News Releases

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2018 Releases

  • November 15, 2018 Great American Smokeout is Nov. 15, 2018
  • November 1, 2018 Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Starts Nov. 1 
  • October 31, 2018 Opioid Deaths Involving Cocaine Increasing
  • October 11, 2018 Washtenaw County Opioid Summit Oct 15
  • October 4, 2018 Washtenaw County Health Department Grant Funding Available
  • October 3, 2018 It's Time to Get Your Flu Shot
  • September 14, 2018 Public Health Advisory for Harmful Algal Bloom in Ford Lake
  • September 7, 2018 Washtenaw County Health Department Launches 'Stop Hep A' Campaign
  • September 5, 2018 Vaping Increases among Washtenaw County Youth
  • August 23, 2018 Washtenaw County Bird Tests Positive for West Nile Virus
  • June 26, 2018 Know Your Status for National HIV Testing Day
  • June 19, 2018 Kids Starting Preschool or Kindergarten? Schedule Mandatory Hearing and Vision Screenings
  • June 6, 2018 Ticks that Can Spread Lyme Found throughout Washtenaw County
  • May 31, 2018 Two Rabid Bats Found in Washtenaw County
  • May 24, 2018 World No Tobacco Day
  • May 10, 2018 Health Department Annual Report: Healthy Together
  • April 30, 2018 STD Rates Increasing in Washtenaw County
  • March 27, 2018 Tuberculosis can affect anyone: “Think TB” so we can end TB
  • March 21, 2018 National Kick Butts Day is March 21, 2018: Help youth stay nicotine free
  • March 14, 2018 Washtenaw County has the most doctors in the state. But it’s not the healthiest county: County Health Rankings show improved equity is needed.
  • February 22, 2018 Washtenaw County Dental Clinic Celebrates Three Years
  • February 2, 2018 Washtenaw County Health Department Adds Evening Hours for Hepatitis A Vaccination
  • February 1, 2018 Building Healthy Communities: 13 Washtenaw County organizations awarded grants to promote healthy eating and physical activity
  • January 23, 2018 Washtenaw County Health Department Welcomes New Deputy Health Officer 

2017 Releases

  1. 2017 County Health Rankings: What is keeping Washtenaw from being the healthiest county in Michigan?
  2. Act Now! Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Starts Nov. 1 and Ends Dec. 15, 2017
  3. Additional Opportunities for Hepatitis A Vaccination
  4. All Are Welcome at Washtenaw County Public Health
  5. Final Lab Result Negative for Measles Case - Joint Release
  6. Flu Shots Now Available: Flu Cases Reported in Washtenaw County
  7. Free health screenings available at Ypsilanti Heritage Festival; Quitting smoking is the best thing you can do for your health
  8. Great American Smokeout Nov 2017
  9. Half-Price Radon Test Kits During January’s Radon Action Month; Residents Encouraged to Test Homes in Winter Months
  10. Help Available for Pregnant Women to Quit Smoking
  11. It's Mosquito Season - Take Steps to Prevent West Nile Virus
  12. Lyme Disease Can be Transmitted by Ticks in Washtenaw County
  13. National Nutrition Month 2017: Local WIC services and partnerships promote healthy eating
  14. New Interactive Washtenaw County Health Data Website Launched: Searchable results of local health surveys now online in English and Spanish
  15. Only Two Weeks Left to Enroll in Health Insurance Marketplace for 2018
  16. t’s Not Too Early to Make Sure your Child is Ready to Learn – Immunization, Waiver, Hearing and Vision Appointments Now Available
  17. Violent Interactions between Law Enforcement and Black Americans: Community symposium to discuss public health impacts and solutions
  18. Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Opposes Repeal of Affordable Care Act
  19. Washtenaw County Dental Clinic Celebrates Two Years and Over 10,000 Patient Visits, Now Accepts All Medicaid
  20. Washtenaw County Health Department Launches New "Wise Choices" Program – Enroll Today!
  21. Washtenaw County Health Department Warns of Possible Exposure to Hepatitis A
  22. Washtenaw County Public Health Grant Funding Available
  23. Washtenaw County Public Health Warns of Possible Exposure to Measles
  24. Washtenaw County Suicide Prevention Town Hall Feb 7
  25. Washtenaw Hepatitis A Cases Part of Larger Southeast Michigan Outbreak

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