Press Release Archives

December 2020

December 29- DHD#10 offering free radon test kits during January’s Radon Action Month

December 27 – MDHHS Updates COVID-19 Vaccine Priority Groups

December 24 – DHD#10 Begins Administering COVID-19 Vaccine

December 22- Tobacco users at an increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19

December 17 – DHD#10 Encourages Utilizing MI COVID Alert App

December 17 – DHD#10 Announces Holiday Hours

December 16 – DHD#10 Announces Initial COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

December 14- Stay off Santa’s Naughty List this year: Don’t drive impaired

December 9 – DHD#10 Aligning with CDC on Updated Quarantine Guidelines

December 9 – Chronic Medical Conditions Can Make Flu Worse

December 9- Health Experts Urge All Who Can to Get Their Flu Shot

December 4 – DHD#10 Launches Digital COVID-19 Notification and Investigation Survey

December 2- DHD#10 Launches COVID Hotline and Email

December 1 – Drive-Thru COVID-19 and Flu Clinic 12/6 in Ludington

December 1- Residents Warned of Algae Blooms in Lakes

November 2020

November 30- Free drive-thru flu clinic in Wexford County

November 30- Free drive-thru flu clinic in Manistee County

November 24- MDHHS Hosts Free Virtual Baby Fair

November 23- Second COVID-19 Death Reported in Missaukee County

November 23- DHD#10 Releases Statement on Announcing Public Exposure Sites

November 23- DHD#10 Provides Public Health Advisory

November 20 – Second COVID-19 Death Reported in Lake County

November 19- DHD#10 recognizes the Great American Smokeout

November 17 – Drive-Thru Flu Clinic in Oceana County

November 9- Sharps Disposal Program at DHD#10

November 4- Open enrollment for the health insurance marketplace began November 1

November 3- Possible public exposure at Antlers Fireside Grill in Stanwood

November 2- Flu Clinic being offered in Manistee County 

October 2020

October 30 – Case surge impacting contact tracing

October 30 – Possible public exposure at Oak Groves Tavern in Irons

October 29- DHD#10 announces second death from COVID-19 in Mason County

October 28 – Possible Exposures at Restaurants in Big Rapids and Newaygo

October 27- DHD#10 announces first death from COVID-19 in Lake County

October 26 – Potential Public Exposure at Amazing Grace Acres Church in Brohman

October 22 – Potential Public Exposure at Applebee’s in Big Rapids

October 22- Stay Safe This Holiday Season

October 21 – COVID-19 Cases Trending Upwards in Most DHD#10 Counties

October 19- October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 16- Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announces increased access to the flu vaccine

October 13- Get vaccinated this flu season!

October 12- DHD#10 reports first Mason County COVID-19 death

October 10 – Possible public exposure at Little River Casino in Manistee

October 9 – DHD#10 breaks down MDHHS Emergency Order

October 9- Free medication lock boxes available to Manistee County residents

October 7- Flu Clinic being offered in Wexford County

October 7- Flu Clinic being offered in Oceana County

October 7- Flu Clinic being offered in Newaygo County

October 7- Flu Clinic being offered in Missaukee County

October 7- Flu Clinic being offered in Mecosta County

October 7- Flu Clinic being offered in Mason County

October 7- Flu Clinic being offered in Manistee County

October 7- Flu Clinic being offered in Lake County

October 7- Flu Clinic being offered in Kalkaska County

October 7- Flu Clinic being offered in Crawford County

October 7- Growing support for tobacco-free outdoor recreational areas

October 5 – DHD#10 Responds to Supreme Court Ruling

October 5 – Potential Public Exposure at The Wex in Cadillac

September 2020

September 29 – Potential Public Exposure at Newaygo VFW/AMVETS

September 29 – Second Newaygo County COVID-19 Death

September 25- U.S. adult obesity rates reach 42 percent

September 24- Women’s Health & Fitness Day: September 30th

September 21- DHD#10 reports possible public exposure at Painted Lady Saloon in Manistee

September 21- Use heart to beat Cardiovascular Disease

September 17- National Childhood Obesity Month

September 16- DHD#10 notified of Leafree Instant Hand Sanitizer-Aloe Vera product recall 

