Washtenaw County Public Health
Washtenaw County Public Health is working with state authorities, local law enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to respond to an incident of intentional food contamination. Prior to Wed, May 4, Washtenaw County Public Health had not received any unusual reports of illness. Currently, we have several reports of vomiting and/or diarrhea. These are being actively investigated for possible connection to this incident.
Healthy food distribution at Washtenaw County Public Health is now monthly. The next scheduled distribution is Wed, May 18, 2016
We've got answers about lead testing for kids, lead in water and other sources of lead poisoning.
There is an area in Washtenaw County where the chemical 1,4-dioxane is underground. The area includes parts of Scio Township and western Ann Arbor. This contamination is a concern because wells near the area draw groundwater for use in homes and businesses. Washtenaw County Public Health is providing information to help residents understand the current situation and potential health impacts.
Washtenaw County Public Health provides free hearing and vision screenings. Screenings are required for all children entering preschool and kindergarten this coming fall.