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WCSO Dep. Urban & K9 Fred Track & Arrest Breaking & Entering-Larceny from Vehicle Suspect

WCSO Dep. Urban & K9 Fred Track & Arrest Breaking & Entering-Larceny from Vehicle Suspect

On March 29, 2016, at around 7:00 p.m., Deputy Urban and K9 Fred responded to a larceny from vehicle complaint in the Cavanaugh Lake area of Washtenaw County.

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Hearing and Vision Screenings

Hearing and Vision Screenings

Washtenaw County Public Health provides free hearing and vision screenings. Screenings are required for all children entering preschool and kindergarten this coming fall.

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March 22 CMH Town Hall notes

The presentation from the March 22 meeting are now available.

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Prescription for Health Helps Residents Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

Prescription for Health Helps Residents Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

2015 results show the program continues to help participants eat more fruits and vegetables. Washtenaw County Public Health and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System (SJMHS) are pleased to announce they are continuing to work together, and SJMHS will fund Prescription for Health in 2016.

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WCSO Road Closure Notification: Wiard Road

WCSO Road Closure Notification: Wiard Road

Beginning Monday, March 28, 2016 Northbound Wiard Road at Tyler Road & Tyler Road at Wiard Road in Ypsilanti Township will be closed until July 2016.

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Revised Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Ordinance Takes Effect April 1, 2016

Revised Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Ordinance Takes Effect April 1, 2016

Revised Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control (SESC) Ordinance Takes Effect April 1, 2016

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Boilerplate 298 Update

Thanks to the advocacy efforts of many Community Mental Health supporters, there is progress with the removal of Boilerplate 298.

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Different Deputies make Overdose Saves within Same Shift

Different Deputies make Overdose Saves within Same Shift

WCSO Deputies have been equipped with Naloxone, a medication to treat opioid overdose in an emergency situation, since August of 2015. Since then deputies have saved sixteen (16) lives by administering Naloxone; the two most recent lives were saved by different deputies within the same shift.

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WCSO Police Service Dog Team Visit Girl Scout Daisy Troop in Dexter

WCSO Police Service Dog Team Visit Girl Scout Daisy Troop in Dexter

Deputy Urban and his canine partner, Fred, visited a Girl Scout Daisy Troop in Dexter last week to help them earn their Gerri Flower Pedal Badge which is about respecting authority and “playing by the rules”. Deputy Urban and Fred received this nice letter of thanks from the Daisy Troop:

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Radio Shows on WEMU 89.1FM

Radio Shows on WEMU 89.1FM

Washtenaw County's Office of the Water Resources Commissioner and Public Health's Environmental Health Division help produce two radio shows in collaboration with WEMU News. Tune in to hear about environmental issues impacting Washtenaw County!

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WCSO Partners with ArborWoman to deliver the Safe Sleep Care Program ~ We Need Your Help!

WCSO Partners with ArborWoman to deliver the Safe Sleep Care Program ~ We Need Your Help!

Did you know that of the sleep-related infant deaths in Washtenaw County 70% occurred in an unsafe sleep location and 50% of them involved an infant sleeping on the same surface with another person? These deaths are preventable!

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WCSO Advisory: Road Closure Notification; McGregor Rd. Dexter Twp.

WCSO Advisory: Road Closure Notification; McGregor Rd. Dexter Twp.

Beginning Monday, March 7, 2016 McGregor Road between Riverview Road and Robert Drive in Dexter Township will be closed until August 2016.

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Summer Newsletter 2016

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Summer Day Camp with the WCPARC

Summer Day Camp with the WCPARC

The Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission has 3 great camp options available for you this summer!

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February 29 CMH Town Hall notes

As promised notes and documents from the February 29 Advocacy Alert special Town Hall meeting.

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Daycamp Registration Is OPEN

Day camp registration is open for all three Washtenaw County Parks Locations

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Interested in seeing a Controlled Burn?

Interested in seeing a Controlled Burn?

Controlled burns will be conducted this spring in some of our rain gardens and stormwater features. If you think a controlled burn may be useful to maintain native landscaping on your property, we can help you learn more about this process! Burns help reduce invasive plants and encourage native plants to thrive.

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WCSO Warns about IRS Imposters and Scams

WCSO Warns about IRS Imposters and Scams

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.

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Washtenaw County Dental Clinic Celebrates 1st Full Year!

Washtenaw County Dental Clinic Celebrates 1st Full Year!

Nearly 2,000 local adults and children are smiling more. Residents and community members are always welcome to visit www.ewashtenaw.org/smile or stop by the clinic at 111 N. Huron Street, Ypsilanti.

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Deputy Urban & K-9 Fred earn United States Police Canine Association ‘Case of the Quarter’ Award

Deputy Urban & K-9 Fred earn United States Police Canine Association ‘Case of the Quarter’ Award

The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office Deputy Urban and K-9 Fred have been awarded "case-of-the-quarter" by the United States Police Canine Association. Deputy Urban and K-9 Fred were recognized for their outstanding performance in assisting a neighboring agency with the timely and safe arrest of a wanted felonious domestic assault suspect with a violent history.

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