Community input shapes interior design

As the exterior of the new Bayhealth Hospital, Sussex Campus nears completion, project leaders are turning their focus toward the interior design elements of the new facility — and community members and employees are getting a chance to give their input. “Our community partners, frontline staff, and providers play an important role in planning for […]

Houston Dog Tests Positive for Rabies

A family dog in Houston, Delaware tested positive for rabies after biting his two adult owners. The victims were bitten while attempting to put the dog in a kennel and the animal became aggressive towards them. The dog was not leashed when outside and the home has no fenced backyard, so it is not possible […]

Glysteen Receives Dr. Pierce, Jr. Scholarship

Beebe Healthcare’s Medical Staff presented two students at the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing with scholarships. Two senior students are the recipients of the scholarship this year: Angela Gleysteen from Milford, and Makenzie Lee from Newark. Both Angela and Makenzie plan to seek employment at Beebe Healthcare. The Medical Staff at Beebe Healthcare recognizes […]

Bayhealth’s Go Pink! Campaign a Success

For more than a decade, Bayhealth has been raising money for screenings, education and overall breast cancer awareness through its annual Go Pink! campaign. Funds raised during the campaign are used to provide breast screenings and education programs offered through Bayhealth and its community partner the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC). The majority of the […]

Incorporating Exercise into Everyday Life

Staff Report Living a healthy lifestyle is one of the best things you can do for your health. Eating healthy and exercising 150 minutes a week goes a long way in not only maintaining a healthy weight, but improving sleep and reducing the risk of chronic disease. Deciding to make a lifestyle change is the […]

Nationwide Wins Certification for Milford Facility

  Staff Report A new skilled nursing and rehabilitation center on the site of the soon-to-be vacated Bayhealth Milford Memorial complex on Clarke Avenue is a step closer to reality. The Delaware Health Resources Board has determined there is a need for the facility, approving Nationwide Health Care Services’ Certificate of Public Review application and […]

Auxiliary Makes Generous Gift

The Auxiliary of Milford Memorial Hospital recently made a generous donation to support important services provided by the Bayhealth Cancer Institute. “We had met and surpassed our $750,000 goal for the new Bayhealth Sussex Campus, so my predecessor Dawn Kenton reached out to department heads to find out if there was another initiative we could […]

Bayhealth nurse honored with Daisy Award

Bayhealth Milford Memorial Medical-Surgical Nurse Laura Jermyn, BSN, RN, CMSRN, has been recognized with the coveted DAISY Award for providing extraordinary nursing care. The DAISY Award is given by the DAISY Foundation, which was formed in 2000 by the family of J. Patrick Barnes. The Barnes family wanted to recognize the nurses who cared for […]

DPH Reports 3rd DE Flu Death

A third person has died as a result of complications due to the flu since the start of the 2017-2018 flu season in October. The Division of Public Health (DPH) announced that a 76-year-old Sussex County man passed away over the weekend in a New Castle County hospital. The man who had several underlying health […]

Primary care Expanding in Milford

Milfordians will soon have access to more primary care physicians in Milford, thanks to construction of a new 5,000-square-foot medical office building. It’s located at 800 North DuPont Boulevard, Milford, on the Bayhealth Edward F. Quinn III Medical Offices. The facility will include space for four Bayhealth Medical Group primary care physicians, plus their clinical […]

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