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  Category: Delaware Health and Social Services


National Women’s Health Week May 13 – 19, 2012

Division of Public Health | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, May 11, 2012

Women are traditionally the primary caregivers and nurturers, those frequently in charge of their family’s health and wellness. But do women devote enough time to their own health and well-being? The Delaware Office of Women’s Health joins the national Office on Women’s Health in celebrating “Women’s Health Week.”




280 Foster Grandparents Honored at Recognition Luncheon in Dover

Delaware Health and Social Services | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, May 10, 2012

At a recognition luncheon Thursday in Dover, Gov. Jack Markell joined Department of Health and Social Services Secretary Rita Landgraf in honoring Delaware’s 280 Foster Grandparents for mentoring at-risk children across the state.




Delaware’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Event Collects A Record 6,808 Pounds Of Medicine

Delaware Health and Social Services | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, May 3, 2012

Delaware residents participated in the 2012 Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 28 in record numbers, turning in more than 6,808 pounds of unwanted or expired medications at the 31 take-back sites statewide.




Delaware to Celebrate Senior Corps Week

Delaware Health and Social Services | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, May 3, 2012

Delaware will mark Seniors Corps Week May 7-11 by celebrating older volunteers who served almost 1 million hours last year on behalf of fellow Delawareans.




Governor and First Lady to Kick Off Delaware Week of Service with Events in Smyrna

Delaware Health and Social Services | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, April 12, 2012

Gov. Jack Markell and first lady Carla Markell will begin the Delaware Week of Service on Sunday, April 15, with two events in Smyrna, the announcement of a weeklong public food drive by the Delaware National Guard and the beautification of the grounds of a historic home owned by the state.







  Category: Delaware Health and Social Services

National Women’s Health Week May 13 – 19, 2012

Division of Public Health | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, May 11, 2012

Women are traditionally the primary caregivers and nurturers, those frequently in charge of their family’s health and wellness. But do women devote enough time to their own health and well-being? The Delaware Office of Women’s Health joins the national Office on Women’s Health in celebrating “Women’s Health Week.”




280 Foster Grandparents Honored at Recognition Luncheon in Dover

Delaware Health and Social Services | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, May 10, 2012

At a recognition luncheon Thursday in Dover, Gov. Jack Markell joined Department of Health and Social Services Secretary Rita Landgraf in honoring Delaware’s 280 Foster Grandparents for mentoring at-risk children across the state.




Delaware’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Event Collects A Record 6,808 Pounds Of Medicine

Delaware Health and Social Services | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, May 3, 2012

Delaware residents participated in the 2012 Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 28 in record numbers, turning in more than 6,808 pounds of unwanted or expired medications at the 31 take-back sites statewide.




Delaware to Celebrate Senior Corps Week

Delaware Health and Social Services | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, May 3, 2012

Delaware will mark Seniors Corps Week May 7-11 by celebrating older volunteers who served almost 1 million hours last year on behalf of fellow Delawareans.




Governor and First Lady to Kick Off Delaware Week of Service with Events in Smyrna

Delaware Health and Social Services | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, April 12, 2012

Gov. Jack Markell and first lady Carla Markell will begin the Delaware Week of Service on Sunday, April 15, with two events in Smyrna, the announcement of a weeklong public food drive by the Delaware National Guard and the beautification of the grounds of a historic home owned by the state.