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  Category: Division of Public Health


Ear, Nose and Throat Practice Closed in Lewes

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Delaware’s Division of Public Health (DPH) has ordered the closure of Delaware Otolaryngology Consultants, LLC, located at 17316 Coastal Highway, Lewes, Delaware 19958. Following complaints, the ear, nose, and throat medical practice was inspected by DPH and closed after the agency was unable to confirm that proper sterilization processes were followed. DPH encourages customers and […]




“Healthiest Nation In One Generation” by 2030 National Public Health Week Starts April 6, 2015

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 1, 2015

“HEALTHIEST NATION IN ONE GENERATION” BY 2030; NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK STARTS APRIL 6, 2015 During National Public Health Week 2015 (April 6-12, 2015), the public health community is rallying to make the U.S. the “healthiest nation in one generation” by 2030. According to the United Nations, although the U.S. spends more per capita on […]




Delaware Flu Cases Surpass Record 2009-2010 H1N1 “Swine Flu” Year

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Thursday, March 26, 2015

DOVER – With a total of 2,309 lab-confirmed flu cases to date, Delaware’s flu year now has surpassed the number of lab-confirmed cases for the 2009-2010 H1N1 outbreak (then referred to as the “swine flu”). The total number of lab-confirmed cases for that year was 2,247. This flu year already had seen record-breaking fatality numbers […]




Delaware Impacted By Recall of Products Containing Frozen Spinach

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 25, 2015

DOVER – Products containing spinach that are potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes are being voluntarily recalled out of an abundance of caution. Based on a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recall notice, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is working with the FDA and local retailers to ensure that all affected products are […]




Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA) Case Confirmed in Delaware

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Thursday, March 12, 2015

DOVER – The Division of Public Health (DPH) reported today a confirmed case of Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA). The 67-year-old New Castle County patient with extensive underlying health conditions is being treated on an outpatient basis. The patient is expected to recover at this time. VRSA is very rare and only seen in people with […]







  Category: Division of Public Health


Ear, Nose and Throat Practice Closed in Lewes

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Delaware’s Division of Public Health (DPH) has ordered the closure of Delaware Otolaryngology Consultants, LLC, located at 17316 Coastal Highway, Lewes, Delaware 19958. Following complaints, the ear, nose, and throat medical practice was inspected by DPH and closed after the agency was unable to confirm that proper sterilization processes were followed. DPH encourages customers and […]




“Healthiest Nation In One Generation” by 2030 National Public Health Week Starts April 6, 2015

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 1, 2015

“HEALTHIEST NATION IN ONE GENERATION” BY 2030; NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH WEEK STARTS APRIL 6, 2015 During National Public Health Week 2015 (April 6-12, 2015), the public health community is rallying to make the U.S. the “healthiest nation in one generation” by 2030. According to the United Nations, although the U.S. spends more per capita on […]




Delaware Flu Cases Surpass Record 2009-2010 H1N1 “Swine Flu” Year

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Thursday, March 26, 2015

DOVER – With a total of 2,309 lab-confirmed flu cases to date, Delaware’s flu year now has surpassed the number of lab-confirmed cases for the 2009-2010 H1N1 outbreak (then referred to as the “swine flu”). The total number of lab-confirmed cases for that year was 2,247. This flu year already had seen record-breaking fatality numbers […]




Delaware Impacted By Recall of Products Containing Frozen Spinach

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 25, 2015

DOVER – Products containing spinach that are potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes are being voluntarily recalled out of an abundance of caution. Based on a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recall notice, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is working with the FDA and local retailers to ensure that all affected products are […]




Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA) Case Confirmed in Delaware

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Thursday, March 12, 2015

DOVER – The Division of Public Health (DPH) reported today a confirmed case of Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA). The 67-year-old New Castle County patient with extensive underlying health conditions is being treated on an outpatient basis. The patient is expected to recover at this time. VRSA is very rare and only seen in people with […]