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 […]

Bayhealth implements new temporary visitor restriction

DOVER — Bayhealth announced new temporary visitor restriction policies during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that go into effect Thursday at 8 p.m. The policies follow guidelines established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The new policies are as follows: •Bayhealth Hospital, Kent and Sussex Campuses will accept no visitors. Exceptions will be made […]

Learn CPR and First Aid at Bayhealth – Kent Hospital

DOVER — Bayhealth will offer the American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR AED & First Aid from 4 – 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4 at Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus, General Foods Conference Center, 640 S. State St. in Dover. The course is designed for non-healthcare providers in the community. This course will review the steps […]

First babies of 2020 make their debut

Downstate hospitals welcomed the first arrivals for 2020. At Bayhealth Hospital, Sussex Campus baby Kemper MacNiewski Lynch was born to parents Courtney Wisniewski and Tim Lynch at 12:20 a.m. She weighed 6 pounds, 13.4 ounces. and was over 19 inches long. Baby Kemper joins an older brother and sister. At Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus baby […]

Healthcare programs in Sussex continue to expand

It’s out with the old and in with a modern sense of continuity of care in Milford as a new decade offers fresh healthcare options for residents. Bayhealth jumpstarted a chain of events last year as the healthcare organization closed its former Milford Memorial Hospital after years of planning and opened its brand new Bayhealth […]