September 15- Aerial Treatment Planned to Combat EEE in Mecosta and Newaygo Counties

September 15- MDHHS to report COVID-19 School Outbreak Information

September 15- Healthy Aging Month: Celebrating life and the positive aspects of growing older

September 14- DHD#10 reports possible public exposure at El Burrito Loco in Big Rapids

September 11- EEE Activity in DHD#10 Jurisdiction 

September 10- Second COVID-19 Manistee County death confirmed

September 9- National Preparedness Month 

September 3- DHD#10 reports possible public exposure at Village Cafe in Pentwater

September 3-  First COVID-19 Newaygo County death confirmed

September 2- DHD#10 reports three possible public exposures at Little River Casino Resort in Manistee

September 2- MDHHS increasing community access to COVID-19 through Neighborhood Testing Sites

September 1- MDHHS and EMS launch ‘Naloxone Leave Behind Program’

August 2020

August 29- Public Health Advisory Lifted for 1st Street Beach, Manistee County

August 28- Public Health Advisory: 1st Street Beach, Manistee County

August 27- EEE detected in Newaygo County horse

August 24- DHD#10 launches COVID-19 County Profiles

August 21- DHD#10 provides clarification on how to file complaints relating to COVID-19

August 21- Free masks available to general public through MI Mask Aid

August 20 – Potential Exposure Site at Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville

August 20- ‘Support changes Everything’ Breastfeeding Awareness Month

August 18- First COVID-19 Manistee County death confirmed 

August 18 – Potential Public Exposure at Tullymore Golf Resort in Stanwood, Mecosta County

August 17- Residents reminded to stay safe in the sun

August 13- Breastfeeding Awareness Month

August 10- DHD#10 reports public exposure site at restaurant in Irons, Lake County

August 7 – Free Community Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing in Newaygo and Baldwin

August 1- Governor rescinds and amends executive orders

July 2020

July 31- Potential COVID-19 Public Exposure at Merritt Speedway

July 21 – Potential COVID-19 Public Exposure at Manistee Restaurant

July 20- Free drive-through community COVID-19 testing clinic in Kalkaska and Grayling

July 20- DHD#10 School and Community Oral Health Services Program receives grant from Delta Dental Foundation

July 17 – Oceana County Survey on Masks

July 17- DHD#10 urges residents to not delay seeking emergency medical care

July 15 – Potential COVID-19 Public Exposure at Manistee Retailer

July 15- DHD#10 warns of serious health effects associated with Methanol-based hand sanitizers

July 14- Free drive through COVID-19 community testing clinic in Hart

July 10- Governor Whitmer signs executive order requiring use of face coverings in crowded outdoor spaces

July 10- MDHHS to re-test wells near Camp Grayling for PFAS

July 7- DHD#10 identifies possible COVID-19 public exposure site in Oceana County

July 7- Free drive-through COVID-19 community testing clinic in Ludington

July 3- DHD#10 reminds residents to stay safe in advance of holiday weekend

July 2- Free drive-through COVID-19 community testing clinic in Big Rapids

June 2020

June 26 – National HIV Testing Day and Free Condom Distribution Program Launched

June 26 – Oceana and Newaygo County Town Hall on Increased COVID-19 Cases

June 25 – Free drive-through community testing clinic in Cadillac

June 24- Reminder on free drive-through community testing clinic in Manistee this Thursday and Friday

June 23- DHD#10 beginning to reopen service- some by appointment only

June 22- COVID-19 cases continue to climb in Oceana County

June 19- Free drive-through community testing clinic for COVID-19 in Manistee

June 17- Introducing ‘The Tick App’

June 15- A call for Michiganders to complete the State Health Assessment Survey

June 15- Grayling Elementary School Earns Silver School Wellness Award

June 12- DHD#10 provides guidance on wearing gloves during COVID-19

June 11- Family Health & Fitness Day

June 10- Updated Public Health Advisory for travelers and visitors to Northern Michigan

June 10- Free drive-through community testing for COVID-19 this weekend in White Cloud

June 10- First West Nile Virus activity of 2020 detected in Michigan

June 9- Men’s Health Month

June 7- The importance of contact tracing in stopping COVID-19

June 5- World Food Safety Day 

June 4- Governor lifts ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ Executive Order

