Date Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
The Delaware Water Infrastructure Advisory Council will hold a public meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7 in Conference Room 220, Kent County Administrative Complex, 555 South Bay Road, Dover, DE 19901.
While the thought of getting tons of candy on Halloween night excites most children, it often terrifies their parents. Visions of all that sugar causing tooth decay and adding unnecessary pounds to both kids’ and adults’ waistlines can be frightening! Additionally, children with juvenile diabetes who need to manage their sugar and carb consumption may not be as thrilled to get a ton of chocolate. But there are healthy alternatives available for those who want to dish out more nutritionally balanced snacks instead of candy, that will still satisfy a child’s sweet tooth.
More than 50 exhibitors will showcase health services, supplies and programs to Delawareans with diabetes at the Diabetes Wellness Expo, scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Dover Downs Conference Center, in Dover. The expo will bring together healthcare facilities, diabetes-related organizations and businesses to provide an opportunity for people at risk for, or with, diabetes to access to the most up-to-date services, products and information.
The Source Water Protection Citizens and Technical Advisory Committee (CTAC) of the DNREC-led Source Water Assessment and Protection Program will meet from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Nov. 2 in Conference Room 220 of the Kent County Administrative Offices at 555 South Bay Road, Dover, DE 19901.
he Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is currently investigating an outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia (B. cepacia) bloodstream infections possibly associated with intravenous (IV) infusions. This outbreak is part of a multistate outbreak being investigated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC has made DPH aware of the possibility of contaminated intravenous infusions of Nurse Assist pre-filled saline flushes shipped to local long term care facilities or other medical providers in Delaware.
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