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COVID-19 Information


DHD#10 will no longer be providing weekly COVID-19 updates or maintaining the COVID-19 Data Dashboard. Due to declining cases and hospitalizations, DHD#10 will be referring to the CDC COVID-19 County Check tool and MDHHS’s County-Level Data Dashboard and Vaccine Dashboard.

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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.

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.

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Public Health Matters

World Hepatitis Day (7/28/2022)

World Hepatitis Day – July 28, 2022 Key Facts According to the World Hepatitis Alliance: Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver, most commonly caused by a viral infection. There are five main Hepatitis viruses, referred to as types A, B, C, D, and E. These five types are of the greatest concern because of… Read More

UV Safety Awareness Month (2022)

UV Safety Awareness Month – July 2022 Key Facts According to the American Cancer Society: Your skin makes vitamin D naturally when it is exposed to UV rays from the sun. Whenever possible, it’s better to get vitamin D from your diet or vitamin supplements rather than from exposure to UV rays. Dietary sources and… Read More

Preventing Swimmer’s Itch (2022)

Preventing Swimmer’s Itch – July 2022 Key Facts Key facts from the CDC regarding Swimmer’s Itch (Cercarial Dermatitis), include: It is possible to reduce the risk of swimmer’s itch. Avoid swimming in areas where unsafe water signs are posted or where swimmer’s itch is common. It is also good to avoid swimming in marshy areas… Read More

International Group B Strep Awareness Month (2022)

International Group B Strep Awareness Month – July 2022 Key Facts According to the CDC: Group B Streptococcus (GBS) bacteria does not spread through food, water, or anything that people might have come into contact with. How people get these bacteria or spread them to others is generally unknown. However, experts know that pregnant women… Read More

Family Health & Fitness Day (2022)

Key Facts: According to the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA): Nearly 3 in 5 adults say that access to park and recreation amenities are very or extremely essential to their mental and physical health. Living close to parks and other recreation facilities is consistently related to higher physical activity levels for both adults and… Read More