Stopping Spring Allergies in their Tracks

Spring has arrived. The ground is warming up. Flowers and plants are blooming, and pollen is in the air. With this time of year comes spring allergies, and with that allergy sufferers may experience immune system reactions such as coughing, sneezing, itchy eyes, a scratchy throat, and more. Roughly 50 million people in the United […]

Bayhealth names Educators of the Year

For the last 16 years, Bayhealth has honored staff from both Bayhealth Milford Memorial and Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus for going above and beyond in not only teaching patients how to better care for themselves, but educating team members on how to improve the care they provide to the community. The 2017 Healthcare Educators of […]

Generations of support for local healthcare

As part of its Campaign for Bayhealth — Phase III fundraising initiative, the Bayhealth Foundation has engaged local business owners in supporting the health campus project in southern Delaware. When approached, Charlie Burton and the management team at I.G. Burton & Co., exceeded the Foundation’s expectations by making a multiyear pledge. Burton is the fifth-generation […]

Mumps Cases Increase to Nine

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is now confirming nine cases of the mumps as part of its ongoing investigation of an outbreak among attendees at a February dance festival in New Castle County. Seven of the nine confirmed cases either attended, or lived with persons who attended, a social dance (Baile Mejicano or […]

Student Engenders Support for Cancer Patients

Many of the services, programs, and other offerings provided to Bayhealth cancer patients are made possible because of generous gifts and contributions from individuals and other businesses and organizations in our local communities—including those that were given as part of the remarkable vision and efforts of Dover High School Junior Meghana Lodhavia. For the second […]

Nemours Previews New Milford Location

by Terry Rogers  On Thursday, March 15, Ann M. Hurst, MSM, BSN, RN, provided members of the community with a preview of the new Nemours Children’s Health System building which will be located on the new Bayhealth Sussex Campus in Milford. The organization hopes to break ground on the new building in late 2018 with […]

Lauryn Hamil honored with peer award

Bayhealth congratulated Registered Nurse Lauryn Hamil, BSN, RN, on being named the most recent Cardiovascular Surgical Intensive Care Unit (CVSICU) Employee of the Quarter. Hamil received the award based on nominations from coworkers on her unit. The CVSICU Employee of the Quarter is a peer award that recognizes nurses for going above and beyond. Hamil, […]

Raising Awareness for Heart Disease in Women

Heart disease is the top killer of women with one woman dying every 80 seconds, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). Because of this, it’s not surprising to hear how heart disease has impacted families in the community. It’s Bayhealth Physician Liaison Cassandra Humphrey’s personal experience that led her to volunteer for the AHA’s […]

Bayhealth Hosting First Nurse Run 5K

This spring, Bayhealth is hosting the First Annual Bayhealth Nurse on the Run 5K Walk/Run to benefit nursing education. The event will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Wild Quail Country Club in Camden-Wyoming, Delaware. This fundraiser is part of Bayhealth’s participation in the American Nurses Association 2017 Year […]

Melody Joy Foundation Donates to KSI

Founders and board members of the Melody Joy Foundation gathered at KSI recently to present a donation of $5,000 raised from their “Dancing in the Streets for Melody” fundraiser held September 24, 2017, in downtown Milford. Melody Booker-Wilkins, known fondly throughout Kent and Sussex Counties, lost her battle with cancer in September 2016. In her […]

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