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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Flu vaccine

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The Health Department has now has the flu vaccine. Anyone still needing the flu vaccine may call 517-264-5226 to schedule an appointment.

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Posted on: November 11, 2019

Hey Veterans!

Veterans Day

Lenawee County takes pride in serving the veterans who have served our country with honor. There are over 6,965 veterans residing in Lenawee County. The Department of Veterans Affairs provides assistance to veterans of all ages in accessing the benefits t...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Breakfast on the Farm

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MSU Extension Breakfast on the Farm organizers are seeking host farms for 2020

Since 2009, forty Breakfast on the Farm events have been held in Michigan. After a one year break, Michigan State University Extension is once again looking for host farm famili...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Nov Newsletter

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The month of October has been a busy one for Lenawee County offices.  At their October board meeting the commission set the public hearing for the 2020 Budget for November 13, 2019, the next Board of Commissioners meeting. &nbs...

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County News
Posted on: October 23, 2019

Veterans Affairs

VA Seeking Candidates

VA Board Seeking Appointment Recommendations

October 23, 2019

The Lenawee County Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking recommendations for appointment of a veteran to serve as a committee member on their Executive Committee for a four (4) year term, end...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Caregivers

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During the month of Thanksgiving, it is important to recognize National Caregiver Month.  

This is time to acknowledge the many individuals caring for a loved one. Through out Lenawee County there are caregivers providing daily support for those l...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

LDA Resources

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1040 S. Winter Street, Suite 3003Adrian, MI 49221517-264-5280Check out the Department on Aging Resource Guide!

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Posted on: January 21, 2019

LDA Home Meals

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The Lenawee Department on Aging salutes volunteers!

As the Nutrition Director, I see the impact of volunteer dedication every day.  The kitchen staff of the seven senior centers are amazing at preparing over nine hundred meals each day for older a...

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Additional Info... www.lenaweeseniors.org Department on Aging
Posted on: January 21, 2019

LDA Medical Rides

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The Lenawee Department on Aging salutes volunteers!

A vital part of health care is being able to get to medical appointments.  As some older adults are not able to or elect not to drive to these appointments, the Lenawee Department on Aging is pro...

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Additional Info... www.lenaweeseniors.org Department on Aging
Posted on: January 21, 2019

LDA Nutrition

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The Lenawee Department on Aging salutes volunteers!

As the Nutrition Director, I see the impact of volunteer dedication every day.  The kitchen staff of the seven senior centers are amazing at preparing over nine hundred meals each day for older a...

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Additional Info... www.lenaweeseniors.org Department on Aging
Posted on: January 21, 2019

LDA Volunteers

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The Lenawee Department on Aging salutes volunteers!

PEOPLE are the best asset Lenawee County has.  It is through volunteers that the Department on Aging is able to deliver over seven hundred meals Monday through Friday and transport as ma...

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Additional Info... www.lenaweeseniors.org Department on Aging
Posted on: January 17, 2019

Lenawee Department on Aging

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Now is a great time to evaluate your fitness plan!  

Having a plan isn’t just about losing weight, it’s about getting and staying healthy.  

I am Heather Barker, and as the director of the Adrian Senior Center, I have heard many say they d...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Lenawee Department on Aging

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Senior Centers

The senior centers are the focal point of activities for older adults in Lenawee County.Each of the center's activities may differ, but they all offer fun, fellowship, personal enrichment, challenges, parties, games, educational classes, and...

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LenaweeSeniors.Org Department on Aging
Posted on: January 17, 2019

Lenawee Department on Aging

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Are you a caregiver? Or do you think you may be a caregiver?  I am Tammy Jewell, Director of Daybreak.  At the Lenawee Department on Aging we believe that caregivers need support to make the best of the caregiver experience. &am...

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Posted on: November 16, 2019

The Great American Smokeout

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Today is the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout. Quit for a day - quit for a lifetime. There are many resources out there to help you on the path to a smoke-free life. The Michigan Tobacco Quit Line is 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669) or https://m...

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Health Department
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Smoking is known to be the most common cause of lung cancer in the US, but did you know that radon is the second leading cause? The Lenawee County Health Department has radon test kits for your home, and they will ...

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Health Department
Posted on: November 12, 2019

Alzheimer's Awareness Month

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Alzheimer's disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States, and the only cause of death among the Top 10 in the United States that cannot be prevented, cured, or even slowed. In Michigan, there are approximately 180,000 people aged 65 and ...

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Health Department
Posted on: November 9, 2019

Lead in Lenawee County

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Did you know that funding is available for free lead inspections and remediation? Lead is a naturally occurring metal that can be found in dust, soil, and lead-based paint. Too much exposure to lead can cause behavior problems, low IQ and poor grades in s...

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Health Department
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Bed Bugs

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Did you know that you CAN see bed bugs? They prefer darkness, but will still bite if you leave the light on at night. Although clutter can offer more hiding spots for these insects, they are attracted to warmth, blood, and carbon dioxide (what you breathe...

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Health Department
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Bed bugs

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Did you know that you CAN see bed bugs? They prefer darkness, but will still bite if you leave the light on at night. Although clutter can offer more hiding spots for these insects, they are attracted to warmth, blood, and carbon dioxide (what you breathe...

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Health Department
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Fall Flu Clinics

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Have you had your flu shot? It's not too late! Call 517-264-5226 (Option 2) to make an appointment. Monday appointments are available through November.

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Do1Thing Every Month to Prepare For Emergencies

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On November's list: Create an emergency supply kit for your home, your car, and your workplace or school. Learn more at: http://do1thing.com/things/nov

Health Department
Posted on: November 6, 2019

Body Art

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Today we would like to chat about body art! If you’re going to get a tattoo or other form of body art, make sure it’s from a licensed facility.  Call us if you have questions (517)264-5213 or visit www.michigan.gov/bodyart.

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Breakfast on the Farm

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MSU Extension Breakfast on the Farm organizers are seeking host farms for 2020

Since 2009, forty Breakfast on the Farm events have been held in Michigan. After a one year break, Michigan State University Extension is once again looking for host farm famili...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Cooking Matters

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Cooking Matters for Adults is a nutrition program where participants will learn how to eat healthy, cook and grocery shop on a limited budget.  The program consists of six lessons, lasting two hours each.  With the help of an experienced...

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MSU Extension
Posted on: September 23, 2019

4-H

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What is 4-H?

Many people think 4-H is just for kids who live on farms or those interested in raising and selling animals – but that’s not true! Offering a diverse range of topics and interest areas, 4-H is the largest youth development ...

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Lenawee County 4-H MSU Extension
Posted on: February 25, 2019

MSU Extension

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

DOS - No Bags

DOS NO PLASTIC BAGS

They wreak havoc at the recycling plant!  

Plastic grocery bags are recyclable, but should be returned to retail centers.

When people throw bags in the recycle bin they end up wreaking havoc on the machinery at the recycling center.  Worke...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Veterans Affairs

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There are financial hardship emergency assistance programs for Lenawee County veterans who served under honorable conditions on active duty for other than training purposes.  Some of these hardship assistance programs may also aid the veteran’s l...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Veterans Affairs

VA Seeking Candidates

VA Board Seeking Appointment Recommendations

October 23, 2019

The Lenawee County Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking recommendations for appointment of a veteran to serve as a committee member on their Executive Committee for a four (4) year term, end...

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