts (DACD).



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