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ThanksgivingHAPPY THANKSGIVING from all of us at the Lenawee County Health Department!


SURVEY
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turkeytimeIT'S ALMOST TURKEY TIME!  Whether you're a seasoned chef or a novice preparing your first holiday meal, make sure you know the safest ways to thaw, prepare, stuff and cook your turkey.  For turkey tips click here


ALZHEIMER'S AWARENESS MONTH
Alzheimer's disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and the only among the Top 10 in the United States that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed.  Get the facts or get involved at www.alz.org


DON'T OVERINDULGE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON .. choose smaller plates and fill them first with fruits and vegetables.  More tips .. just click here


HAVE YOU HAD YOUR FLU SHOT?  It's not too late!  Call (517) 264-5226 (option 2) to make your appointment 


NOVEMBER IS DIABETES AWARENESS MONTH .. do you know if you're at risk for Type 2 diabetes?  You are at higher risk if you are overweight or obese or of Hispanic, Asian American or African American descent.  
Other risk factors include:

Hypertension, or high blood pressure (140/90 mm HG or higher)
Low levels of HDL ("good") cholesterol
DiabetesHistory of gestational diabetes while pregnant
Sedentary lifestyle
Family history - having a parent or sibling who's been diagnosed with this condition
Polycystic ovary syndrome in women
Age - diabetes is more common as we age
Learn more at www.diabetes.org


WANT TO KNOW MORE about Enterovirus D68?  Click here 


WANT TO KNOW MORE about Ebola?  Click here


IT'S NATIONAL SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME (SIDS) AWARENESS MONTH ... to learn more about SIDS and the risk factors, or to take action to help reduce the risk, please visit www.sidsalliance.org


"DO 1 THING" 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 by clicking here 


THE LENAWEE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT has a part-time Nurse Practitioner position and a full-time Public Health Nurse Supervisor position available.  More information on these positions can be found here


FOOD HANDLER'S CLASS SCHEDULE
Click here for the 2014 schedule of classes


FAMILY MEDICAL CENTER OF MICHIGAN .... is dedicated to quality and excellence in providing comprehensive, cost-effective primary and preventive health care, regardless of age, ethnic background, or ability to pay.  Call (517) 263-1800 for more information


 

LENAWEE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT  

1040 S Winter St., Suite 2328
Adrian, MI   49221
517-264-5226
517-264-0790/FAX
Patricia Bourgeois, Health Officer
Teresa Bacon, Administrative Aide


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