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Hepatitis A Outbreak Spreads To Calhoun, Eaton Counties
It looks like the southeast Michigan Hepatitis outbreak is slowly becoming the southern Michigan outbreak. On January 10, the Calhoun County Health Department said that the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services now considers Calhoun County as part of the outbreak area.
Calhoun, Kalamazoo Counties Release Drug Overdose Data for 2016
Last year saw a dramatic rise in the number of drug related deaths in Kalamazoo County, while Calhoun County saw a slight drop.
The Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department says Thursday that from 2015 to 2016, the amount of drug related accidental deaths more than doubled from 33 to…
Health Department Offers Help For Kids with Chronic Conditions
The Calhoun County Health Department wants to let local families know about a resource that can help children with certain chronic conditions.
The CCHD says that the Children’s Special Health Care Services is a program that helps cover co-pays and deductibles for those with private in…
Calhoun County Selects New Health Officer
A new health officer has now been selected for Calhoun County.
The Calhoun County Health Department says in a release that they, along with the Board of Commissioners and Board of Health, have selected Eric Pessell to fill the position, starting this Friday...
Calhoun County Health Department Promotes Tobacco Cessation
May 31 is World No Tobacco Day, as promoted by the World Health Organization, and the Calhoun County Health Department is encouraging it as well.
The CCSD says in a release that in Michigan, tobacco use kills more than 16,200 residents each year, and remains the leading cause of preventable death in …
Battle Creek Meijer Evacuated After Fire In Cart Area
A Meijer store in Battle Creek had to be evacuated early Monday morning after a small fire started in the cart storage area near the front of building.
The Battle Creek Fire Department says in a release that around 2am Monday, fire crews were called to the Meijer on W...
New Recycling Center Opening In Marshall In February
A new recycling center is opening in Calhoun County next month!
The Calhoun County Health Department says that the Marshall Recycling Center will be located at 13,300 15 Mile Rd, and joins four other centers in the county.
The center will open February 7, and with then be open on Tuesdays from 10am to…
CCHD Says Norovirus On The Rise In Calhoun County
The Calhoun County Health Department has issued a warning about the rise of Norovirus in our area.
Norovirus is an illness that can cause symptoms of nausea, stomach cramps, fever, headache and others. Norovirus symptoms typically last one to three days, with symptoms appearing roughly 24 hours after…

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