Western UP Health Department

Leading The Community Toward Better Health

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This annual event focuses on educating homeowners and communities on the proper care and maintenance of septic systems. Do Your Part – Be SepticSmart! The Do’s and Don’ts of Your Septic System A Simple Guide to the Proper Care & Maintenenance of Your Septic System EGLE – Septic Smart

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August 18, 2021 – Thank you for your interest in our survey. There was a slight error during printing. Your 5-digit code will be mailed on a separate postcard and should arrive shortly. We appreciate you taking the time to complete this important survey. Your responses will inform health related programming across the Upper Peninsula.…

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August 13, 2021 – Nearly 24,000 health surveys will be delivered this coming week to randomly selected household addresses across the Upper Peninsula as part of a community health needs assessment sponsored by 32 regional healthcare partners, including local health departments, hospitals, clinics, behavioral health agencies and health foundations. “The purpose of this survey, which…

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August 5, 2021 – Houghton and Gogebic Counties, MI – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) notified the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department (WUPHD) that the MDHHS Bureau of Laboratories identified the COVID-19 Delta variant in 6 Houghton County and 2 Gogebic County cases. The SARS-CoV-2 B.1.617.2 or Delta variant is thought…

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