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A listing of open houses available throughout our resort area, compliments of our local Real Estate professionals.

As with everything else in 2020, Halloween may look a little different this year due to COVID-19. Even if you skip trick-or-treating this year, you can still enjoy some fun at home with your family.

William “Bill” Dailey has always had a place at the beach. In 2005, Bill retired from a successful career with the U.S. Postal Service. In 2013, he purchased a new home and moved to Dagsboro full-time. A regular weightlifter at the gym and an active volunteer in his community, Bill was “fit …

Not long after the coronavirus pandemic began, we visited here in the Coastal Point to talk about exercising and staying fit. I shared with you what was going on at my house and here at Tidewater. Some things haven’t changed much. At my house, we’re still washing our hands constantly. We con…

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is partnering with health care, faith-based and community partners to launch an aggressive communications campaign to mobilize all Delawareans to get their flu vaccinations, called “Fight Flu DE.”

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Veterans Administration officials said, it is imperative that veterans receive their annual flu vaccination in order to prevent the further spread of preventable viruses.

Willis Dougherty was only 53 when he had a stroke. The tough-guy machine mechanic was working near Philadelphia when he felt that things were off. He lost strength in his arm while working on a vehicle.

Beginning in September, Beebe Healthcare is offering 48 public and private flu clinics at locations throughout Sussex County in order to provide safe and convenient access to flu vaccinations to as many people in the community as possible.

According to new research from the American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council and the American Academy of Nursing, older adults are more vulnerable and experience more casualties after a natural disaster compared to other age groups. That’s why, during this National Preparedness Month, t…

I often hear from many of you about your frustrations with problems and challenges that seem very limiting. You want to be more active and you want to be healthier, but so many times what you’re telling me is you don’t see any options. When I explain what a potential option is, the reaction …

The former Peninsula Regional Health System on Sept. 1 announced its new name: TidalHealth. The name was chosen after months of research through interviews with patients and staff of the entities that make up TidalHealth: Peninsula Regional and Nanticoke hospitals; the McCready, Ocean Pines …

Beebe Healthcare is expanding the hours for its scheduling team to include weekends to better serve the community. As the healthcare system and the community continue to recover, Beebe leaders are encouraging community members and patients to reschedule tests and procedures that may have bee…

Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare polio-like neurologic condition that typically affects children. Since it was first recognized in 2014, there has been an increase in the number of cases in even-numbered years, which could mean higher case numbers expected this year (2020).

According to a U.S. Census Bureau survey, 37.4 percent of Delawareans are delaying their medical care due to COVID-19.

Atlantic General Hospital, in partnership with Susan G. Komen Maryland, Sussex & Kent Counties in Delaware, will be offering a free virtual breast health event on Sept. 10 on the Zoom platform. The two-hour “Hope in Bloom” event will address early detection, treatment and survivorship wi…

Beebe Healthcare has received three American Heart Association awards that recognize the healthcare system’s consistent commitment and success in providing a higher standard of care.

Peninsula Regional Medical Center and its Stroke Center have received the American Heart Association’s Get with the Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment accordi…

When Caroline Sherman and her husband, Tyler, of Millsboro had their daughter two years ago, Caroline experienced some severe symptoms of post-partum depression. She breastfed her baby for a little while, but eventually gave up.

Delaware Center for Justice recently announced a group therapy program, Healing Spaces, for black social justice advocates, organizers, activists and community members. This weekly group therapy program aims to provide participants with a language to understand race-related trauma and promot…

I look forward to our meetings here at the Coastal Point every month to talk about problems that I want to help you understand.

As with many eye conditions, early detection and treatment is considered key to glaucoma. The disease can be devastating, with no symptoms until vision is lost. Ophthalmologist Dr. Karen Rudo, MD, recently shared insight on glaucoma and how it can be addressed early for the best outcome.

With rates of COVID-19 spiking in certain regions and different parts of the country in various stages of reopening, the nation’s emergency physicians and nurses have a message to patients: Do not delay care if you think you’re having a medical emergency.

In an effort to provide COVID-19 screening for all, Beebe Healthcare has partnered with Intraprise Health to launch the Beebe Healthcare COVID-19 Screening Tool available on both the Apple App Store and Android Google Play Store.

For those who love words, describing a blistering July heatwave can be an irresistible challenge. Over the years, they’ve come up with, “It’s so hot I saw a chicken lay an omelet,” “My thermometer went up to Are You Kidding Me?” and “It’s hotter than the devil’s armpits.”

Atlantic General Hospital is presenting its 4th Annual Autism Awareness Conference on Tuesday, Aug. 11, from 4 to 6 p.m. The conference will be held virtually this year. This event is free to the community; internet access is required to participate in the conference.

On Monday, June 15, Beebe Healthcare leaders held a beam topping-out celebration at the Specialty Surgical Hospital at the Rehoboth Health Campus to signify the progress of the project and the completion of the steel frame. Beebe team members signed the beam for the ceremony.

People with diabetes can take control and learn how to live a healthy, fulfilling life while managing their condition, Peninsula Regional Medical Center representative said this week, announcing that it is sponsoring Wednesday-evening and Thursday-afternoon diabetes self-management education…

With the state’s re-opening plans in effect and warmer weather, there’s strong temptation to get out of the house and get back to activities. The transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19) is still a concern in local communities, though, so people need to take precautions, for themselves and the…

There is nothing more miserable than being in pain and not getting the relief you need. Pain is erosive. It wears you down. The good news is pain management and treatments are advancing. As doctors and researches learn more, there’s more that can be done to help you in dealing with pain. Tha…

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We get many questions from parents of our pediatric patients. This guide is a great resource for parents to know when and how they can safely come into the office for scheduled appointments and exams.

In their community practice, family medicine physicians Drs. Andrea Arellano Vu, MD, and Kenny Vu, MD, had been exploring an avenue to treat patients who couldn’t easily come in to the office, due to work schedules, transportation issues, being bed-bound, having anxiety over leaving home, or…

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused much concern, and as healthcare providers work together to control the spread of the virus within their communities, they want people to know that the public’s health and safety remain their top priority.

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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.