Shiawassee County Health Department

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Washing your hands is as important as ever this cold and flu season. Teach your child to scrub with soap and water for a...
11/15/2021

Washing your hands is as important as ever this cold and flu season. Teach your child to scrub with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or the time it takes to sing the Happy Birthday song twice.

Washing your hands is as important as ever this cold and flu season. Teach your child to scrub with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or the time it takes to sing the Happy Birthday song twice.

Here’s a reason to smile: Women who participate in WIC give birth to healthier babies who are at lower risk for infant m...
11/12/2021

Here’s a reason to smile: Women who participate in WIC give birth to healthier babies who are at lower risk for infant mortality. WIC connects moms to prenatal care, promotes nutritious eating, and provides healthy foods—all great reasons for pregnant women to enroll in WIC! Call 989-743-2383 for more information.

Here’s a reason to smile: Women who participate in WIC give birth to healthier babies who are at lower risk for infant mortality. WIC connects moms to prenatal care, promotes nutritious eating, and provides healthy foods—all great reasons for pregnant women to enroll in WIC! Call 989-743-2383 for more information.

SCHD will be closed on Thursday, 11/11/2021 in honor of Veteran's Day. Regular business hours will resume Friday, Novemb...
11/10/2021

SCHD will be closed on Thursday, 11/11/2021 in honor of Veteran's Day. Regular business hours will resume Friday, November 12, 2021.

SCHD will be closed on Thursday, 11/11/2021 in honor of Veteran's Day. Regular business hours will resume Friday, November 12, 2021.

Please see below for COVID-19 numbers in Shiawassee County. Since our last report on 11/3/2021, there have been 226 new ...
11/10/2021

Please see below for COVID-19 numbers in Shiawassee County. Since our last report on 11/3/2021, there have been 226 new cases reported and 2 deaths reported.

Local COVID-19 cases have increased in recent weeks. At this time, the level of transmission in Shiawassee County is “high” according to the CDC COVID Data Tracker (https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#county-view). The Shiawassee County Health Department recommends masking while in indoor, public spaces based off Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance.

Anyone 5 years and older is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination. The Health Department offers COVID-19 vaccines by appointment. All three vaccines; Pfizer (5+), Moderna (18+), and Johnson & Johnson (18+) are available at the Health Department. Vaccination opportunities are also available at many local pharmacies. County residents should continue public health strategies such as; washing hands frequently, wearing a mask indoors, social distancing, staying home when feeling ill, getting tested if they develop COVID-19 symptoms, and getting vaccinated to slow the spread of COVID-19.

For a breakdown of county data, please visit: https://health.shiawassee.net/Emergency-Preparedness/COVID-19-Stats.aspx

Please see below for COVID-19 numbers in Shiawassee County. Since our last report on 11/3/2021, there have been 226 new cases reported and 2 deaths reported.

Local COVID-19 cases have increased in recent weeks. At this time, the level of transmission in Shiawassee County is “high” according to the CDC COVID Data Tracker (https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#county-view). The Shiawassee County Health Department recommends masking while in indoor, public spaces based off Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance.

Anyone 5 years and older is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination. The Health Department offers COVID-19 vaccines by appointment. All three vaccines; Pfizer (5+), Moderna (18+), and Johnson & Johnson (18+) are available at the Health Department. Vaccination opportunities are also available at many local pharmacies. County residents should continue public health strategies such as; washing hands frequently, wearing a mask indoors, social distancing, staying home when feeling ill, getting tested if they develop COVID-19 symptoms, and getting vaccinated to slow the spread of COVID-19.

For a breakdown of county data, please visit: https://health.shiawassee.net/Emergency-Preparedness/COVID-19-Stats.aspx

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services will be hosting a COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for parents and families t...
11/10/2021

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services will be hosting a COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall for parents and families tonight from 7pm-8pm. Join them live on their page: http://Facebook.com/MichiganHHS.

