Posted on: December 14, 2017

December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month

Bike Helmet

Keep your kids safe with age-appropriate toys and by reading all labels and warnings.  

Is a new bike at the top of your child's list?  Don't forget the helmet!

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Holiday Family Health

Christmas is less than 2 weeks away!  

Make sure you are taking care of your family's health this holiday season.  

Here's a catchy little tune to help remind you of some important steps to improve holiday health.

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Don't Overindulge this Holiday Season!

The holidays are coming and we all know what that means - lots of delicious food!  

Here are a few tips to avoid overeating:  

  • use a smaller plate, 
  • pace yourself, 
  • wear fitted clothes, 
  • don't force yourself, and&am...
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Posted on: December 10, 2017

Countdown to New Year's Day and a Healthier You!

Know your numbers

Do you know your four "good health numbers"?  The are:

  1. body mass (BMI), 
  2. blood pressure, 
  3. cholesterol level, and 
  4. blood sugar/glucose level.  

Take the first step towards controlling your health by knowing...

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Posted on: December 10, 2017

Food Handlers Class

Each food handler working in a facility licensed by the Lenawee County Health Department is required to have a current Food Handler Educational Card.

The next class is December 13 at 2 pm; pre-registration is recommended.

For more information call (517) 264...

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Posted on: December 9, 2017

Holiday Food Safety

Fight Bac

Did you know that one in six Americans will get sick from foodborne illnesses this year alone?  Food safety is THE most important ingredient in preparing food for the holidays.

CLEAN - wash hands and surfaces often

SEPARATE - separate raw meats fro...

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

Do1Thing

Do1Thing every month to prepare for emergencies.  

On December's list:  Compile a First Aid Kit and be prepared to give first aid while waiting for an ambulance.  

For more information visit:  

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Shingles Vaccine

The shingles vaccine is available at the Lenawee County Health Department.  

Call (517) 264-5226 (Option 2) for eligibility requirements.

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

National Influenza Vaccination Week

Flu Facts

Still haven't gotten your flu vaccine?  

Even if you have already gotten sick with one flu virus you can still benefit from vaccination.  

The flu vaccine protects against three or four different flu viruses depending on which flu vaccine ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Adult Flu Clinics

The Lenawee County Health Department has Adult Flu Clinics on Monday, December 11 and Monday, December 18.

Protect yourself and your loved ones!  Call (517) 264-5226 (Option 2) for more information.

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

National Handwashing Week

Henry the Hand

It is National Handwashing Week!  

The 4 principles of handwashing are:  

  1. WASH your hands when they are dirty and before eating, 
  2. DO NOT cough into your hands, 
  3. DO NOT sneeze into your hands, 
  4. DO NOT put your finger...
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Posted on: December 2, 2017

National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month

Drive Awake

December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month - the holidays are here which means many people are out visiting loved ones.

REMEMBER!  Drowsy driving is deadly.  If you are taking a road trip this season schedule regular ...

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