Residents of the Quiet Resorts area can rest assured that they have access to the finest healthcare facilities available. With a combination of large medical facilities and private practices, any and all health issues can be addressed without travelling far.
Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, founded in 1916, is a not-for-profit community medical center. Beebe has become the premier healthcare facility in Sussex County, serving a thriving beach and vacation resort area and a growing year-round population. Beebe provides comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and home care in medical-surgical, obstetrics, pediatrics, oncology and critical care medicine. Beebe Medical Center operates a seasonal emergency room in Millville and is slated to break ground on a new facility in Clarksville in 2007.
At the nationally recognized, award winning Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury MD, “Our Experience Makes Your Experience Better.” Peninsula Regional, featuring 360 acute and 30 subacute beds, has an unmatched 108-year history of serving the region and is staffed by over 3,000 healthcare professionals and volunteers. Peninsula Regional offers patients more than 300 credentialed physicians with admitting and/or clinical privileges, a majority of them board-certified in their specialty.
Atlantic General Hospital (AGH), which is located in Berlin, MD, is just minutes from Selbyville. Built in May 1993, AGH is only 13 years old, giving it an advantage older hospitals do not have, in the way of its relatively new facilities and diagnostic equipment. Recently, the hospital recruited a breast surgeon for its expanding women’s center, who is the only dedicated, fellowship-trained breast surgeon on the Eastern Shore.
CHEER is an independent, private non-profit agency serving the needs of senior citizens in Sussex County, DE by providing services to promote and maintain the highest quality of life and independence, and to meet the continuing needs of mature adults 50 and over so that they can stay healthy, active and involved in the community from the place they most want to be — their home. These services include meals at senior centers, personal care, housekeeping, transportation, housing, and recreational activities. CHEER operates an active and growing new senior center in Ocean View.