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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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Human Trafficking Training Feb 9 2017

Human Trafficking Training February 9, Noon - 1 p.m.  St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor Auditorium Human trafficking affects people from all walks of life, and Michigan is  one of the largest recruitment and destinations for trafficking in the country. Do not miss the opportunity to learn from the state’s premier expert on human trafficking and…
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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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Waggoner Lecture Scheduled November 2, 2016 – 4:00pm – 5:30pm

Save the Date:  The 21st Annual Raymond W. Waggoner Lecture on Ethics & Values in Medicine Wednesday, November 2, 2016 – 4:00pm – 5:30pm Ford Auditorium Jeffrey Swanson, PhD, MA – Lecturer “Gun Violence, Mental Illness and the Law: Balancing Risk and Rights for Effective Policy” Jeffrey Swanson is Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences…
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Pertussis Cases Rising

The following is from the Washtenaw County Health Department... [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240"] Bordetella pertussis on Charcoal Agar - detail (Photo credit: Nathan Reading)[/caption] Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Outbreak: Vaccination Encouraged Pertussis or "whooping cough" is still circulating. Every week, 2 or 3 new cases are being reported with a total of 142 cases of pertussis…
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Website Feedback!

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Million dollar grant to aid Washtenaw County Incubator Collaborative

From the Ann Arbor Journal... They report on a new incubator to spur biomedical investment and research in the region. "With the number of college students in Michigan seeking a cutting-edge education in the growing fields of technology and medicine continually on the rise, there is a strong desire to turn some of those students…
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