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Go Further with Food

March is National Nutrition Month® Whether it’s starting the day off right with a healthy breakfast or fueling before an athletic event, the foods you choose can make a real… Read More


Today is World No Tobacco Day, a day set aside since 1987 by the World Health Organization (WHO) to highlight the health risks associated with tobacco use and encourage governments… Read More

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

This year, April 29th is recognized as National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. District Health Department #10 encourages everyone to take action by disposing your unused medications all week long, leading… Read More

Kalkaska County Health Department Opens Temporary Offices

While clean up and restoration continue due to flooding at District Health Department #10 (DHD #10) in Kalkaska, two temporary locations are now open for limited services. WIC part-time services… Read More

DHD #10 Kalkaska County Building Closed

The Kalkaska County office of District Health Department #10 (DHD #10) is closed due to flooding in the building. Clean up is currently underway, but it is not known exactly… Read More

Alcohol Awareness Month

This April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Founded and sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) since 1987, this year’s theme is: “Connecting the Dots: Opportunities… Read More

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse – Building Community, Building Hope The theme for this year’s National Child Abuse Prevention Month is “Building Community, Building Hope.” Communities have a great influence… Read More

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Let’s have a little Q & A session: Q. How common is sexual violence? Sexual violence affects nearly every household in America. Every 98 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted, and every eight minutes a… Read More

STI Awareness Month

April is STI Awareness Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): There are 20 million new STI cases in the U.S. every year The medical costs… Read More

Early Detection is the Best Protection

Meet Susan Trinklein, a woman who received a free mammogram through DHD#10, “From the minute I started my experience with DHD#10 I couldn’t have met a more wonderful and caring… Read More