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Get Vaccinated. Stop Measles.

Get the facts: Did you know 228 cases of measles have been confirmed in 12 states between January 1 and March 7 in 2019? The states that have reported cases to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Texas, and… Read More

Colorectal Cancer is Highly Preventable

During month of March, DHD#10 shares with men and women aged 50 years and older the importance of having regular colorectal cancer screening tests. Colorectal cancer remains the nation’s second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths for men and women. Early detection is key to discovering cancer before a person experiences any signs or symptoms. Regular screenings… Read More

March is National Nutrition Month®

Whether it’s starting the day off right with a healthy breakfast or fueling before an athletic event, the foods you choose can make a real difference. Preparing your foods to go further, by planning meals and snacks in advance can also help to reduce food loss and waste. March is National Nutrition Month® and District… Read More

What’s important to you?

Tell us on our Community Survey, and you could win a $25 Visa gift card! Five (5) winners will be randomly chosen. This survey is a chance to share what you think your community needs most. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MiThrive2019 The MiThrive project is working to improve the health of communities in Northern/Central Michigan through examining data, finding… Read More

February is Children’s Dental Health Month

  Children’s Dental Health Month brings up the many things parents and caregivers need to know about caring for kid’s teeth. From accidents to preventing cavities, learn how to maintain a healthy smile. Reduce your children’s risk of tooth decay: Limit between-meal snacks. If kids crave a snack, offer them nutritious foods. If your kids… Read More