Wilmington film screening bases ticket cost on race, gender

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Updated Friday, Aug. 27: Nemours Children’s Health System and Delaware Healthy Mother and Infant Consortium are no longer mentioned as cosponsors on the event’s ticket sales page A Wilmington non-profit organization is hosting a movie screening Friday with race- and gender-based ticket prices.  Tickets for the event range from free to $7, depending on your gender and racial identity. Black …

Nemours doc predicts surge after schools open; test materials to run out

Betsy Price Education, Headlines, Health

While COVID-19 usually causes mild cases in children, it can cause serious illness or death and there is no way to predict who will get hit hard, a Nemours doctor says   Communities can expect a surge of new COVID-19 cases two weeks after children go back to school, says a Nemours Children’s Health System doctor. The country also will …

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. …

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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 …