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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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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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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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