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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Body Art Safety

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Residents interested in body art  can protect themselves against infection by choosing licensed body art facilities when deciding to get a tattoo or piercing.  You can find more info at http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mdch/LicensedBody...

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Posted on: August 17, 2019

Picnic Safety

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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. Remember: cold food must be held at 41 F or...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Reduce Your Risk of Rabies

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Never leave infants or young children alone with any animal, and teach children to never approach an unfamiliar wild animal. http://www.michigan.gov/documents/rabiesbrochure_1_6884_7.pdf  

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Posted on: August 10, 2019

Picnic Safety

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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 Fahrenheit, and use separate ice for your drinks.

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Lead Safety

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Lead 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 delays, and persistent tiredness or hyperactivity.  He...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Reduce your risk of rabies

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Don't feed, approach, touch, or adopt wild animals. Don't keep wild animals as pets. Learn more at http://www.michigan.gov/documents/rabiesbrochure_1_6884_7.pdf

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