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Measles in Oakland County, Possible Exposure in Southfield and Oak Park

March 13th 2019

Measles in Oakland County, Possible Exposure in Southfield and Oak Park PONTIAC, MI – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Oakland County Health Division have confirmed a case of travel-related measles visiting from Israel following a stay in New York. Individuals may have been exposed to measles at the following locations: ~Lincoln […]

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 […]

Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bits Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk

July 23rd 2018

Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bits Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk (US Food and Drug Administration, July 23, 2018) Washington DC – Mondelēz Global LLC announced today a voluntary recall in the United States, including Puerto Rico & the U.S. Virgin Islands, of certain Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bits product. These products contain whey […]

Radon Test Kits Are Half Price during National Radon Action Month

January 6th 2018

Radon Test Kits Are Half Price during National Radon Action Month (Oakland County Health Division, Jan. 6, 2018) Pontiac, MI – January is National Radon Action Month, and Oakland County Health Division encourages residents to purchase radon test kits for only $5 this month to test their homes for the potentially harmful gas. OCHD recommends […]

Schramm’s Mead “Elderberry” Recalled

January 5th 2018

Schramm’s Mead “Elderberry” Recalled (Michigan Dept. of Agriculture, Jan. 5, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Schramm’s Mead of Ferndale, MI, is announcing a voluntary recall of 375 ml bottles of “Elderberry.” Since late December 2017, two customers have reported nausea and stomach upset after having consumed “Elderberry.” Out of an abundance of caution, Schramm’s Mead is […]

Vaccination Recommended after Hepatitis A Case at Papa Ramano’s

December 5th 2017

Vaccination Recommended after Hepatitis A Case at Papa Ramano’s (Oakland County Healthy Division, Dec. 5, 2017) Southfield, Mich. – An employee of Papa Romano’s, 23926 W. Nine Mile Road and Telegraph in Southfield, has a confirmed case of hepatitis A. Oakland County Health Division advises all restaurant staff and guests who consumed food from the […]