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President Trump has proposed an 18% cut in federal funding to state Departments of Human and Social Services agencies across the country.

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Tuesday is the deadline to sign up for a health plan under the Affordable Care Act.

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Delaware’s Department of Health and Social Services is exploring how music from an Alzheimer patient’s past can enhance their memory and quality of life.

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  Wilmington City Council and the public received a briefing Wednesday night on the state’s response to recommendations on last November’s CDC report on Wilmington gun violence.

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After years of delays, state officials are requesting bids to open medical marijuana dispensaries in Kent and Sussex Counties.

 

The Department of Health and Social Services put out the bid request last week, saying they want to expand access to the drug for patients downstate

It's open enrollment season once again on Delaware's federal health care marketplace. Most premiums are increasing this year -- but officials have been encouraging residents to shop around for different plans, even if they're already enrolled.

They say Delawareans could see big savings by switching to a different plan that offers the same coverage. Delaware Public Media's Annie Ropeik found out if that's true.


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A previously low-ranked state-run nursing home in Smyrna has been given five stars--the highest federal rating--for the first time.

The Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill had slid from a three to a two star facility several years ago. That rating jumped to a five in the last year.

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The Department of Health and Social Services is offering a new round of grants to help maintain Delaware's cemeteries.

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The Department of Health and Social Services is reminding Delawareans to get a healthy start to their holiday season by going easy on the stuffing this Thanksgiving.

Delaware’s Division of Health and Social Services is asking for donations for their annual Adopt-A-Resident holiday program.

Each year, gifts are delivered to residents at the Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill in Smyrna and the Governor Bacon Health Center in Delaware City. 

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