Washtenaw County Public Health
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August is National Immunization Awareness Month. Washtenaw County Public Health reminds residents that vaccines are safe and one of the best tools available to prevent serious and sometimes deadly diseases in our community.
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.
West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne virus that can cause mild illness (West Nile fever) or severe symptoms (encephalitis or meningitis - an inflammation of the brain) in humans and other animals. People primarily get West Nile from the bite of a mosquito that is infected with WNV.