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Winter viruses & kids: Difficulty breathing? Seek help

Charlie Megginson Headlines, Health

Delaware’s public health agency already has identified 4,274 lab-confirmed cases of influenza — significantly more than the entire 2021-2022 flu season. It’s confirmed 718 cases of RSV, and the state’s seven-day average for new COVID cases is 164, up from 106 a month ago.  Welcome to the tripledemic health officials have been warning about. All three viruses have similar systems: …

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Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – Dec. 4, 2022

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Sneak Peek: Chancery Market Food Hall and Bar Teachers union calls for pay committee to #MoveTheMeeting Many Del. districts don’t evaluate superintendents annually Culture Hale Byrnes House to unveil painting of witness tree Odessa Houses’ Christmas designer takes on the White House ‘Sister Act’ …

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ChristianaCare names breast center after Tatiana Copeland

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

    ChristianaCare has named its Breast Center The Tatiana Copeland Breast Center after a Wilmington philanthropist who was treated for cancer there. The naming of the center at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute reflects Tatiana and Gerret Copeland’s financial support, the healthcare system said in a press release. The couple gave a $1.2 million gift …

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ChristianaCare lifts COVID-19 visitation restrictions

Staff Writer Headlines, Health

ChristianaCare has lifted its COVID-19 visitation restrictions at its hospitals. The company’s mask mandate will remain in place. In a news release Wednesday, the health system said it will return to its pre-COVID visitation policy.  Effective immediately: Hospitalized patients may accept visitors between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. The number of visitors per patient is not restricted. Hospital visitors must …

The Community Education Building is located at 1200 N. French Street in Wilmington.

Community Education Building reintroduces itself with block party

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

A block party Saturday at the Community Education Building in downtown Wilmington will feature free food, entertainment and even free sports physicals. “This is our re-introduction to the community,” said Tamarra Morris, chief operating officer of the CEB. “A lot of people have no idea what we’re doing here in this building, so we want to make sure that we …

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Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – August 21, 2022

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Bonini faces 2 GOP challengers for seat he’s held 27 years Could these new homes break the cycle of poverty? Here’s why state wants advice on school funding Caesar Rodney student, father sued over gym dodgeball incident Culture Finally! Broadway’s Brian Stokes Mitchell to …

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ChristianaCare drops out of deal to buy Crozer Health

Staff Writer Headlines, Health

ChristianaCare’s plans to expand into the Philly area have blown up. The Wilmington health care system announced Thursday that it will not be buying Crozer Health from Prospect Medical Holdings Inc. The two systems had announced the signing of a letter of intent for ChristianaCare to acquire Crozer Health from Prospect on Feb. 11, 2022. Since then, a joint statement …

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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 …