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Sewing goodwill is her passion

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It’s obvious that Thelma Gabrielson developed a very strong and enduring connection to Bayhealth, one that started with her birth more than 70 years ago at Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus. It’s doesn’t take long to discern that Mrs. Gabrielson not only takes pride in her deep Delaware roots, but she’s also a woman with a generous spirit. She’s an active …

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Greenwood fox tests positive for rabies; bitten resident starts treatment

Charles Megginson Headlines, Health

The Delaware Division of Public Health wants anyone who thinks they or their animals may have been in contact with a rabid fox in Greenwood to call the state, Photo by Steffie Wacker/Pexels   A fox in the Greenwood area has tested positive for rabies after biting a human Friday.  The incident occurred on Friday, Sept. 3 in the vicinity …

Plantation Lakes residents strong supporters of DBCC

Terry Rogers Charity, Headlines, Health

Plantation Lakes will hold several events over the next few weeks to benefit DBCC, including a basket raffle like this one held in 2019 Plantation Lakes, a development in Millsboro, may be small but the residents are strong supporters of the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. Over the next few weeks, the development has seven events planned to benefit the organization …

Doctor who sat on COVID-19 alt medicine panel leaves Beebe

Charles Megginson Headlines, Health

Dr. Adam Brownstein, pictured at Monday’s panel, parted ways with Beebe Healthcare Tuesday.   A Milford doctor who sat on a COVID-19 alternative medicine panel Monday night has parted ways with Beebe Healthcare and Beebe Medical Group. The two events were not related, said Dr. Adam Brownstein, a family medicine physician. He said his departure had been three months in the …

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Bayhealth Welcomes OB-GYN Dr. Roni Dermo

Terry Rogers Headlines, Health

Dr. Roni Dermo joins Bayhealth Bayhealth is pleased to announce the addition of Obstetrician-​Gynecologist (OB-GYN) Roni Dermo, MD, to Bayhealth Women’s Care, Sussex Campus. She specializes in all aspects of women’s reproductive health, including pregnancy and childbirth. Dr. Dermo joins Miaohou Xu, MD, and Melisa Edler, MD, in the practice Dr. Dermo is now accepting new patients. The practice is …

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City installs mile markers on Riverwalk

Terry Rogers Government, Headlines, Health

The Milford Riverwalk now has mile markers installed thanks to intern Dylan Graham The City of Milford Parks & Recreation Intern, Dylan Graham, is leaving his mark on the Downtown Riverwalk, with newly installed mile markers and directional signs. “Dylan has been a great asset as an intern to our Department over the summer, and we feel this project will …

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State to mandate masks in all schools, state facilities; more rules to come

Charles Megginson Education, Headlines, Health

Delaware will require all school teachers, students and staff to wear masks indoors, even for sports.     Gov. John Carney said Tuesday that masks must be worn in all public, private and parochial schools, as well as childcare homes and centers for those over the age of 2.. Carney also said state employees and visitors to state facilities must …

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Nemours is 3rd health system to require employees be vaccinated

Charles Megginson Business, Headlines, Health

Nemours Children’s Health System, which operates A.I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, has become the third healthcare network in Delaware to require COVID-19 vaccinations for employees. The healthcare network announced in a press release Friday that all employees must receive the first dose of a two-dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine …

Wawa asks customers to mask up when entering stores

Charles Megginson Business, Headlines, Health

This Milford Wawa sign asks all customers to wear mask inside the store. Photo by Bryan Shupe   Wawa has updated its mask policy to require all employees to wear masks in their stores regardless of vaccination status. The use of masks in the popular convenience stores remains optional for customers, although new signs posted on entryways ask customers, vaccinated …