Week recognizes educators, parents for their vital role in supporting schools DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday released the following statement after signing a proclamation declaring November 13-17 as American Education Week across Delaware: “All of Delaware’s students deserve a quality education, and an equal opportunity to succeed. American Education Week recognizes our […]
NEW CASTLE (Nov. 16, 2017) – The Department of Health and Social Services’ Adopt-A-Family Holiday program is seeking donors to help make the holiday season a happier one for thousands of children, adults, people with disabilities and seniors in need in Delaware. The Adopt-A-Family Holiday program anonymously matches donors to a senior, individual with a […]
Murray, a longtime environmental reporter, honored for her contributions to Delaware DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday presented the Order of the First State posthumously to Molly Murray, a longtime environmental reporter for The News Journal, who passed away in July. The Murray family accepted the Order – an honor bestowed for meritorious service […]
State employees, members of the public can submit ideas for cost savings, improvements across state government WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney on Thursday announced the launch of a website for the Government Efficiency and Accountability Review Board, gear.delaware.gov, to identify opportunities for cost savings and system improvements across state government. In February, Governor Carney signed Executive […]
Date Posted: Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
Categories: Delaware Health and Social Services Department of Justice Department of State Governor John Carney Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long Office of the Governor Office of the Lieutenant Governor Public Health
Statistics from the Division of Professional Regulation, which licenses controlled substance prescribers, show a 12-percent drop in opioid prescriptions statewide compared to the first quarter of 2017. The number of Delaware patients being treated with opioid medications has also declined by 8 percent over the same time period, the division reports.
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