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Monthly Archives: January 2018

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National Radon Action Month

In Michigan, Governor Rick Snyder officially proclaimed January 2018 as Radon Action Month. What in the world is Radon?  Radon is a tasteless, odorless, colorless, radioactive gas that occurs naturally in soil and rock. It enters buildings through openings in the foundation floor or walls (sump openings; crawlspaces; floor/wall joints; cracks; space around plumbing, wiring,… Read More

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

According to the National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC), cervical cancer is a disease that affects approximate 13,000 women each year in the United States.  Did you know that it is actually preventable?  Getting vaccinated for HPV early, and getting screened through pap or HPV testing can greatly reduce your chances of getting cervical cancer. The Centers… Read More

Providing for Your Family? WIC Can Help!

Are you struggling to put food on the table to feed your family? WIC may be able to help! WIC stands for Women, Infants, and Children and is a nutritional food program that helps participants eat well and stay healthy.  It’s not just for women, however!  Adoptive parents, fathers, grandparents, other family members, foster parents… Read More

Plan Your Family

Having a baby can be one of the most beautiful and important experiences of your life. Not planning for one can have some unintended consequences. Through our Family Planning division, District Health Department #10 provides reproductive health care to men, women, and teens at low or no cost.  We help you plan for your family… Read More

Give Your Baby the Best Chance for a Healthy Life

If you are pregnant or planning on having a baby soon, there are things you can do to give your baby the best chance for a healthy life. The best option is to plan your pregnancy by: seeing your health care provider before you get pregnant, or as soon as you suspect your are pregnant… Read More