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Posted on: June 20, 2019

Prescriptions Filled at Farmers Markets Cultivate Health in Washtenaw County

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After Anita Stewart suffered from a series of strokes and the accompanying medical bills, she went to Faith in Action for help. Faith in Action, an essential support provider in Chelsea, then referred her to get a free prescription, but not one that could...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Public Notice - Board of Health Appointment

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WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

PUBLIC NOTICE – SEEKING CITIZEN VOLUNTEERS FOR 

THE BOARD OF HEALTH

The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners is looking for citizens to volunteer for a position on the Board of Health. The Board o...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Health Department begins Transformation of 555 Towner Street

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The Washtenaw County Health Department is very happy to announce the completion of the first phase of its Play Here: Play Together project at the Washtenaw County Human Service center at 555 Towner Street, Ypsilanti. Play equipment -- including a play far...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Public Notice - Environmental Council Appointment

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WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

PUBLIC NOTICE – SEEKING CITIZEN VOLUNTEER FOR 

ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL

The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners is looking for citizens to volunteer for a position on the Environmental Council. The Board of C...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Help Design a Youth Mental Health Campaign

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The Washtenaw County Health Department and Washtenaw County Community Mental Health are working together to develop and launch a county-wide campaign to promote youth mental health and reduce stigma.

Help Design the Campaign

We're looking for local youth an...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Update from the Administrator - Jimena Loveluck Affirmed as Administrative Health Officer

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I am pleased to announce that Jimena Loveluck has been affirmed by the Board of Commissioners as Washtenaw County’s Administrative Health Officer.  Jimena has been serving as our Deputy Health Officer since 2017, and has worked closely ...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Washtenaw County Partners with League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area and WEMU

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In early 2019, an impressive partnership was formed, bringing together the vision of the League of Women Voters, the voice of WEMU and valuable community collaboration from Washtenaw County Government.  “Know Your County Government&...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton appointed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer to the Michigan Joint Task

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"I am honored to have been selected to participate as a member of the Jail and Pre-Trial Incarceration Task Force, established by Governor Whitmer”, Clayton said. “I believe the work of the task force will be a critical first step, contributing to th...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

WCSO Warns of Swift Water in County Waterways

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The recent heavy rainstorms have elevated water levels in rivers and streams, and increased the speeds of the currents.  Even if the water may seem calm at the surface, the currents under the surface may be overwhelming.  The Marine Safe...

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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.

2019 Boater Sa...

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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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