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Nemours is 3rd health system to require employees be vaccinated

Charlie Megginson Business, Headlines, Health

Nemours Children’s Health System, which operates A.I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, has become the third healthcare network in Delaware to require COVID-19 vaccinations for employees. The healthcare network announced in a press release Friday that all employees must receive the first dose of a two-dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine …

Wawa asks customers to mask up when entering stores

Charlie Megginson Business, Headlines, Health

Wawa has updated its mask policy to require all employees to wear masks in their stores regardless of vaccination status. The use of masks in the popular convenience stores remains optional for customers, although new signs posted on entryways ask customers, vaccinated or not, to wear masks while inside the stores.  A Dover-area store manager confirmed the updated guidance but …

New COVID-19 case numbers rise sharply as Delta variant dominates

Betsy Price Headlines, Health

  The number of new COVID-19 cases has risen from an average of about 20 on June 20 to about 90 on Thursday. The Delaware Division of Public Health said in a Friday press release that the Delta variant is driving the increase. The number of hospitalized has risen also, but not at such a steep pace. On June 25, …