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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

It’s Summertime… Which Means Local Produce
Posted on Tuesday July 03, 2018

In Michigan, we are lucky to be surrounded by lots of local produce during summer months. Here are a few tips to help make sure you have plenty of fruits and vegetables in your diet.   Visit a local farmers market. Find out what is in season Find the date and time of a farmers... Read More


HPV Vaccine is Cancer Prevention
Posted on Tuesday July 03, 2018

What is HPV? HPV stands for human papilloma virus. HPVs are a group of more than 150 related viruses. Each HPV virus in the group is given a number, and is called an HPV type (for instance, HPV-16). HPVs are called papillomaviruses because some of the HPV types cause warts or papillomas, which are non-cancerous... Read More


Bugs, Bats, and Bacteria
Posted on Tuesday July 03, 2018

Michigan summers are full of sun and fun, but also a few extra critters and crawlers. Ticks According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Lyme disease is caused by bacteria called Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks, sometimes referred to as deer ticks. Typical... Read More


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


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