Michigan Department of Community Health

Type: Organization
Name: Michigan Department of Community Health
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

Morning Review: Traveler monitored after visiting country with Ebola outbreak; no signs of illness seen

The traveler did not provide care for or have contact with anyone with Ebola, according to the announcement by the Kent County Health Department.The health department said it was notified of the case by the Centers for Disease Control, which is monitoring ... [Published Grand Rapids Press - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

New interim director named at Kalamazoo Regional Psychiatric Hospital

6:08 a.m. EDT by KALAMAZOO (WKZO) -- The Michigan Department of Community Health has tapped Allen Jansen to serve as Interim Director at the Kalamazoo Regional Psychiatric Hospital on Oakland until a permanent replacement can be found.Jansen is taking ... [Published WKZO-AM - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

New interim director appointed to Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The Michigan Department of Community Health has named a new interim director for the Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital after 11 employee suspensions relating to patient abuse and several investigations were launched.The ... [Published WWMT - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Branch County boy contracts enterovirus

By Don Reid dwreid@aol.com COLDWATER — A 4-year-old Branch County boy is in an Ann Arbor hospital with the enterovirus D-68 — a virus strain that has caused him some paralysis according to Kim Wilhelm, prevention services director for the Branch-Hillsdale-St. ... [Published Coldwater Daily Reporter - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

MDCH launches website to address prescription drug misuse and abuse

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) has developed a website to increase public awareness of the risks and potential harm associated with misuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, and to provide everyday steps individuals ... [Published Arab American News - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Education grant provides funding for improving youth awareness and understanding of zoonotic diseases

Julie Thelen, MSU Extension educator for Michigan 4-H Livestock and Veterinary Science Programs, and partners in the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and Michigan Department of Community Health, have received the Michigan Youth ... [Published MSU Today - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Michigan Taking Aggressive Steps to Prepare for Potential Ebola

Director of the Michigan Department of Community Health Nick Lyon talks about the aggressive steps that Michigan is taking to prepare for potential Ebola case. Lyon notes that there is no presence of Ebola yet in the state of Michigan.Find out more about ... [Published FOX47News - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Michigan Participates in National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH), along with CDC, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, is participating in National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, October 19-25, 2014. The ... [Published Ludington Daily News - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

State of Michigan looks at possible Ebola preparedness

LANSING, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The World Health Organization has declared Nigeria to be Ebola free.President Barack Obama addressed the declaration after a meeting at the White House, saying this shows the outbreak can be stopped when caught early.Right ... [Published WWMT - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

Law enforcement officers hold summit to get heroin off Mich. streets

EAST LANSING, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Shocking numbers are revealed at the first-ever heroin summit in East Lansing.Law enforcement officers from across the state came together to try and figure out how to drugs off the streets.Recent statistics from ... [Published WWMT - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

Candlelight Walk at Whitmer promotes drug free lives

Solidarity on Stickney Solidarity on StickneyThe UAW Local 12 hosted a rally Monday to show "Solidarity on Stickney" and support for keeping Wrangler in Toledo.The UAW Local 12 hosted a rally Monday to show "Solidarity on Stickney" and support for keeping ... [Published ABC 13 Toledo - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

State aims to curb misuse of prescription drugs

The Michigan Department of Community Health has developed a website to increase public awareness of the risks and potential harm associated with misuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs.Click to Continue » ... [Published Macon Telegraph - Oct 20 2014]

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"The department is focused on providing quality patient care at Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital," said Nick Lyon, director of the MDCH. "We are taking the necessary steps to protect the safety of our patients and employees. I'm confident Allen's leadership will help in this transition."
...and administrative management, to consumer relationships and service delivery," said Monica E Oss, Chief Executive Officer of OPEN MINDS . "Mr. Dudley brings a global perspective on technological innovation that will give attendees a fascinating glimpse at where the future of the health care industry is headed."
"> www.michigan.gov/lead or call 1-888-322-4453 , or visit http://www.leadfreekids.org/ "> www.leadfreekids.org ."
"We have extensive preparations going on that will be continuing--we have so many partners that are prepared to be as ready as possible and to be as vigilant as possible" said the state's Chief Medical Executive Matt Davis

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Morning Review: Traveler monitored after visiti... [Published Grand Rapids Press - 10 hours ago]
New interim director named at Kalamazoo Regiona... [Published WKZO-AM - 11 hours ago]
Grand Rapids officials monitor traveler for Ebo... [Published Sentinel-Standard.com - 12 hours ago]
Person ‘under surveillance’ for Ebola in Kent C... [Published Fox17 - 19 hours ago]
Traveler monitored after visiting country with ... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Oct 24 2014]
Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital's new interim di... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Oct 24 2014]
New interim director appointed to Kalamazoo Psy... [Published WWMT - Oct 24 2014]
Simon Dudley, LifeSize Communications Video Eva... [Published Street Sweeper - Oct 24 2014]
Branch County boy contracts enterovirus [Published Coldwater Daily Reporter - Oct 24 2014]
MDCH launches website to address prescription d... [Published Arab American News - Oct 24 2014]
Several employees suspended from Kalamazoo Psyc... [Published Fox17 - Oct 24 2014]
Education grant provides funding for improving ... [Published MSU Today - Oct 24 2014]
Michigan Taking Aggressive Steps to Prepare for... [Published FOX47News - Oct 23 2014]
Michigan Participates in National Lead Poisonin... [Published Ludington Daily News - Oct 23 2014]
New breast cancer awareness license plate suppo... [Published Huron County View - Oct 23 2014]
Michigan being vigilant against threat of Ebola [Published Huron County View - Oct 23 2014]
State of Michigan looks at possible Ebola prepa... [Published WWMT - Oct 22 2014]
Police investigating 19 reported assaults on Ka... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Oct 22 2014]
Governor Snyder: Michigan prepared for Ebola [Published 92.9 WLMI - Oct 22 2014]
Governor, State Health Officials: Ebola Threat ... [Published WSJM - Oct 22 2014]
Capital Area Health Alliance’s New Initiative '... [Published FOX47News - Oct 22 2014]
Gov. Rick Snyder: Michigan taking aggressive st... [Published Noodls - Oct 22 2014]
MDCH launches prescription drug misuse website [Published WKZO-AM - Oct 21 2014]
Flu season: Groups urge vaccinations as first c... [Published Midland Daily News - Oct 21 2014]
Candlelight Walk at Whitmer promotes drug free ... [Published ABC 13 Toledo - Oct 21 2014]
Law enforcement officers hold summit to get her... [Published WWMT - Oct 21 2014]
Snyder makes appointment, reappointments to Pha... [Published Michigan.gov - Oct 20 2014]
Snyder makes appointment to Mental Health Diver... [Published Michigan.gov - Oct 20 2014]
MDCH Urges Residents to Protect Against Carbon ... [Published Michigan.gov - Oct 20 2014]
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Former MDCH Director Joins Consumers Mutual Ins... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Jul 16 2014]
EAST LANSING, Mich., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janet Olszewski, who managed $14 billion in annual resources during her tenure as Director of the Michigan Department of Community Health, is joining Consumers Mutual Insurance of Michigan as Senior Director ...
Public health ROI: Study finds investing in lea... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jun 13 2014]
Childhood lead poisoning is one of those health risks that everyone has likely heard about, but many probably think it’s a problem of the past. However, a recent study reminds us that in just one state — Michigan — the effects of childhood lead poisoning ...
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Michigan Department of Community Health and Blu... [Published Financial Services - Jul 28 2014]
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