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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

World Heart Day: September 29, 2021

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one cause of death on the planet and during the pandemic, there is even more of a threat for individuals with this condition to develop severe forms of COVID-19. No one knows what the future of the COVID-19 pandemic will look like, but we do know that taking care… Read More