News from Across eWashtenaw
These news stories come from all departments and sections of eWashtenaw.
Youth employment & mentorship program pairs area youth & businesses for nine-week, on-the-job training June 26-Aug. 25.
Local WIC services and partnerships promote healthy eating
Thank you to those of you who attended out Environmental Excellence Awards Ceremony! We had such a fun time welcoming our new partners and honoring the outstanding work that our award winners do.
Influenza activity in Washtenaw County peaked during the last week of February. Flu viruses continue to circulate in our community. Reports of confirmed influenza and hospitalizations remain high.
The Sheriff’s Office Community Work Program assists Grace Fellowship House of Solutions distribute FREE groceries to those in need on the 1st and 2nd Saturday of every month.
We are now accepting applications for Day Camp Counselors and Lifeguards.
When everyone is healthy, we all benefit. We proudly serve immigrants, refugees and all who live in Washtenaw County.
Day Camp registration is now open.
The lower gym will be closed on April 15 and the building is closed on April 16 for the holiday.
During tax time many IRS imposters attempt to take advantage of people at tax deadline time. Criminals are looking for ways to steal your money or your identity. Don’t fall victim to an IRS scam.
Information and support is available.
Debrief will include initial results of the PIT Count, an update on the Built for Zero initiative, and next steps to help people experiencing homelessness in Washtenaw County.
The Water Resources Office will be conducting assessments of county drains and stormwater basins throughout Washtenaw County - starting immediately and continuing through the fall of 2017. During this time, we may be more visible to residents or be noticed at locations that typically don’t see much activity.
This Saturday, February 25, 2017 the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting our Active Shooter and Active Assailant Training for our local faith community.
A community event will be held on March 23 to discuss the historical context, current events, public health impact, and quest for solutions.
The 2nd graders at Cornerstone Elementary School have designed their own rain gardens. After learning about the water cycle and stormwater, the students chose their own plants to create a design. In the words of one student, "I would rather be a rain drop that lands in a rain garden because you get clean and NOT dirty and then have to wash up".
Training videos have been updated for version 2.7
Washtenaw County Dental Clinic Celebrates Two Years and Over 10,000 Patient Visits, Now Accepts All Medicaid Plans
The clinic provides low-cost dental care for adults and children with Medicaid, MIChild or Healthy Kids, or who are uninsured and low income.