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 […]

Bayhealth hosts open house at new Sussex Campus hospital

MILFORD — Bayhealth Sussex Campus in Milford beamed with life this weekend as thousands of community members walked through the hallways of the new hospital. Mary Vail and neighbors Dolores and Gay Morrison, all of Milford, were among the first visitors Saturday during a community-wide open house. “I think it’s beautiful. And it’s brand new […]

Bayhealth Sussex Campus to host community open house

MILFORD — A beacon of economic growth, the construction site at Bayhealth’s new Sussex Campus in Milford has lit up the sky for months. With its opening date nearing, the community will finally get to walk through the front doors Saturday to explore its bright possibilities. An open house scheduled for Saturday from 2 to […]

New Bayhealth Sussex Campus set to accept patients in early February, community open house scheduled

As patients continue receiving health care at Bayhealth’s Milford Memorial Hospital this year, innovative technology and fresh construction on a new hospital nears completion in south Milford. First built in 1953, the current 22-acre hospital on Clarke Avenue simply would not hold future growth, Bayhealth leaders contend. So, a change was in order. The new […]

Bayhealth adjusts visitation policy as flu cases increase

  DOVER — As the outside temperatures around Delaware have been decreasing, the number of people being stricken with the flu statewide has been increasing. It is those burgeoning influenza numbers that has led Bayhealth to enact a temporary flu visitation policy for its hospitals in Kent County: Kent General in Dover and Milford Memorial. […]