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

December 2019

December 30- National Birth Defect Prevention Month 2020

December 26- Bringing Awareness to Cervical Health Awareness Month

December 20- Pertussis Cases Increasing in Wexford and Surrounding Counties

December 20- Protecting the Community’s Health in their Homes-DHD#10 to Offer Free Radon Test Kits in January

November 2019

November 27- Make Handwashing a Healthy Habit

November 26- It’s not too late to get your family vaccinated

November 25- District Health Department #10 Brings Awareness to World AIDS Day

November 7 – World Diabetes Day 2019

November 5 – Practice Food Safety Techniques This Holiday Season

November 4 – Flu Clinic for Manistee Senior Center Rescheduled

October 2019

October 30 – Open Enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace Begins November 1

October 29 – Kalkaska Screw Products Receives Michigan Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Gold Award

October 25 – Flu Clinic for Oceana County Council on Aging Rescheduled

October 25 – National Diabetes Month 2019

October 23 – Consult Weather When Scheduling Evening Activities

October 23 – Manistee Senior Center Flu Clinic to be Rescheduled

October 17- Get Screened for A1C During National Diabetes Month

October 14 – National Health Education Week 2019

October 9 – World Food Day 2019

October 5 – Newaygo County Included in EEE Aerial Spraying

October 3 – Additional Flu Clinic Dates: Mason County

October 2 – National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

September 2019

September 30 – Flu Clinic: Lake County

September 27 – Spraying Mosquitoes for EEE in Newaygo County

September 27 – Oceana County Council on Aging receives Building Healthy Communities Grant Funding

September 26 – EEE Found in Newaygo County Horse

September 24 – Manistee food pantries and worksites receive summer grants

September 23 – Preventing the Spread of Eastern Equine Encephalitis 

September 20 – Flu Clinic: Manistee County

September 20 – Flu Clinic: Wexford County

September 19- World Sexual Health Awareness Month

September 18 – Flu Clinic: Oceana County

September 18 – Flu Clinic: Missaukee County

September 18 – Flu Clinic: Mason County

September 17 – Hepatitis A in Northern Michigan

September 16 – Flu Clinic: Newaygo County

September 16 – Flu Clinic: Mecosta County

September 16 – National Diabetes Prevention Program coming to Grayling

September 10- Mason County Food Pantry and Senior Centers Receive Building Healthy Communities Grant Funding

September 9- National Suicide Prevention Week 2019

September 6- September and Infant Sleep Awareness

September 4- Flavored Vaping Products Banned in Michigan

September 3- National Diabetes Prevention Program coming to Fremont

August 2019

August 29- Preparing for the Worst

August 23- Residents Cautioned of Algal Blooms in Lakes

August 22- National Diabetes Prevention Program coming to Big Rapids

August 22 – Smoking and Lung Health

August 1 – National Breastfeeding Week

July 2019

July 30- August: Back to School and Immunizations

July 29- DHD#10 Receives Michigan Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Gold Award

July 24 – World Hepatitis Day

July 10 – Beware of Swimmer’s Itch

July 9 – Avoiding Illness at the Fair

July 3 – Summer Food Benefits For Children in Crawford and Mecosta Intermediate School Districts

July 1- Title X: Affordable Birth Control and Reproductive Health

June 2019

June 24 – National HIV Testing Day

June 21- First West Nile Virus Activity of 2019 Confirmed in Michigan

June 20 – Free Nicotine Patches, Gum or Lozenges Offered by Michigan Tobacco Quitline

June 13- National Men’s Health Month

June 11 – DHD#10 Receives Michigan Breastfeeding- Friendly Workplace Gold Award

June 10- Revised State WIC Formula Policy Change

May 2019

May 30 – World No Tobacco Day

May 17 – May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

May 7 – Food Establishment Inspection Reports Available on DHD#10 Website

May 6 – Free Nicotine Patches, Gum or Lozenges Offered by Michigan Tobacco Quitline

April 2019

April 25 – DHD#10 Opens Drinking Water Lab

April 23 – National Infant Immunization Week

April 15 – Day at the Capital

April 5 – April is STD Awareness Month

March 2019

March 28 – Measles Outbreak in Southeast Michigan Quickly Spreading

March 25 – Diabetes Alert Day

March 22 – Protecting Your Health After Flooding

March 20 – Over 50? Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer

March 13 – Protect Your Child From Measles

March 1 – International HPV Awareness Day

March 1 – March is National Nutrition Month

February 2019

February 21 – Pertussis Increasing in Mecosta County Amish Community

February 13 – Celebrate Responsibly This Valentine’s Day

February 4 – Children’s Dental Health Month

February 1 – LiveWell for Your Heart Celebrates American Heart Month

January 2019

January 29 – Are You at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?

