Michigan Department of Community Health

Type: Organization
Name: Michigan Department of Community Health
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Public Comment Requested on Amendments and Transition Plans for Michigan's MI Choice Waiver and Habilitation Supports Waiver

Contact: Angela Minicuci 517-241-2112For Immediate Release: August 29, 2014LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) is requesting public comment on the amendments and home and community-based settings (HCBS) transition plans ... [Published Michigan.gov - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 5 reports

Jim Haveman retires from helm at Michigan Department of Community Health after 'mild stroke'

Haveman, a Grand Rapids native, was at the forefront of the effort to overhaul the state’s mental health code during the 1990s, when he oversaw Gov. John Engler’s merger of the state’s Public Health and Mental Health departments.The 70-year-old Haveman ... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Michigan Department of Community Health Director Steps Down

Slideshow: Viewers Capture Breathtaking Sunset Slideshow: Viewers Capture Breathtaking Sunset Click through the slideshow above to see the collection. get more >> Click through the slideshow above to see the collection. get more >> Slideshow: ... [Published WLNS - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Governor declares September as preparedness month

Gov. Rick Snyder has declared September as preparedness month in Michigan, and to support this effort, the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division is joining agencies and organizations nationwide to encourage households, ... [Published Heritage News-Herald - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Officials want public input on air contamination report in wake of Enbridge oil spill

File PhotoCALHOUN COUNTY, Mich. — State officials released a report on Tuesday, saying that they expect no long-term health impacts due to contaminated air in the wake of the Enbridge oil spill in 2010.  They do, however, still want the public’s inpu ... [Published Fox17 - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Basement clean-up is not complete if mold is left behind

As the result of basement flooding, mold can begin to develop in impacted areas as little as two days later, cautions the Michigan Department of Community Health.Once all standing water has been removed, use a dehumidifier and fans to continue to dry ... [Published Daily Tribune - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Sparrow Becomes Partner in Green & Healthy Home Initiative

By: - Email×Video JournalistAnn Pierret joined the WILX news team in July 2014.Connect With Me:Close/ News/ Headlines List/ ArticleSparrow Hospital has become a partner in the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative.GHHI is a pilot program focused on determining ... [Published WILX - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Public comment sought on Ruddiman Pond, Creek health assessment

MUSKEGON, MI – The Michigan Department of Community Health is seeking public comment on a public health assessment for Ruddiman Pond and the main branch of Ruddiman Creek in Muskegon County.The assessment looks at the amount of chemicals remaining in ... [Published Muskegon Chronicle - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

MDCH: Comments Requested on Public Health Assessment

The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) is requesting public comment on the Public Health Assessment for Ruddiman Pond and the Main Branch of Ruddiman Creek in Muskegon County.The assessment looks at the amount of chemicals remaining in the ... [Published Dredging Today - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Large Increase in Whooping Cough Cases This Year

By: - Email×Video JournalistAnn Pierret joined the WILX news team in July 2014.Connect With Me:Close/ News/ Local News/ Headlines List/ ArticleCompared to this time last year, the number of whooping cough or pertussis cases has increased by 45%.The state ... [Published WILX - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Officials Urge Residents to Vaccinate, Protect against Whooping Cough

LANSING, MI -- The following information was released by the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH):As Michigan continues to see new pertussis cases this year, the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) is reminding residents during National ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

Dept. of Community Health: Get Your Whooping Cough Vaccine

By: - Email×Video JournalistAnn Pierret joined the WILX news team in July 2014.Connect With Me:Close/ News/ Headlines List/ ArticleThe state has seen more cases of whooping cough recently and with the school year around the corner, the Michigan Department ... [Published WILX - Aug 07 2014]

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The governor credited Haveman with promoting "an ambitious health and wellness agenda that has led to inclusive, bipartisan support to implement a number of key health initiatives."
...distribution of health effects, so that decision-makers could make informed decisions about actions needed to protect the public," the report said. "The surveillance system included four parts:"
"Usually, we might see one or two cases a month in all my counties but to have this many cases is really unusual" explains Dr...
"We want to make sure we're protecting the community as a whole and the best way to do that is to make sure all children, especially those that are going to be in close contact with others near school have the best protection that they can,” said Angela Minicuci, public information officer, Michigan Department of Community Health."

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Street Talk: Division drivers are in for an edu... [Published Grand Rapids Business Journal - Aug 30 2014]
Dearborn using wrong approach to address hookah... [Published Dearborn Press & Guide - Aug 30 2014]
Public Comment Requested on Amendments and Tran... [Published Michigan.gov - Aug 29 2014]
Expand Healthy Kids Dental to all remaining cou... [Published Daily Tribune - Aug 29 2014]
Newly Established Mondo Recordings is Set to Re... [Published WLNS - Aug 28 2014]
Jim Haveman retires from helm at Michigan Depar... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Aug 28 2014]
Michigan’s Top Health Official Resigns After Su... [Published WKAR - Aug 28 2014]
Michigan health chief Haveman resigns after stroke [Published Crains Detroit Business - Aug 28 2014]
Michigan health director stepping down after sm... [Published Detroit News - Aug 28 2014]
Michigan Department of Community Health Directo... [Published WLNS - Aug 28 2014]
Michigan health director Jim Haveman resigns af... [Published Michigan Live - Aug 28 2014]
Haveman steps down as director of the Departmen... [Published Michigan.gov - Aug 28 2014]
Governor declares September as preparedness month [Published Heritage News-Herald - Aug 28 2014]
Breathing air near Enbridge oil spill in Kalama... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Aug 27 2014]
Officials want public input on air contaminatio... [Published Fox17 - Aug 27 2014]
Michigan Department of Community Health seeks f... [Published WKZO-AM - Aug 26 2014]
Basement clean-up is not complete if mold is le... [Published Daily Tribune - Aug 26 2014]
Public Comment Requested on Health Assessment o... [Published Noodls - Aug 26 2014]
Sparrow Becomes Partner in Green & Healthy Home... [Published WILX - Aug 25 2014]
Muskegon top headlines: Woman pepper sprayed, $... [Published Muskegon Chronicle - Aug 23 2014]
Public comment sought on Ruddiman Pond, Creek h... [Published Muskegon Chronicle - Aug 23 2014]
MDCH: Comments Requested on Public Health Asses... [Published Dredging Today - Aug 22 2014]
Whooping Cough Cases on the Rise in Northern Mi... [Published 9&10 News - Aug 21 2014]
Public Comment Requested on Public Health Asses... [Published Michigan.gov - Aug 21 2014]
Detroiter Benton Tapped to Lead AIDS Partnershi... [Published Michigan Chronicle - Aug 20 2014]
A week after the floods: Bronchitis, back sprai... [Published Detroit Free Press - Aug 20 2014]
Health Department Reminding Students To Get Vac... [Published WLNS - Aug 19 2014]
Snyder urges propane customers to get early fil... [Published Michigan.gov - Aug 19 2014]
Detroit area nurses deliver help to new mothers [Published Detroit News - Aug 19 2014]
West Nile virus found in bird in Oakland Co. [Published WXYZ - Aug 18 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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Michigan Department of Community Health and Blu... [Published Financial Services - Jul 28 2014]
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