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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Bats: check them out before you let them out

Shadow of bat flying at night

It was a typical August evening in Washtenaw County. Eight-year-old John Michael was taking the newest member of his family, 14-week-old puppy Huckleberry, out for his evening walk around his rural Dexter home. Then the pair stumbled into a bat by a tree ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

Want to Make a Healthy Change? Sign Up for Wise Choices

Nurse taking a mans blood pressure

Wise Choices provides free health screenings and coaching to help you make small, healthy changes in your life. It consists of: 

  • A brief health intake screening (glucose, cholesterol and blood pressure)
  • Goal-setting and planning - you deci...
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Wise Choices Webpage Health Department - Spotlight on Health
Posted on: March 30, 2018

All Are Welcome Here

All Are Welcome Here poster with the message all are welcome here in seven languages

The Washtenaw County Health Department launched an “All Are Welcome Here” campaign to make sure everyone knows it is safe to walk through our doors and participate in our many public health services. Messaging in seven languages has be...

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Health Department - Spotlight on Health
Posted on: February 28, 2018

Stress-Free Immunizations: We’ve got you covered

Deena Hawasli

Even after receiving multiple shots and blood tests, Deena Hawasli was smiling after her appointment with the Washtenaw County Health Department’s immunization program.

“The staff was just all very friendly and happy,” she sai...

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