Ravens’ Judon huge hit with Nanticoke health fair/expo patrons

LAUREL – As a professional football player with the Baltimore Ravens, Matthew Judon’s mission is performance, success and winning. Nanticoke Health Services’ committed mission to the community is good health and healthy lifestyle. Together, they teamed up to bring upward of 800 to 1,000 people to Laurel Senior High School last Saturday for the seventh […]

Learn about services provided by SUN Behavioral Health’s new Georgetown facility

GEORGETOWN – A new day has dawned for those suffering mental health and substance abuse issues, and health advocates are doing their part to spread the word and shed some light on the treatment options now available to patients right here in Sussex County. The Sussex County Advisory Committee on Aging & Adults with Physical […]

Nanticoke’s dinner auction movin’ and groovin’ to the ’70s

BRIDGEVILLE — Attendees at Nanticoke Health Foundation’s 33rd Dinner Auction will be boogieing to the ’70s while supporting a worthy cause. Boogie Night Movin’ and Groovin’ 70s Style is set for Saturday, April 13 at Heritage Shores Clubhouse in Bridgeville. The event, which runs from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., features silent and live auctions […]

Cold weather likely to boost pest activity, report says

DOVER — If you’ve noticed more rodents in your home this winter, it’s no coincidence. They’ve been driven indoors statewide because of excessively cold regional temperatures, says a new report by the National Pest Management Association. “After experiencing its eighth coldest November on record, rodent populations in cities like Wilmington were likely driven indoors early […]

Commentary: Avoid injuries while shoveling snow

It’s always good to know the proper way to shovel so injuries can be prevented. We at ATI Physical Therapy have some advice to help avoid those snow shoveling injuries Stretch Take 5–10 minutes to warm-up your muscles with some stretches before starting to shovel. Hydrate When it’s cold outside, many people don’t tend to […]

Commentary: Delaware celebrates Maternal Health Awareness Day

The Delaware Section of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) was pleased to host its first Maternal Health Awareness Day on Jan. 23 at the Medical Society of Delaware’s Conference Center in Newark. Maternal Health Awareness Day was first observed last year by the New Jersey Section of ACOG to promote the importance […]

Bayhealth makes move to new Sussex Campus

MILFORD — Milford Memorial Hospital closed its doors Tuesday as Bayhealth moved into a new facility across town, ending an era that has witnessed the ebb and flow of the community since 1938. The historic hospital will live on as a skilled-nursing facility with a myriad other offerings when Nationwide Healthcare Services soon takes over […]

Three more flu-related deaths reported in Delaware

DOVER — The number of laboratory-confirmed flu cases continues to increase in Delaware, and the Division of Public Health announced three recent flu-related deaths, bringing the total number of deaths for the 2018-’19 season thus far to eight. The most recent victim is an 83-year-old man from New Castle County, with underlying health conditions, who […]

Nanticoke, PRMC hospital systems say merger will result in enhanced, coordinated services

SEAFORD — Nanticoke Health Services in Seaford is merging with Peninsula Regional Health Services in an effort to provide better care for patients in both Wicomico and Sussex counties, officials say. The collaboration was announced Monday, after Nanticoke conducted an 18-month search. “For more than 65 years, Nanticoke’s singular mission has been to provide for […]

Nanticoke to partner with Peninsula Regional Health System

SEAFORD — After an 18-month search, Nanticoke Health Services, based in Seaford, has announced that it will affiliate with Peninsula Regional Health System to delivery health care and enhance medical services for residents in Sussex County. “For more than 65 years, Nanticoke’s singular mission has been to provide for the healthcare needs of the western […]