Governor Whitmer, Michigan Opioids Task Force Announce Efforts To Combat Opioid Epidemic, Cut Opioid Deaths In HalfGov. Gretchen Whitmer, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and other members of the Michigan Opioids Task Force announced Thursday a slate of steps the state is taking to combat the opioid epidemic.
Health Officials: Less Than Half Of Michiganders Get Flu ShotsThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is now encouraging all residents to protect themselves against influenza and its potentially life-threatening consequences by getting vaccinated.
STDs Increase Again In Michigan; Regular Testing Urged To Prevent Spread Of DiseasesCombined cases of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia reached an all-time high in the United States in 2018, according to a recently released Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is urging regular testing among sexually active individuals to help stop the spread of these sexually transmitted diseases.
MDHHS Issues Updated Clinical Guidance And Health Advisory On Vaping-Related Lung Injury OutbreakThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is sharing additional clinical guidance with healthcare partners and providing a health advisory following updated recommendations issued today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the national multistate outbreak of e-cigarette and/or vaping product use associated lung injury.
Michigan Probes Detroit-area Hospital's 7 Legionnaires CasesState health officials are investigating after seven people treated at a McLaren Macomb Hospital in Mount Clemens were diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease.
State Sprays 14 Counties To Combat Mosquito VirusMichigan's Department of Health and Human Services says Aerial organic pesticide spraying has been completed in 14 counties in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.
Data Breach Within State's Health & Human Services Dept.Hundreds of people will be notified by the state, in the coming days, that their personal information may have fallen into the hands of a thief.