News Releases

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2024 Releases

  • February 14, 2024 Washtenaw County Health Department Re-Launches Recovery and Harm Reduction Campaign (Español: El Departamento de Salud del Condado de Washtenaw lanza una campaña de recuperación de drogadicción y reducción de daños)
  • February 7, 2024 Washtenaw County Health Department Investigates Two Local Hepatitis A Cases (Español: El Departamento de Salud del Condado de Washtenaw Investiga Dos Casos Locales de Hepatitis A)
  • February 7, 2024 New Legislation Requires Lead Testing for Young Children (Español: Nueva Legislación Exige Pruebas de Plomo para Niños Pequeños)
  • January 16, 2024 Half-Priced Radon Test Kits Available for Radon Action Month

Older releases

  1. 2023
  2. 2022
  3. 2021
  4. 2020
  5. 2019
  6. 2018
  • October 19, 2023 Washtenaw County Health Department Shares Findings from Extreme Weather Preparedness Survey
  • October 11, 2023 'Tis the Season for Fall Vaccinations
  • September 12, 2023 Opioid Deaths, Non-Opioid Drug Overdose Deaths Continue Increasing in Washtenaw County
  • August 16, 2023 Washtenaw County Health Department Releases Firearm Death Report 
  • August 4, 2023 Catch Up Washtenaw: Don’t Wait, Vaccinate!
  • July 21, 2023 Prevent Mosquito-Borne Illness: Jamestown Canyon and West Nile viruses detected in Washtenaw mosquitoes [8/2/23 correction: Washtenaw County had one human case of Jamestown Canyon virus in 2022. This resident was likely exposed in Washtenaw County.]
  • July 19, 2023 Advisory: Sugarloaf Lake Beach closed due to high levels of bacteria
  • July 19, 2023 COVID-19 Mortality Report: 2020-2023 (Español: COVID-19 Informe de mortalidad: 2020-2023)
  • July 7, 2023 Advisory: Sugarloaf Lake Beach closed due to high levels of bacteria
  • May 11, 2023 Washtenaw County Board of Health Urges Preventing and Reducing Tobacco Use 
  • May 4, 2023 Stay Healthy This Tick and Mosquito Season 
  • April 6, 2023 Washtenaw County Health Department Releases Suicide Report
  • March 17, 2023 Take the Washtenaw County Community Health Survey! (Español: ¡Realice la Encuesta de Salud Comunitaria del Condado de Washtenaw!)
  • Jan 26, 2023 Washtenaw County Health Officer Begins Three-Year Term on Trinity Health Ann Arbor and Livingston Board of Directors