MDHHS and the Protect Michigan Commission will be hosting two COVID-19 Vaccine Town Halls for parents and families. Join us live on Wed., November 10 from 7-8 p.m. to have your questions answered by pediatric health experts: http://Facebook.com/MichiganHHS.

SCHD is now scheduling Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine appointments for children ages 5-11 years old. Children ages 5-11 must be...
11/04/2021

SCHD is now scheduling Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine appointments for children ages 5-11 years old.

Children ages 5-11 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian to receive a vaccination. 𝐀𝐥𝐥 𝐯𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐜𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐜𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐛𝐲 𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭. Only one adult should accompany the child to the appointment due to space limitations.

Schedule with SCHD here: https://ph-shiawassee-county.as.me/pediatricvaccination

Can't make it to SCHD for an appointment? Find other vaccination locations here: www.vaccines.gov

Full press release: https://bit.ly/3bH02by

SCHD is now scheduling Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine appointments for children ages 5-11 years old.

Children ages 5-11 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian to receive a vaccination. 𝐀𝐥𝐥 𝐯𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐜𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐜𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐛𝐲 𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭. Only one adult should accompany the child to the appointment due to space limitations.

Schedule with SCHD here: https://ph-shiawassee-county.as.me/pediatricvaccination

Can't make it to SCHD for an appointment? Find other vaccination locations here: www.vaccines.gov

Full press release: https://bit.ly/3bH02by

Please see below for COVID-19 numbers in Shiawassee County. Since our last report on 10/27/2021, there have been 264 new...
11/03/2021

Please see below for COVID-19 numbers in Shiawassee County. Since our last report on 10/27/2021, there have been 264 new cases reported and zero deaths reported.

Local COVID-19 cases have increased in recent weeks. At this time, the level of transmission in Shiawassee County is “high” according to the CDC COVID Data Tracker (https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#county-view). The Shiawassee County Health Department recommends masking while in indoor, public spaces based off Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance.

Anyone 5 years and older is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination. The Health Department offers COVID-19 vaccines by appointment. All three vaccines; Pfizer (5+), Moderna (18+), and Johnson & Johnson (18+) are available at the Health Department. Vaccination opportunities are also available at many local pharmacies. County residents should continue public health strategies such as; washing hands frequently, wearing a mask indoors, social distancing, staying home when feeling ill, getting tested if they develop COVID-19 symptoms, and getting vaccinated to slow the spread of COVID-19.

For a breakdown of county data, please visit: https://shiawasseechd.net/Emergency-Preparedness/COVID-19-Stats.aspx

Please see below for COVID-19 numbers in Shiawassee County. Since our last report on 10/27/2021, there have been 264 new cases reported and zero deaths reported.

Local COVID-19 cases have increased in recent weeks. At this time, the level of transmission in Shiawassee County is “high” according to the CDC COVID Data Tracker (https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#county-view). The Shiawassee County Health Department recommends masking while in indoor, public spaces based off Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance.

Anyone 5 years and older is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination. The Health Department offers COVID-19 vaccines by appointment. All three vaccines; Pfizer (5+), Moderna (18+), and Johnson & Johnson (18+) are available at the Health Department. Vaccination opportunities are also available at many local pharmacies. County residents should continue public health strategies such as; washing hands frequently, wearing a mask indoors, social distancing, staying home when feeling ill, getting tested if they develop COVID-19 symptoms, and getting vaccinated to slow the spread of COVID-19.

For a breakdown of county data, please visit: https://shiawasseechd.net/Emergency-Preparedness/COVID-19-Stats.aspx

The Family Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (Family Center) is the statewide, parent-directe...
11/03/2021

The Family Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (Family Center) is the statewide, parent-directed center within Children’s Special Health Care Services (CSHCS) and the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS). The mission of the Family Center is to support and connect Michigan families of children and youth with special health care needs, provide family-centered leadership throughout Michigan’s health care settings, and partner in the decision making process within the systems of care for children and youth with special health care needs.

The Family Center is excited to offer a series of free Virtual Parent Connect Calls monthly. Our December call is scheduled for Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at 11:00 am EST. Did you know the Family Center offers camp scholarships? Want to know more about this opportunity? Join us to learn more and we will also have a presentations from a few camps located within the state of Michigan.

