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District Health Department #10 keeps communities up-to-date by publishing new releases. DHD#10 shares information about health observances, hot public health topics, community achievements, and more! Check back regularly to read the latest news.

August 2017

August 21 – West Nile Virus in Wexford County Horse

August 21 – Solar Eclipse Safety

August 3 – Prime For Life Classes for Mason and Oceana Counties

August 3 – Community Grants Given in Lake County

July 2017

July 27 – Sustaining Breastfeeding Together

July 10 – Lyme Disease Increasing in Michigan

July 7 – DHD#10 Accredited by State

July 7 – Kalkaska Office Back Open

June 2017

June 13 – Handling Prescription Drugs After Loved One Dies

June 7 – Play It Safe – Keep Mosquitoes Away

June 2- Safe Home – RX Abuse Prevention

May 2017

May 22 – World No Tobacco Day

May 19 – Youth Summit 2017

May 1 – This Graduation Season, Remember: Think Before You Let Teens Drink

April 2017

April 24 – Kalkaska Office Opens Temporary Locations

April 21 – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Crawford

April 21 – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Kalkaska

April 21 – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Lake

April 21 – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Manistee

April 21 – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Mason

April 21 – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Mecosta

April 21 – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Missaukee

April 21 – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Newaygo

April 21 – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Oceana

April 21 – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Wexford

April 20 – Earth Day

April 11 – Kalkaska Office Closed

April 10 – Affordable Care Act Significantly Impacting Uninsured in Michigan

April  5 – Becoming the Healthiest Nation in One Generation

March 2017

March 31- Local Food Advocate Receives National Award

March 20- Healthy Michigan Plan Enrollment

March 16- Know the Risks of E-Cigarettes

March 14- Federal Agency Budget Cuts and Congressional Health Care Repeal Proposals Will Harm the Health of Northern Michigan

March 13- Diabetes Alert Day

March 7- Kalkaska Commission on Aging Receives Grant Award

March 1- Put your Best Fork Forward

February 2017

February 28- Lake County Communities That Care Coalition Honored at National Forum

February 21- Oceana County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition

February 14- Take Steps to Stay Healthy

February 9- February is Children’s Dental Health Month – Choose Water for a Sparkling Smile!

February 7- Kalkaska Area Interfaith Resources Purchases Walk-In Freezer

February 6- More than 80 percent of cervical cancer is preventable with HPV vaccination, screening

February 2- The Ochsner Eat Fit Program Is Expanding to Lake County

February 2- Healthy Shelf Labeling Expanding in Lake County

January 2017

January 18- Stop Underage Drinking

January 10- Saturday Immunization Clinic at DHD#10

January 9- Prevent Infections for Baby’s Protection

January 9- Girls on the Run Coaches Needed

January 3- Free Radon Test Kits Available at DHD#10