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Delaware’s Public Health Director discussed the First State’s opioid crisis on Capitol Hill Thursday.


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State officials are looking for ways to make Delaware a friendlier place for people with dementia and their caregivers.


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The next Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, offering Delawareans another opportunity to dispose of prescription drugs they no longer need.

 


Delaware State University renewed a partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency Thursday, and expanded its scope.


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Recent national data shows high rates of preschool students being suspended or expelled. It’s also an issue in the First State.


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Federal officials announced Tuesday that full Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits will be available to participants for the month of February.

 

Roughly 137,000 Delaware residents rely on SNAP, according to state officials.

 


Department of Health and Human Services

Delaware and other states are expected to appeal a federal judge’s ruling striking down the Affordable Care Act.


The Department of Health and Social Services’ (DHSS), Adopt-A-Family Holiday program comes to a close this week.

 

 


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Gov. John Carney issued an executive order Tuesday to put into place a health care spending benchmark for the First State.


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Christiana Care Health System is getting help from the state to start a new behavioral health pilot.


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