We would appreciate you sharing our event flyer to help make the call a success.

Attached is the flyer and the link to register on Eventbrite is:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/parent-connect-call-camp-scholarships-tickets-180352748927

The Family Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (Family Center) is the statewide, parent-directed center within Children’s Special Health Care Services (CSHCS) and the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS). The mission of the Family Center is to support and connect Michigan families of children and youth with special health care needs, provide family-centered leadership throughout Michigan’s health care settings, and partner in the decision making process within the systems of care for children and youth with special health care needs.

The Family Center is excited to offer a series of free Virtual Parent Connect Calls monthly. Our December call is scheduled for Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at 11:00 am EST. Did you know the Family Center offers camp scholarships? Want to know more about this opportunity? Join us to learn more and we will also have a presentations from a few camps located within the state of Michigan.

We would appreciate you sharing our event flyer to help make the call a success.

Attached is the flyer and the link to register on Eventbrite is:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/parent-connect-call-camp-scholarships-tickets-180352748927

Health tips for a healthy fall! 🍂
11/02/2021

Health tips for a healthy fall! 🍂

Health tips for a healthy fall! 🍂

Children often put hands and toys in their mouths. Lead paint in your home can create lead dust, which your child can br...
10/30/2021

Children often put hands and toys in their mouths. Lead paint in your home can create lead dust, which your child can breathe in or accidentally get in their mouth if it is on their hands and toys. To help prevent this, routinely wash toys and flat surfaces – like windowsills and tables – using soapy water.

Follow these safe lead cleaning tips for lead paint chips and dust. (https://www.michigan.gov/documents/lead/Guide_to_Cleaning_Lead_FINAL_approved_547508_7.pdf)

To learn more, visit Michigan.gov/MiLeadSafe

#NLPPW2021 #leadfreekids #LeadPoisoningPreventionWeek

Children often put hands and toys in their mouths. Lead paint in your home can create lead dust, which your child can breathe in or accidentally get in their mouth if it is on their hands and toys. To help prevent this, routinely wash toys and flat surfaces – like windowsills and tables – using soapy water.

Follow these safe lead cleaning tips for lead paint chips and dust. (https://www.michigan.gov/documents/lead/Guide_to_Cleaning_Lead_FINAL_approved_547508_7.pdf)

To learn more, visit Michigan.gov/MiLeadSafe

#NLPPW2021 #leadfreekids #LeadPoisoningPreventionWeek

The foods we prepare and serve to our families can help limit the absorption of lead. Eating healthy foods with calcium,...
10/29/2021

The foods we prepare and serve to our families can help limit the absorption of lead. Eating healthy foods with calcium, iron, and vitamin C may help keep lead from being absorbed. Ask your healthcare provider for nutritious food choices and serving sizes.

To learn more, visit Michigan.gov/MiLeadSafe.

#LeadPoisoningPreventionWeek #NLPPW2021 #leadfreekids

The foods we prepare and serve to our families can help limit the absorption of lead. Eating healthy foods with calcium, iron, and vitamin C may help keep lead from being absorbed. Ask your healthcare provider for nutritious food choices and serving sizes.

To learn more, visit Michigan.gov/MiLeadSafe.

#LeadPoisoningPreventionWeek #NLPPW2021 #leadfreekids

"Let’s work harder than ever to keep one another healthy and out of the hospital this fall and winter. Thank you for you...
10/28/2021

"Let’s work harder than ever to keep one another healthy and out of the hospital this fall and winter. Thank you for your efforts to live with and fight against COVID-19."

Ascension, Covenant HealthCare, Memorial Healthcare, MidMichigan Health, Midland County Department of Public Health, and Saginaw County Health Department - SCHD.

Get your water moving by flushing your pipes before using the water to drink or cook is one way to reduce your exposure ...
10/28/2021

Get your water moving by flushing your pipes before using the water to drink or cook is one way to reduce your exposure to lead. Flushing can mean running your tap water for several minutes, taking a shower, running a load of laundry, or washing dishes.

