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Monthly Archives: December 2015

Healthcare.gov Extends Deadline through Dec 17 for coverage beginning Jan 1, 2016

Because of high demand and call volumes, yesterday’s deadline for enrolling in health coverage through Healthcare.gov is extended to Thursday, Dec 17. Individuals and families now have until Thursday at midnight to enroll and have their insurance start on Jan 1, 2016. The Washtenaw Health Plan, Washtenaw Health Initiative and community partners are ready to…
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The Adolescent Health Initiative (AHI) Issues Call for Poster Abstracts for the Third Annual Conference on Adolescent Health

The Adolescent Health Initiative (AHI) has issued a Call for Poster Abstracts for the Third Annual Conference on Adolescent Health. The 2016 Conference will take place on April 18-19, 2016, and will feature plenary and break-out sessions and a poster session for research and program implementation related to adolescent health. Conference attendees will include researchers,…
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Health Update for Clinicians – Naloxone Q & A

December 1, 2015 HEALTH UPDATE FOR CLINICIANS Selected topics promoting HARM REDUCTION and improving HEALTH in Washtenaw County PREVENTING OPIATE OVERDOSE: NALOXONE (NARCAN) Q & A 1. How serious is the problem of opiate overdose deaths in Washtenaw County? Opioid overdose deaths in Washtenaw County more than doubled, from 29 deaths in 2011 to 65…
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