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April 14, 2017 Washtenaw County Public Health Warns of Possible Exposure to Measles

April 13, 2017 Lyme Disease Can be Transmitted by Ticks in Washtenaw County

March 29, 2017 2017 County Health Rankings: What is keeping Washtenaw from being the healthiest county in Michigan?

March 20, 2017 National Nutrition Month 2017: Local WIC services and partnerships promote healthy eating

March 9, 2017 March 23: Violent Interactions between Law Enforcement and Black Americans: Community symposium to discuss public health impacts and solutions

March 8, 2017 All Are Welcome at Washtenaw County Public Health: When everyone is healthy, we all benefit

February 16, 2017 Washtenaw County Dental Clinic Celebrates Two Years and Over 10,000 Patient Visits, Now Accepts All Medicaid Plans

February 7, 2017 Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Opposes Repeal of Affordable Care Act 

February 2, 2017 Washtenaw County Suicide Prevention Town Hall Feb 7

January 24, 2017 Health Insurance Marketplace Open One More Week - Still Time to Get Covered in 2017

January 19, 2017 New Interactive Washtenaw County Health Data Website Launched: Searchable results of local health surveys now online in English and Spanish
January 12, 2017 Half-Price Radon Test Kits During January’s Radon Action Month; Residents Encouraged to Test Homes in Winter Months


December 28, 2016 The Healthiest 2017 Resolution: Quit Smoking

December 21, 2016 Washtenaw County Sees Steady Increase in Suicides: Suicide Death Review Team issues recommendations

December 7, 2016 Washtenaw County Takes Legal Action on 1,4-Dioxane

December 7, 2016 It's Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot

November 30, 2016 Local World AIDS Day Event Provides Support, Fights Stigma

November 16, 2016 Great American Smokeout is Nov 17: Set a date, make a plan & get support at 1-800-QUIT NOW

October 17, 2016 Additional Measles Guidance: Exposed individuals with certain health conditions may need more protection & routine vaccination against measles is recommended for all eligible persons

October 15, 2016 Washtenaw County Public Health Confirms Measles in Adult Resident: Rare, highly contagious disease highlights need for vaccination 

September 14, 2016 Help Youth Stay Tobacco and Nicotine Free in the New School Year

August 31, 2016 Washtenaw County Public Health Welcomes New Medical Director: Dr. Jessie Kimbrough Marshall brings excellent skills, key experience and enthusiasm to new role

August 9, 2016 Ann Arbor Becomes First City in Michigan to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

July 29, 2016 New Evidence of Lyme Disease in Washtenaw County: Residents can help Washtenaw County Public Health gather information by submitting ticks for testing

June 23, 2016 National HIV Testing Day: Get the Facts. Get Tested. Washtenaw County Public Health offers additional walk-in testing opportunities

June 16, 2016 More Washtenaw County Men Report Smoking: Celebrate Father's Day by Setting a Date to Quit

March 23, 2016 Prescription for Health Helps Residents Eat More Fruits and Vegetables: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System invests in program continuation

March 16, 2016 Washtenaw among Michigan's Healthiest Counties according to 2016 County Health Rankings

February 17, 2016 Washtenaw County Dental Clinic Celebrates First Full Year: Nearly 2,000 local adults and children are smiling more

January 27, 2016 Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Ends Soon: Get help locally. Get covered by Jan 31 

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