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Potential for Contaminated Saline: DPH Recommends Stop Use of Nurse Assist Saline-Flush Syringes

he Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is currently investigating an outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia (B. cepacia) bloodstream infections possibly associated with intravenous (IV) infusions. This outbreak is part of a multistate outbreak being investigated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC has made DPH aware of the possibility of contaminated intravenous infusions of Nurse Assist pre-filled saline flushes shipped to local long term care facilities or other medical providers in Delaware.




Boomerang Kids Create Insurance Issues

Commissioner Stewart helps Baby Boomers and Gen Xers navigate empty nest reversal  DOVER, DE — Nearly half of adults in their 40s and 50s have a parent age 65 or older and are either raising a young child or financially supporting an adult child.1 These baby boomers and members of Generation X are feeling the pressure of […]




State Will Close Emily P. Bissell Hospital Permanently

Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Rita Landgraf has decided to close Emily P. Bissell Hospital near Wilmington permanently, citing a declining census across all of DHSS’ long-term care facilities and the desire of the majority of Emily Bissell residents to remain where they are living now.







 Pages Tagged With: "long-term care"

Potential for Contaminated Saline: DPH Recommends Stop Use of Nurse Assist Saline-Flush Syringes

he Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is currently investigating an outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia (B. cepacia) bloodstream infections possibly associated with intravenous (IV) infusions. This outbreak is part of a multistate outbreak being investigated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC has made DPH aware of the possibility of contaminated intravenous infusions of Nurse Assist pre-filled saline flushes shipped to local long term care facilities or other medical providers in Delaware.




Boomerang Kids Create Insurance Issues

Commissioner Stewart helps Baby Boomers and Gen Xers navigate empty nest reversal  DOVER, DE — Nearly half of adults in their 40s and 50s have a parent age 65 or older and are either raising a young child or financially supporting an adult child.1 These baby boomers and members of Generation X are feeling the pressure of […]




State Will Close Emily P. Bissell Hospital Permanently

Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Rita Landgraf has decided to close Emily P. Bissell Hospital near Wilmington permanently, citing a declining census across all of DHSS’ long-term care facilities and the desire of the majority of Emily Bissell residents to remain where they are living now.