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2016 Continuum of Care Funding Application Submission

The process is intended to renew approximately $5.5 million in CoC funding, as well as apply for $278,344 in new funds.

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Are you satisfied? Let us know!

Are you satisfied? Let us know!

Washtenaw County Public Health believes in providing good customer service. We want to make sure you are treated fairly and served with compassion in a timely manner. Please take a moment and complete our brief survey to let us know how we're doing!

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Adult and Youth MHFA Classes Now Open for Registration

Attend the day long Mental Health First Aid on October 28, or the youth-focused session on December 16, 2016 and leave with a five-step action plan to help an individual in crisis connect to professional care.

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WCSO Community Education Series

WCSO Community Education Series

The WCSO just announced the next installment of our community education and engagement events, the WCSO Community Education Series. This three-part educational series consisting of six different topic areas will be facilitated/instructed by Sheriff Clayton. Each topic area will consist of a 40 minute classroom discussion followed by a question and answer period.

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Halloween Happenings!

Halloween Happenings!

3 Events, 3 Times The Fun! Dash, Smash, and Bash your way to tons of family fun this Halloween!

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Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office K9 Bady to get Body Armor

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office K9 Bady to get Body Armor

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office K9 Bady will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Bady’s vest is sponsored by Theodore Sippel of Manchester, MI and will be embroidered with the sentiment “Good Luck from Ted”. Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks.

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Washtenaw County Public Health Welcomes New Medical Director

Washtenaw County Public Health Welcomes New Medical Director

We are pleased to announce that Jessie Kimbrough Marshall, MD, MPH is the county’s new medical director.

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Dog Swim at Rolling Hills Water Park

Dog Swim at Rolling Hills Water Park

Join us for a PUP-TACULAR time at our annual Dog Swim!

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Dog Swim at Rolling Hills Water Park

Dog Swim at Rolling Hills Water Park

Join us for a PUP-TACULAR time at our annual Dog Swim!

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WCSO & Human Society of Huron Valley looking for person(s) who killed a family of swans

WCSO & Human Society of Huron Valley looking for person(s) who killed a family of swans

Sometime around 6:15 a.m. on August 10th, 2016 a family of swans in the area of Parker Rd. and Scio Church Rd. were run over. Deputies were called to the area by numerous concerned citizens. Upon arrival, deputies discovered that 4 juvenile swans and one adult swan had been run over and killed.

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Paddle Sport Safety Tips from WCSO Marine Safety

Paddle Sport Safety Tips from WCSO Marine Safety

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office wants those on the waterways to have a safe and enjoyable day on their canoes and kayaks.

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How did we do?

How did we do?

We care about the quality of service the Office of the Water Resources Commissioner delivers. If you have had recent contact with us, please let us know how you feel!

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WCSO, YPD & Ypsilanti Community Schools put on their first Junior Police Academy

WCSO, YPD & Ypsilanti Community Schools put on their first Junior Police Academy

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office, Ypsilanti Police Department and the Ypsilanti Community School District partnered this summer to run the 2016 Junior Police Academy. The academy was held at Ypsilanti High School over a three-week period and allowed 14 middle school age students (6th, 7th and 8th graders) to attend a mini police academy.

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Arrest made in July 22nd Superior Township Shooting

Arrest made in July 22nd Superior Township Shooting

On Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in cooperation with the U.S. Marshal’s Office, Washtenaw Metro-SWAT, and the Westland Police Department, the Sheriff’s Office conducted a search warrant resulting in the arrest of the suspect in the July 22nd, 2016 shooting in Superior Township.

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New Evidence of Lyme Disease in Washtenaw County

New Evidence of Lyme Disease in Washtenaw County

For the first time, Washtenaw County Public Health has evidence that a Washtenaw resident was likely infected with Lyme disease without leaving the county. Cases of Lyme disease occur annually among Washtenaw residents; until now, local cases have been related to travel to west Michigan or other states where infested tick populations are present.

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Cybersecurity of Business...Made Simple comes to Wasthenaw County

Cybersecurity of Business...Made Simple comes to Wasthenaw County

A national effort to educate businesses on the simple steps to improve online safety is coming to Washtenaw County.

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Sheriff Jerry Clayton & Congresswoman Debbie Dingell Invite the Community to a Unity Town Hall Event

Sheriff Jerry Clayton & Congresswoman Debbie Dingell Invite the Community to a Unity Town Hall Event

On Thursday, July 21, 2016 the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell are planning to bring our community together to hold a community Unity Town Hall to talk with one another, to begin discussing how we can come together, and how we as a community can address the anger, frustration, fear, lack of communication, and issues around race, poverty and policing.

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WCSO Public Safety Announcement – Everything you need to know about Personal Floatation Devices!

WCSO Public Safety Announcement – Everything you need to know about Personal Floatation Devices!

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office wishes everyone a safe and enjoyable summer. With summer in full swing, the lakes and rivers are a great place for recreational opportunities such as boating, fishing, kayaks and canoes.

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