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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Healthy Helpings

Choose-My-Plate

Don't overindulge this holiday season! Choose smaller plates and fill them first with fruits and vegetables. For more tips on how to make smart food choices this holiday season, visit: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Turkey Tips

It's almost Turkey Time! Don't let unsafe food spoil your holiday. Whether you're a seasoned chef or a novice preparing your first holiday meal, make sure you know the safest ways to thaw, prepar, stuff, and cook your turkey. For turkey tips, visit: http:...

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Bed bugs

bed bug infestation

Did you know that bed bugs do not jump, fly, or hop? They travel on a host to find a new hiding spot, but do not liv on our bodies. Most bed bugs are found within 8 feet of a person’s resting place. They can be found in mattresses, box springs, bed frames...

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Posted on: November 17, 2018

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

Survivor day

Survivor Day is the one day a year when people affected by suicide loss gather around the world at events in their local communities to find comfort and gain understanding as they share stories of healing and hope. Find an event near you: http://www.survi...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

The Great American Smokeout

Great American Smokeout

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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Posted on: November 15, 2018

America Recycles Day

Today is America Recycles day! For information on how you can do your part to Keep America Beautiful, visit: www.americarecyclesday.org

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Gun Safety

Gun safety

If you are in the woods today, remember basic hunting and gun safety practices. Be sure that you know what is beyond your target, and always wear your hunter orange. Good luck!

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

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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Posted on: November 12, 2018

Alzheimer's Awareness Month

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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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Firearm Safety

Gun safety

Opening day of gun season in Michigan is Thursday! Many hunters will be in the woods, and it is important to remember gun safety while enjoying this unofficial holiday. Don't forget your hunter orange, either!

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Bed bugs

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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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Fall Flu Clinics

Fight the flu

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 7, 2018

Do1Thing Every Month to Prepare For Emergencies

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

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Body Art License Renewal Deadline - December 1

Tattoo of a Rose on an ankle

Reminder! Body Art License Renewal deadline is December 1.  Visit www.michigan.gov/bodyart to renew online.

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

World AIDS Day

Notice of World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is a day to unite in the fight against HIV, show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate people who have died. For more information, please visit http://www.worldaidsday.org/

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