2016 News Releases

January

1-26-16 Receive the Zostavax vaccine, reduce your risk of shingles and long-term pain
1-29-16 Children's Dental Health Month encourages good habits from young age


February

2-26-16 SAFE in Northern Michigan hosts "Drug Trends Info Nights" in Emmet and Charlevoix counties
2-29-16 Prevent cancer, get screened during Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month


March

3-07-16 Health Department urges caution to Spring Break travelers due to Zika concerns
3-15-16 Kick Butts Day is March 16
3-28-16 Health Department partnering with Pediatricians to offer enhanced services


April

4-06-16 National Public Health Week recognized April 4-10
4-14-16 Youth Mental Health First Aid Course offered May 2 & May 25
4-18-16 National Infant Immunization Week raises awareness, highlights achievements


May

5-25-16 Searching for morels? Watch out for ticks too
5-25-16 World No Tobacco Day highlights health risks of tobacco use


June

6-03-16 Father's Day: A great day to quit smoking


July

7-19-16 Health Department's Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program receives grant from Charlevoix County Community Foundation
7-19-16 The Health Department of Northwest Michigan launches the CDC's National Diabetes Prevention Program in partnership with Michigan State University Extension and Northern Michigan Diabetes Initiative


August

8-05-16 Health Department of Northwest Michigan launches the CDC's National Diabetes Prevention Program in partnership with Michigan State University Extension and Northern Michigan Diabetes Initiative
8-05-16 Two bats confirmed infected with rabies in Northern Michigan
8-16-16 Make immunizations part of your back-to-school routine for children and adolescents
8-16-26 Helping Youth Stay Tobacco-Free in the New School Year


September



October

10-20-16 Health Department to Offer Free Radon Test Kits Oct 24-28
10-21-16 Health Department of Northwest Michigan Raises Awareness about Breast Cancer


November

11-02-16 Health Department of Northwest Michigan Celebrates Great American Smokeout
11-02-16 Health Department Hosts Forum in Antrim County on Drug Trends
11-04-16 Potential Hepatitis A Exposure from Frozen Strawberries in Northern Michigan
11-16-16 HDNW: Help Stop the Spread of the Flu
11-21-16 Bellaire Family Health Center Launches CDC Diabetes Prevention Program


December






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