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News Release

Radon Gas

To obtain a radon test kit visit Room 101 at the Bennie T. Woodard Jr. Public Health Center, 1600 N. Michigan Avenue, Saginaw, MI  48602.  Test kits are $10.00.

Kits are also available at some hardware and home improveme...

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Mosquito

Eastern Equine Encephalitis / West Nile Virus - Mosquito Borne Diseases

Our department and the Saginaw County Mosquito Abatement Commission (SMAC) are urging residents to protect themselves from mosquito-borne diseases following reports of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in other parts of the state.  Please take...

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Be Informed Saginaw County - Measles Information

Your Saginaw County Health Department is committed to protecting your health and providing you with the information you need to understand issues affecting our county and state.

You may have heard that there is a Measles outbreak in the...

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Understanding PFAS

Be Informed Saginaw County!!

Your Saginaw County Health Department is committed to protecting your health and providing you with the information you need to understand issues affecting our county and state.

You...

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Hepatitis A

As a result of hepatitis A outbreaks around the State, the Saginaw County Health Department (SCHD) would like to remind residents that vaccination and proper hand washing are your best defense against hepatitis A. 

Saginaw County current...

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Norovirus

Noroviruses are a group of viruses that cause gastroenteritis (GAS-tro-en-ter-I-tis), in people.  Norovirus is known incorrectly as the "stomach flu".  Norovirus is NOT related to the flu (influenza), which is a respiratory illness cau...

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CLean Air

Clean Air Saginaw

The purpose of the Saginaw County Clean Indoor Air Regulation is to protect the public's health and welfare by eliminating smoking in public and private worksites and public places, not including bars and restaurants. Nonsmokers who are regular...

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Flood Safety

What Is Flooding?

Flooding is a rising and overflow of water onto land that is normally dry.

What Causes Flooding?

Fast melting snow, severe storms, and heavy rainfall are common causes of flooding.

What Should...

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