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DPH Announces Closing of Middletown WIC Offices Nov. 14, 2017

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
Categories:  News Public Health

The Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing the closure of its Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program office located at the Westside Family Health Center in Middletown on Tuesday Nov. 14, 2017. The WIC office must close because Westside Family Health announced that it is closing its Middletown center as of Nov. 28, 2017.




Sixteenth Annual Diabetes Wellness Expo Nov. 14

Date Posted: Monday, November 6th, 2017
Categories:  News Public Health

More than 50 exhibitors and screeners will showcase health services, supplies and programs to Delawareans with diabetes at the 16th Annual Diabetes Wellness Expo, to be held Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Dover Downs Conference Center.




Delaware Steps Up Fight Against Addiction; Begins Work to Expand Mental Health Services

Date Posted: Friday, October 27th, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services DSCYF Governor John Carney Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long Office of the Lieutenant Governor Public Health

Led by Lt. Governor Hall-Long, new group will develop plan to do more to help Delawareans battle substance abuse, increase mental health treatment options and support families NEW CASTLE, Del. – Delaware officials, health professionals and community advocates came together Friday to take the next step in Delaware’s fight against substance use addiction. The Behavioral […]




October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Date Posted: Friday, October 27th, 2017
Categories:  News Public Health

Nearly one in four women, and one in nine men, will experience domestic violence, in their lifetime, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In Delaware, that translates to 136,000 women and approximately 108,000 men who have been impacted. As October draws to a close, the Division of Public Health (DPH) is highlighting Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the long-term health impacts of this important social issue.




DPH Confirms First Influenza Cases for 2017-2018 Flu Season

Date Posted: Thursday, October 26th, 2017
Categories:  News Public Health

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is reporting the state’s first laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza for the 2017-2018 flu season. Six individuals have been diagnosed with the flu to date in October.




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