After reviewing the 2013 Child & Adolescent Community Health Needs Assessment report, leadership of Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, met to evaluate and prioritize the top health needs for children in the community. This process yielded the following top priorities for Nemours to address in improving the health of children and adolescents in Delaware and portions of Pennsylvania:

  • Nutrition, Physical Activity & Weight
  • Access to Healthcare Services
  • Mental & Emotional Health

Secondary health concerns, which will also be addressed, include:

  • Prenatal & Infant Health
  • Health Education
  • Alcohol, Tobacco, & Other Drugs
  • Sexual Activity