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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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WIC Project Fresh Class

WIC Clients mark your calendar for the next Project Fresh Class from 11:00am – 12:00pm on September 8th and receive Project Fresh coupons worth $20 for farm-fresh fruits and vegetables!
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Don’t Waste Time – Immunize!

School starts soon. Is your child up-to-date on immunizations? Call St. Clair County Health Department at (810) 987-5300 to find out or to schedule an appointment for your child.

Did you know that starting 1/1/15, the state of Michigan requires local health departments to provide one-on-one education to parents and guardians who are requesting a non-medical waiver? Call (810) 987-5300 to schedule a waiver appointment. Don’t delay – appointment slots are filling up fast!
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Beach Advisories and Closings Information

For the most current information and advisories at St. Clair County’s public beaches, citizens are encouraged to call the St. Clair County Health Department’s 24- hour Water Quality Hotline at 877-504-SWIM, join the “St. Clair County Beaches” Facebook page, download the free “MyBeachCast” application for smartphones, or visit the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s BeachGuard website at www.deq.state.mi.us/beach.

 

 

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) H5

The Michigan Departments of Natural Resources (DNR) and Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) announced confirmed cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N2 have been detected in the state. Avian influenza is a virus that can infect both free-ranging and domestic poultry such as chickens, turkeys, quail and geese. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers the risk to people from these HPAI viruses to be low. To date, no human HPAI infections have been detected in the United States. Avian influenza is not a food safety concern and no birds or bird products infected with HPAI will enter the food chain. For updates visit www.michigan.gov/avianinfluenza. Click here for more information.


 

“FIGHT THE BITE” This Summer

With the first West Nile virus activity for 2015 identified, Michiganders should take the precautionary steps of applying repellants during peak mosquito biting periods such as dusk and dawn, wearing protective clothing and draining standing water around their homes to remove mosquito breeding sites. For information about West Nile virus activity in Michigan and to report sick or dead birds, visit www.michigan.gov/westnile.
Additional information can be found at www.cdc.gov/westnile.

 

 

Lyme Disease is an Emerging Disease in Michigan

Lyme disease is an illness caused by a spirochete bacterium (Borrelia burgdorferi). This disease is transmitted to people and animals by the bite of the Blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis. Knowing where ticks occur and how to prevent tick bites is the most important way to prevent Lyme disease.

To learn about Lyme disease and Lyme disease prevention in Michigan, access our fact sheet here. Adult ticks are active during the spring and autumn months. Further information can be found at www.michigan.gov/lymedisease or download the CDC Tickborne Diseases App to your smartphone.

 

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.