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Posted on: November 27, 2018

Healthy Holiday Season

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Are you heading home this holiday
season?

 

Theholidays are a great time of year to visit family and friends. Much like
yourself, millions of people across the globe will take flights to visit lovedones and spread holiday cheer. Unf...

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Additional Info... Health Department
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Romaine Lettuce Alert

Romaine Lettuce Alert

Consumers are advised to discard any romaine lettuce and avoid eating romaine lettuce until further notice. 

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) along with CDC and other state and local agencies has issued an update on investigations related to...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

MIBridges

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MIBridges  is the online portal to log in (if you already have an account) or to register and apply for:

  • Health Care Benefits
  • Food Assistance Program
  • Child Development & Care 
  • Cash Assistance
  • State Emergency Relief

From this site, you can ...

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Additional Info... Health Department
Posted on: September 7, 2018

PFAS PFOS in Michigan

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The weekly state provides reports/maps for the PFAS sampling effort that the
State is undertaking to determine potential sites of contamination.    In order to decrease exposure to PFOA and PFAS from drinking water, th...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Communicable Disease Reports

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Weekly communicable disease reports submitted by schools and childcare facilities are very important in helping the Jackson County Health Department (JCHD) monitor the health of our community. It allows us to monitor flu-like illness, gastrointestinal ill...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Tobacco Services in Jackson County

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Quitting smoking or using tobacco can be the hardest habit you may try to break.  Nicotine, the addictive component can reach the brain faster than most other drugs (usually 7 seconds when inhaled) and causes a release of pleasant feeling hormone...

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Health Department
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Lead Safe Home Programs Available

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Jackson County and the City of Jackson have been identified as priority sites due to the number of older housing sites in our area.  There are two separate home inspection and remediation programs available for Jackson County residents. ...

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