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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Building Healthy Communities 2020 grant awards

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The Health Department awarded the funding through its Building Healthy Communities program. Building Healthy Communities creates policy, system, and environment changes that support physical activity and healthy eating. The program aims to reduce cardiova...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Washtenaw County Summer Youth Employment Program Now Accepting Applications

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“Being a part of SummerWorks was awesome! My job led to an internship and the internship turned into my career!”

- 2017 SummerWorks Participant 

Are you between the ages of 16 and 24? Do you w...

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Broadband Survey Mailed to 15 Washtenaw County Townships

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The Washtenaw County Broadband Task Force is requesting that Washtenaw County residents participate in a survey to help measure broadband access.This survey provides accurate data regarding which properties do and do not currently have internet access. In...

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Coronavirus Information: Feb 13, 2020

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UPDATED Feb 13, 2020. Page will now be updated weekly or if the situation changes locally.

Health officials are closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (initially 2019-nCoV and now called COVID-19) that was...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

It’s time to get REAL

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Your Michigan driver’s license or identification card may not get you through airport security later this year.

Oct. 1 is when the federal government will fully enforce the post-9/11 REAL ID Act, and standard state-issued driver’s licen...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Public Notice - Appointments to Various Boards/Committees/Commissions

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WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

PUBLIC NOTICE – SEEKING CITIZEN VOLUNTEERS FOR VARIOUS BOARDS, COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS

The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners is looking for people to volunteer for a position on the Board of Public Works. T...

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

What Washtenaw County youth #wishyouknew about their mental health

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Young people across Washtenaw County wish the adults in their lives knew that mental health is real. They’re not “lazy” or “bad.” 10 deep breaths may not fix it. Their community is hurting, but their generation is strong. And just listening can help. Adul...

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Posted on: December 16, 2019

Washtenaw County Offers Funding for Census Outreach Projects

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As the country prepares for Census 2020, Washtenaw County is working to reach out to groups that have been historically undercounted, such as college students, children, people of color, low-income individuals, and more. Given the importance of the Decenn...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

New Health for All Washtenaw website provides community health data, stories, and action

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The Washtenaw County Health Department has launched a new website that holds interactive data on hundreds of factors related to community health. www.healthforallwashtenaw.org is a central location for information, stories, and action items on what impact...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Washtenaw County Announces Winter Shelter and Warming Centers

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Starting Monday, November 11th, 2019, any individuals seeking emergency shelter during the upcoming cold winter months can find a safe and warm place to sleep each night at the Delonis Center (312 W Huron St, Ann Arbor, MI 48103) and&...

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