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Tuberculosis (TB)


For information on Tuberculosis click here:


Centers for Disease Control TB Fact Sheet


Macomb County Health Department TB Program

2008/2009 Flu Vaccine Information


Flu shot vaccine is available for children (6 months of age and older) and all adults. Pneumonia vaccine is available to eligible persons (65 years of age or special health concerns). Shots are available on a walk-in basis at each of the Health Department's three main clinic locations.


For more information, locations and hours click here


                           Medication Collection


The Macomb County Health Department accepts unwanted & outdated  medications, from Macomb County residents, for safe and secure disposal.

For additional information, please click here or contact the Macomb County Health Department’s Household Hazardous Waste Hotline at (586) 466-7923.

                                    (Posted 10/9/08)                            

. Michigan Tobacco Quitline offers FREE nicotine patches, gum or lozenges while supplies last.   The Michigan Department of Community Health is now offering free nicotine replacement products for people who want to quit smoking or chewing tobacco.  People who want to take advantage of the program can call the Michigan Tobacco Quitline at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669), which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
. "National Black AIDS Awareness 2009: GET EDUCATED! GET TESTED! GET INVOLVED! GET TREATED!"  HIV testing and counseling will be offered during the month of February at two Macomb County Health Department locations: 43525 Elizabeth Road, Mount Clemens and 27690 Van Dyke, Warren.  To schedule an appointment please call 586-465-8434.
Health Topic of the Month: Dental Health Awareness


Developing good dental habits starts in early childhood and should last a lifetime.  Regular brushing, flossing and visits to the dentist are keys to a healthy smile.  Did you know the most common errors children make while brushing are using too much toothpaste and brushing too hard?  Read the article and links below to learn more about good dental habits.


Web Article of the Month


How to brush (for children)


How to floss (for children)





Communicable Disease Fact Sheets and Reference Chart

. Booster Seat and Car Seat Inspection Information

The Macomb County Health Department's West Nile Virus Response Plan and Guidance Document is to prevent disease caused by mosquitoes through a comprehensive educational and disease surveillance and control program.

To see Macomb County's West Nile Virus Response Plan and Guidance Document

click here







Bird Flu/ Pandemic Influenza

Public health and medical authorities are making plans to minimize the effects of pandemic flu.  To see Macomb County's PANDEMIC INFLUENZA RESPONSE PLAN, click here.

For additional information on pandemic influenza, avian influenza and seasonal influenza, click here. Be prepared, not scared!

Pandemic Influenza Home Page


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