Michigan Department of Community Health

Type: Organization
Name: Michigan Department of Community Health
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Visitor limitations implemented for visitors to MidMichigan Facilities

MIDLAND – With an increase in viral illness being reported locally, and clusters of enterovirus EV-D68 growing across the Midwest, including Michigan, MidMichigan Health is protecting patients at its Medical Centers and residents of the long-term care ... [Published Gladwinmi.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Dumping ground: the new home of the mentally ill

(WXYZ) - Behind steel doors and bullet proof glass, you’ll find Michigan’s leftovers.When most of the state’s psychiatric hospitals began to close, jails became their last, best hope."The state and the federal government have pretty much walked away, ... [Published WXYZ - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Watching for Enterovirus

The Michigan Department of Community Health is receiving reports indicating an increase in severe respiratory illness in children ages 5-17 across the state. ... [Published The Daily News - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Visitor restrictions implemented at MidMichigan Health facilities

With an increase in viral illness being reported locally, and clusters of enterovirus EV-D68 growing across the Midwest, including Michigan, MidMichigan Health is striving to protect patients at its medical centers and residents of its long-term care ... [Published Midland Daily News - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Special funding for GR homeowners to remove lead

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – A Grand Rapids campaign called Get the Lead Out! will offer special funding for homeowners starting Monday.According to a report recently released by the Michigan Department of Community Health, most lead-poisoned ... [Published WWMT - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

MDCH Schedules Sixth Public Input Forum on Integrated Care Demonstration

Contact: Jennifer Smith (517) 241-2112For Immediate Release: September 15, 2014LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) will be hosting the sixth public input forum on the state’s plan to integrate care for individuals who are ... [Published Michigan.gov - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Four new operating rooms proposed for U-M Hospital at a cost of $23.5M

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers University Hospital is seeking approval from the Board of Regents to renovate four 24,500 square feet of space in order to create four new operating rooms within the surgical suite at University hos ... [Published AnnArbor.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

State health officials say they've detected first ...

LANSING, MI (WTVB) - The first human case of West Nile in Michigan this season has finally been detected. It showed up in Kent County, about a month later than usual. The patient is already recovering at home.Michigan Department of Community Health spokesperson ... [Published 92.9 WLMI - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 2 reports

County health, hospital, school officials talk about the increase in severe respiratory illness among children (15)

By Ben Bairdbbaird@heritage.comTwitter: @BenBaird1WASHTENAW COUNTY - County health officials, doctors, schools and others are cooperatively monitoring an increase of severe respiratory illnesses in Michigan among children 5-17 years old.Michigan has had ... [Published Belleville View - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

State once again investigating KRPH following patient escape Monday

5:37 a.m. EDT by KALAMAZOO (WKZO) -- Once again the state of Michigan is investigating the staff at the Kalamazoo Regional Psyciatric Hospital on Oakland Drive.Spokesperson Angela Minicuci, at the Michigan Department of Community Health says they want ... [Published WKZO-AM - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

AHEAD: Off the Record | September 12, 2014 | #4412

AHEAD:  The panel discusses new polling data and legislature closing a $1 billion hole in state services.  The guest is the Director of the Michigan Department of Community Health, Jim Haveman.   Susan Demas, Chad Livengood and Rick Pluta join senior ... [Published WKAR - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

Genesse county health department investigating enterovirus

GENESEE COUNTY (WJRT) -(9/09/14)- The Michigan Department of Community Health is closely monitoring several cases of severe respiratory illnesses in children ages 5 to 17.  Healthcare leaders are trying to determine if sick children in Michigan are infected ... [Published ABC 12 WJRT - Sep 10 2014]

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"The state and the federal government have pretty much walked away, in my opinion" said Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard. "Jails have become the dumping ground."
...A recent editorial by House Speaker Jase Bolger (R- Marshall ) in The Detroit News read, "The Michigan plan also helps improve the health of our economy by reducing uncompensated care costs and offering job providers a healthier workforce."
...that we're seeing in West Michigan are children being exposed to lead dust," says Paul Haan, executive director of the Healthy Homes Coalition. "That comes from peeling paint so older windows, older doors, they rub the stuff into fine dust or it gets tracked on people's feet from outside. Then children crawl in this dust or they lick their hands."
"We have seen an increase in visits to treat respiratory illness in children, and we highly suspect that the virus is active in the community. However, we have yet to have any confirmed cases (of D68) here" according to the doctors' statement. Continued

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Visitor limitations implemented for visitors to... [Published Gladwinmi.com - 10 hours ago]
Dumping ground: the new home of the mentally ill [Published WXYZ - 11 hours ago]
Watching for Enterovirus [Published The Daily News - 12 hours ago]
Bill would allow McLaren Health to build new ho... [Published Crains Detroit Business - 15 hours ago]
Grants available to remove lead poisoning hazar... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Sep 15 2014]
Visitor restrictions implemented at MidMichigan... [Published Midland Daily News - Sep 15 2014]
MDCH Schedules Sixth Public Input Forum on Inte... [Published Michigan.gov - Sep 15 2014]
Four new operating rooms proposed for U-M Hospi... [Published AnnArbor.com - Sep 15 2014]
Healthy Michigan Plan exceeding expectations [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 15 2014]
State health officials say they've detected fir... [Published 92.9 WLMI - Sep 15 2014]
Special funding for GR homeowners to remove lead [Published WWMT - Sep 15 2014]
Saginaw County Health Department checking with ... [Published Saginaw News - Sep 14 2014]
County health, hospital, school officials talk ... [Published Belleville View - Sep 14 2014]
Saginaw County monitoring for Enterovirus D68 [Published Midland Daily News - Sep 14 2014]
State once again investigating KRPH following p... [Published WKZO-AM - Sep 13 2014]
McLaren sees rise in cases of virus [Published Cheboygan Daily Tribune - Sep 13 2014]
5 confirmed cases of enterovirus in Muskegon Co... [Published Muskegon Chronicle - Sep 12 2014]
Walkaway from Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital un... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Sep 12 2014]
Health director calls for reluctant parents to ... [Published Michigan Public Radio - Sep 11 2014]
News Scan for Sep 11, 2014 [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - Sep 11 2014]
West Nile identified in Shiawassee County turkey [Published The Argus-Press - Sep 11 2014]
First suspected case of West Nile virus in Kent... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Sep 11 2014]
Man falls ill to suspected West Nile Virus in K... [Published Fox17 - Sep 11 2014]
Outgoing state health leader reflects on eventf... [Published WKAR - Sep 11 2014]
AHEAD: Off the Record | September 12, 2014 | #4412 [Published WKAR - Sep 11 2014]
Spike in respiratory illness among Michigan chi... [Published C & G Newspapers - Sep 11 2014]
September is infant safe sleep month [Published Huron County View - Sep 11 2014]
MDCH kicks off new flu vaccination challenge fo... [Published Huron County View - Sep 11 2014]
Muskegon hospital officials, county health depa... [Published Muskegon Chronicle - Sep 11 2014]
Van Buren working to become first county in sta... [Published Fox17 - Sep 10 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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