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Auditor McGuiness: Survey Shows Predatory PBM Practices Destroying Independent Pharmacies

DOVER, Del. – A survey of Delaware’s independent community pharmacists on the impact of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) reveals predatory practices are potentially devastating these small businesses, State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said today as she released a new special report. “Your community pharmacists – who are your first line of defense when you are sick or […]




West Nile Virus Is Detected in Sentinel Chickens in Delaware

West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in Delaware for the first time in 2021 in sentinel chickens, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




DNREC, DPH Offer Tips About Ticks

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control in partnership with the Delaware Division of Public Health have launched new web pages to educate the public about ticks, including where they are found, how to identify different types and what precautions to take before and after exposure to ticks, as well as information about tick-borne pathogens.




DNREC to Hold Pharmaceutical Rule Training Webinar

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will host a training webinar Tuesday, June 22 to provide guidance for the state’s Pharmaceutical Rule adopted in January 2021, addressing changes to management standards for hazardous waste pharmaceuticals, as well as changes to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Final Rule P075 listing for nicotine waste.




DNREC Lifts Shelter-in-Place Directive for Area in New Castle County

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has lifted a shelter-in-place directive that spanned a half-mile radius around the crash scene of this morning’s accident on Interstate-95 involving a trailer load of organic peroxide, which is considered a hazardous material.







 Pages Tagged With: "health and safety"

Auditor McGuiness: Survey Shows Predatory PBM Practices Destroying Independent Pharmacies

DOVER, Del. – A survey of Delaware’s independent community pharmacists on the impact of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) reveals predatory practices are potentially devastating these small businesses, State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said today as she released a new special report. “Your community pharmacists – who are your first line of defense when you are sick or […]




West Nile Virus Is Detected in Sentinel Chickens in Delaware

West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in Delaware for the first time in 2021 in sentinel chickens, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.




DNREC, DPH Offer Tips About Ticks

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control in partnership with the Delaware Division of Public Health have launched new web pages to educate the public about ticks, including where they are found, how to identify different types and what precautions to take before and after exposure to ticks, as well as information about tick-borne pathogens.




DNREC to Hold Pharmaceutical Rule Training Webinar

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will host a training webinar Tuesday, June 22 to provide guidance for the state’s Pharmaceutical Rule adopted in January 2021, addressing changes to management standards for hazardous waste pharmaceuticals, as well as changes to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Final Rule P075 listing for nicotine waste.




DNREC Lifts Shelter-in-Place Directive for Area in New Castle County

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has lifted a shelter-in-place directive that spanned a half-mile radius around the crash scene of this morning’s accident on Interstate-95 involving a trailer load of organic peroxide, which is considered a hazardous material.