January 24 – MDHHS Update on Public Assistance Benefits

January 23 – It’s Not Too Late to Get Vaccinated!

January 17 – National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

January 14 – Cervical Health Awareness Month

January 9 – Diabetes Prevention Program Starting in Manistee County

January 8 – Clothing & Supply Drive to Benefit Children in Foster Care

January 7 – Protect Yourself and Others from Norovirus

January 2 – National Radon Action Month

December 2018

December 20 – Tobacco-Free Holiday

December 19 – Are You at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?

December 17 – Food Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

December 4 – Protect Yourself from Influenza This Holiday Season

November 2018

November 28 – Free HIV Testing Available for World AIDS Day

November 20 – New “Prevention Ambassadors” Project Coming to Mason County

November 19 – Hepatitis A Still a Concern for High Risk Groups

November 9 – District Health Department #10 Celebrates Great American Smokeout

November 5 – Open Enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace Has Begun

September 2018

September 24 – Time for Flu Shots – Wexford County

September 24 – Time for Flu Shots – Kalkaska County

September 19 – Time for Flu Shots – Mecosta County

September 18 – Time for Flu Shots – Newaygo County

September 18 – Time for Flu Shots – Lake County

September 14 – Renaissance Festival Attendee Had Hepatitis A – Walk-In Hep A Vaccine Clinic at Grand Traverse County Health Dept.

September 13 – Oceana County Senior Center Now Offering Breakfast

September 6 – Time for Flu Shots – Mason County

September 6 – Time for Flu Shots – Manistee County

September 6 – Time for Flu Shots – Oceana County

September 6 – Diabetes Prevention Classes Starting in Baldwin

September 6 – Diabetes Prevention Classes Starting in Ludington

September 5 – Get Ready For Flu Season

September 5 – Diabetes Prevention Classes Starting in Cadillac

August 2018

August 27 – Diabetes Prevention Classes Starting in Fremont

August 22, 2018 – DHD#10 Showing HPV Documentary at Ferris

August 1 – August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month

July 2018

July 19 – Health Department Overcame Challenges to Vaccinate for Hepatitis A Before Electric Forest

July 17 – Free Chair Exercise Class in Big Rapids

July 13 – Free Yoga Class in Big Rapids

July 13 – Yates Dial-A-Ride Employees “Tasting” Health This Summer

June 2018

June 8 – Father’s Day a Great Day to Quit Smoking

June 5 – Health Advisory for Lake Margrethe, Grayling

May 2018

May 31 – World No Tobacco Day

May 23 – Assistance Available for Some Caught in Healthcare Glitch

May 10 – Celebrate A Tobacco-Free Mother’s Day

April 2018

April 26 – DHD#10 Kalkaska Hosts Open House

April 16-   Vaccines Work

April 13 – Encouraging Seniors in Oceana County to Eat Healthy and Move More

April 13 – Encouraging Seniors in Manistee County to Eat Health and Move More

April 13 – Crawford County LOOP IT Challenge

April 10 – Free Nicotine Patches, Gum or Lozenges Offered by Michigan Tobacco Quitline

March 2018

March 27 – Quit Smoking During Public Health Week

March 26 – Kalkaska Seniors Attend Learning Kitchen

March 19 – DHD#10 and Big Rapids Housing Commission Offering Free Tobacco Cessation Class

