Public Health

Are You Up-To-Date with COVID-19 Vaccines?

Posted: Thursday, September 8, 2022 in Public Health

Vaccines have been available for decades and help by offering protection from diseases. The COVID-19 vaccine and boosters are no different. They are effective at protecting people from getting very ill, being hospitalized, or even dying from COVID-19. But, like other vaccines, you are best protected when you stay up-to-date on your COVID-19 immunizations, including booster doses.

High COVID-19 Community Level in Delaware County

Posted: Monday, August 8, 2022 in Public Health

According to the CDC COVID Data Tracker, Delaware County is now in the high community level range. As COVID-19 cases continue to rise throughout the United States and our county, its important to take the necessary steps to protect yourself and others.

Universal Masking Required at Regional Medical Center

Posted: Wednesday, August 3, 2022 in Public Health

Effective August 4, 2022, hospital-issued masks are required for all patients, visitors, volunteers, and staff. Masks are required, regardless of vaccination status, in all areas of our facilities. Masks will be provided upon entry.

Free Suicide Prevention Training

Posted: Thursday, July 28, 2022 in Public Health

Delaware County Public Health is offering a free suicide prevention training on Thursday, August 11, 2022.Anyone from ages 12 and up are welcome. This training focuses on three steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide.

COVID-19 Cases Increasing

Posted: Monday, July 25, 2022 in Public Health

Cases are on the rise. All across the United States and in Delaware County, there is a rising trend in positive COVID-19 cases.

Stop the Bleed Training

Posted: Tuesday, July 19, 2022 in Public Health

Emergencies can happen anywhere and at any time, especially life-threatening accidents that cause serious blood loss. You can become an immediate responder by going through the STOP THE BLEED training.

COVID-19 Vaccines Now Recommended for Young Children

Posted: Friday, July 1, 2022 in Public Health

The CDC recommends COVID-19 Vaccines for everyone 6 months and older and COVID-19 boosters for everyone ages 5 years and older, if eligible.

Park. LOOK. Lock.

Posted: Thursday, June 23, 2022 in Public Health

5 children in the United States have died this year and 912 since 1998 due to Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke. Every death was preventable.

Protect Your Skin this Summer

Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2022 in Public Health

As the weather warms and our communities continue to be more active outside, its important to remind everyone to protect their skin! Recently, Delaware County Public Health was able to deliver individual bottles of sunscreen to county ballparks and swimming pools for public use.

Additional COVID-19 Booster Recommendations

Posted: Friday, April 1, 2022 in Public Health

The CDC recently announced certain individuals are eligible to get an additional COVID-19 booster. This is due to the increased risk of severe illness with these populations.

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