Wilmington: Health Care
Two of Delaware's largest medical facilities, Christina Care Health System and the Alfred I. du Pont Institute, are located in Wilmington. Christina Care comprises Christina Hospital, Eugene du Pont Preventive Medicine and Rehabilitation Institute, Riverside Long-term & Extended Care, and Wilmington Hospital. The center is a teaching hospital affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University, the University of Delaware, and Delaware Technical and Community College. Since 1940, the Alfred I. du Pont Institute has treated children who suffer from crippling diseases. Today it is a multispecialty pediatric center researching problems in neurology, genetics, developmental medicine, plastic surgery and sports medicine. The institute also works with the Nemours Health Clinic to provide health services to the elderly.
Wilmington's other medical facilities include St. Francis Hospital and The Veteran's Administration Medical Center.
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