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Water Infrastructure Advisory Council to hold meeting Dec. 7 in Dover

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
Categories:  DNREC

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.




Halloween Treats Can be Scary: DPH Tips for a Healthy Oct. 31

Date Posted: Friday, October 28th, 2016
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services News Public Health

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.




Fifteenth Annual Diabetes Wellness Expo Set for Nov. 1, 2016

Date Posted: Friday, October 28th, 2016
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services News Public Health

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.




Citizens Source Water Protection Committee to meet Nov. 2 in Dover

Date Posted: Monday, October 24th, 2016
Categories:  Division of Water DNREC

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.




Potential for Contaminated Saline: DPH Recommends Stop Use of Nurse Assist Saline-Flush Syringes

Date Posted: Thursday, October 6th, 2016
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services News Public Health

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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