Sussex County Hospitals Announce Health Collaboration

Georgetown, Delaware – Beebe Medical Center, Nanticoke Health Services and Bayhealth Medical Center today unveiled a collaborative initiative called Healthier Sussex County.  Through this collaboration, the three hospitals will join with local community and health resources to focus on one mission – to make Sussex County one of the healthiest in the nation. [Read More]

Healthier Sussex County

A collaborative effort of community members, community resources and area hospitals has begun in Sussex County, Delaware. Our mission is to make Sussex County one of the healthiest in the nation by addressing health issues and working toward optimal health.

Beebe Healthcare, Bayhealth - Milford, Nanticoke Health Services and several other health and community organizations have joined together to support all Sussex County residents in our quest to achieve better health.

The following objectives have been set to date:

  • To identify and address health disparities
  • To identify and address health education needs
  • To positively impact health behavior

Ready to GET MOVING and GET HEALTHIER!  JOIN US IN DECEMBER 2015 for a chance to win a $50 Visa Gift Card!

DECEMBER 2015 CHALLENGE:  Join Governor Jack Markell and the Motivate the First State Campaign, log your healthy lifestyle activities, and win.  Motivate the First State is a statewide initiative to promote healthy eating and active lifestyles.  When you sign up and log 15 or more activities during the month of December, you will be intered into a drawing for a $50 Visa Gift Card.  BE SURE TO ALSO JOIN THE HEALTHIER SUSSEX COUNTY Team to be eligible.  But that's not all, continue to post your activities for chances to win more prizes each month. 

JANUARY 2016 CHALLENGE:  During the month of January 2016, post three (3) physicial activities, (3) healthy meals cooked at home, and (3) days when you drink 5 glasses of water, and you will be entered for a chance to win a Fitbit(R).  You can use your Fitbit to upload activities into the Healthier Sussex County Team Plus 3 site.


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Joining the Motivate the First State and Healthier Sussex County team through thePlus 3 Network is easy.
It takes less than two minutes and it's free.    More than 1,500 across the state have joined.  When you join and post activities, you get KUDOS.  Your Kudos mean money for one of three state wide organizations -  to date, this program has raised over $41,000 benefiting Delaware's Boys & Girls Clubs, YMCAs and Special Olympics.

Follow the instructions below: 
1. Just visit:
2. Join the group AND Join the the Healthier Sussex County team.
3. Log activities
4. Raise money for great local causes!