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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Countdown to New Year's Day and a Healthier You! Only 3 weeks until the new year!

Know your numbers

Do you know your four "good health numbers"? They are: body mass index (BMI), blood pressure, cholesterol level, and blood sugar/glucose level.  Take the first step towards controlling your health by knowing your numbers!

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Food Handler Class

Anyone interested in safe food handling and anyone 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 12th at 2pm. Pre-registration is recommended....

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Posted on: December 9, 2018

Holiday Food Safety

Fight Bac

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

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Posted on: December 8, 2018

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 7, 2018

Do1Thing

Do1Thing every month to prepare for emergencies. On December's list:  Prepare  a first aid kit and be prepared to give first aid while waiting for an ambulance. For more information, visit: http://do1thing.com/things/dec

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

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 you get. It’s not ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Adult Flu Clinics

The Lenawee County Health Department has ADULT flu clinics on Monday, December 10 and Monday, December 17.  Call (517) 264-5226 (option 2) for more information. Protect yourself and your loved ones!

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

International Volunteer Day

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December 5th is International Volunteer Day! This began as the International Year of Volunteers in 2001, and was such a big hit GLOBALLY that the United Nations Volunteers declared today, December 5th, International Volunteer Day! For information on inter...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

National Handwashing Week

It is National Handwashing Week! The 4 principles of handwashing are: wash your hands when they are dirty and before eating; DO NOT cough into your hands; DO NOT sneeze into your hands; DO NOT put your fingers into your eyes, nose, or mouth. Visit www.hen...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Countdown to New Year's Day and a healthier you!

Take a small step everyday towards a healthier YOU. Trade in that morning donut for a banana and take the stairs this time instead of an elevator. New Year's resolutions don't have to start on January 1!

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Posted on: December 2, 2018

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 breaks to get out ...

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Posted on: December 1, 2018

World AIDS Day

AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is a day to unite in the fight against HIV, show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate people who have died. For more information, pleas visit http://www.worldaidsday.org/

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Lead in Lenawee County

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Did you know that children between 1 and 6 years of age are most at risk of lead poisoning? It is caused by breathing or swallowing lead, but is 100% preventable. If you live in a home built before 1978, or are visiting relatives this holiday season that ...

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