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DPH Health Equity Summit June 29, 2017 in Dover

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
Categories:  News Public Health

Did you know that where you live, how much you earn, and your social connections may have an adverse impact on your personal health? In an effort to address and eliminate such disparities among people statewide, the Division of Public Health (DPH) will present its annual Health Equity Summit on June 29, 2017, at Delaware State University’s Martin Luther King Student Center in Dover. The times are 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.




Delaware Quitline Offers Free Smoking Cessation Supplies to Celebrate Its 15th Anniversary

Date Posted: Thursday, February 18th, 2016
Categories:  News Public Health

The Division of Public Health (DPH) is helping the Delaware Quitline celebrate a major milestone this month. The Quitline has now been helping Delaware smokers break their addiction for the past 15 years.

The Delaware Quitline is a toll-free tobacco cessation hotline (1-866-409-1858) that provides tobacco users (including e-cigarette users) the option of receiving counseling by phone or in person. Health care professionals trained in cessation counseling are available statewide for in-person counseling. All Quitline services are free to Delaware residents 18 years of age and older.




Two Organizations Receive Federal Grants to Help Delawareans

Date Posted: Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services

Chatman LLC and Westside Family Healthcare were awarded federal grants to help Delawareans learn about their options and sign up for coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace.




Screening for Life Program Now Covers Lung Cancer Screenings

Date Posted: Thursday, April 30th, 2015
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services Public Health

The Division of Public Health’s Screening for Life Program will now cover lung cancer screenings for Delawareans who qualify for the Screening for Life Program.




“Healthiest Nation In One Generation” by 2030 National Public Health Week Starts April 6, 2015

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services Public Health

“HEALTHIEST NATION IN ONE GENERATION” BY 2030; NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK STARTS APRIL 6, 2015 During National Public Health Week 2015 (April 6-12, 2015), the public health community is rallying to make the U.S. the “healthiest nation in one generation” by 2030. According to the United Nations, although the U.S. spends more per capita on […]





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