Genesee County Health Department

Free Quit Smoking Class Offered
The Genesee County Health Department (GCHD) and the Smoke-free Multi-Agency Resource Team (SMART) will provide a quit smoking class at the Burton Health Clinic.
Sheryl Deutsch, MPH, will help get participants started on their journey to smoke-free living...
GCHD Wishes You a Healthy Holiday Season
The Genesee County Health Department wishes you a healthy holiday season. With that in mind, we would like to remind everyone that Genesee County is experiencing an increase in gastroenteritis illnesses. The viruses that cause gastroenteritis, such as norovirus, can be easily spread b…
GCHD Shares Holiday Food Safety Tips
The Genesee County Health Department (GCHD) is wishing everyone a happy, healthy holiday season and is taking this time to remind everyone to handle food safely.
The GCHD recommends that you Check Your Steps: Clean, Separate, Cook and Chill appropriately...
Consumer Warning Issued for Locally Made, Sold Food Product
A consumer warning has been issued by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development for a locally made and sold food product.
According to the Genesee County Health Department (GCHD), the products in question are salsas that were produced in an unlicensed facility by Garner Gourmet Foo…
GCHD Reminds to Protect Yourself During Flu Season
The Genesee County Health Department (GCHD) is reminding residents to protect themselves during flu season.
The GCHD says it's not too late to get vaccinated against the flu and the flu vaccine is widely available in Genesee County.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that ev…
Genesee County Sees Rise in Gastroenteritis Cases
Genesee County is experiencing an increase in gastroenteritis cases. The viruses that cause gastroenteritis, such as norovirus, can be easily spread by food, person-to-person contact, or contaminated surfaces or objects. The Genesee Health Department would like to make sure that every…
GCHD Promotes Breast Cancer Awareness Month
According to the Genesee County Health Department, not only this month, but every month is Breast Cancer Awareness Month with their Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancer among women in Michigan...
GCHD Announces Nurse-Family Partnership Program
On Monday, the Genesee County Health Department announced the implementation of the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Program available county wide. NFP is a national, evidence based, maternal and child home visiting program that provides free, confidential, nurse home visitation service…

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