The increase in cases being discovered in the United States is attributed to 1) an increase in the number of travelers who get measles abroad and bring it into the U.S., and 2) further spread of measles in U.S. communities in pockets of unvaccinated people.
In response to community needs and feedback provided from our Citizen Advisory Committee, HDNW has transformed its online presence from a traditional informational site to a dynamic and interactive platform.
HDNW is highlighting the importance of good oral hygiene for children during National Children’s Dental Health Month in February.
HDNW is offering free education and radon test kits as part of Radon Action Month in January.
HDNW is joining the nation in observing January as Cervical Health Awareness Month.
New state law adds dental to hearing and vision screenings for incoming kindergartens and first-graders.
There is an increase in the number of HIV diagnoses occurring locally—and HDNW is encouraging residents to be proactive and get tested.
HDNW is promoting the Great American Smokeout and encouraging community members to quit—starting with day one.
The new COVID-19 vaccination has been updated with a more recent strain of the virus.
The breastfeeding team at Health Department of Northwest Michigan (HDNW) has achieved Premier