Public Health & Wellness
Baby’s First Test – Newborn Screening
Child Development Watch
Delaware’s statewide early intervention program for children ages birth to 3. The program’s mission is to enhance the development of infants and toddlers with disabilities or developmental delays and to enhance the capacity of their families to meet the needs of their young children.
Website: Child Development Watch
Child Development Watch services are by appointment only at the following locations:
New Castle County: Chopin Building, 258 Chapman Road, Newark, (302) 283-7240 or (800) 671-0050
Kent/Sussex County: Milford Walnut Street Blg, 18 N. Walnut Street, Milford, (302) 424-7300 or (800) 752-9393
NCC: 2055 Limestone Road, Ste., 201, Wilmington, DE 19808, (302) 995-8617
Providing information about recalls and safety-related news about drugs, medical devices, food, and consumer products accessible to everyone in an easy to understand format.
Link: Consumer Safety
Cord Blood Banking
Providing information for expectant mothers and families considering cord blood banking. The Cord Blood Center is committed to relevant, up-to-date information on benefits, pricing and current research for cord blood stem cells.
Website: Cord Blood Banking
Delaware Division of Public Health
Protecting and improving the health of the people who live and work in Delaware.
Jesse Cooper Building, Federal and Water Streets, Dover, DE 19901
Website: Delaware Division of Public Health
Link: DPH Clinic and Office Locations
Telephone: (302) 744-4701
Delaware Newborn Screening Program
This program is intended to identify newborn babies with one of a number of rare disorders.
Website: Delaware Newborn Screening Program
Impact on Health And Wellness
Promoting a holistic approach to health and wellness for all families and children including those with special healthcare needs and disabilities. Find materials, tools and other resources to help families learn skills to build healthy relationships, healthy families, and healthy communities. A project of National Family Voices.
Providing free resources for children and families living with medical conditions.
Website: Jumo Health
Poison Help & Hotline
When accidents happen with chemicals, medicine, or household items, call Poison Help at 1-800-222-1222. Get help right away from a local poison expert.
Website: Poison Help & Hotline
Well Visit Planner
The Well Visit Planner is a free online tool to help families prepare for their children’s upcoming well-child visits to the health care provider. It takes 10-15 minutes to fill out and can be printed to take to your child’s doctor visit.
Link: Well-Visit Planner
Public Health Clinics – Delaware Division of Public Health
New Castle County:
Claymont Community Center
3301 Green Street, Claymont, DE 19703
DeLaWarr State Service Center
New Castle, DE 19720
501 Ogletown Service Center, Newark, DE 19711
214 N. Broad Street, Middletown, DE 19709
1624 Jessup Street, Wilmington, DE 19802
511 W. 8th Street, Wilmington, DE 1901
111 Mechanics Street, Laurel, DE 19933
11-13 N. Church Avenue, Milford, DE 19963
34314 Pyle Center Road, Frankford, DE 19945
350 Virginia Avenue, Seaford, DE 19973
Sussex County Health Unit
544 S. Bedford Street, Georgetown, DE 19947
805 River Road, Dover, DE 19901