New director expanding La Red Health Center’s pediatrics unit

La Red Health Center’s pediatric unit has grown rapidly over the last few years. But when Dr. Marisel Santiago first started at LRHC, there had never even been a pediatrician with the company. As La Red Health Center’s first pediatrician in 2012, Dr. Marisel Santiago has helped the company in expanding its pediatric population. With […]

Social worker’s experience valuable to health center

While she’s only been with La Red Health Center since March, Janet Urdahl has over 30 years of social work experience in a wide range of settings. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Addiction Counselor, Ms. Urdahl has previously worked in hospitals, nursing homes and served as an administrator for the state of […]

A patient’s story

After discovering a lump in her breast, 18-year-old Kiara Gibbs of Milford said she called her doctor to be seen right away. But, that wasn’t possible for another two weeks. “It was a pretty serious issue because of my family history, so I called La Red and I was seen that day,” she said. La […]

New nurse practitioner joins team at La Red Health Center

MILFORD – Not just anyone can become a nurse. Above all, the perfect candidate needs compassion. Ericka Daniel, who joined the team at La Red Health Center in March as a family nurse practitioner, certainly meets that criterion. “I’ve always liked to help underserved people,” said Ms. Daniel. “Those are my people.” And the people […]

Family healthcare made easier by La Red Health Center

  MILFORD — Finding suitable healthcare for your children shouldn’t be difficult. But when James Boyton and his family, including two children, moved to southern Delaware from upstate New York, the challenge of finding a pediatrician proved frustrating. “We were having a hard time finding a doctor,” James said. “I called a couple places. They […]

New collaboration provides aid to Delaware’s homeless

SUSSEX COUNTY – Aiding the estimated thousands of homeless Delawareans is a monumental task. One that is oftentimes better tackled by a team approach. In southern Delaware, a collaboration between La Red Health Center (LRHC), Tap Faith Partnerships and A.C.E. Peer Resource Center was formed for that very reason. Each member has its own area […]

Quality, consistency are key for Fortunata’s Bakery

Few aromas are more enticing than the smell of freshly-baked bread. Your first bite into bread that’s straight out of the oven definitely makes anyone’s short list. Local residents who have found Fortunata’s Bakery in Milford often return every week to re-experience both sensations. Located at 602 SE 4th Street, just east of the Marshall […]

La Red Health Center adds a new pediatrician

Dr. Nieves Zaldivar, a highly regarded pediatrician with a strong following in Sussex County, has officially joined the staff at La Red. Dr. Zaldivar specializes in the unique physical, emotional and behavioral needs of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. Dr. Zaldivar received her M.D from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York […]

Do I have enough auto insurance?

As attorneys who represent individuals injured in automobile accidents, truck accidents and motorcycle accidents, we are often disappointed to find that, while our clients have “full coverage” on their automobiles, (that is, they have every type of coverage), the limits of their coverage are far too low to protect them while they are disabled and […]

Grant opportunity for Sussex County nonprofits announced by Carl M. Freeman Foundation

SUSSEX COUNTY – The Carl M. Freeman Foundation is proud to announce the opening of grant opportunities for nonprofit organizations located in and serving Sussex County, Delaware. Funding is available through the FACES (Freeman Assists Communities with Extra Support) Grants Program, which targets small organizations with operating budgets of $500,000 or less, which are often […]