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The St. Clair County Health Department assures the accessibility of appropriate, and quality personal, public, and environmental health services to St. Clair County residents and their families.

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The Teen Health Center (THC) provides friendly, adolescent-focused services for client’s ages 10 – 21.

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Travel Notice: Yellow Fever Vaccine Shortage

There is currently a Yellow Fever vaccine shortage across the United States and Yellow Fever vaccine supply is limited. For any planned trip to countries where there is a known risk of Yellow Fever virus transmission, further guidance should be obtained from your Local Health Department to determine Yellow Fever vaccine availability. Please plan accordingly and allow a minimum of 8 weeks prior to your departure to ensure you can receive all of your travel vaccines in a timely manner. For more information or to schedule a travel appointment, please contact St. Clair County Health Department at (810) 987-5300.

For further information regarding vaccines that are needed for travel and information on Yellow Fever vaccine please review: wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list.


St. Clair County Community Health Needs Assessment

The St. Clair County Health Department is pleased to announce that the 2016 St. Clair County Behavioral Risk Factor Survey (BRFS) and Community Health Needs Assessment Summary (CHNA) are posted on our Statistics and Data page under Community Health Assessment Profiles. This process is completed every 5 years to assess the health of our community. These reports produce comprehensive health data with a purpose to generate a Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) and look at future considerations of how/what funding to use for all public and private groups that identify health as a priority area. Our goal is to work together as a community on the plan of action and how the actions will be funded. More information will be shared as the next phase continues.


State, National Public Health Leaders Announce “I Vaccinate”

State and national public health experts, physicians, hospitals, and a private foundation launched the “I Vaccinate” campaign to help parents protect their children from serious vaccine-preventable diseases that still pose a risk in Michigan communities.

I Vaccinate, designed with input from Michigan mothers, provides the facts parents need to make informed decisions about vaccinations. Most parents today have never seen first-hand the devastating consequences that vaccine-preventable diseases have on a child, a family, or community. Vaccination is one of the best ways parents can protect infants, children and teens from 16 potentially harmful diseases.
For more information, visit IVaccinate.org.


Before You See the World, Come See Us!

Planning a trip? Get informed and protected before you travel. Call the Health Department to schedule an appointment for up to date travel immunization recommendations.

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St. Clair County Health Department Now Offering Family Planning Services

The St. Clair County Health Department has re-established its Title X Family Planning Program. This now offers a voluntary, confidential and affordable high quality reproductive health program for insured and uninsured men, women and teens. Services related to birth control, sexual health, STD testing/treatment, pregnancy testing and counseling are now available. Clinic hours are once a week, every Wednesday at our Main Office. Appointments are required. Call (810) 987-5300 for more information.


Live Poultry and Salmonella Risk

Live poultry including chicks, chickens, ducklings, ducks, geese, and turkeys will soon be arriving in an agricultural store or pet store near you. All poultry have the potential to carry a germ called Salmonella, even though they appear healthy and clean, can still cause illness in humans. Germs are shed in their droppings and can contaminate a bird’s body and anything in the area where they are housed. People can become infected when they come in contact with birds, litter, cages, feed and water dishes, and other items or equipment in their environment. Human Salmonella infection may cause fever, diarrhea and stomach cramps, and some people may develop more severe complications. In recent years, many outbreaks of human illness have been linked to handling live poultry purchased from feed stores and mail-order hatcheries. View our fact sheet here.

Too close for comfort! Learn how to handle birds safely.


 

SCCHD has many services available aimed at improving the health of the community.  We strive to make these services and/or programs affordable to everyone ad are committed to reducing barriers to access whenever possible.  However, fees may apply to many programs, please check that service directly for any applicable costs.