Bayhealth Primary Care, Milford welcomes Rolfes

MILFORD — Bayhealth Primary Care, Milford welcomes board-certified internal medicine doctor Robert Rolfes, MD.He joins Preeti Gupta, MD; Antonio Zarraga, MD; and Cynthia Zarraga, MD. Dr. Rolfes is now accepting new patients. The practice is part of the Bayhealth Medical Group, a partnership of physicians, their clinical staff, and an administrative support team that operates […]

Bayhealth’s Harvey receives DAISY Award

DOVER — For William (Will) Harvey, who has been with Bayhealth since 2011, it was an act of kindness and opportunity to do something special and meaningful for a patient that earned him a DAISY Award.“Whenever you can utilize your talent to make an impact in someone’s life, take advantage of it,” said Mr. Harvey.Mr. […]

GOLD by Green Partners with Ryan Shazier Fund

REHOBOTH BEACH — Mary Green, owner of GOLD by Green jewelry, is partnering with the newly established Ryan Shazier Fund for Spinal Rehabilitation to raise money and awareness of the stamina it takes for a person with a spinal cord injury to overcome adversity and reach their goals.The fund is focused on building pathways for […]

Go Red for Women campaign announces 2021 chair

DOVER — American Heart Association recently announced the chair for the 2021 Go Red For Women/STEM Goes Red campaign.Robin Roddy, DSWA chief operating officer will lead the 2021 fundraising efforts for Go Red, which encourages women to take charge of their heart health and combat the No. 1 and No. 5 killers of American women, […]

Westside Family Healthcare slates Fall Harvest Giveaway

DOVER — Westside Family Healthcare will host a free Fall Harvest Giveaway on Oct. 29 to distribute food and COVID-19 hygiene kits.The event, at 1020 Forrest Ave., will run from 3-6 p.m. until supplies last. Distributions will be made via drive-up service only, and participants must stay in their vehicles and wear masks.U.S. Department of […]

Update: Bayhealth Sussex Campus to add 29 new beds

MILFORD — On Wednesday, Bayhealth announced its plan to add 29 new beds and a cesarean section suite to its Sussex Campus in Milford. “After our move to the Sussex Campus in early 2019, we saw significant growth in admissions, observation cases and the number of babies born,” said Terry Murphy, Bayhealth’s CEO and president. […]

VA hosting veteran flu immunization clinic in Georgetown Saturday

GEORGETOWN — The Veterans Affairs Sussex County Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Georgetown will host a veteran walk-up flu clinic this Saturday, Oct. 24. Th clinic will run from 8 a.m. to 12 noon in the parking lot of the clinic, located at 21748 Roth Avenue, Georgetown. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is […]

Does the flu vaccine affect my chances of getting COVID-19?

From the Associated Press “Viral Questions” series: Does the flu vaccine affect my chances of getting COVID-19? The flu vaccine protects you from seasonal influenza, not the coronavirus — but avoiding the flu is especially important this year.Health officials and medical groups are urging people to get either the flu shot or nasal spray, so […]

Beebe Healthcare tightens visitation policies

LEWES — Due to the rise in cases and hospitalizations, Beebe Healthcare has reinstituted stricter visiting policies to all care locations. Patients admitted to the main hospital at the Margaret H. Rollins Lewes Campus will no longer be permitted one well visitor for the safety of patients and caregivers. Nursing staff will continue to assist […]

Bayhealth plans new facility near Milton

MILTON — Bayhealth Medical Center announced plans Monday to build an outpatient care center near Milton. The facility was approved by the Delaware Health Resources Board, part of the Division of Health and Social Services, and will include both an emergency department and a walk-in care center. “We believe emergency care will be a great […]