August 2017 - District Health Department 10
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Stay Sanitized at the County Fair!

The rides. The animals. The games. The cotton candy and elephant ears.  It’s county fair season and people are coming out in droves to partake in the summer festivities.  It is also a time to be cautious of germs and foodborne illnesses that can make us sick. The animal exhibits are a big attraction for… Read More

It’s National Immunization Awareness Month!

August is National Immunization Month, a time to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages.  With school quickly approaching, it’s time to check immunizations records to see if your kids are up to date. In Michigan, before a child can attend kindergarten, seventh grade, childcare, or enroll in a new school district, parents or… Read More

College Freshmen Should Get Serogroup B Meningococcal Vaccine

Do you have a young adult heading off to college in the fall?  Now is a good time for students to get a serogroup B meningococcal vaccine.  Living in close quarters and where large groups tend to gather, like dormitories, increases the risk of getting meningococcal disease or meningitis.  It can spread from person to… Read More