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Find out what’s going on in your community. What’s UP is a texting service for families with children – Get fun health facts, alerts & emergency announcements. To sign up, […]

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The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has released new Eat Safe Fish guidelines for rainbow smelt and carp from seven different lakes across the state. The updated […]

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer has declared January 2023 as Radon Action Month in Michigan, and she encourages all Michigan residents to learn more about this environmental hazard and test their homes during the […]

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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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