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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Health Department Block Party

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The Washtenaw County Health Department will be throwing a community block party Wednesday, August 28, 4 to 7 p.m. at its 555 Towner, Ypsilanti location. The party will have a ribbon cutting for the department’s brand new play space, as well as food trucks...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Public Notice - Special Meeting and Time Change

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NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING AND TIME CHANGE

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WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

PUBLIC NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING AND TIME CHANGE: 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 2019 SPECIAL BOC MEETING

PURSUANT TO AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH ACT 267 OF THE PU...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Washtenaw County Farmers Markets Passport: Visit your Local Markets and Win

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Washtenaw County Farmers Markets is celebrating the 20th annual National Farmers Market Week (August 4 - 10, 2019) with the new Washtenaw County Farmers Markets passport. With the passport, residents can win prizes by exploring farmers markets in Washtena...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Public Notice - Appointments to Various Boards/Committees/Commissions

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WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

PUBLIC NOTICE – DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE COMMUNITY ACTION BOARD, SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS POLICY OVERSIGHT BOARD, EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES (EMS) COMMISSION, AND LOCAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMM...

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton Chosen to be a Member of the All Sheriff’s Authority and Pres

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The meeting was hosted by a collaboration of the U. S. Department of Justice, the National Institute of Corrections, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, and the National Sheriffs Association. It included representatives from the Substance Abuse and Mental H...

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Public Notice - Youth Commission Appointments

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WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

PUBLIC NOTICE – SEEKING CITIZEN VOLUNTEERS FOR THE 

Washtenaw County Youth Commission

The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners is looking for citizens to volunteer for positions on the Youth Commission. The...

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Stay Safe in Hot Weather

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Hot Weather Tips

  • Drink plenty of water; even if you do not feel thirsty. Avoid drinks with caffeine. 
  • Never leave children or pets alone in closed vehicles.
  • Check on family, friends, and neighbors who do not have air conditioning and who spend much ...
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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton is asked to join the National Association of Counties

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This past weekend in Clark County, Nevada at the NACo National Annual Convention, Sheriff Clayton co-hosted the “closed-door” meeting of the Task Force and also co-hosted the Town Hall session that was open to all attendees of the conv...

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

Tick and Mosquito Surveillance Program Launches in Washtenaw County

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This summer, the Washtenaw County Health Department will participate in the Vector-Borne Disease Surveillance and Prevention Program in collaboration with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS). The Health Department will provide mos...

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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 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

UPDATE: Now Airing - WEMU's In The Public Interest Features Washtenaw County Staff

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UPDATE:  The outstanding partnership between the League of Women Voters, WEMU and Washtenaw County Government has yielded some great interviews with County staff.  Please click on the links below to hear the interviews in their entirety:...

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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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