Washtenaw County Public Health
The Michigan Department of Community Health has now confirmed 25 cases of EV-D68 in Michigan. One case has been confirmed in a Washtenaw County child. This is the first case with neurologic symptoms reported in Michigan. Washtenaw County Public Health continues to monitor the situation.
All Washtenaw residents diagnosed with Lyme disease are reported to Washtenaw County Public Health. To date, there is no evidence that transmission of Lyme disease has occurred in Washtenaw County. In West Michigan, however, infected tick populations are present along the lakeshore. County residents may be exposed in other parts of Michigan or in other states.
Bring us your junk! Washtenaw County is hosting two upcoming Environmental Clean Up Days, offering residents an opportunity to dispose of unnecessary items.
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.
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.