Michigan Department of Community Health

Type: Organization
Name: Michigan Department of Community Health
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Michigan Department of Community Health reports on wellness of Central American immigrants

By Mary DrierStaff WriterVASSAR — A variety of concerns have been raised about a Vassar area business wanting to be a sub-contractor to house Central American youths who crossed illegally into the United States. One of the concerns is illnesses they could ... [Published Tuscolatoday.com - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Brad Shamla: Enbridge still committed to clean-up

, is a day that no one at Enbridge will ever forget.On that day, nearly four years ago, our Line 6B pipeline failed near Marshall — with crude oil released into Talmadge Creek and the Kalamazoo River, and numerous lives disrupted across Calhoun and Kalamazoo ... [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Free mental health first aid training classes offered

The Tri-County Mental Health First Aid group is offering free mental health first aid training through Sept. 30 as it works toward the goal set by the National Council for Behavioral Health to make MHFA training as common as CPR and First Aid. The free ... [Published Oakland Press - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

MDCH Explore Lab Science Program to Host Youth Fishing Event in Lansing

Contact: Angela Minicuci 517-241-2112For Immediate Release: July 23, 2014LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) Bureau of Labs (BOL) Explore Lab Science Program is hosting a fishing outing for students at Hawk Island Park ... [Published Michigan.gov - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

In Marshall, lessons from an oil spill

, is a day that no one at Enbridge will ever forget.On that day, nearly four years ago, our pipeline failed near Marshall, Michigan — with crude oil released into the Kalamazoo River, and numerous lives disrupted throughout the area.It was one of the ... [Published Detroit News - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Genesee Health System continues to offer free mental health first aid training

GENESEE COUNTY, MI -- sessions.GHS has offered several training sessions throughout the community over the past several months , but officials hope to offer a few more before funding runs out in September.The training discusses answers to questions such ... [Published Flint News - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Detroit Maternal Death Rate Is Triple the US Average

Women in Detroit are dying from pregnancy-related complications at about three times the US average, according to the Michigan Department of Community Health.Twenty-six women died in Detroit over the period 2008-2011 as a result of pregnancy or childbirth, ... [Published Ms. - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 2 reports

State could become more transparent about infection rates at hospitals

The state’s top health official says Michigan could be more transparent about how many people get infections while at hospitals.A recent MLive.com series suggests the state has withheld that information from the public. That includes infection rates at ... [Published Michigan Public Radio - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

Former MDCH Director Joins Consumers Mutual Insurance in Key Strategic Role

/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 for Strategic Initiatives ... [Published TVNewsCheck - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 3 reports

Michigan Surpasses Medicaid Enrollment Goal In 4 Months

Meanwhile, an ambitious Connecticut plan to overhaul how health care is delivered and paid for worries Medicaid advocates, who fear doctors will have financial incentives to withhold care. : Michigan Medicaid Expansion Exceeds 322KMore people have enrolled ... [Published Capital Times - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Key progress being made with increased commitment to mental health issues in Michigan

"Mental health and wellness is such an important part of overall physical health," Snyder said. "I commend the leadership and efforts of Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, Michigan Department of Community Health Director Jim Haveman, the Commission members, and so ... [Published Noodls - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 3 reports

1st West Nile virus detection of year in Michigan

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) - Michigan health officials say they've confirmed the presence of mosquitoes with the West Nile virus for the first time this season. The Michigan Department of Community Health reported Wednesday that tests confirmed the presence ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 02 2014]

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The training discusses answers to questions such as, "How do you approach someone thought to be struggling with a mental illness? What are the right steps to take?"
"The guide will assist states to ensure that their policies reflect contemporary understanding of HIV transmission routes and associated benefits of treatment and do not place unnecessary burdens on individuals living with HIV AIDS" a press release from the DOJ says
"[Americans] don't think women are dying [from pregnancy] in the US, let alone that the rate is going up" Dr. Agrawal said
"Blue Care had a huge commercial margin in 2012, but medical expenses went up 3 percent in 2013" he said

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Michigan Department of Community Health reports... [Published Tuscolatoday.com - Jul 26 2014]
Mold – an indoor air quality concern: Part 1 [Published MSU Extension - Jul 26 2014]
Brad Shamla: Enbridge still committed to clean-up [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Jul 26 2014]
Free mental health first aid training classes o... [Published Oakland Press - Jul 24 2014]
Beaumont, Oakwood, Botsford merger approval cou... [Published C & G Newspapers - Jul 23 2014]
MDCH Explore Lab Science Program to Host Youth ... [Published Michigan.gov - Jul 23 2014]
In Marshall, lessons from an oil spill [Published Detroit News - Jul 23 2014]
Genesee Health System continues to offer free m... [Published Flint News - Jul 23 2014]
Feds Call On States To Revamp HIV Criminal Laws [Published Pride Source - Jul 22 2014]
Detroit Maternal Death Rate Is Triple the US Av... [Published Ms. - Jul 21 2014]
Michigan health plans struggled in 2013, but se... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Jul 20 2014]
E-cigarettes, light pole tops on Rover’s list [Published Cadillac News - Jul 19 2014]
Parenting: Can your baby hear? [Published Sentinel-Standard.com - Jul 19 2014]
State could become more transparent about infec... [Published Michigan Public Radio - Jul 19 2014]
State Could Become More Transparent About Infec... [Published WKAR - Jul 18 2014]
State reconsidering whether to report hospital ... [Published Michigan Live - Jul 18 2014]
Snyder makes appointments, reappointments to He... [Published Michigan.gov - Jul 17 2014]
Garden City secures selective grant [Published Garden City Observer - Jul 17 2014]
CDC Press Conference on laboratory quality and ... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
Burning issues with medical pot [Published Detroit News - Jul 17 2014]
Postponing King Coal’s retirement [Published City Pulse - Jul 16 2014]
Stay out of the pool and wash your hands, healt... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Jul 16 2014]
Former MDCH Director Joins Consumers Mutual Ins... [Published TVNewsCheck - Jul 16 2014]
Former MDCH Director Joins Consumers Mutual Ins... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Jul 16 2014]
Michigan Health & Hospital Association Partners... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 16 2014]
CDC chief on recent lab incidents: “These event... [Published ISHN - Jul 15 2014]
Michigan ordered to speed up its Medicaid enrol... [Published Detroit News - Jul 15 2014]
Oakland County mental health agency creates wai... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Jul 14 2014]
Clock is ticking to fix Medicaid-access tech wo... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Jul 14 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 ...
BH : White-nose Syndrome WNS (bats) / North-Ame... [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - Apr 11 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140411-43326-USA Date / time: 11/04/2014 03:38:40 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: White-nose Syndrome WNS (bats) Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Michigan Description: A deadly bat fungus ...
Biological Hazard - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Apr 11 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140411-43326-USA Date / time: 11/04/2014 03:38:40 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Michigan Location: [Mackinac and Alpena counties] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: ...
Data breach at Michigan Department of Community... [Published HackSurfer Articles - Apr 04 2014]
Medical records from the Michigan Department of Community Health were compromised when a laptop and flash drive were stolen. The flash drive contained data on 2,595 living and deceased individuals, including names, addresses, and some birthdates. 1,539 ...
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