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WBOC Salisbury
Updated Delaware Healthcare Website Launched Tuesday– Gov. John Carney and the Department of Health and Social Services relaunched
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 27 minutes ago
– Gov. John Carney and the Department of Health and Social Services relaunched www.ChooseHealthDE.com on Tuesday. The website now includes information and resources about healthcare spending in Delaware, strategies to slow its growth and actions to... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Delaware Officials Order Woman to Close In-Home Tattoo Shop- A Delaware woman operating a tattoo shop out of her home has been ordered by
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 4 days ago
- A Delaware woman operating a tattoo shop out of her home has been ordered by state officials to close it. The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services says in a Friday statement that the Wilmington woman's unregulated tattoo parlor... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
18 months after former head of API quit, the problems still aren't fixedcan be released too soon, sometimes without any treatment other than medication
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 4 days ago
can be released too soon, sometimes without any treatment other than medication. Officials with the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services insist the hospital has adequate budgeted staff positions, but they admit that API... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Two child care centers in Juneau are closing, worsening provider shortageleads to these services having to get younger and less experienced employees. L
Juneau Empire / Posted 5 days ago
leads to these services having to get younger and less experienced employees. Last August, Rose learned that the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services was increasing the number of employees who have to have a Child Development... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Lawmaker tackles opioid abuserisks of addiction. The proposed legislation also requires doctors to present
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 8 days ago
risks of addiction. The proposed legislation also requires doctors to present a written statement prepared by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services providing information on risks of addiction and additional health dangers presented... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
State releases report on negative health impacts of climate change(National Climate Assessment) prediction models are accurate," said Dr. Joe McL
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 11 days ago
(National Climate Assessment) prediction models are accurate," said Dr. Joe McLaughlin, state epidemiologist at the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. McLaughlin said the division started working on the report in 2015. While there... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Budget tops General Assembly agendaand the state’s spending is higher than the national average, Rini said. House
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 13 days ago
and the state’s spending is higher than the national average, Rini said. House Joint Resolution 7 authorized the state Department of Health and Social Services to study healthcare spending and look at new ways to manage costs while ensuring... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Mumps outbreak misses Kenailast five years, Alaska has seen one or fewer cases of a mumps per year, accord
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 13 days ago
last five years, Alaska has seen one or fewer cases of a mumps per year, according to data provided online by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. Symptoms of mumps are fever, headaches, muscle aches, tiredness, loss of appetite... Read more
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Dover Post
Budget tops General Assembly agendaand the state’s spending is higher than the national average, Rini said. House
Dover Post / Posted 13 days ago
and the state’s spending is higher than the national average, Rini said. House Joint Resolution 7 authorized the state Department of Health and Social Services to study healthcare spending and look at new ways to manage costs while ensuring... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Protect the staff at the Alaska Psychiatric Institutedecisions when ruling against state-run API (Myers v. API). Given the right leg
Juneau Empire / Posted 20 days ago
decisions when ruling against state-run API (Myers v. API). Given the right legislative pressure, state agencies, like the Department of Health and Social Services, will realize that patient recovery and safety should be paramount to... Read more
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Dover Post
Pilot program to connect library patrons to state servicessocial workers have begun providing assistance at libraries in Delaware countie
Dover Post / Posted 21 days ago
social workers have begun providing assistance at libraries in Delaware counties under a pilot program launched by the Department of Health and Social Services and the Delaware Division of Libraries. Two social workers from DHSS’ Division of... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Pilot program to connect library patrons to state servicessocial workers have begun providing assistance at libraries in Delaware countie
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 21 days ago
social workers have begun providing assistance at libraries in Delaware counties under a pilot program launched by the Department of Health and Social Services and the Delaware Division of Libraries. Two social workers from DHSS’ Division of... Read more
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Dover Post
DHSS among founding members of national My Healthy Weight programThe Department of Health and Social Services has become a founding member of th
Dover Post / Posted 21 days ago
The Department of Health and Social Services has become a founding member of the national My Healthy Weight, a collective initiative offering obesity prevention and treatment for individuals of all ages. Delaware is one of nine founding members of... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
DHSS among founding members of national My Healthy Weight programThe Department of Health and Social Services has become a founding member of th
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 21 days ago
The Department of Health and Social Services has become a founding member of the national My Healthy Weight, a collective initiative offering obesity prevention and treatment for individuals of all ages. Delaware is one of nine founding members of... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Pilot Program Will Connect Delaware Library Patrons to State Servicesassistance at libraries in all three counties under a pilot program launched by
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 21 days ago
assistance at libraries in all three counties under a pilot program launched by the Delaware Division of Libraries and the Department of Health and Social Services, the DHSS announced Tuesday. Two social workers from the Division of Social... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Pebble again tops Bristol Bay's 2017 newscommunity able to distribute the drug through a public health center. Carpenter
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 25 days ago
community able to distribute the drug through a public health center. Carpenter credited Andy Jones, who works with the Department of Health and Social Services, with getting the Naloxone to Dillingham through the statewide initiative. DHSS is... Read more

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