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Beebe Specialty Surgical Hospital in Rehoboth ready for first patient

Pam George Headlines, Health

  Damp, chilly weather couldn’t diminish the enthusiasm of the group that gathered Thursday in Beebe Healthcare’s new Specialty Surgical Hospital. Health care leaders, board members and caregivers were on hand to cut the ribbon on the $124 million, four-story hospital, located on the Rehoboth campus just off routes 1 and 24. The hospital will care for its first patient …

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2022 Mini Medical School encourages active participation in health

Terry Rogers Health

ONLINE MINI MEDICAL SCHOOL CLASSES WILL TAKE PLACE EACH THURSDAY IN MARCH. PHOTO BY TIMA MIROSHNICHENKO/PEXELS.   Whether you’d like to know more about sports medicine, the growth of telehealth or how anesthesiology works, you’ll find a topic of interest in an online Mini Medical School that includes healthcare topics and trends. “What’s exciting about the program and the offerings …

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – Feb. 13, 2022

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Republican bill would increase senior property tax credit to $750 max Red Clay joins Christina, Brandywine in Learning Collaborative talks Before the Battle of Brandywine, Washington was in Wilmington Delaware teachers, others work to create Black History curriculum Culture Longwood’s restored Orchid House will show even more blooms Halestorm, Hank Williams Jr. join 2022 …

Carney: Universal indoor mask mandate in effect 8 a.m. Tuesday

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

As of Tuesday, masks are required in all public indoor settings like shops, gyms and stores. Gov. John Carney announced Monday he will institute a mask mandate that requires Delaware residents to wear them in all public indoor settings In a new revision to the State of Emergency declaration, he also extended the school mask requirement and will deploy more …

ChristianaCare exercise routine tested at UD used by Rams, Ravens

Daniel Larlham Jr. Headlines, Health

ChristianaCare physical therapists Brian Catania, second from left, and Travis Ross, far right, have trained the Baltimore Ravens staff in how to use their new program.   Two NFL teams have picked up an exercise routine developed by ChristianaCare physical therapists to reduce muscle injuries and ankle sprains. The routine developed by Brian Catania and Travis Ross was published in …

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Shot 6 times, Milford officer says family is his motivation to recover

Betsy Price Headlines, Police & Fire

Milford Cpt. T.J. Webb is still in physical therapy five days a week recovering from his wounds.   On Dec. 10, 2020, Milford Police Cpl. T.J. Webb pulled his unmarked silver Dodge Nitro behind the white SUV driven by a man accused of trying to kill his own brother in Reading, Pennsylvania. Two other police cars pulled up nearby at …

State, courts, Firefly say masks, vaccines, tests mandatory as Delta rises

Betsy Price Headlines

Photo by Mika Baumeister/Unsplash   As new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continued to rise, Gov. John Carney, the state, Delaware courts and Firefly Music Festival made a lot of moves. Carney said schoolchildren must wear masks indoors and that state employees and workers at long-term care facilities and healthcare facilities must be vaccinated or be tested weekly for the coronvavirus. …

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – August 8, 2021

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom. From here, you can scroll through the pdf, forward and backward, zoom in or out in 10% increments, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. [pdf-embedder url=”/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/DelawareLive-Aug-8.pdf” title=”DelawareLive-Aug 8″] This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Hundreds gather to protest ChristianaCare’s vaccine mandate State urges unvaccinated to …

Hundreds gather to protest ChristianaCare’s vaccine mandate

Betsy Price Business, Headlines, Health

More than 350 people gathered on Churchman’s Road Saturday in front of ChristianaCare’s sign, and more were arriving by the minute.   More than 350 people gathered at the Churchman’s Road entrance to ChristianaCare’s campus Saturday morning to protest the health system’s requirement that all employees must be vaccinated. Members of the crowd stretched down the road on both sides …

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 …