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Delaware Healthcare Association Urges Delawareans to Continue to Stay Home


04/30/2020

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 30, 2020
 
Contact:
Christina Crooks Bryan
Cell: 302-245-1638, 
christina@deha.org
 
 
Delaware Healthcare Association Urges Delawareans to 
Continue to Stay Home
 
(DOVER, DE – April 30, 2020) Delaware Healthcare Association President & CEO Wayne A. Smith issued the following statement on the need for Delawareans to continue to follow State guidance to stay home during the COVID-19 pandemic:
 
“Many of Delaware’s hospitals have experienced a COVID-19-related surge in patients in recent days. The pandemic is by no means over,” said Wayne A. Smith, President and CEO of the Delaware Healthcare Association. “It remains critical to flatten the curve in order to ensure adequate hospital resources for all who need care. Governor Carney’s stay-at-home order to achieve this is based upon the best data and scientific thinking available. 
 
Delaware’s hospital and health care workers are working tirelessly around the clock to respond to COVID-19 in our state. The best ways to support our healthcare workers are by staying home, wearing face coverings in public, and practicing social distancing to keep yourselves and your neighbors safe and healthy.”

 
About the Delaware Healthcare Association 
The Delaware Healthcare Association (DHA) was formed in 1967 to assist Delaware hospitals in working on issues concerning health care and the hospital industry. DHA is a statewide trade and membership services organization that serves as a leader in the promotion of effective change in health services through collaboration and consensus building on health care issues at the State and Federal levels. DHA’s vision is to be the leading and respected voice for hospitals and health care delivery systems in Delaware working together to deliver compassionate, accessible, high quality, financially sustainable health care to the patients and communities they serve. DHA’s mission is to provide policy and advocacy leadership in creating an excellent environment for enabling every Delawarean to be as healthy as they can be.
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