Public Health

Cervical Cancer & HPV Awareness

Posted: Thursday, January 19, 2023 in Public Health

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Montha time to talk about cervical cancer, the HPV virus and how it can affect you and/or your loved ones.

Learn How to Help Prevent Suicide

Posted: Wednesday, November 30, 2022 in Public Health

Unfortunately, more and more lives are being touched by suicide. Anyone can learn steps to help prevent suicide. DCPH is hosting a FREE Suicide Prevention QPR Training on Tuesday, February 7, 2023.

It's Not Too Late for Your Flu Shot

Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2022 in Public Health

Influenza or the flu is present and increasing in the state and Delaware County. As we move into the holiday season, its a great reminder that it is not too late to get your annual flu shot. Everyone ages 6 months and older are recommended to get a flu vaccine every year.

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.

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