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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Public Health Advisory for Harmful Algal Bloom in Ford Lake

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Washtenaw County Health Department, in consultation with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), is issuing a public health advisory for a confirmed harmful algal bloom in Ford Lake in Ypsilanti, Michigan. People and pets should avoi...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Washtenaw County Health Department Launches ‘Stop Hep A’ Campaign

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The Washtenaw County Health Department has launched a county-wide campaign to “Stop Hep A.” The campaign encourages residents to get vaccinated against hepatitis A and wash their hands in order to stop the hepatitis A outbreak in Washtenaw and across Mich...

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Vaping increasing among Washtenaw County Youth

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Less than two percent of Washtenaw County high school students reported smoking cigarettes in the past 30 days, according to the 2017-2018 Michigan Profile for Healthy Youth – a decrease from almost four percent in 2015-2016. While cigarette smoking may b...

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

Washtenaw County Bird Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

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A crow found in the 48105 zip code has tested positive for West Nile virus. The Washtenaw County Health Department encourages residents to prevent mosquito bites and reduce the potential spread of West Nile.

“We haven’t seen human cases of West Nile in Was...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

County Clean-up Day September 29, 2018 in Saline/Ann Arbor

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The Washtenaw County Board of Public Works, the Office of the Water Resources Commissioner, and community partners will be sponsoring an upcoming Environmental Clean-up Day. This event provides an opportunity for residents to dispose of unwanted household...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

Home Toxics Collections

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Regular collection events are held the first 3 Saturdays of the month, April through November 9AM-12NOON, except for holiday weekends. No appointment needed on Saturdays!

LIst of items you can bring to our facility

List of items we do not acept at the home ...

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