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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Great American Smokeout: Set a date, make a plan & get support

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The 2018 Great American Smokeout is Thursday, Nov. 15. The Washtenaw County Health Department is celebrating by encouraging smokers to use the day to quit, make a plan to quit, or reach out for support to quit. Their Wise Choices program and the Michigan ...

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Posted on: November 9, 2018

Washtenaw County Winter Warming Centers Open November 12, 2018—April 1, 2019

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In cooperation with OCED and other organizations throughout Washtenaw County, the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County (SAWC) is providing emergency shelter for homeless individuals during the winter months.

For access to the daytime or overnight warmin...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment: Washtenaw Health Plan Can Help, Now - Dec. 15

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The Health Insurance Marketplace will be open for enrollment from Nov. 1 through Dec. 15, 2018. Schedule your free appointment with the Washtenaw Health Plan at 734-544-3030 for help understanding and applying for Marketplace insurance. Walk-ins are also ...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

WCSO Dispatcher James Wrock honored as top trainer!

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His family and Dispatch leadership were there to support and congratulate him in the well-deserved honor. Congrats, Jim!


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Posted on: October 26, 2018

WCSO's Outreach Coordinator Marv Gundy honored at Michigan Works Awards Ceremony

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Marv has a heart of gold, strong work ethic and loves his community - which is why we are so lucky to have him as our Community Outreach Coordinator. He has transformed the Youth Employment Program to what it is today and we couldn't be more proud. Way to...

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Washtenaw County Parks - Take Our Survey!

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We're planning for the future and we need your feedback! It is, once again, time for an update of the five-year Parks and Recreation Master Plan and we are seeking the public’s input through a comprehensive survey. Please click on the link to co...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Public Notice - Fall Appointments

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Posted on: October 4, 2018

Congratulations Deputy Turpin

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She has shown herself to be a confident self-starter that takes initiative and pays close attention to detail. WCSO is lucky to have her as part of the team!

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

It's Time to Get Your Flu Shot

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It is time for everyone six months and older to get vaccinated against flu (influenza). Sporadic cases of flu are being reported in Washtenaw County. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends getting the flu vaccine before the end of...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Naloxone Training Filming in Progress!

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“Equipping our deputies with Naloxone provides a valuable tool to deal with the opioid and heroin epidemic” according to Sheriff’s Police Services Commander Marlene Radzik.  “The faces of those suffering from substance use disorder are growing.” ...

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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: 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!

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