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The latest Drug Take Back Day is this weekend, offering another opportunity to dispose of prescription drugs that are no longer needed.

 


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The flu season is now officially underway and the state and area hospitals are holding mass vaccination events.

First State nursing homes are seeking donations for their residents ahead of the holiday season.

Delaware health officials say they’re investing in hiring more peer mentors for patients struggling with substance abuse disorder. But the state is also stalling plans for the so-called 'centers of excellence.'


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A new family visitation center officially opened last week in Middletown.


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Advocates at the state and local level are working to get the lifesaving drug naloxone to first responders and citizens in Wilmington.

But the Wilmington Police Department is among a dwindling number of municipal law enforcement agencies not stocking the medication through a state-funded program.


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Health and Social Services Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker has sent recommendations to Gov. John Carney laying out a plan for the state to implement a health care spending benchmark.

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Moving day has arrived for the Division of Child Support Services in Dover.

 


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The First State is getting additional federal funds to deal with the opioid crisis locally.

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Delaware’s Meals on Wheels may not get the state support it says the program needs next year.


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