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DHSS Releases 2018 Study Showing a Continuing Decline in Primary Care Physicians Across the State

Delaware Health and Social Services | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 2, 2019

NEW CASTLE (Jan. 2, 2019) – The number of full-time equivalent primary care physicians providing direct patient care in Delaware in 2018 declined about 6 percent from 2013, a trend that resulted in a slightly lower percentage of physicians statewide who are accepting new patients, according to a new University of Delaware study of the […]




Warm Clothing Drive Once Again Collecting Hugs and Connecting Hearts for Delaware’s Children

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Education | Governor John Carney | Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Weather | Date Posted: Thursday, December 27, 2018

The Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC) and its community partners, are pleased to report that the Heart 2 Heart Hugs campaign has now begun. Heart 2 Heart Hugs is focused on providing warmth, comfort, hugs and smiles for kids and young adults in Delaware who are homeless or in foster care. Donations of […]




Delaware Sets Health Care Spending Benchmark

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Finance | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Benchmark initiative will limit spending growth, improve quality of care NEW CASTLE, Del. – The Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC) on Wednesday issued a recommended Benchmark Index that set the state’s health care spending growth target at 3.8 percent for 2019 – the initial year of Delaware’s newly created Health Care Spending Benchmark. […]




Lt. Governor’s Challenge Now Accepting Nominations for 2019 Spring Awards

Division of Public Health | Featured Posts | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 19, 2018

  Opportunity for Delawareans to drive change and elevate the well-being, productivity, and prosperity of their communities DOVER, Del. (Dec. 19, 2018) — The Lt. Governor’s Challenge is now accepting nominations for its Spring 2019 awards, through 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019. The Challenge, which kicked off in October, is an ongoing opportunity […]




MEDIA ADVISORY: DNREC, other state and local agencies to hold public meeting Dec. 20 in New Castle on accidental ethylene oxide release at Croda

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Division of Public Health | Featured Posts | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, December 14, 2018

A public meeting will be held at p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20 at McCullough Middle School, 20 Chase Avenue, New Castle, DE 19720 to discuss Croda’s Nov. 25 accidental ethylene oxide release, with the meeting organized by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and facilitated by the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA)







  Category: Delaware Health and Social Services


DHSS Releases 2018 Study Showing a Continuing Decline in Primary Care Physicians Across the State

Delaware Health and Social Services | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 2, 2019

NEW CASTLE (Jan. 2, 2019) – The number of full-time equivalent primary care physicians providing direct patient care in Delaware in 2018 declined about 6 percent from 2013, a trend that resulted in a slightly lower percentage of physicians statewide who are accepting new patients, according to a new University of Delaware study of the […]




Warm Clothing Drive Once Again Collecting Hugs and Connecting Hearts for Delaware’s Children

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Education | Governor John Carney | Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Weather | Date Posted: Thursday, December 27, 2018

The Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC) and its community partners, are pleased to report that the Heart 2 Heart Hugs campaign has now begun. Heart 2 Heart Hugs is focused on providing warmth, comfort, hugs and smiles for kids and young adults in Delaware who are homeless or in foster care. Donations of […]




Delaware Sets Health Care Spending Benchmark

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Finance | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Benchmark initiative will limit spending growth, improve quality of care NEW CASTLE, Del. – The Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC) on Wednesday issued a recommended Benchmark Index that set the state’s health care spending growth target at 3.8 percent for 2019 – the initial year of Delaware’s newly created Health Care Spending Benchmark. […]




Lt. Governor’s Challenge Now Accepting Nominations for 2019 Spring Awards

Division of Public Health | Featured Posts | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 19, 2018

  Opportunity for Delawareans to drive change and elevate the well-being, productivity, and prosperity of their communities DOVER, Del. (Dec. 19, 2018) — The Lt. Governor’s Challenge is now accepting nominations for its Spring 2019 awards, through 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019. The Challenge, which kicked off in October, is an ongoing opportunity […]




MEDIA ADVISORY: DNREC, other state and local agencies to hold public meeting Dec. 20 in New Castle on accidental ethylene oxide release at Croda

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Division of Public Health | Featured Posts | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, December 14, 2018

A public meeting will be held at p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20 at McCullough Middle School, 20 Chase Avenue, New Castle, DE 19720 to discuss Croda’s Nov. 25 accidental ethylene oxide release, with the meeting organized by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and facilitated by the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA)