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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


December 10, 2015 Flu Smarts for the Holidays... Vaccinate: Washtenaw County Public Health reports record number of flu hospitalizations last season

November 18, 2015 Great American Smokeout Opportunity to Reverse Local Increase in Smoking: Washtenaw County Public Health encourages use of Michigan Tobacco Quitline

October 29, 2015 Over 2,900 Washtenaw Residents Participate in 2015 Countywide Health Survey: Join the HIP partnership Nov 10 to discuss survey highlights and health equity

October 29, 2015 Marketplace Open Enrollment starts Nov 1, 2015: Washtenaw County organizations ready to help residents enroll

October 6, 2015 Clague Middle School Celebrates Walk to School Day: New sidewalk provides a safe route to school

September 15, 2015 Washtenaw County Clean-Up Days September 19 and October 17: Bring Unwanted Household Items for Safe, Sustainable Disposal

September 10, 2015 September is Safe Sleep Awareness Month in Michigan

September 9, 2015 Results of Washtenaw County's First, Comprehensive Latino Health Survey: Encuesta Buenos Vecinos, or Good Neighbors Survey, aims to improve health - for all

August 10, 2015 Washtenaw County Public Health Achieves National Accreditation 

July 28, 2015 August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month: Call for nominations for 2015 Breastfeeding Friendly Business Awards

July 23, 2015 New Rules for Immunization Waivers: Washtenaw County Public Health offers appointments ahead of "back to school" rush

July 14, 2015 St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County Public Health expand partnership: Hospital's farmers market now accepts Prescription for Health tokens for fresh produce

June 29, 2015 Childhood Obesity in Washtenaw County: Local reports highlight positive trends and areas of concern

June 22, 2015 Extended Walk-In Hours during National HIV Testing Week

June 17, 2015 Washtenaw County Clean Indoor Air Regulation Amended to Include E-Cigarettes: Changes take effect June 18

June 15, 2015 Washtenaw Countywide HIP Health Survey Extended

May 19, 2015 Free Hearing & Vision Screenings: Appointments Available for Children Entering Preschool and Kindergarten in the Fall

April 28, 2015 Washtenaw County Clean-Up Days May 9 & June 13: Bring Unwanted Household Items for Safe, Sustainable Disposal

April 17, 2015 Washtenaw County Announces 2015 Environmental Excellence Award Winners

March 31, 2015 Washtenaw among Michigan's Healthiest Counties - Opportunities for Improvement include Health Equity

February 9, 2015 Countywide HIP Survey Underway - Residents Urged to "Answer the Call"

February 9, 2015 Last Week to Get Covered: Open Enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace Ends Sunday

January 26, 2015 Washtenaw County Dental Clinic Now Scheduling: Clinic Fills Gap in Available Dental Services for Thousands of Area Residents

January 16, 2015 Half-Price Radon Test Kits During Radon Action Month; Residents Encouraged to Test Homes in Winter Months


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