In the News

District Health Department #10 keeps communities up-to-date by publishing new releases. DHD#10 shares information about health observances, hot public health topics, community achievements, and more! Check back regularly to read the latest news.

PRESS RELEASES:

May 2020

May 30- Spike in COVID-19 cases due to individuals not following guidelines to prevent spread

May 28- World No Tobacco Day

May 22- Assistance now available for businesses needing personal protective equipment

May 20- Stay Safe this Memorial Weekend

May 19- Governor Whitmer to reopen sectors in Upper Peninsula and Traverse City Area

May 18- Michigan Attorney General Issues Consumer Alert for National Lifeline Programs

May 13- Second COVID-19 Oceana County death confirmed

May 12- The Benefits of Tobacco-Free Parks

May 8 – Governor Whitmer introduces six phases to ‘MI Safe Start Plan’

May 4- Second COVID-19 Mecosta County death confirmed

May 2- Do not delay seeking emergency medical care

May 1- DHD#10 provides guidance on wearing face coverings during COVID-19

April 2020

April 30- Secure your meds: A call for Americans to keep their prescription medications safe

April 28- Problem Gambling: The Silent Killer

April 27- Second Wexford County COVID-19 death confirmed

April 27- DHD#10 introduces COVID-19 Data Dashboard on website

April 27- DHD#10 recognizes sexually transmitted diseases awareness month

April 24- Governor extends ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ executive order through May 15

April 24- Spring has sprung and so has tick season

April 23- DHD#10 reports a cluster of COVID-19 cases at agricultural farms in Missaukee County

April 23- National Infant Immunization Week

April 21- Two Crawford County long-term facilities report cluster of COVID-19 cases

April 17- Second COVID-19 Crawford County death confirmed

April 15- Second positive COVID-19 case confirmed in Missaukee County

April 13- Second positive COVID-19 case confirmed in Lake County

April 13- Kids meals program available during COVID-19

April 11- A Thank You to Public Health

April 11- First positive COVID-19 case reported in Lake County

April 11- First COVID-19 Wexford County death confirmed

April 10- Senior meals program available during COVID-19

April 10- Governor extends ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ executive order

April 9- Upcoming Easter Festivities and COVID-19

April 7- First COVID-19 Crawford County death confirmed

April 7- First positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Mason County

April 6- Mental Health and Coping during COVID-19

April 6- First COVID-19 Oceana County death confirmed 

April 4- DHD#10 announces a second Kalkaska County resident has died from COVID-19

April 3- Second positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Manistee County

March 2020

March 31- Public Health Advisory

March 31- DHD#10 continues to warn of scams relating to COVID-19

March 30- Second positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Mecosta County

March 30- First COVID-19 Kalkaska County Death Confirmed

March 29- Second positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Wexford County

March 28- Second positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Oceana County

March 27- First COVID-19 Missaukee County death confirmed

March 27- Navigation assistance available for accessing community resources

March 26- First positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Crawford County

March 26- First positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Oceana County

March 26- First positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Missaukee County

March 26- First COVID-19 Mecosta County death confirmed

March 25- First positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Mecosta County

March 25- Second positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Kalkaska County

March 24- Second positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Newaygo County

March 23- First positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Manistee County

March 23- First positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Kalkaska County

March 23- First positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Newaygo County

March 23- Governor declares ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ executive order

March 23- 2020 United States Census is now open

March 20- First positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in DHD#10 jurisdiction

March 19 – DHD#10 Offices Closing 

March 18- DHD#10 warns of scams relating to COVID-19

March 17- DHD#10 ‘Eats Right, Bite by Bite’ National Nutrition Month 2020

March 15 – DHD#10 COVID-19 Update

March 13- Health Department responds to state-wide K-12 school closures due to Coronavirus

March 11 – Michigan has two cases of Coronavirus

March 9 – The Health and Legal Consequences of Vaping

March 2 – Prepare For, but Don’t Panic Over Coronavirus

February 2020

February 20- Big Rapids Elementary Students “CATCH” Healthier Lifestyles

February 17- Go Red for Women

February 12- Take Action Against Heart Disease

February 10- Coronavirus Update

February 10- February is Children’s Dental Health Month

February 7- District Health Department #10 Receives Prescription for Health Grant

February 6- Dental Health/Hygiene Poster Contest for Oceana County K-12 Students

February 3- Water Sample Shipping Notice

January 2020

January 27-Results of three Michigan 2019 Novel Coronavirus specimens are negative

January 23 – District Health Department #10 Phone Numbers Spoofed