Posted on: August 16, 2017

Mosquito Surveillance In Lenawee County

The health department is participating in a mosquito surveillance program this summer to look for mosquitoes which are known to carry the Zika Virus.  To date, these mosquitoes have not been identified in any surveillance traps in Lenawee County....

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Posted on: August 20, 2017

Solar Eclipse

Solar eclipse

Tomorrow is the solar eclipse!  Are you prepared to watch it safely??  Unfortunately Michigan is not a state with the opportunity to see the eclipse in totality.  However, even viewing a partially-eclipsed sun without the proper...

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Posted on: August 19, 2017

Body Art Safety

Residents interested in body art modification can protect themselves against infection by choosing licensed body art facilities when deciding to get a tattoo or piercing.  You can find more information at 

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Picnic Safety

Avoid getting sick!  Are you sure you are keeping your food safe?  Keep COLD foods cold when picnicking by setting up in the shade and frequently changing the ice that sits under your deli platters and food trays.  REME...

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Posted on: August 13, 2017

What's on your "Back-To-School" list?

Hopefully vaccinations made the list!  The Lenawee County Health Department is hosting ONE MORE special Back-to-School Immunization Clinic for ages 4-8 ONLY in addition to the regular clinic days.  The last special Back-to-School Immuniz...

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Posted on: August 12, 2017

Reduce Your Risk of Rabies

Never leave infants or young children alone with any animal and teach children to never approach an unfamiliar wild animal.

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Food Handler's Class

The August, 2017 Food Handler's Class is August 17th at 7PM.  All restaurant workers in Lenawee County must obtain a Food Handler's Card through one of these monthly classes.  We ask that you pre-register and pre-pay the $5 for this clas...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Picnic Safety

Picnic food safety tips

Avoid getting a bug!  Keep cold foods cold when picnicking by using lots of ice in a cooler.  Use a thermometer to be sure your cold foods don't rise above 41 degrees Farenheit and use separate ice for your drinks.

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Lead Safety

Lead occurs naturally in the earth's crust.  It can be found in soil, lead-based paint and dust.  Too much exposure to lead can cause behavior problems, low IQ and poor grades in school, hearing problems, learning difficulties, growth de...

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