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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

Project Fresh
Posted on Thursday September 27, 2018

The Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) is known in Michigan as Project FRESH and administrated by the WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) program. WIC Project FRESH helps to provide healthy and nutritious produce to Michigan WIC participants, while fostering economic development by promoting our state’s diverse agricultural products. The program provides low-income, nutritionally-at-risk WIC participants... Read More


National Health Education Week
Posted on Thursday September 27, 2018

Join District Health Department #10 (DHD#10) and the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) in celebrating National Health Education Week  – October 15-19, 2018!  The purpose of this celebration is to raise awareness on major public health issues and promote a better understanding of the role of health education. Health education specialists offer knowledge, skills, and... Read More


National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
Posted on Thursday September 27, 2018

October 21 through 27. 2018 is National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week.  The theme for this year’s campaign is “Lead Free Kids for a Healthy Future” with the goal of raising awareness to reduce childhood exposure to lead. Preventing exposure to lead is crucial to a lifetime of good health for children.  At this time, no safe blood levels have... Read More


National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Posted on Thursday September 27, 2018

It comes around every year in October, and this October is no exception.  It is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness of breast cancer risks, the importance of screening, and options for treatment. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services offers this information regarding breast cancer in Michigan: Quick Links DHD#10... Read More


Sexual Health Awareness Month
Posted on Tuesday September 04, 2018

The World Health Organization defines sexual health as a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction or infirmity. Sexual health requires a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships, as well as the possibility of having pleasurable and safe sexual... Read More


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