In the News

  • The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services has  launched an updated and significantly improved version of Delaware's centralized online resource for addiction prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery information, HelpIsHereDE.com. The website is designed to assist people struggling with addiction, their families, the community, and provide resources for medical  professionals.

  • The Delaware Division of Public Health reminds Delawareans to protect themselves from tick and mosquito bites before heading outside. Tick and mosquito bites can cause serious illnesses, and a few small steps, such as using insect repellent, can make a big difference. READ MORE.

  • Health insurer Aetna announced it will not be participating in Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace in 2018. That leaves Highmark as the only insurer in the state’s Affordable Care Act Marketplace. READ MORE

  • In 2014, there was a spread of 20.1 years between the counties with the longest and shortest typical life spans based on life expectancy at birth. Read More

Spotlight

URGE LAWMAKERS TO FULLY FUND DIMER, DIDER & SLRP

The Medical Society of Delaware urges physicians to contact House and Senate Leadership as well as the members of the Joint Finance Committee Chair TODAY and request that they reinstate funding for key programs which give Delaware students access to medical dental schools. READ MORE.


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