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FOOD SAFETY FOR THE HOLIDAYS .. did you know that one in six Americans will get sick from food borne illnesses this year alone? Food safety is the most important ingredient in preparing food for the holidays.
CLEAN: Wash hands and surfaces often
SEPARATE: Separate raw meats from other foods
COOK: Cook to the right temperature - use a food thermometer
CHILL: Refrigerate food promptly
More information can be found at www.holidayfoodsafety.org
COUNTDOWN TO NEW YEAR'S DAY and a healthier you! Only 2 weeks till the New Year! Do you know the 4 behaviors for a healthier you?
They are: (1) maintaining a healthy diet, (2) engaging in regular exercise, (3) getting an annual physical exam, and (4) avoiding all tobacco use. Could one of these be your New Year's Resolution?
THE SHINGLES VACCINE IS NOW AVAILABLE for those 60 and older. Call (517) 264-5226 (option 2) to make an appointment.
Do1Thing every month to prepare for emergencies~on December's list compile a first aid kit and be prepared to give first aid while waiting for an ambulance. Visit http://do1thing.com/things/dec
CHRISTMAS IS LESS THAN 2-WEEKS AWAY ... Make sure you are taking care of your family's health this holiday season. Here's a catchy little tune to help remind you of some important steps to better holiday health
FYI On Friday's we have Adult Flu Shot Clinics...call (517) 264-5226 (option 2) to make an appointment
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
Patricia Bourgeois, Health Officer
Teresa Bacon, Administrative Aide