First COVID-19 vaccine administered in Delaware

DOVER — Elisabeth Cote rolled up her sleeve, waited for the needle to enter her arm and history was made. Ms. Cote, a progressive care unit nurse at Bayhealth’s Kent County campus in Dover, became the first Delawarean to receive the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday morning. “If I want these people not to […]

Dover’s Scull Mansion in crosshairs of history, progress

DOVER — Just a short drive down South State Street from Dover’s historic district, history appears to once again be standing in the way of perceived progress. And that has many residents concerned about the future of the Scull Mansion, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Greenwold. A city 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. […]

Bayhealth Sussex Campus receives several design and construction awards

On Tuesday, Bayhealth Hospital announced that its Sussex Campus and several companies involved in its design and construction received awards from various trade organizations. As part of the Baltimore chapter of the American Institute of Architects’ 2019 Excellence in Design Awards, the campus itself received the organization’s inaugural Exceptional Detail Award. The architectural firm Bayhealth […]

COVID-19 testing no longer available at Bayhealth Hospital, Sussex Campus in Milford

MILFORD — COVID-19 testing is no longer available at the Bayhealth Hospital, Sussex Campus in Milford. Although the Delaware Department of Health’s coronavirus website still had the Sussex campus as a location in Milford where drive-thru testing was available with a referral as late as Thursday afternoon, the final day drive-through COVID-19 testing was available […]

Bayhealth outpatient palliative care program opens in Dover

DOVER — Bayhealth expanded its palliative care services program with the opening of an outpatient palliative care program at 103 Wolf Creek Boulevard, Suite 2, in Dover on June 25. The program has continued to grow since it launched in the inpatient setting several years prior. Palliative care is medical care for patients suffering from […]

Bayhealth’s Coter receives DAISY Award

DOVER — Bayhealth’s latest DAISY Award recipient is Elisabeth Cote, BSN, RN, a Progressive Care Unit nurse. She was nominated by a coworker who recognized Ms. Cote for her work ethic and compassionate care of patients.Nursing is a second career for Ms. Cote. Now in her fourth year at Bayhealth’s Kent Campus, Cote’ has no […]

Hospitals expand services

Delaware’s COVID-19 concerns remain but some dramatic fears have at least diminished. Thus, health care professionals agree it’s time to resume elective procedures and primary care services. On Tuesday, state officials announced expanded opportunity for surgeries, preventive care and wellness visits. The services were allowed to return on Wednesday. Much needed colonoscopies, hip and knee […]

Bayhealth offers online tours for expectant moms

DOVER — Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Bayhealth had to suspend the tours of our Centers for Women and Infants and the classes we typically offer to expectant mothers. However, virtual tours are available and educational resources can be accessed through a free online tool.Parents can take a virtual tour of the Center for Women […]

Bayhealth coronavirus testing continues today in Milford

MILFORD – Bayhealth, in partnership with the Governor’s office, the Division of Public Health and other healthcare agencies, performed more than 2,200 tests over the first three days of its expanded coronavirus community testing in Milford. The testing in Sussex County is part of a statewide initiative to expand access to testing in designated hotspots […]