Western UP Health Department

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Hancock, MI – The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department (WUPHD) is opening a 30-day public comment period on the updated U.P. Environmental Health Code. The Environmental Health code primarily oversees […]

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August 16, 2022 – Wakefield, MI – The beach at Sunday Lake in Wakefield has been closed for swimming due to the presence of a harmful algal bloom. The Western […]

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The state’s Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program is celebrating National Breastfeeding Month with the theme “In Every Drop”. Michigan is committed to encouraging to improving outcomes for breastfeeding parents […]

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The 458-page book, available on-line, includes health survey results; data on demographics,access to care, health across the lifespan, behavioral health and substance abuse;rankings of community health issues; and 15 county-level […]

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June 13, 2022 – Gogebic & Ontonagon Counties, MI – The first cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) was confirmed on June 10, 2022 in an eaglein Gogebic County and a white pelican […]

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May 5, 2022 – Warm weather is finally coming to Michigan and that means the start of the picnic and barbecue season. The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development […]

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