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.
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 […]
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.