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 […]

Donate meals to help health care workers at Bayhealth

DOVER — Bayhealth is asking community members who want to help health care workers to donate meals to the health care system. The organization is taking donations for its employees at mealtrain.com.“We are in need of approximately 30 meals per shift,” Bayhealth Volunteer Services Manager Carrie Hart said in a statement. “Food donations will be […]

Bayhealth seeks donors for COVID-19 plasma therapy

DOVER — Bayhealth is using plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients to treat those who are severely ill with the virus. This type of treatment, which originated more than a century ago, is known as convalescent plasma therapy. It involves transferring antibodies from one individual to a blood-matched recipient in order to fight an infection. The […]

Communities rally to feed hospital workers

Shifts these days and nights can be long, demanding and stressful for hospital staff on the front lines in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. Businesses and communities are stepping up to deliver both moral and edible support. Feeding the fight has taken on different modus operandi at health care systems in Kent and Sussex […]

Bayhealth accepting meal donations to help its workers

DOVER — Bayhealth is asking community members who want to help health care workers to donate meals to the health care system. The organization is taking donations for its employees at mealtrain.com. “We are in need of approximately 30 meals per shift,” Bayhealth Volunteer Services Manager Carrie Hart said in a statement. “Food donations will […]

Mobile hospital can be used for coronavirus surge, state says

DOVER — The state announced a third alternate care site in the event of a coronavirus surge on Tuesday. Bayhealth, Nanticoke Memorial Hospital and Beebe Healthcare will take part in a collaborative effort to manage a mobile hospital unit, the Delaware Emergency Management Agency and State Health Operations Center said. Its exact location is to […]

Bayhealth to host moment of meditation/prayer today

DOVER – Bayhealth will hold a moment of meditation/prayer for healthcare heroes, patients and the community today at 1:30 p.m. The organization’s Diversity and Spirituality Committee is coordinating this with the help of its Pastoral Care team. All members of the community are invited to participate from their homes by taking 5 minutes at that […]