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    • 10 APR 18
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    St. Joseph County Health Department Annual Report 2017

    The SJC Board of Health approved the 2017 annual report at their March 2018 board meeting. Please click the link to be directed to the full report.

    • 27 FEB 18
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    Cleaning Up After a Flood

    The St. Joseph County Health Department would like to remind residents affected by flooding of health issues that may arise due to contaminated water and the presence of standing water in those areas. Floodwaters may contain many different contaminants – including sewage and hazardous materials such as cleaning materials, paint, fuel. Wear appropriate protective clothing,

    • 12 JAN 18
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    Health Professionals Encourage Importance of Lead Testing Amid Recall

    The CDC is recommending re-testing for certain individuals that were tested from a specific time frame due to inaccuracy in results. Read more here to see more information. Every child, 6 years of age and younger, should be tested annually for Lead. We encourage parents and pregnant women to talk specifically with their health care providers

    • 02 JAN 18
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    Winter Weather- Cold Temperatures

    It is COLD outside! And at times, feels like we are in a snow globe. Winter weather is pretty to look at but can be very dangerous. With temperatures at or below 0 degrees and wind chill factors pushing us in to the negatives, frost bite and other serious health complications can happen quickly! BE

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