Nutrition & Weight Management
Bayhealth Dietitian Personalized Services
Whether you are interested in healthy eating, want to lose a few pounds, reduce your cholesterol, control your blood sugar, or struggle with multiple food allergies, our program can help you reach your goals.
Employees can take advantage of Weight Watchers programs on-line or at regularly scheduled meetings. For more information call 1-800-651-6000.
Sparkpeople.com is an online tool available for weight management, stress reduction and nutritional information.
Weight Loss Surgery
If you have a BMI of 40, or BMI of 35 with one or more serious health conditions, or if you are at least 100 pounds overweight, you could be a good candidate for Lap Band Surgery performed right here at Bayhealth. If you are thinking about weight loss surgery, the first step is to check your body mass index (BMI) by using the BMI Calculator. For more information, please call (302) 430-5135.
Lifestyles Fitness Centers
Bayhealth has a medical fitness center at Dover (off-site) and Milford (on-site). You won’t find a more qualified or more highly trained fitness team anywhere. Bayhealth Lifestyles Fitness Center offers membership discounts for employees and their family members. The Employee Fitness Benefit Program awards employees a $200 reimbursement for annual membership. Click here for more information.
Fitness Services in the Area
Kent County Parks and Recreation
Central Delaware YMCA
City of Dover
Harrington Parks and Recreation
Modern Maturity Center
Milford Parks and Recreation
Bayhealth offers a seven-week Tobacco Cessation Program five times yearly that offers the support and guidance you need to help you quit using tobacco through many methods, including:
Nicotine replacement therapy
Call 1-877-453-7107 to register for classes or to speak with a Tobacco Cessation Counselor. The seven-week series meets on designated evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at various northern and southern locations. The series is FREE to all Delaware residents.
Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH)
DPH offers the Delaware Smoking Quitline to help smokers age 18 and older quit smoking. You may receive either telephone or face-to-face counseling from a tobacco specialist who will assess your needs, explore cessation options and determine the best treatment plan for you. Please call 1-866-409-1858 for more information.
American Lung Association
American Cancer Society
Bayhealth SleepCare Centers
Offer state-of-the-art sleep disorder testing, including overnight sleep testing and daytime multiple sleep latency testing for adults and children suffering from sleep deprivation and illness resulting from sleep disorders.