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Make Handwashing a Healthy Habit

If there was a way to help prevent illness wouldn’t you want to know about it? Well, there is! One of the best ways to prevent illness is simply by washing your hands! In just five simple steps, you can reduce the spread of diarrheal and respiratory illness so you can stay healthy. WET – wet… Read More

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It comes around every year in October, and this October is no exception.  It is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about breast cancer risks, the importance of screenings, and options for treatment. Breast cancer is one of the most common kinds of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women… Read More

National Health Education Week

Join District Health Department #10 (DHD#10) and the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) in celebrating National Health Education Week  – October 18-22, 2021!  The focus of this celebration is on increasing national awareness on major public health issues and promoting a better understanding of the role of health education. The theme for this year is… Read More

Safe Sleep for Babies

October is Infant Safe Sleep Awareness Month and to recognize this important observance, DHD#10 reminds parents and caregivers of techniques that can help to substantially reduce the infant death rate in Michigan. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, is Michigan’s leading cause of preventable infant death. Michigan currently ranks 37th among states for overall infant… Read More

National Preparedness Month: September 2021

  If nothing else, COVID-19 has taught us to expect the unexpected. Disasters and emergency situations can happen to anyone at any time and they don’t wait for us to feel prepared. It’s important to ensure safety and protect your loved ones by preparing for disasters and emergencies throughout the year. This September, take the… Read More