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Saturday, February 15, 2020

UD students cleared in screening for coronavirus

Both  University of Delaware students being screened by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for suspected cases of the coronavirus have  been cleared and have tested negative for the disease. The students were released...

UD, state, while acknowledging that risk remains low, confirm that 2...

While stressing tht the risk is low, the University of Delaware has confirmed that the Delaware Division of Public Health  has confirmed that  two students are being screened by health officials for possible cases of...

Hospital administrator, Navy health care veteran named new Beebe CEO

Beebe Healthcare’s Board of Directors has chosen former  military health care veteran Dr. David Tam as the next President & CEO of the health system after a nationwide search. Tam will officially start in...

Feds settle with child care centers over claims of discrimination of kids...

A child care center in northern Delaware and adjacent areas of Maryland agreed to pay a $27,500 fine.  The U.S. Justice Department entered a  settlement agreement  to resolve allegations that two child care providers violated...

Former Connections counselor gets year in federal prison for falsifying records in job...

Former Connections counselor William A. Brown was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Leonard P. Stark to a year in prison for wire fraud on January 29. According to court documents and statements made in...

Updated: Flu death toll in Delaware rises to 5

The Delaware  Division of Public Health (DPH) confirmed two recent flu-related deaths, bringing the total number of deaths for the 2019-2020 season  to five. One of the  most recent victims is a 29-year-old New Castle...

State says no cases of coronavirus have been confirmed, although one person is being...

The Delaware Division of Public Health is investigating a possible case of Coronavirus. The division emphasized that no cases in the state have been confirmed. No cases have been confirmed in the region based on...

Christiana Care rebrands home health service

ChristianaCare   announced that its Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) has a new vision and a new name: ChristianaCare HomeHealth. “Nationwide, we’re entering a new day in home-based health care, and ChristianaCare HomeHealth provides the right...

Legislation aims to strengthen surprise medical bill protections

A bipartisan group of legislators and the Delaware Healthcare Association announced a bill aimed at protecting patients from surprise medical bills. House Bill 286, legislation is designed to strengthen an existing law.  “No one experiencing a...