Monthly Archives: October 2016

Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment starts Nov. 1, 2016

Get help finding affordable health care coverage, and avoid the tax penalty in 2017 YPSILANTI, Mich., Oct. 27, 2016 – The Health Insurance Marketplace will open for its fourth round of enrollment on Tuesday, Nov. 1. Although the national uninsured rate has dropped to a historic low of 10 percent, there are still thousands of…
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Gov. Rick Snyder Appoints WCMS President, Dr. Brad Uren, to Committee

Bradley Uren, M.D., assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Michigan, and WCMS president, has been appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder to the Michigan Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Uren will join the 11-member board, which advises the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on issues affecting prescription drug coverage and Michigan Medicaid…
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Washtenaw County Epi Alert – Measles Update 10/21/16

An older adult from Washtenaw County with international travel was confirmed with measles on 10/15/2016.  Washtenaw County Public Health (WCPH) has been working closely with staff at University of Michigan Health Service (UMHS) to identify, contact and monitor the persons who had the highest risk exposure to the measles case on October 13 at the…
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Washtenaw County Public Health Confirms Measles in Adult Resident

YPSILANTI, Mich., October 15, 2016 – Washtenaw County Public Health has confirmed a case of measles in an adult with a recent history of international travel. The individual is receiving medical treatment after being seen at the University of Michigan East Ann Arbor Health and Geriatrics Center on Thursday, Oct 13. The East Ann Arbor…
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Seasonal Flu Vaccine for 2016-17 Available at Washtenaw County Public Health

Seasonal flu vaccine is available at Washtenaw County Public Health. Please call 734-544-6700 to schedule. Flu shot (injection) Children $25 Adults $30 All vaccine at Washtenaw County Public Health is quadrivalent (covers two influenza A strains and two B strains). Payment options Cash, check or credit card.  Medicaid is accepted (you must bring your card).…
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