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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Microblading

Picture of eyebrows that have been microbladed

Have you heard the term Microblading?  Microblading is a tattooing technique in which a small handheld tool made up of several tiny needles is used to add pigment to the skin, generally on the eyebrows.   It is considered a tattoo and mu...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Opioid Epidemic by the Numbers

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In 2016, 863 Babies in Michigan were exposed to drugs while in the womb before birth.  They then may experience withdrawal symptoms when they are born. For a list of substance abuse resources, visit http://drugpreventionlenawee.com/local-resource...

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Project Connect - January 30, 10am - 2pm

Project Connect

The Health Department is taking part in Project Connect on Wednesday, January 30 from 10am - 2pm at the Lenawee County Fairgrounds.  Resources available include: free meal and food assistance, free haircuts, giveaways, door prizes, health screeni...

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Posted on: January 19, 2019

Healthy Weight Week

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YOUR healthy weight is specific to YOU. Fad diets won't make you feel good long-term, but a healthy, active lifestyle will. A healthy weight begins with how you feel inside. Pick a few healthy habits, and stay positive!

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Radon Test Kits

REMINDER: Radon test kits are available for FREE through the month of January at the Lenawee County Health Department.

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

HPV and cervical cancer are two of the main topics when talking about cervical health. What do you know about them? During Cervical Health Month, in January, ASHA is offering a free download of the fact sheet Ten Things To Know About HPV. Get yours today!...

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Posted on: January 13, 2019

Handwashing

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Did you know that clean hands prevent the spread of disease? Think of everything you touch during the day, at work, at the gym, or at the grocery store. Be sure to scrub for 20 seconds with soap and water!

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Posted on: January 12, 2019

Safe Sleep for Infants

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Know the rules of safe sleep for your infant. Watch this short video for a good example of how to keep your baby safe at night: https://youtu.be/xunlS7AKRfU

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Folic Acid Awareness Week

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Did you know that every woman needs 400mg of folic acid each day, whether she's planning to get pregnant or not? Folic acid is used to make new cells in our bodies; so even if you're not planning to become pregnant, your hair, skin, and nails make new cel...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

It's cervical cancer awareness month!

HPV

Cervical cancer, and many other types of cancer, can be effectively prevented by the HPV vaccine. It is recommended for girls AND boys ages 11-26. For more information, visit http://1.usa.gov/1Mldqvi

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Posted on: December 31, 2018

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year

Happy New Year from all of us at the Lenawee County Health Department! May we all have a safe and happy 2019!

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