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Last year, the hot and dry weather likely contributed to the huge increase in West Nile virus activity experienced across the country.
Dr. Alice Penrose, MD, MPH, wants county residents to know our healthier tomorrow starts today. The MI Healthier Tomorrow campaign asks overweight Michiganders to pledge to lose 10% of their body weight and track their own key health measures. The pledge and other resources are available at www.michigan.gov/mihealthiertomorrow.
The 2013 County Health Rankings show us that were we live matters to our health.
The first week of April was National Public Health Week. To celebrate, Washtenaw County Public Health selected five local businesses for their investment in employee health to receive the 2013 Healthy Workplace Award.
Have you recently been sick with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea? Norovirus, which is common this time of year, is likely to blame.