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Editor's note: With the mandated closure to the public of all restaurants and bars in the state, except for carry-out, drive-through and delivery services, we are compiling a listing of which restaurants are remaining open to provide those services and the details involved. Restaurants that …

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Whether they’re longtime “gym rats” or someone who was finally honoring a long-ignored New Year’s resolution to get more active, or instructors who lead all of them to better fitness — they have struggled to keep fit during the COVID-19 pandemic.

When the first shovels of dirt were lifted 18 months ago, Beebe Healthcare officials certainly had no idea that the South Coastal Health Campus on Route 17 in Millville would open its doors during a worldwide health crisis.

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How quickly our lives have changed during this coronavirus pandemic. At my house, we’re social distancing and we’re washing our hands constantly. Disinfectant wipes are always at the ready as we wipe down everything, including our counters, doorknobs and even the bottoms of our shoes.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Bayhealth had to suspend the tours of its Centers for Women & Infants and the classes they typically offer to expectant mothers. However, virtual tours are available and educational resources can be accessed through a free online tool.

Highmark on April 20 announced that its commercial members, Affordable Care Act members and Medicare Advantage members in Pennsylvania and Delaware now have access to a comprehensive, technology-enabled opioid-use disorder (OUD) program. The program, which was first rolled out to Highmark’s …

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Bayhealth’s Emergency & Trauma Services, in partnership with local Emergency Medical Services (EMS) teams recently started using a secure, HIPPA-compliant communication technology called Twiage. The app, which can be used on smartphones, tablets and computers, replaces the phone and radi…

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Highmark has announced that members who require in-network, inpatient hospital care for COVID-19 will not incur any deductibles, co-insurance and co-pays, effective immediately. The decision applies to members with group employer coverage (self-funded groups may elect to opt into the program…

Given the recent outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), many people are unable to attend regularly-scheduled medical appointments, like physical therapy. In addition, the shut-down of local gyms and fitness facilities limits options for exercise to prevent physical decline and subsequent health…

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Teayra Bowden has never tried vaping.

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Beebe Healthcare announced on March 18 that in continuing to evaluate the rapidly changing information about coronavirus (COVID-19), as of 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, it was making changes to its March 12 visitor guidelines, moving from limiting patients to two pre-selected visitors to only…

Beebe Healthcare and Beebe Medical Foundation representatives celebrate the setting this week of the very first beam of their largest expansion project, the Specialty Surgical Hospital at the Rehoboth Health Campus. Pictured, from left are: Mark Loukidies, vice president, Facilities & En…

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The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is providing guidance for patients to minimize their risk of getting or spreading the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. A new resource from ACEP, Stop the Spread: A Patient Guide to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), provides tips on how to minim…

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Delaware Technical Community College on March 10 announced that it was instituting precautions for its students and staff to address concerns about the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Starting when we are children, we learn that food tastes good. We start to explore different tastes and textures, soon learning there are foods we prefer. However, as we get older, we become more and more busy. This busyness in our lives can mean a rushed 10-minute lunch at our desk or on th…

The best time of the year is right around the corner as the weather continues to warm up in Sussex County.

The Medical Staff at Beebe Healthcare created the Nursing Scholar’s program to support the nursing education of eligible candidates in the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare. Among this year’s recipients of the Medical Staff scholarships is Katherine Cessna of Millvill…

In our recent series of health stories on technologically-savvy ways to get (and stay) in shape, I noted the expected release of the Wii Fit game and balance board peripheral this month. Well, May 22 arrived late last week, and with it my very own copy of the game and my very own balance board.