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Yearly Archives: 2016

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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Help Youth Stay Tobacco and Nicotine Free in the New School Year

Promote smoke-free spaces and connect youth to 1-800-QUIT-NOW YPSILANTI, Mich., Sept 14, 2016 –Each year 8,100 Michigan kids under age 18 become new, daily smokers, and 213,000 kids alive today in Michigan will eventually die from tobacco-related disease. As students head back to school, Washtenaw County Public Health encourages parents, health care providers, and community…
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Washtenaw County Public Health Welcomes New Medical Director

YPSILANTI, Mich., August 31, 2016  – Washtenaw County Public Health is pleased to announce that Jessie Kimbrough Marshall, MD, MPH is the county’s new medical director. Dr. Marshall brings experience leading health equity initiatives, training medical providers to support patients from diverse cultures and providing clinical care to vulnerable patients. She will use her medical…
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MSMS Foundation Seeking Grant Applications

Concerned with all aspects of health education, research and community-based health projects, the Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) Foundation's current areas of focus include: wellness, healthy lifestyles, end of life care, youth education, and the elderly. The MSMS Foundation also supports research and demonstration programs with short-term or start-up costs, but does not fund salaries…
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All Candidate Forum Scheduled for Tuesday, September 20

Please join Washtenaw County Medical Society (WCMS) for a forum featuring candidates running for public office in the upcoming November election. Participants include candidates running for the House of Representatives in Districts 52 - 55, as well as Congressional Districts 7 and 12. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. for members.…
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Youth Health in Washtenaw County Event Being Held September 13

Washtenaw County Public Health invites the community to a panel discussion comprised of youth from Washtenaw County, who will discuss the needs they are seeing in the community, what they are doing to create change, and what we can do to support them. Some of the panelists will discuss Ozone House’s Peer Outreach Workers and the Corner…
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