Public Health

Baby’s First Test – Newborn Screening

Information and resources about the importance of newborn screening.
Website: Newborn Screening
Link:  Conditions Screened By State – Delaware

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

Consumer Safety

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

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.

Website: Impact on Health & Wellness
Link: Well Visit Planner – Making the Most of Your Child’s Health Care Checkups.

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
(302) 798-2430

DeLaWarr State Service Center
New Castle, DE  19720
(302) 577-2973

Hudson SSC
501 Ogletown Service Center, Newark, DE  19711

Middletown
214 N. Broad Street, Middletown, DE  19709
(302) 378-5200

Northeast SSC
1624 Jessup Street, Wilmington, DE  19802

Porter SSC
511 W. 8th Street, Wilmington, DE  1901
(302) 577-35218

Kent/Sussex Counties:

Laurel SSC
111 Mechanics Street, Laurel, DE  19933
(302) 856-5223

Milford SSC
11-13 N. Church Avenue, Milford, DE  19963

Pyle SSC
34314 Pyle Center Road, Frankford, DE  19945

Shipley SSC
350 Virginia Avenue, Seaford, DE  19973
(302) 628-2006

Sussex County Health Unit
544 S. Bedford Street, Georgetown, DE  19947
(302) 856-5246

Williams SSC
805 River Road, Dover, DE  19901
(302) 739-1689

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