Public Health Care
Delaware Division of Public Health
The Delaware Division of Public Health’s mission is to protect and promote the health of all people in Delaware. The division’s sections include the Director’s Office, Animal Welfare, Community Health Systems, Data and Informatics, Emergency Medical Services, Family Health Systems, Health and Risk Communication, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Health Systems Protection, Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Laboratory, Preparedness and Support Services. Its website provides information ranging from the Women, Infants and Children program to childhood nutrition and immunizations. It also provides general health information on topics such as specific diseases and illnesses, family health (prenatal care, pregnancy, newborns, children and adolescent health, pregnancy prevention), environmental health, and workplace health and safety.
Check the division’s office locations near you to learn about their services, which vary depending on each office’s resources. Services include women’s health; family planning; child health clinics; oral and dental health; immunizations; sexually transmitted disease testing and counseling; the WIC program; and health education, information and referral. A full list of offices, their hours of operations and their available services can be found at https://tinyurl.com/c89flur.