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March 14, 2018 Washtenaw County has the most doctors in the state. But it’s not the healthiest county: County Health Rankings show improved equity is needed.

February 22, 2018 Washtenaw County Dental Clinic Celebrates Three Years

February 2, 2018 Washtenaw County Health Department Adds Evening Hours for Hepatitis A Vaccination

February 1, 2018 Building Healthy Communities: 13 Washtenaw County organizations awarded grants to promote healthy eating and physical activity

January 23, 2018 Washtenaw County Health Department Welcomes New Deputy Health Officer 


December 11, 2017 Southeast Michigan Hepatitis A Outbreak: Joint Release from Local Health Officers 

December 4, 2017 Only Two Weeks Left to Enroll in Health Insurance Marketplace for 2018

November 30, 2017 Washtenaw Hepatitis A Cases Part of Larger Southeast Michigan Outbreak - Vaccination urged for prioritized groups

November 13, 2017 Great American Smokeout is Nov. 16, 2017

October 30, 2017 Act Now! Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Starts Nov. 1 and Ends Dec. 15, 2017

October 24, 2017 Final Lab Result Negative for Measles Case: Exposure Risk in Livingston, Oakland and Washtenaw Counties Eliminated

October 13, 2017 Washtenaw County Health Department Alerts Public to Possible Exposure to Measles

October 10, 2017 Washtenaw County Health Department Grant Funding Available

October 6, 2017 Additional Opportunities for Hepatitis A Vaccination

October 5, 2017 Washtenaw County Health Department Warns of Possible Exposure to Hepatitis A 

October 3, 2017 Flu Shots Now Available: Flu Cases Reported in Washtenaw County

August 23, 2017 Free health screenings available at Ypsilanti Heritage Festival; Quitting smoking is the best thing you can do for your health

August 14, 2017 Washtenaw County Health Department Launches New "Wise Choices" Program – Enroll Today!

July 11, 2017 It’s Not Too Early to Make Sure your Child is Ready to Learn – Immunization, Waiver, Hearing and Vision Appointments Now Available

June 29, 2017 It's Mosquito Season - Take Steps to Prevent West Nile Virus

May 11, 2017 Help Available for Pregnant Women to Quit Smoking

April 14, 2017 Washtenaw County Health Department 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 Health Department: 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 Health Department 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 Health Department 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 Health Department gather information by submitting ticks for testing

June 23, 2016 National HIV Testing Day: Get the Facts. Get Tested. Washtenaw County Health Department 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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