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There is a recall of some whole peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Several local retailers may have received these products and can provide specific information to consumers. As of July 23, Washtenaw County Public Health has not received any reports of illness associated with this recall.
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.
Check out the affordable, healthy food you can find right in your neighborhood. Did you know there are more than 220 farmers markets in Michigan?
Washtenaw County Public Health reminds residents to contact us about animal bites or other close contact with animals. Wild or unvaccinated animals may spread rabies. Public Health will provide recommendations about rabies risk and the need for post-exposure vaccination.
West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne virus that can cause mild illness (West Nile fever) or severe symptoms (encephalitis or meningitis - an inflammation of the brain) in humans and other animals. People primarily get West Nile from the bite of a mosquito that is infected with WNV.