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Tick Prevention (2022)

Key Facts: According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS): Cases of Lyme disease in Michigan jumped from 451 in 2020, to 878 in 2021. Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease. Cases of Anaplasmosis increased from 17 confirmed cases in 2020, to 56 cases in 2021. Anaplasmosis is the second… Read More

National HIV Testing Day (6/27/2022)

Key Facts: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): In 2019, 36,801 people received an HIV diagnosis in the US. About 1,189,700 people in the US had HIV at the end of 2019. about 87% of people knew they had HIV.  Most people who have HIV and are seeking treatment get control… Read More

Men’s Health Month (2022)

Key Facts: According to Men’s Health Network (MHN): At birth, the ratio of males to females is 115:100, but by the age of 100, the ratio of males to females is 1:8. Men: Have a life expectancy of 76.1 years, where women average 81.1. Are 4x more likely to die by suicide. Less likely to… Read More

National Women’s Health Week – 2022

National Women’s Health Week (May 8-14, 2022) Each year, starting on Mother’s Day, National Women’s Health Week begins. This is a time to encourage women and girls to take control of their health. This year’s theme is Forward Focus: Achieving Healthier Futures Together. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the US Department of… Read More

Better Hearing and Speech Month – 2022

Better Hearing and Speech Month (May, 2022) Key Facts: According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) first World Report on Hearing, globally: Over half of all people aged 12-35 years of age listen to music at levels that are harmful to their hearing. When using a personal audio device, like earbuds, volume should not exceed… Read More