ChristianaCare

All visitors are required to wear masks.

For COVID-19 safety, all visitors to ChristianaCare facilities and services are required to wear masks. This includes visitors who are vaccinated. Please read our visitor guidelines before arrival.

Masks required at outpatient locations; visitors and support persons limited

All visitors at outpatient locations must be masked in alignment with the masking guidelines on our visitation policy page here. Patients at ChristianaCare’s outpatient services are advised to come to their appointments alone unless a support person is absolutely needed. If a support person is needed, such as a parent, guardian or spokesperson, we highly encourage that the support person be vaccinated. Outpatient practices are not requiring vaccination or a negative COVID test for visitors at this time.

All hospital visitors required to be vaccinated or have a negative COVID-19 test.

  • Inpatients in our Christiana, Wilmington and Union hospitals may have one visitor daily between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. The visitor must be 16 or older.
  • Patients having outpatient surgery may have one support person accompany them. Support persons must be 16 or older.
  • All visitors and surgical support people must show proof of vaccination OR a negative COVID-19 test within the prior 72 hours.

Before visiting, click here for more details about visitation.

Visit coronavirus.delaware.gov or cecilcountyhealth.org for local vaccination and testing sites.

Diabetes Care

Diabetes Primary Care

ChristianaCare supports your primary care doctor through its diabetes primary care services program. In the program, our certified diabetes educators offer educational support that complements your primary care doctor’s medical and educational goals for your diabetes. Our individual and group education sessions are ideal if you have recently been diagnosed with diabetes or if you haven’t had previous diabetes education.

Education to help you live successfully with diabetes

As part of our program, we offer an American Diabetes Association approved diabetes self-management class, Living with Diabetes, at convenient times and locations throughout Delaware.

We also offer individualized blood glucose monitor and insulin injection training within 48 hours of patient’s request for service.

Our education teaches you the essentials of successfully living with diabetes. You learn how to:

  • Control your blood sugar to minimize complications.
  • Plan meals and introduce proper nutrition into your daily life.
  • Check your blood sugar and use the results.
  • Use exercise to control your blood sugar.
  • Identify the most current and effective treatments and medications.
  • Set healthy goals for living with diabetes.
  • Manage stress.

Expert and convenient care

Our team of expert registered nurses and registered dietitians dedicate themselves to helping you manage your diabetes. We offer programs at sites throughout Delaware, with morning, afternoon, evening, and Saturday group sessions available.

For more information, please call 302-661-3401.