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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Oakland County Med Society Extends Invite to Physician Tech Conference

The Oakland County Medical Society extends an invitation to Washtenaw County physicians and staff to attend their medical legal conference "Power of Technology in the Physician Practice" on Friday, March 31, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Bloomfield Open Hunt Club. http://www.ocms-i.org/uploads/5/9/7/2/59720113/medical_legal_registration_color_flat.pdf For more information, contact info@ocms-mi.org
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Washtenaw County Influenza Surveillance -2/16/17

Lab-confirmed Cases:   Reports of confirmed influenza are at peak levels in Washtenaw County residents, with over 150 new cases reported in the week ending February 11, 2017.  The predominant strain being reported locally is A/H3, with some influenza B reported as well.  The age range of locally confirmed flu cases is 3 months to 102…
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Pertussis or “whooping cough” continues to be diagnosed in Washtenaw County

http://www.ewashtenaw.org/government/departments/public_health/disease_control/pertussis Washtenaw County Public Health is working closely with all individuals diagnosed with pertussis and their contacts to make recommendations for treatment and prevention. Early identification of cases is very important.  There are seven confirmed and probable cases of pertussis as of 2/1/2017. Vaccination is recommended for all eligible persons. Parents and caregivers of infants…
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Opioid Symposium – March 20, 2017

Saint Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor invites you to attend The Opioid Epidemic:  Complexities in the Compassionate Management of Patients with Substance Use Disorder  March 20, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Washtenaw Community College Morris J. Lawrence Auditorium, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM | Space is limited Registration…
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Human Trafficking Event Draws Over 400 Attendees

The Washtenaw County Medical Society (WCMS) in collaboration with St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor and Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) hosted a Human Trafficking training on February 9. The training focused on how to identify victims of human trafficking, applying appropriate protocols for human trafficking survivors, and discussed current legislation in Michigan affecting human trafficking.…
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Washtenaw County Suicide Prevention – Town Hall Meeting

In response to a steady upward trend in suicides locally, a town hall will be held by  Washtenaw County Public Health on Tuesday, February 7, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., to increase community awareness, promote prevention strategies and provide information on local resources. The event will be held at the Washtenaw County Learning Resource Center,…
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