Washtenaw County Public Health
World AIDS Day is held on December 1st each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was first held in 1988 and was the first global health day ever observed.
If you have health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace, confirm your coverage. If you don't have coverage, get covered for 2015.
Influenza reports and hospitalizations are starting in Washtenaw County. Flu appears to be circulating and may cause severe illness. Get vaccinated to protect yourself and your family from flu. Seasonal influenza vaccine is recommended for EVERYONE six months and older.
While a large Ebola outbreak continues in West Africa, the risk of an outbreak in the United States remains small. If an infected person arrives in Washtenaw County, our health system will respond promptly and appropriately to limit spread of the disease. Washtenaw County Public Health is providing this information to keep residents informed.
As of November 7, the Michigan Department of Community Health has confirmed 90 cases of EV-D68 in Michigan. Two cases have been confirmed in Washtenaw County, one in a child and one in an adult with asthma. Washtenaw County Public Health continues to monitor the situation.