Michigan Department of Community Health
Two more West Nile Virus brings Michigan to a total of eight deaths and 160 total cases this year.
It’s been over two years since Michigan imposed a ban on smoking in restaurants and bars.
Angela Minicuci with the Michigan Department of Community Health said a 75-year-old man died in Kent County, near Grand Rapids.
A fifth death associated with the mosquito-borne West Nile virus has been reported in Michigan.
With more Michiganders spending time outside for the extended Labor Day weekend, the Michigan Department of Community Health is reminding residents of the simple precautions that can be taken to avoid mosquito bites during the holiday this year.
After a third West Nile death in Michigan has been confirmed, WWJ Newsradio 950 is hosting a special webinar at noon Friday, Aug. 24 with local doctors who will answer your questions about the illness.
State health officials and local health departments in Michigan are working with their counterparts in 19 other states and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the investigation of a salmonella outbreak linked to cantaloupe.
Health officials say WNV cases are on the rise both nationally and in lower Michigan.
The first case of a new strain of influenza has been reported in Washtenaw County.
In extremely hot weather, officials at the Michigan Department of Community Health say everyone should take precautions and look for ways to stay cool.