Health

Mountaire Banner 4
Featured image for “Early detection is key to breast cancer survival”

Early detection is key to breast cancer survival

As National Breast Cancer Awareness month begins, Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition wants everyone to focus on early detection in the…

Reading Time: < 1 minute
Terry Rogers posted at 12:32 pm

Featured image for “Another ‘save’ by NCCo Senior Roll Call Lifeline”

Another ‘save’ by NCCo Senior Roll Call Lifeline

Every morning, the New Castle County Police Senior Roll Call Lifeline calls the homes of seniors and disabled county residents.…

Reading Time: < 1 minute
Ken Mammarella posted at 10:19 am

Featured image for “8th grader raises $9k for Saint Mark’s mental health room ”

8th grader raises $9k for Saint Mark’s mental health room 

An eighth-grader from Holy Angels School donated more than $9,000 to Saint Mark’s High School to support a lounge dedicated…

Reading Time: < 1 minute
Jarek Rutz posted at 3:16 pm

Featured image for “Monster Mile Walk, other ways to support breast cancer awareness”

Monster Mile Walk, other ways to support breast cancer awareness

One of the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition’s signature fund-raising events, the Monster Mile Walk for a Cause, returns for the…

Reading Time: < 1 minute
Terry Rogers posted at 12:34 pm

Featured image for “New 5-year disaster plan allows Delaware to get federal $$$”

New 5-year disaster plan allows Delaware to get federal $$$

The First State has adopted a new five-year plan to protect residents from hazards and improve responses to disasters. Delaware’s…

Reading Time: < 1 minute
Jarek Rutz posted at 11:48 am

Featured image for “Health Impacts to pay teens, diversify health care workforce”

Health Impacts to pay teens, diversify health care workforce

Wilmington’s youth interested in health care can participate in a new program launched by ChristianaCare and  JPMorgan Chase & Co.…

Reading Time: < 1 minute
Jarek Rutz posted at 1:08 pm

Featured image for “Home of the Brave breaks ground on vet center”

Home of the Brave breaks ground on vet center

A new community center providing support to transitioning military veterans broke ground this week in Milford.  The Home of the…

Reading Time: < 1 minute
Jarek Rutz posted at 11:16 am

Featured image for “Capital Community Center: food, clothes, internet, more”

Capital Community Center: food, clothes, internet, more

A partnership between a local church and Capital School District will bring social services and more to district families in…

Reading Time: < 1 minute
Jarek Rutz posted at 2:46 pm

Featured image for “Faithful Friends: 50% more pets saved in 4 years with new HQ”

Faithful Friends: 50% more pets saved in 4 years with new HQ

Faithful Friends Animal Society is hoping to have the capacity to save 25% more animals in the next two years…

Reading Time: < 1 minute
Jarek Rutz posted at 3:29 pm

Featured image for “Tips to avoid heat stroke emergencies this summer”

Tips to avoid heat stroke emergencies this summer

Delaware challenge: take a walk outside for 15 minutes and try not to sweat – mission impossible. In the heart…

Reading Time: < 1 minute
Jarek Rutz posted at 11:54 am

Featured image for “Del. ranks 8th among states for outdoor exercise”

Del. ranks 8th among states for outdoor exercise

Delaware is No. 8 on a new list of best states for outdoor exercise, a fitness website has concluded. Total…

Reading Time: < 1 minute
Ken Mammarella posted at 9:52 am

Featured image for “More options, no decisions on state retiree healthcare plans”

More options, no decisions on state retiree healthcare plans

The State Employee Benefits Committee retiree subcommittee is considering more options to save the state money on healthcare over the…

Reading Time: < 1 minute
Sam Haut posted at 9:18 am

Featured image for “How to stay safe in Delaware this hurricane season”

How to stay safe in Delaware this hurricane season

In the midst of the grimy haze of smoke covering the Northeast from Canadian wildfires, the First State is entering…

Reading Time: < 1 minute
Jarek Rutz posted at 10:58 am

Featured image for “Wildfires keep toll-takers off duty, shut DMV lanes”

Wildfires keep toll-takers off duty, shut DMV lanes

The smoke from Canadian wildfires has caused important changes in Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles operations today. Cash booths at…

Reading Time: < 1 minute
Ken Mammarella posted at 10:54 am

Featured image for “Carney ends COVID emergency heath order, as planned”

Carney ends COVID emergency heath order, as planned

A flurry of federal and state emergency orders accompanied the appearance of COVID-19 in Delaware in March of 2020, sparking…

Reading Time: < 1 minute
Betsy Price posted at 3:49 pm

00000 candlelight banner moon over buffalo george rotsch.png
Featured image for “Mammography Month:  A Time to Honor Mothers and Their Health”

Mammography Month:  A Time to Honor Mothers and Their Health

May is the month to celebrate mothers and what better way to celebrate the women in your life than by…

Terry Rogers posted at 3:55 pm

Featured image for “State looks to rectify effects of lead paint with new bill”

State looks to rectify effects of lead paint with new bill

A state senator introduced a bill Monday that would crack down on lead paint in homes, including rental apartments, to…

Jarek Rutz posted at 5:48 pm

Featured image for “Mobile pantries to feed 4,500 Delawareans in need”

Mobile pantries to feed 4,500 Delawareans in need

As Delaware’s emergency food benefits ended last month, the Food Bank of Delaware saw a slight uptick in the number…

Jarek Rutz posted at 4:52 pm

Featured image for “Unused prescription meds? Here’s how to safely trash them”

Unused prescription meds? Here’s how to safely trash them

First Staters looking to dispose of their prescription drugs in a safe, responsible and convenient way can do so on…

