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Transgender Health Fair in Ferndale Sept. 29

August 17th 2018

Transgender Health Fair in Ferndale Sept. 29 Ferndale, MI – Transgender Michigan presents Transgender Health Fair Affirmations LGBT Community Center 290 W 9 Mile Rd, Ferndale, MI 48220 Come discover health resources available to the transgender communities . Exhibits…vendors….speakers….panels….FREE The only health fair in Michigan dedicated to the transgender community. Sponsored by Volunteers needed Sponsor […]

Workshop to Help Spread Awareness about Breastfeeding Benefits Aug. 24

August 15th 2018

Workshop to Help Spread Awareness about Breastfeeding Benefits Aug. 24 W, Waterford, MI- On Aug. 24, 2018 from 9am to 11am, Oakland County Health Division will have an educational workshop for employers, organizations and community members called “Bridging the Breastfeeding Gap.” Two different sessions will be available, one for organizations and employers, the other for […]

Is Your Dog Sick? Cases of Canine Influenza on the Rise

August 2nd 2018

Is Your Dog Sick? Cases of Canine Influenza on the Rise (Michigan Dept. of Agriculture, Aug. 2, 2018) Oakland County, MI- Since July 13, 2018, there have been 49 confirmed cases of canine influenza reported. The cases have occurred in Huron, Kent, Macomb, Oakland, Ottawa and Wayne counties. In all of 2017, there were nine […]

Health and Wellness Festival Spotlights Resources in the Holly Area

April 24th 2018

Health and Wellness Festival Spotlights Resources in the Holly Area (Drew Saunders, April 24, 2018 Holly’s third annual Health and Wellness Festival packed the cafeteria of the Karl Richter Community Center, on the afternoon of April 21. Saturday’s information drive is the third annual effort by the Holly Area Community Coalition, a local substance abuse […]

DNR Reminds People Not to Prune Oak Trees in Spring or Summer

April 24th 2018

DNR Reminds People Not to Prune Oak Trees in Spring or Summer (Michigan Department of Natural Resources, April 24, 2018) Lansing, MI- Have an oak tree on your property? To keep it healthy, don’t prune it from mid-April through the summer. That’s a key time for infection with oak wilt, a serious disease that can […]

Six Week Workshop Helps People w/Chronic Health Conditions Starts May 14

April 21st 2018

  Six Week Workshop Helps People w/Chronic Health Conditions Starts May 14 TROY, MI  – For many adults living with a chronic or ongoing health condition, maintaining an active and fulfilling life is very difficult.  Play a more active role in your health care, and achieve greater wellness and well-being by participating in the next […]

Skunk Confirmed to Have Rabies, Know the Signs to Stay Safe

April 18th 2018

Skunk Confirmed to Have Rabies, Know the Signs to Stay Safe (Oakland County Health Division, April 18, 2018) Rochester Hills, MI – Oakland County Health Division reports a confirmed case of rabies in a skunk removed from Rochester Hills. The Health Division strongly urges residents to reduce rabies exposure by staying away from wild animals […]

FernCare Annual Dinner at Great Lakes Dossin Museum May 24

April 8th 2018

FernCare Annual Dinner at Great Lakes Dossin Museum May 24 Detroit, Ferndale, MI- Come help FernCare celebrate our 10th anniversary! Give us an opportunity to say thank you personally.  Once again, it will be a strolling dinner with lots of time to browse the museum and walk along the river.   $75 per ticket. Sponsorships are […]

Want to Quit Smoking? Free Patches, Gum, or Lozenges through May 31

March 31st 2018

  Want to Quit Smoking? Free Patches, Gum, or Lozenges through May 31 (MDHHS, March 31, 2018) LANSING, Mich. – Thinking about quitting tobacco? The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is expanding its telephone coaching and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) program to all Michigan residents through May 31. During this time, the […]

Tri-Community Coalition Health & Wellness Fair April 22

March 30th 2018

Tri-Community Coalition Health & Wellness Fair April 22 Oak Park, MI- The Tri-Community Coalition is thrilled to present our first Health and Wellness Fair with the cities of Berkley, Huntington Woods, and Oak Park! This event focuses on the 7 Areas of Wellness and features local vendors, practitioners, and service organizations that promote and celebrate […]