PAM Rehabilitation Hospital to offer brain injury clinic

DOVER — PAM Rehabilitation Hospital of Dover, known as an acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital that also has been providing outpatient therapy including physical, occupational, and speech therapies to the surrounding community, recently announced the expansion of its services to include a new brain injury clinic starting Wednesday Aug. 5.This unique outpatient clinic will be the […]

Nanticoke welcomes Talag to its medical staff

SEAFORD — Nanticoke Memorial Hospital recently welcomed Michelle Talag, MSN-FNP to its medical staff. Ms. Talag, primary care provider, joined Nanticoke in May and is currently accepting new patients to her practice located at the Nanticoke Health Pavilion in Seaford. Ms. Talag received both her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing and her Master of […]

Fauci optimistic COVID-19 vaccine will be widely available

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci said Friday that he remains confident that a coronavirus vaccine will be ready by early next year, telling lawmakers that a quarter-million Americans already have volunteered to take part in clinical trials. But if the future looks encouraging, public health alarms are still going off in the present. Officials […]

Bayhealth Orthopaedics, Dover welcomes Tsui, DO

DOVER — Bayhealth Orthopaedics, Dover, welcomes new primary care sports medicine physician Terrence Tsui, DO. He joins fellow physicians Trinity Pilkington, MD; Darshdeep Singh, DO; John Burger, DO; Andrew Gambone, MD; and Andrew Park, MD.The practice is part of the Bayhealth Medical Group, a partnership of highly trained physicians, their clinical staff, and an administrative […]

Guatemala burying dozens of unidentified COVID-19 dead

GUATEMALA CITY — Guatemalan hospitals say they have had to bury dozens of COVID-19 victims who have never been identified, and one hospital is creating archives in hopes that once the pandemic passes, their relatives will come looking for them. Workers at one of the country’s largest public hospitals have started photographing patients who arrive […]

Trump dismisses virus aid for cities, lashes out at GOP

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday dismissed Democratic demands to include aid for cash-strapped cities in a new coronavirus relief package and he lashed out at Republicans, saying they should “go back to school” if they reject money for a new FBI headquarters in the nation’s capital. Trump, speaking alongside Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin […]

Health agency announces leadership changes

NEW CASTLE — Incoming Department of Health and Social Services Secretary Molly Magarik announced department-wide leadership changes Wednesday. The changes include new directors of the divisions of Developmental Disabilities Services and Health Care Quality, with a new chief also to come for the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health. Mrs. Magarik, who has been […]

Trump again pushes hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 treatment

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump issued a stout defense Tuesday of a disproved use of a malaria drug as a treatment for the coronavirus, hours after social media companies moved to take down videos promoting its use as potentially harmful misinformation. The president, in a marked shift from the more measured approach he’s taken toward […]

State calls for COVID-19 testing at Dover church after 3 test positive

DOVER — The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is encouraging members of the Destiny Christian Church in Dover and any attendees of its recent conferences to get tested for COVID-19. The DPH said it is making the recommendation after at least three members tested positive. At least two of the individuals attended recent services […]

Bridgeville woman alarmed after receiving incorrect COVID results for husband, daughter

BRIDGEVILLE — Katey Evans is speaking out about COVID-19 testing after her husband and daughter were mistakenly labeled negative by Delaware’s Division of Public Health when their results were positive. On Thursday, the day after Ms. Evans’ husband, Kevin, was admitted to Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, the Division of Public Health acknowledged that 12 people […]