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Family Health and Fitness Day (6/8/2024)

Key Facts  According to the National Recreation and Park Association: Children today experience record levels of obesity and preventable diseases like hypertension and Type II Diabetes, caused in part by a… Read More

Men’s Health Month (6/2024)

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… Read More

Tick Prevention (6/2024)

Key Facts According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS): Ticks are active from early May-November and will bite both humans and companion animals. Use insect repellents containing… Read More

National HIV Testing Day (6/27/2024)

Key Facts According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Everyone ages 13 to 64 should get tested for HIV at least once as part of routine health care. People with certain… Read More

Mental Health Awareness Month (May, 2024)

Mental Health Awareness Month Key Facts According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year, and only half of them… Read More

National Women’s Health Week (May, 2024)

National Women’s Health Week – (May 12-18, 2024) Each year, starting on Mother’s Day, National Women’s Health Week begins. This is a time to encourage women and girls to take… Read More

World Immunization Week (April, 2024)

World Immunization Week April 24 – 30, 2024  Key Facts  According to the World Health Organization (WHO):  Vaccines serve as a frontline defense against antimicrobial resistance. Making better use of… Read More

Medicaid Awareness Month (April, 2024)

Medicaid Awareness Month – April, 2024  Key Facts  According to Medicaid Awareness Month:  Nationally, 54 percent of American children are covered by Medicaid/CHIP.  Medicaid covers 45 percent of non-elderly adults with disabilities, including adults… Read More

National Public Health Week (April, 2024)

National Public Health Week  April 1-7, 2024  Key Facts   According to the National Public Health Week:  We know that where we live – where we eat, sleep, work, play, learn… Read More

Problem Gambling Awareness Month (March, 2024)

Problem Gambling Awareness Month (March 2024) Key Facts According to the American Gaming Association, Michigan generated $1.92 billion in online gambling in 2023, and is ranked #1 in the nation…. Read More