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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 […]




Twenty-one State Employees and their Family Members Awarded Art Honors

Delaware Division of the Arts | Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Correction | Department of Education | Department of Labor | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 3, 2015

The Awards Show and Closing Reception will be held at Delaware State University’s Arts Center/Gallery on March 14, 2015, 1-3 p.m. Secretary of State Jeffrey W. Bullock and Division of the Arts Deputy Director Kristin Pleasanton will preside at the Awards Ceremony.




Delaware Update on Ebola Prevention and Preparation

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Joined by the State’s top health officials, along with infectious disease and emergency response experts, Governor Markell today provided an update on ongoing statewide efforts in response to the Ebola virus epidemic.




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.







  Category: Division of Public Health

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 […]




Twenty-one State Employees and their Family Members Awarded Art Honors

Delaware Division of the Arts | Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Correction | Department of Education | Department of Labor | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 3, 2015

The Awards Show and Closing Reception will be held at Delaware State University’s Arts Center/Gallery on March 14, 2015, 1-3 p.m. Secretary of State Jeffrey W. Bullock and Division of the Arts Deputy Director Kristin Pleasanton will preside at the Awards Ceremony.




Delaware Update on Ebola Prevention and Preparation

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Joined by the State’s top health officials, along with infectious disease and emergency response experts, Governor Markell today provided an update on ongoing statewide efforts in response to the Ebola virus epidemic.




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.