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DPH Back to School Child Health and Safety Checklist

Date Posted: Thursday, August 24th, 2017
Categories:  News Public Health

While 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.




Delaware Ranks in Top 5 in Nation For Childhood Immunization, DPH Immunization Program Honored With Awards

Date Posted: Thursday, January 5th, 2017
Categories:  News Public Health

Delaware ranks third in the nation for its percentage of immunized children ages 19 to 35 months, and seventh for its percentage of adolescents receiving the trio of the recommended human papillomavirus (HPV), meningococcal and Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis) vaccines, according to a recent national rankings report.




Division of Public Health Celebrates National Immunization Awareness Month

Date Posted: Thursday, August 4th, 2016
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services News Public Health

Every year, thousands of Americans are hospitalized, and some die, from diseases that could have been prevented by vaccination. To celebrate the importance of immunizations for all ages, the Division of Public Health (DPH) is joining with partners nationwide in recognizing August as National Immunization Awareness Month.




Delaware Public Health and CDC Honor Michelle Power with Childhood Immunization Champion Award

Date Posted: Friday, May 13th, 2016
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services Public Health

Michelle P. Power, BS, MT (ASCP), from Christiana Care Health System, has been named Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Childhood Immunization Champion for her outstanding efforts to promote childhood immunizations in Delaware.




Back to School Health and Safety Tips

Date Posted: Friday, August 28th, 2015
Categories:  News Public Health

Back to school is a busy time and there are many things for time-crunched parents to remember. The Division of Public Health (DPH) wants to help with tips for a healthy and safe school year.





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