Washtenaw County Public Health
The Michigan Department of Community Health confirmed on Sept 19 that three Michigan specimens submitted to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention laboratory have tested positive for enterovirus D68 (EV-D68). Michigan has seen an increase in severe respiratory illness in children across the state. Washtenaw County Public Health is monitoring the situation. We will provide more information as it becomes available.
All Washtenaw residents diagnosed with Lyme disease are reported to Washtenaw County Public Health. To date, there is no evidence that transmission of Lyme disease has occurred in Washtenaw County. In West Michigan, however, infected tick populations are present along the lakeshore. County residents may be exposed in other parts of Michigan or in other states.
Bring us your junk! Washtenaw County is hosting two upcoming Environmental Clean Up Days, offering residents an opportunity to dispose of unnecessary items.
Did you know there are more than 220 farmers markets in Michigan? Check out the affordable, healthy food you can find right in your neighborhood.
The Healthy Michigan Plan, or Medicaid expansion, is open year round. The Washtenaw Health Plan staff can help you enroll. Stop in Monday - Friday from 9 am to 4 pm at 555 Towner, Ypsilanti. For more information, call 734-544-3030.