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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 […]




Delaware Receives $35 Million for Plan to Improve Health Care Quality and Lower Costs

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services Kent County New Castle County News Office of Governor Markell Sussex County

Four-year federal grant will fund health care innovation efforts statewide Wilmington, DE – Delaware has been awarded $35 million in federal funds that will fuel efforts to improve patient care, support the health of all Delawareans, and reduce the costs of care. The grant, announced today by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), is […]





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