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Water soaked trash at the curb lines the street for pick-up. (WWJ/Jon Hewett)

You Might Think You’ve Cleaned It, But Start Fresh Recommends Health Department

Thousands of residents are still cleaning up following flooding from last week’s storms.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2014

Livonia Stevenson Student Diagnosed With MRSA

School officials say they are following District and Wayne County protocol for this case, and sanitization is under way.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2013

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Health Officials Say It’s Not Too Late For Flu Vaccine

The MDCH says a flu vaccine is the single best way to protect against getting the flu.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2013

Bat hanging from a branch. (Credit: Michal Cizek/AFP/Getty Images)

Dip In Cases Of Rabies But State Cautions To Remain Vigilant, Cautious

If a person is bitten by an animal they should wash the wound immediately, seek medical attention, and report the bite to the local health department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2013

Typical household hazardous waste. (iStockphoto)

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Comes To Washington Township

The Macomb County Health Department is conducting a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday, Aug. 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Washington Township municipal offices, 57900 Van Dyke in Washington Township.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2013

Warm Weather Brings Early Arrival Of Mosquito Season

While most of us have been enjoying the unseasonably warm temperatures, the mild weather that seems to be ahead of schedule has its down sides. The Oakland County Health Division says it has caused mosquitos to arrive early this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2012

Flu vaccines (AP, file)

It’s Not Too Late For A Flu Shot

If you think flu season is over in Michigan, think again.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2011

Shelby Twp. Outbreak Not Food Poisoning

The food poisoning scare at Club Monte Carlo in Shelby Township is now believed to be the result of a norovirus transmission.


Egg Recall So Far Not Affecting Michigan

UPDATE – 8/24 6:20 pm:  The Michigan Department of Agriculture says some of the eggs associated with a nationwide recall have made their way to the state. MORE ON THIS Eggs purchased in Michigan are […]


What You Didn't Want To Know About Stadium Food

If it’s the truth that you are what you eat, you might want to think twice before getting in line for concessions at the ballpark.