Health and Safety

Get health and safety information on Lewes.

Healthcare Overview

Number of ranked counties in state: 3

County Rank Within State

Health Outcomes:

1

Health Factors:

2

Health Behaviors:

2

Quality of Life:

2

Clinical Care:

2

Percentile Within State

Health Outcomes:

66.7%

Health Factors:

33.3%

Health Behaviors:

33.3%

Quality of Life:

33.3%

Clinical Care:

33.3%

Source: County Health Rankings

Providers

# of Primary Care Physicians: 101
Number of residents per primary care physician: 2014:1
State average number of residents per primary care physician: 1440:1
# of Dentists: 47
Number of residents per dentist: 4397:1
State average number of residents per dentist: 2215:1
# of Mental Health Providers: 313
Number of residents per mental health provider: 660:1
State average number of residents per mental health provider: 473:1

Hospitals

# of hospitals within 25 miles: 2

Average ER Wait Time: 31 minutes
National Average ER Wait Time:24 minutes

Sample hospitals

Joint Comm Accreditation
# of beds
ER Services
ER Wait Time (in minutes)

Nursing Homes

Nursing homes within 25 miles:

8

2

4

1

1

0

Percentage with 4 or 5 stars

75%

Costs

Healthcare Type

Monthly Cost
State Median Cost
Projected Montly Cost (20 years from now)
Homemaker services:
$ 3,623
$ 3,813
$ 6,544
Home Health Aide:
$ 4,195
$ 4,195
$ 7,577
Adult Day Health Care:
$ 1,083
$ 1,500
$ 1,956
Private, 1br assisted living:
$ 5,403
$ 5,745
$ 9,758
Nursing Home, Semi-private Room:
$ 9,688
$ 9,125
$ 17,498
Nursing Home, Private Room:
$ 9,977
$ 9,825
$ 18,020

Source: Genworth Financial

Safety

Crime rates in Lewes are around national averages, and hazard risks are relatively low.

  • Area
  • National Average

Hurricane Risk

2

Tornado Risk

1

Wildfire Risk

1

Earthquake Risk

1

Nuclear Reactor Within 20 Miles

No

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