Michigan Department of Health And Human Services

EEE Case Now Confirmed In Calhoun County
The first human case of the deadly mosquito-borne illness Eastern Equine Encephalitis has been confirmed in Calhoun County. Additionally, the first case of EEE in an animal in Calhoun County has been confirmed.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Bureau of Laboratories h…
Health Officials Warn Of West Nile Virus This Summer
The Barry-Eaton District Health Department says that since 2001, West Nile Virus has shown up every year in communities around Michigan; so far in 2018 however, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says that only mosquito populations in the Thumb and Midland areas have tested positiv…
MDHHS Says 'Do Not Eat' Fish From Parts Of Kalamazoo River
The 2018 regional Eat Safe Fish Guides were released May 1 by the MDHHS. The guide says that from the Morrow Dam in Kalamazoo County to the Allegan Dam in Allegan County, every fish caught in the Kalamazoo River is listed as "Do Not Eat" due to PCBs in the fish. According to the MDHHS, eat…
House Passes Bill Requiring Alcohol Funds For Abuse Prevention
House Bill 5085 was passed by the Michigan House of Representatives 104-3 on Tuesday, and it would require that if the Michigan Liquor Control Commission collected more money in a fiscal year than they did in the previous year, 50 percent of that excess money would need to be allotted to Michigan&ap…
Today Is Fall Prevention Awareness Day In Michigan
According to a press release,The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is encouraging Michigan residents to take measures to prevent falls today, Falls Prevention Awareness Day, and every day especially during the coming cold-weather months.
Governor Rick Snyder has declared today, Septemb…