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  Category: Division of Public Health


Letter to the Public Regarding Ebola from Delaware’s State Health Officer

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Dr. Karyl Rattay, Director of the Division of Public Health, has written a letter about the Ebola virus to help Delawareans separate the facts from fiction and to know what is being done in Delaware in the event that Ebola appears in Delaware.




No Ebola Case in Delaware

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 7, 2014

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) has reaffirmed that there are no cases of Ebola virus in Delaware.




Delaware to Distribute Potassium Iodide Tablets at Three Locations This Summer

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Division of Public Health | New Castle County | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) will distribute potassium iodide (KI) tablets free of charge on three dates this summer to Delaware residents who live within 10 miles of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations.




Diabetes Prevention Program Highlighted in Delaware

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, December 20, 2013

The YMCA of Delaware convened a group of state and national leaders at a roundtable discussion in Wilmington to discuss the impact of type 2 diabetes in Delaware and across the nation and how the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program is helping to reduce diabetes rates nationwide at the Central Downtown YMCA.




Delaware issues updated fish consumption advisory

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Public Health | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Public Health today updated the fish consumption advisory for fish caught in the tidal Delaware River. The updated advisory is a result of analysis of chemical contaminants in fish caught in the tidal Delaware River and elsewhere throughout the state. The change reflects long-term environmental improvements in the tidal Delaware River.







  Category: Division of Public Health


Letter to the Public Regarding Ebola from Delaware’s State Health Officer

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Dr. Karyl Rattay, Director of the Division of Public Health, has written a letter about the Ebola virus to help Delawareans separate the facts from fiction and to know what is being done in Delaware in the event that Ebola appears in Delaware.




No Ebola Case in Delaware

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 7, 2014

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) has reaffirmed that there are no cases of Ebola virus in Delaware.




Delaware to Distribute Potassium Iodide Tablets at Three Locations This Summer

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Division of Public Health | New Castle County | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) will distribute potassium iodide (KI) tablets free of charge on three dates this summer to Delaware residents who live within 10 miles of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations.




Diabetes Prevention Program Highlighted in Delaware

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, December 20, 2013

The YMCA of Delaware convened a group of state and national leaders at a roundtable discussion in Wilmington to discuss the impact of type 2 diabetes in Delaware and across the nation and how the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program is helping to reduce diabetes rates nationwide at the Central Downtown YMCA.




Delaware issues updated fish consumption advisory

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Division of Public Health | Division of Water | Division of Watershed Stewardship | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Public Health today updated the fish consumption advisory for fish caught in the tidal Delaware River. The updated advisory is a result of analysis of chemical contaminants in fish caught in the tidal Delaware River and elsewhere throughout the state. The change reflects long-term environmental improvements in the tidal Delaware River.