Learn more about how to flush at Michigan.gov/MiLeadSafe.

#LeadPoisoningPreventionWeek #NLPPW2021 #leadfreekids

Get your water moving by flushing your pipes before using the water to drink or cook is one way to reduce your exposure to lead. Flushing can mean running your tap water for several minutes, taking a shower, running a load of laundry, or washing dishes.

Learn more about how to flush at Michigan.gov/MiLeadSafe.

#LeadPoisoningPreventionWeek #NLPPW2021 #leadfreekids

10/28/2021

The SCHD office will be closed today (10/28/2021) until 3pm for staff development training. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Please see below for COVID-19 numbers in Shiawassee County. Since our last report on 10/20/2021, there have been and 199...
10/27/2021

Please see below for COVID-19 numbers in Shiawassee County. Since our last report on 10/20/2021, there have been and 199 new cases reported, and 8 deaths reported (3 new and 5 deaths identified by Vital Records Review).

Local COVID-19 cases have increased in recent weeks. At this time, the level of transmission in Shiawassee County is “high” according to the CDC COVID Data Tracker (https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#county-view). The Shiawassee County Health Department recommends masking while in indoor, public spaces based off Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance.

Anyone 12 years and older is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination. The Health Department offers COVID-19 vaccines by appointment. All three vaccines; Pfizer (12+), Moderna (18+), and Johnson & Johnson (18+) are available at the Health Department. Vaccination opportunities are also available at many local pharmacies. County residents should continue public health strategies such as; washing hands frequently, wearing a mask indoors, social distancing, staying home when feeling ill, getting tested if they develop COVID-19 symptoms, and getting vaccinated to slow the spread of COVID-19.

For a breakdown of county data, please visit: https://shiawasseechd.net/Emergency-Preparedness/COVID-19-Stats.aspx

Please see below for COVID-19 numbers in Shiawassee County. Since our last report on 10/20/2021, there have been and 199 new cases reported, and 8 deaths reported (3 new and 5 deaths identified by Vital Records Review).

Local COVID-19 cases have increased in recent weeks. At this time, the level of transmission in Shiawassee County is “high” according to the CDC COVID Data Tracker (https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#county-view). The Shiawassee County Health Department recommends masking while in indoor, public spaces based off Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance.

Anyone 12 years and older is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination. The Health Department offers COVID-19 vaccines by appointment. All three vaccines; Pfizer (12+), Moderna (18+), and Johnson & Johnson (18+) are available at the Health Department. Vaccination opportunities are also available at many local pharmacies. County residents should continue public health strategies such as; washing hands frequently, wearing a mask indoors, social distancing, staying home when feeling ill, getting tested if they develop COVID-19 symptoms, and getting vaccinated to slow the spread of COVID-19.

For a breakdown of county data, please visit: https://shiawasseechd.net/Emergency-Preparedness/COVID-19-Stats.aspx

Lead contaminated soil (dirt) can be tracked into your home, especially after playing outside, working in the garden, or...
10/27/2021

Lead contaminated soil (dirt) can be tracked into your home, especially after playing outside, working in the garden, or from pets. Lead can get into your body by breathing in or swallowing soil that has been contaminated with lead from paint chips, dust, or air pollution. Children may accidentally get soil in their mouth and swallow it when playing outdoors.

To learn more, visit Michigan.gov/MiLeadSafe.

#LeadPoisoningPreventionWeek #NLPPW2021 #leadfreekids

Lead contaminated soil (dirt) can be tracked into your home, especially after playing outside, working in the garden, or from pets. Lead can get into your body by breathing in or swallowing soil that has been contaminated with lead from paint chips, dust, or air pollution. Children may accidentally get soil in their mouth and swallow it when playing outdoors.

To learn more, visit Michigan.gov/MiLeadSafe.

#LeadPoisoningPreventionWeek #NLPPW2021 #leadfreekids

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149 E. Corunna Ave.
Corunna, MI
48817

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Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm

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