Jarek Rutz posted at 4:55 pm

Featured image for “Limen purchase to help 600 more people get sober each year”

Limen purchase to help 600 more people get sober each year

Limen Recovery + Wellness hopes its recent purchase of the Aloysius Butler Clarke building on Washington Street in Wilmington will…

Jarek Rutz posted at 8:48 am

Featured image for “Ministry of Caring to cut 3 Wilm. housing programs”

Ministry of Caring to cut 3 Wilm. housing programs

Wilmington’s Ministry of Caring is cutting three programs that provide housing to homeless people and AIDS patients because of federal…

Jarek Rutz posted at 10:02 am

Featured image for “Public Health to close COVID-19 call centers Tuesday”

Public Health to close COVID-19 call centers Tuesday

In another sign that COVID-19 is becoming a part of ordinary life, the Delaware Division of Public Health will close…

Betsy Price posted at 5:20 pm

Featured image for “Winter 2023 COVID-19 surge far lower than 2022”

Winter 2023 COVID-19 surge far lower than 2022

The number of post-holiday COVID-19 cases is dramatically down this year than it was last January, according to the Delaware…

Betsy Price posted at 2:25 pm

Featured image for “Delaware flu cases plateau, but will holidays trigger rise?”

Delaware flu cases plateau, but will holidays trigger rise?

The week after the state announced the first flu death of the season, the number of confirmed flu cases dropped…

Betsy Price posted at 2:32 pm

Featured image for “Here’s how Del. hospitals focus on underserved communities”

Here’s how Del. hospitals focus on underserved communities

TidalHealth Nanticoke purchased mobile medical vans to take healthcare services to hard-to-reach communities. Beebe Healthcare started a monkeypox vaccination program…

Noah Zucker posted at 12:40 pm

Featured image for “Winter viruses & kids: Difficulty breathing? Seek help”

Winter viruses & kids: Difficulty breathing? Seek help

Delaware’s public health agency already has identified 4,274 lab-confirmed cases of influenza — significantly more than the entire 2021-2022 flu…

Charlie Megginson posted at 5:11 pm

Featured image for “Live Healthier in 2023”

Live Healthier in 2023

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) reminds everyone that one of the best ways to prevent and fight breast cancer is…

Terry Rogers posted at 2:31 pm

fse community action event 728 x 180 ad v2 052224.jpeg

    4.15candlelightdelaware live ad.jpg

    Latest News

    Detectives Arrest Three Men Following Several-Month Long Drug Investigation in Kent County

    Delaware State Police arrested 19-year-old Algahgaa Ata, 23-year-old Maddyan Ata, and 52-year-old Khaled Ata, all of Magnolia, Delaware, on multiple
    Reading Time: 2 minutes
    Featured image for “Detectives Arrest Three Men Following Several-Month Long Drug Investigation in Kent County”

    Homeowners could be soon be fined for their barking dogs 

      A bill that would shift the burden away from police while also establishing monetary fines for homeowners with excessively
    Reading Time: 2 minutes
    Featured image for “Homeowners could be soon be fined for their barking dogs ”

    Blue-Gold Baseball features top seniors at Frawley Stadium

    This Wednesday the 46th annual Delaware Blue-Gold High School All-Star Baseball game will be played at Frawley Stadium.  The  Delaware
    Reading Time: 3 minutes
    Featured image for “Blue-Gold Baseball features top seniors at Frawley Stadium”

    DNREC to Treat Two Downstate Public Ponds During June for Invasive Aquatic Weed Hydrilla

    DNREC will begin the annual treatment of downstate public ponds – Wagamons Pond in Milton and Concord Pond near Seaford
    Reading Time: < 1 minute
    Featured image for “DNREC to Treat Two Downstate Public Ponds During June for Invasive Aquatic Weed Hydrilla”

    Charter leaders happy with flexibility new legislation could give 

    Several leaders from charter schools spoke at the state’s legislative hall in support of a bill that allows them flexibility
    Reading Time: 3 minutes
    Featured image for “Charter leaders happy with flexibility new legislation could give ”

    Troopers Arrest Two Men for Felony Drug Offenses Following Traffic Stop in Seaford

    Delaware State Police arrested 21-year-old David Kelley of Bridgeville, Delaware, and 23-year-old Colby Lecates of Laurel, Delaware, for felony drug
    Reading Time: 2 minutes
    Featured image for “Troopers Arrest Two Men for Felony Drug Offenses Following Traffic Stop in Seaford”

    Blue Gold softball game features top seniors at Red Lion

      The 42nd annual Blue Gold All-star game will be played Wednesday night at Red Lion Christian Academy. The game
    Reading Time: 2 minutes
    Featured image for “Blue Gold softball game features top seniors at Red Lion”

    End of Cape Henlopen Fishing Pier to Remain Closed for Structural Repairs

    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that the last 145 feet of the 1,300-foot Cape
    Reading Time: < 1 minute
    Featured image for “End of Cape Henlopen Fishing Pier to Remain Closed for Structural Repairs”

    Celebrate Juneteenth next week with these events in Delaware

    Throughout the state of Delaware, a number of organizations are holding events to celebrate and honor the Juneteenth holiday.  Made
    Reading Time: 2 minutes
    Featured image for “Celebrate Juneteenth next week with these events in Delaware”

    Move to help state eliminate food deserts heads to House

    A proposal to launch a three-year pilot program focuses on eliminating food deserts in Delaware has broad support as it
    Reading Time: 4 minutes
    Featured image for “Move to help state eliminate food deserts heads to House”

    24 04 247 cra apr2024 delawarelive webbnr 300x500px final bryan shupe.jpg