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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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Weekly Community COVID-19 Update

DHD#10 is hosting weekly COVID-19 updates for our stakeholders. Listen to our COVID-19 updates for the latest information in your community.

Visit our COVID-19 Video Gallery to view these updates.

Get Your Flu Shot

It’s not too late to get your flu shot!

With COVID-19 still impacting our communities, it is more important than ever to get your flu shot! 

Call 888-217-3904 to schedule your flu shot!

Get the latest updates and data on flu across Michigan to stay informed at www.michigan.gov/flu

COVID-19 DAILY NUMBERS 

PLEASE NOTE: COVID-19 numbers are updated Monday – Friday. Saturday and Sunday numbers are included each Monday.

We have redesigned our Daily Update to provide you with additional information. You will now see Total Recovered and Active Cases as well as the typical data. Active Cases are computed by subtracting Total Recovered and Total Deaths from Total Cases.  We are also providing a brief summary of the cases in each county. Case summaries will be updated every Tuesday (including data from the past Friday after 3:00 pm to Monday at 3:00 pm) and Friday (including data from Monday after 3:00 pm to Friday at 3:00 pm). 

DAILY UPDATE – 1/20/2021

COVID Update for 1/20/2021

Public Health Matters

National Birth Defect Prevention Month
Posted on Thursday December 24, 2020

Did you know? Every 4 ½ minutes a baby is born with a birth defect in the United States. About 120,000 babies (1 in 33) in the U.S. are born each year with birth defects. In Michigan, approximately 8,000 babies are born with birth defects every year. Birth defects are the leading cause of death... Read More


Protecting the Community’s Health in their Homes
Posted on Tuesday December 22, 2020

Radon is a serious health risk facing tens of thousands of Americans and is associated with words like: That’s why the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has designated January as National Radon Action Month. What in the world is Radon?  Radon is a tasteless, odorless, colorless, radioactive gas that occurs naturally in soil and rock.... Read More


Bringing Awareness to Cervical Health
Posted on Sunday December 20, 2020

Cervical Health. Most people would rather shy away from talking about it. But just as any other aspect of health, it is important! Without routine screenings, cervical cancer can go undetected. HPV (human papillomavirus) is a very common infection that spreads through sexual activity, and it causes almost all cases of cervical cancer. At any... Read More


COVID-19 Holiday Safety
Posted on Wednesday December 02, 2020

With COVID-19 and the seasonal flu overlapping this year, it is so important to think about the health and safety of your loved ones during this holiday season. The holidays are traditionally a time for family and friends to gather, but with COVID-19 cases on the rise, the wisest choice is to stay home this... Read More


Continuing the Fight Against HIV/AIDS – World AIDS Day 2020
Posted on Tuesday December 01, 2020

December 1 is World AIDS Day, a day for the world to unite and continue the fight against HIV and AIDS.  It is a time to inform the public of HIV services available to them, show support for those living with HIV or AIDS, and to remember those who have died.  The only way to... Read More