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DPH to Distribute Overdose Reversing Medication Naloxone March 20, 2019 in Dover

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019

The Division of Public Health will distribute free naloxone kits to members of the general public from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at Delaware Technical Community College, Terry Campus, 100 Campus Drive, Dover, DE 19904. The distribution event will be held in the Corporate Training Center, Rooms 408 and 412. Individuals are encouraged to stop by at any time during the event. Training takes approximately 15 minutes. 




Seek Treatment, Access to Naloxone: Three Suspected Heroin Overdose Deaths in Sussex Co. Involving Same Packet Stamp

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

NEW CASTLE (March 13, 2019) – Health and public safety officials are urging people in active use of heroin or other opioids and their families to seek immediate treatment and acquire the overdose-reversing medication naloxone on hand in the wake of three suspected heroin overdose deaths in five days in Sussex County involving the same […]




DPH Launches Smartphone App Featuring Lifesaving Instructions to Reverse an Opioid Overdose

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

The Division of Public Health launched a new smartphone app that provides lifesaving step-by-step instructions on how to use naloxone during an opioid overdose.




Op-ed: Protecting the Health of our Young People by Raising the Minimum Sales Age of Tobacco Products from 18 to 21

Division of Public Health | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Protecting the Health of our Young People, and our State’s Future, by Raising the Minimum Sales Age of Tobacco Products from 18 to 21 Op-ed by Karyl T. Rattay, MD, MS, Director, Division of Public Health, Delaware Department of Health and Social Services It’s a fact that most smokers start using tobacco as youth: Eighty-nine […]




Governor Carney Announces Support for Legislation to Raise Tobacco Sales Age

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Featured Video | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Senate Bill 25 would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 DOVER, Del. – Surrounded by members of the General Assembly, advocates, students, and health care professionals, Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced his support for Senate Bill 25 – legislation that would raise the legal age for sales of […]







  Category: Division of Public Health


DPH to Distribute Overdose Reversing Medication Naloxone March 20, 2019 in Dover

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019

The Division of Public Health will distribute free naloxone kits to members of the general public from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at Delaware Technical Community College, Terry Campus, 100 Campus Drive, Dover, DE 19904. The distribution event will be held in the Corporate Training Center, Rooms 408 and 412. Individuals are encouraged to stop by at any time during the event. Training takes approximately 15 minutes. 




Seek Treatment, Access to Naloxone: Three Suspected Heroin Overdose Deaths in Sussex Co. Involving Same Packet Stamp

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

NEW CASTLE (March 13, 2019) – Health and public safety officials are urging people in active use of heroin or other opioids and their families to seek immediate treatment and acquire the overdose-reversing medication naloxone on hand in the wake of three suspected heroin overdose deaths in five days in Sussex County involving the same […]




DPH Launches Smartphone App Featuring Lifesaving Instructions to Reverse an Opioid Overdose

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

The Division of Public Health launched a new smartphone app that provides lifesaving step-by-step instructions on how to use naloxone during an opioid overdose.




Op-ed: Protecting the Health of our Young People by Raising the Minimum Sales Age of Tobacco Products from 18 to 21

Division of Public Health | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Protecting the Health of our Young People, and our State’s Future, by Raising the Minimum Sales Age of Tobacco Products from 18 to 21 Op-ed by Karyl T. Rattay, MD, MS, Director, Division of Public Health, Delaware Department of Health and Social Services It’s a fact that most smokers start using tobacco as youth: Eighty-nine […]




Governor Carney Announces Support for Legislation to Raise Tobacco Sales Age

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Featured Video | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Senate Bill 25 would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 DOVER, Del. – Surrounded by members of the General Assembly, advocates, students, and health care professionals, Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced his support for Senate Bill 25 – legislation that would raise the legal age for sales of […]