Beebe Healthcare tightens visitation policies

LEWES — Due to the rise in cases and hospitalizations, Beebe Healthcare has reinstituted stricter visiting policies to all care locations. Patients admitted to the main hospital at the Margaret H. Rollins Lewes Campus will no longer be permitted one well visitor for the safety of patients and caregivers. Nursing staff will continue to assist […]

Commentary: Beebe, recovery in Delaware both moving forward

By Dr. David Tam After 90 days as the president and CEO of Beebe Healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, it’s nice to be writing good news more frequently. The COVID-19 numbers continue to trend in a direction toward recovery. Statewide hospitalizations have dropped below 100. As we continue to monitor that data, Beebe lowered […]

Free COVID-19 testing in Milton on Saturday

MILTON — Beebe Healthcare, in partnership with the Governor’s Office, Division of Public Health, and other healthcare agencies, will host a free COVID-19 testing event in Milton on Saturday. Car-based testing will occur beginning at 9 a.m. to noon at Mariner Middle School on 16391 Harbeson Road in Milton. Milton Police and Beebe security will […]

Beebe nationally recognized for hospital safety

LEWES — Beebe Healthcare was awarded an ‘A’ in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Beebe’s achievements providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to health care quality and safety. The Safety Grade is a letter grade assigned to all general hospitals across […]

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 […]

Letter to the Editor: Thank you to #Crush Corona donors

A little over six weeks ago, Kathleen Schell and Justin Healy reached out to me with an idea. They presented a plan that would help support Beebe and local restaurants during this pandemic while at the same time give everyone a chance to make a difference. A few days later, many of the local restaurant […]

Ma-Ran Foundation gives $1M to Beebe COVID-19 Relief Fund

LEWES — Beebe Healthcare has received a $1 million gift to its COVID-19 Relief Fund from the Ma-Ran Foundation. “It is with great joy that I share the very good news of this gift from Ma-Ran Foundation, through the generosity of Peggy and Randall Rollins, for their contribution to help Beebe Healthcare fight the COVID-19 […]

Letter to the Editor: No virus, thank goodness!

Saturday morning after waking up for the third day in a row with sort of sore throat and not feeling the greatest, I decided to go to Beebe’s Georgetown medical campus to get tested for the virus. Got there at 8:30 to a very long line of cars for this and I got to the […]

Beebe hosting second Facebook Live COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall May 15

LEWES – With an invitation to the public, Beebe Healthcare will host a one-hour COVID-19 virtual town hall at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 15. This is Beebe’s second virtual town hall during the coronavirus pandemic. Community members will hear from Beebe Healthcare President/CEO Dr. David Tam and other Beebe representatives for a virtual town hall […]

Beebe receives COVID-19 relief from Lewes Board of Public Works

LEWES – The Beebe Medical Foundation has received a contribution of $85,000 from the Lewes Board of Public Works (LBPW) to the COVID-19 Relief Fund to help Beebe Healthcare during this pandemic. “We have always had a very close working relationship with our local town officials, organizations, and groups here in Lewes. When Pres Lee, […]