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District Health Department #10 is the largest geographic health department in Michigan, serving ten counties including Crawford, Kalkaska, Lake, Manistee, Mason, Mecosta, Missaukee, Newaygo, Oceana, and Wexford. Established in 1997 after a consolidation of four health departments, our mission is to promote and enhance the health of our communities and environment through protection, prevention, and intervention.


Message from the Health Officer


Kevin Hughes, DHD #10 Health Officer

“Public health as a whole strives to protect and improve the health of families and communities by promoting and supporting healthy lifestyles, conducting research, and through the detection and control of infectious diseases (CDC Foundation.) As your local health department, District Health Department #10 (DHD#10) is dedicated to supporting communities through population-based efforts to achieve better health outcomes and wellbeing for all.

The leadership and staff of DHD#10 remain steadfast in our commitment to our mission and values as well as creating “Healthy People, Healthy Communities.”


Public Health Matters

Get Tested. Know Your Status.
Posted on Wednesday May 30, 2018

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day! Around 1.2 million people in the United States are living with HIV, and one in eight people don’t know they have it. Nearly 45,000 people find out they have HIV every year. HIV testing can be the answer to prevention and care. • People who test negative have... Read More


Men’s Health Clinics
Posted on Wednesday May 30, 2018

Men’s Health Month Did you know there was a month entirely dedicated to raising awareness for issues impacting the health and wellness of men and boys? June is Men’s Health Month–spread the word and make sure every loved male in your life is living well. District Health Department #10 is here to ensure men have... Read More


Kids are Home for the Summer: Be Sure the House is Safe
Posted on Tuesday May 29, 2018

It’s Safe Homes = Safe Families Month Injuries are the leading cause of death in children ages 19 and younger. But most child injuries can be prevented.  Parents and caregivers can play a life-saving role in protecting children from injuries. THINGS TO CONSIDER INSIDE & OUTSIDE YOUR HOME: This list is not exhaustive. Please see... Read More


Global Employee Health & Fitness Month
Posted on Thursday May 03, 2018

As national healthcare costs increase, many employers are looking to reduce healthcare costs and increase their bottom-line. In many instances, healthcare costs are linked to chronic disease and obesity related diseases. Nationwide, obesity related healthcare claims account for $147 billion (and rising) dollars of our healthcare costs. This amount does not include the amount of dollars... Read More


Food Safety Month
Posted on Thursday May 03, 2018

Let’s face it…most of us love to eat, but no one wants to get sick from it.  There is always a risk of getting a foodborne illness whether you’re eating at home or in a restaurant. What foods are most associated with foodborne illness? Raw or undercooked foods such as raw or rare meat and... Read More


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