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Enhanced Public Education Website Launched During Radiation Protection Week in Delaware

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
Categories:  News Public Health

It’s no surprise that radiation is emitted through many medical devices such as X-ray machines, but fewer people know that it can be produced by, or found in, smoke detectors, granite, and fluorescent lightbulbs. To encourage Delawareans to learn more about radiation, its sources and its benefits, the Authority on Radiation Protection launched its upgraded website www.deradiationprotection.org on Monday Nov. 9, 2015.




Halloween Treats Can be Scary – Avoid a Bite from the Sweet Tooth

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
Categories:  News Public Health

The extra weight and tooth decay that can sneak up on kids from a sweet tooth can be frightening. The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) recommends serving healthy Halloween treats instead of calorie-laden candy.




DelDOT and Delaware Dept. of Agriculture Urge Drivers to Be Cautious When Sharing the Road with Farm Equipment

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 20th, 2015
Categories:  DelDOT Department of Agriculture

DelDOT and the Department of Agriculture are urging Delaware drivers to be alert for the presence of agricultural equipment on roads and to practice safe road-sharing techniques when encountering them. The state is the midst of harvest season and farmers are moving large tractors, trailers, trucks and other large equipment on state roads as they move between fields or to equipment staging areas.




Back to School Health and Safety Tips

Date Posted: Friday, August 28th, 2015
Categories:  News Public Health

Back to school is a busy time and there are many things for time-crunched parents to remember. The Division of Public Health (DPH) wants to help with tips for a healthy and safe school year.




Enjoy a Healthy and Safe Independence Day

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services Public Health

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) reminds Delawareans to celebrate healthily, without injuries or foodborne illness.





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