March 15 – Over 50? Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer

March 13 – Tobacco Cessation Classes Offered in Big Rapids

February 2018

February 14 – February is National Condom Month

January 2018

January 31 – Hepatitis A Outbreak Spreading Across Michigan

January 19 – 2018 Girls on the Run Spring Season Seeking Volunteer Coaches

January 17 – Residents Urged to Get Vaccinated Due to Widespread Flu

January 17 – Diabetes Prevention Classes in White Cloud

January 3 – Radon Action Month

December 2017

December 18 – Holiday Season an Opportunity for Tobacco-Free Living

December 18 – State Legislators Attend DHD#10 Board of Health Meeting

December 4 – Diabetes Prevention Program for Crawford County

December 4 – Diabetes Prevention Program for Mecosta County

December 1 – Healthy Habits Month

November 2017

November 13 – Great American Smokeout

November 7 – Shorter Open Enrollment Window

November 1 – Hepatitis A Outbreak Investigated in Michigan

October 2017

October 10 – Community Health Summit – Kalkaska County

October 10 – Community Health Summit – Mason County

September 2017

September 28 – Manistee County Flu Clinics

September 27 – Lake County Flu Clinics

September 26 – Community Health Summit – Mecosta County

September 21 – Lung Cancer Screening Now Available

September 20 – Wexford County Flu Clinics

September 15 – Community Health Summit – Newaygo

September 15 – Community Health Summit – Lake

September 15 – Diabetes Prevention Class Available in Oceana County

September 11 – Community Health Summit – Manistee County

September 11 – Mecosta County Flu Clinics

September 11 – Missaukee County Flu Clinics

September 7 – Oceana County Flu Clinics

August 2017

August 31 – Newaygo County Flu Clinics

August 31 – Mason County Flu Clinics

August 31 – Community Health Summit – Crawford County

August 21 – West Nile Virus in Wexford County Horse

August 21 – Solar Eclipse Safety

August 3 – Prime For Life Classes for Mason and Oceana Counties

August 3 – Community Grants Given in Lake County

July 2017

July 27 – Sustaining Breastfeeding Together

July 10 – Lyme Disease Increasing in Michigan

July 7 – DHD#10 Accredited by State

July 7 – Kalkaska Office Back Open

June 2017

June 13 – Handling Prescription Drugs After Loved One Dies

June 7 – Play It Safe – Keep Mosquitoes Away

June 2- Safe Home – RX Abuse Prevention

May 2017

May 22 – World No Tobacco Day

May 19 – Youth Summit 2017

May 1 – This Graduation Season, Remember: Think Before You Let Teens Drink

April 2017

April 24 – Kalkaska Office Opens Temporary Locations

April 21 – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Crawford

April 21 – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Kalkaska

April 21 – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Lake

April 21 – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Manistee

April 21 – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Mason

April 21 – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Mecosta

April 21 – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Missaukee

April 21 – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Newaygo

April 21 – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Oceana

April 21 – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – Wexford

April 20 – Earth Day

April 11 – Kalkaska Office Closed

April 10 – Affordable Care Act Significantly Impacting Uninsured in Michigan

April  5 – Becoming the Healthiest Nation in One Generation

March 2017

March 31- Local Food Advocate Receives National Award

March 20- Healthy Michigan Plan Enrollment

March 16- Know the Risks of E-Cigarettes

March 14- Federal Agency Budget Cuts and Congressional Health Care Repeal Proposals Will Harm the Health of Northern Michigan

March 13- Diabetes Alert Day

March 7- Kalkaska Commission on Aging Receives Grant Award

March 1- Put your Best Fork Forward

February 2017

February 28- Lake County Communities That Care Coalition Honored at National Forum

February 21- Oceana County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition

February 14- Take Steps to Stay Healthy

February 9- February is Children’s Dental Health Month – Choose Water for a Sparkling Smile!

February 7- Kalkaska Area Interfaith Resources Purchases Walk-In Freezer

February 6- More than 80 percent of cervical cancer is preventable with HPV vaccination, screening

February 2- The Ochsner Eat Fit Program Is Expanding to Lake County

February 2- Healthy Shelf Labeling Expanding in Lake County

January 2017

January 18- Stop Underage Drinking

January 10- Saturday Immunization Clinic at DHD#10

January 9- Prevent Infections for Baby’s Protection

January 9- Girls on the Run Coaches Needed

January 3- Free Radon Test Kits Available at DHD#10