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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Red Cross Blood Drive

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Why give blood? 

You can give for any reason or no reason at all.  Every donation saves lives!  The need is constant and your donation is needed.

Make your appointment today!

When: April 24, 2019

Where: Lower Level of 200 N. Main St...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Measles Information

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UPDATED 4/17/2019 9:52 AM

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the Washtenaw County Health Department confirmed on April 12, 2019 a case of measles related to international travel. The health departments are alerting the public to poten...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

National Crime Victims' Rights Week

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This year’s theme — Honoring Our Past. Creating Hope for the Future. — recognizes the progress made by those before us as we look to a future of crime victim services that is even more inclusive, accessible, and trauma-informed.

In Michigan, an annual Cand...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Public Notice - Appointments to the Solid Waste Plan Implementation Advisory Committee (PIAC)

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PUBLIC NOTICE – DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR BOARD APPOINTMENTS

The Washtenaw County Board of Public Works is looking for citizens to volunteer for a position on the Washtenaw County Solid Waste Plan ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

Advisory: WCSO Email and Phone SCAMS

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The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office has recently received an increased number of Email and Phone SCAMS within our communities. The subject of the SCAM begins with saying they are employed by the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office and may use a current em...

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Read the Washtenaw County Health Department 2018 Annual Report

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The Washtenaw County Health Department is pleased to share its 2018 Annual Report with the entire community.

In 2018, the Washtenaw County Health Department provided thousands of clinical visits and environmental health inspections. We helped thousands of ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Taking Action to Address Unjust Differences in Health

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Washtenaw County ranks as the fourth healthiest county in Michigan – and first in factors related to health behaviors and clinical care. But the 2019 County Health Rankings, also show that while there are a lot of opportunities for health in Washtenaw, no...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Comment Period Extended for Public Input on the B2B

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The City of Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation Services and the Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission (WCPARC) are collaborating on a feasibility study for a pedestrian tunnel beneath the railroad tracks that would connect Barton Nature Area and Ba...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Washtenaw County Raise the Age Initiative

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Beginning in March of 2019, Washtenaw County will begin transferring some 17-year-old, non-violent offenders awaiting trial or sentence from the adult jail to the Youth Center (juvenile detention).  Criminalizing children via incarceration in the...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

Washtenaw County Parks Receives $250,000 Grant to Build Ypsilanti Area Skatepark

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YPSILANTI, MI.  Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission is excited to announce an award of a $250,000 Built to Play Skatepark Grant from the Tony Hawk Foundation and Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation to build a skatepark in the Ypsilanti a...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

WCSO Boater Safety Class: Registration is Open

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In order to minimize the loss of life, personal injury, property damage, and environmental impact associated with the use of recreational boats, citizens who are involved in boating activities are strongly encouraged to attend these classes.

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Naloxone Training Filming in Progress!

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“Equipping our deputies with Naloxone provides a valuable tool to deal with the opioid and heroin epidemic” according to Sheriff’s Police Services Commander Marlene Radzik.  “The faces of those suffering from substance use disorder are growing.” ...

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