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DPH Investigating Possible Cases of Vaping-Related Lung Illnesses in Delaware

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is advising Delaware residents that it is participating in a multi-state investigation into an outbreak of severe pulmonary disease reported across the country. As of today, 33 states, including Delaware, have reported possible cases of lung illnesses associated with use of e-cigarette products (e.g., devices, liquids, refill pods, and cartridges). While there are no confirmed cases in Delaware at this time, DPH is currently investigating three possible cases among Delaware residents.




DPH to Distribute Overdose-Reversing Medication Naloxone Friday, Sept. 6 in Millsboro

n response to six suspected overdose deaths, including four in Sussex County, that occurred over the holiday weekend, the Division of Public Health (DPH) will hold a Community Naloxone Training and Distribution event in Millsboro on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. DPH will distribute free naloxone kits to members of the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Millsboro Fire Company, 109 East State St., Millsboro, DE 19966.




DPH Releases First Drug Overdose Mortality Surveillance Report

WILMINGTON  – For the first time, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) through the integration of 12 multi-agency datasets, has developed a demographic picture of the Delawareans who died from drug overdoses in 2017. DPH released the Drug Overdose Mortality Surveillance Report, Delaware, 2017, in Wilmington on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. In addition to […]




DNREC confirms finding Asian longhorned tick for the first time in Delaware

The Asian longhorned tick has been found for the first time in Delaware. The DNREC Tick Monitoring program has confirmed that five Asian longhorned tick nymphs – immature ticks – were found in late June in northern New Castle County.




DPH Reminds Delawareans to Avoid Consuming Raw Dairy Products; Announces Positive Case of Brucellosis

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is reminding Delawareans to avoid consuming raw dairy products as it announces a confirmed case of brucellosis caused by Brucella melitensis in a 46-year-old Sussex County woman.







 Pages Tagged With: "public health"

DPH Investigating Possible Cases of Vaping-Related Lung Illnesses in Delaware

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is advising Delaware residents that it is participating in a multi-state investigation into an outbreak of severe pulmonary disease reported across the country. As of today, 33 states, including Delaware, have reported possible cases of lung illnesses associated with use of e-cigarette products (e.g., devices, liquids, refill pods, and cartridges). While there are no confirmed cases in Delaware at this time, DPH is currently investigating three possible cases among Delaware residents.




DPH to Distribute Overdose-Reversing Medication Naloxone Friday, Sept. 6 in Millsboro

n response to six suspected overdose deaths, including four in Sussex County, that occurred over the holiday weekend, the Division of Public Health (DPH) will hold a Community Naloxone Training and Distribution event in Millsboro on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. DPH will distribute free naloxone kits to members of the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Millsboro Fire Company, 109 East State St., Millsboro, DE 19966.




DPH Releases First Drug Overdose Mortality Surveillance Report

WILMINGTON  – For the first time, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) through the integration of 12 multi-agency datasets, has developed a demographic picture of the Delawareans who died from drug overdoses in 2017. DPH released the Drug Overdose Mortality Surveillance Report, Delaware, 2017, in Wilmington on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. In addition to […]




DNREC confirms finding Asian longhorned tick for the first time in Delaware

The Asian longhorned tick has been found for the first time in Delaware. The DNREC Tick Monitoring program has confirmed that five Asian longhorned tick nymphs – immature ticks – were found in late June in northern New Castle County.




DPH Reminds Delawareans to Avoid Consuming Raw Dairy Products; Announces Positive Case of Brucellosis

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is reminding Delawareans to avoid consuming raw dairy products as it announces a confirmed case of brucellosis caused by Brucella melitensis in a 46-year-old Sussex County woman.