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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Is October 29

“I urge Delawareans to look in their medicine cabinets and take any unused medications to one of these drop-off sites,” said Governor Jack Markell. “We can do our part to keep drugs out of the hands of those who might abuse them and help our environment by properly disposing of drugs we don’t need.”




DPH Awarded $2.9 Million To Strengthen Health Of Mothers And Children

The state Division of Public Health’s Family Health Section will use the funds to support the development of a comprehensive early childhood system that addresses health and development from the prenatal period through age 8, reaching high-risk and hard-to-engage populations including rural communities.




DPH Receives Top Scores For Public Health Preparedness

Delaware’s Division of Public Health scored 98 out of 100 in a national report on public health preparedness programs released Sept. 20. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s report, “Public Health Preparedness: 2011 State-by-State Update on Laboratory Capabilities and Response Readiness Planning” also shows that the Delaware Public Health Laboratory passed all four proficiency […]







 Pages Tagged With: "public health"

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Is October 29

“I urge Delawareans to look in their medicine cabinets and take any unused medications to one of these drop-off sites,” said Governor Jack Markell. “We can do our part to keep drugs out of the hands of those who might abuse them and help our environment by properly disposing of drugs we don’t need.”




DPH Awarded $2.9 Million To Strengthen Health Of Mothers And Children

The state Division of Public Health’s Family Health Section will use the funds to support the development of a comprehensive early childhood system that addresses health and development from the prenatal period through age 8, reaching high-risk and hard-to-engage populations including rural communities.




DPH Receives Top Scores For Public Health Preparedness

Delaware’s Division of Public Health scored 98 out of 100 in a national report on public health preparedness programs released Sept. 20. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s report, “Public Health Preparedness: 2011 State-by-State Update on Laboratory Capabilities and Response Readiness Planning” also shows that the Delaware Public Health Laboratory passed all four proficiency […]