Turn in Unused and Expired Medications on Drug Take-Back Day: October 28, 2017With hundreds of lives being lost to drug overdoses each year in our state, Delaware will hold a Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, October 28, 2017, to help reduce the risk of prescription medications being diverted for misuse. Delawareans can discard their expired or unused medications at 22 locations statewide between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.2017-10-18 12:56:43
31 Severely Neglected Animals Rescued in SeafordOn Sunday, October 8, 2017, the Division of Public Delaware Office of Animal Welfare received a tip about a property in the Seaford area with neglected animals. Delaware Animal Services (DAS), the state’s animal control and cruelty enforcement unit, found approximately 43 dead dogs and took into custody another 32 animals, including 31 dogs and a cat.
Delaware WIC Relocates to La Red Health Center in GeorgetownTo better meet the needs of its clients, and those of Georgetown residents in general, the Delaware Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program has relocated to La Red Health Center located at 21444 Carmean Way in Georgetown.2017-09-28 14:23:18
DPH Shares Fall Meal Planning Tips and ResourcesFamilies are busy, trying to adjust to back-to-school routines and activities, and with some planning, healthy meals can quickly be on the table – or ready for when you’re on the go. The Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing simple tips and online resources to make it easier to live a healthy lifestyle.2017-09-22 10:50:00
OAW Holds Large Animal Rescue Course in HarringtonThe Division of Public Health Office of Animal Welfare (OAW) held a Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue (TLAER) course Friday, Sept. 8, through Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington.2017-09-21 16:37:39
Delaware Celebrates National Food Safety MonthThe Division of Public Health (DPH) Office of Food Protection is proud to partner with the Delaware Restaurant Association (DRA) to celebrate National Food Safety Month (NFSM). 2017-09-13 11:38:26
DPH Back to School Child Health and Safety ChecklistWhile new school clothes, backpacks and school supplies can dominate parents’ back-to-school lists, the Division of Public Health (DPH) shares some tips to keep your child healthier and safer during the new school year.2017-08-24 12:40:50