S E A R C H
this site web
D I C K I N S O N - I R O N   D I S T R I C T   H E A L T H   D E P A R T M E N T
Your Public Health Working For You!

Click here for the latest news on Ebola from the Michigan Department of Community Health



Click here for the latest news on Ebola from the CDC



Need health coverage? The Health Insurance Marketplace is open! Apply Now



Superior Health Foundation Breast Health Fund Information





2013 Community Health Needs Assessment




Community Health Services

Community Health services provided by the Dickinson-Iron District Health Department (DIDHD) include Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), Hearing and Vision Testing, Children's Special Health Care Services (CSHCS), Maternal and Infant Support Services (MSS/ISS), MIChild a (health insurance program for uninsured children in Michigan's working families), Influenza Immunizations, Immunizations clinics, Family Planning Programs, Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Programs as well as many others.

Environmental Health

The Environmental Health Division is responsible for preserving, protecting, and improving the public health, welfare and environment within Dickinson and Iron counties. To fulfill this responsibility, the Department's Environmental Health Division maintains a highly trained and qualified staff that provides the following services: Inspection programs, consultation services, educational outreach and regulatory enforcement.

Emergency Preparedness

The Dickinson-Iron District Health Department (DIDHD) must be prepared to respond to any emergency impacting the public's health. The mission of the Emergency Preparedness Section is to prepare the health department staff to respond to public health emergencies, to collaborate with local, regional, and state emergency response partners, to educate the public, and to provide rapid detection and intervention of public health diseases and emergencies. The DIDHD has developed this section of its website to provide information and resources related to preparing for emergencies and disasters that may effect the public's health.

 
CURRENT NEWS & UPDATES
10/17/14
Ebola Virus
click here for more information

10/14/14
Getting Too Much of Vitamins and Minerals The Health Consequences of Going Overboard
click here for more information

9/25/14
BCCCP Services for Insured Women
click here for more information

8/25/14
Health Department Announces Flu Clinics
click here for more information

7/28/14
FREE VISION AND HEARING SCREENINGS
click here for more information

7/17/14
Dickinson-Iron District Health Department Offers Tips to Get Kids to Eat Healthy
click here for more information

7/8/14
Million Hearts and EatingWell Magazine Launch Heart-Healthy Nutrition Resource
click here for more information

6/9/14
Body Art
click here for more information

6/3/14
Women’s Health Services
click here for more information

5/19/14
Health Department Offers Health Screenings No Income Requirements
click here for more information

5/13/14
WIC – More Than Just Food! It’s Education too!
click here for more information

5/8/14
WIC – More Than Just Food! It’s Healthy Food!
click here for more information

4/25/14
What Everyone Should Know about Lyme Disease in the U.P…
click here for more information

1/31/14
Dickinson-Iron District Board of Health Appointments
click here for more information

5/28/13
WIC Program Partners with Varnish! Michigan Babies Too
click here for more information

5/10/13
Adult Immunization Programs
click here for more information

4/3/13
Public Health: Save Lives, Save Money
click here for more information

3/21/13
County Health Rankings, 2013
click here for more information

1/28/13
Increased Income Guidelines for Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP)
click here for more information

12/21/12
HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFERS INFANT FEEDING EDUCATION CLASSES AND BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUPS
click here for more information

10/30/12
PERTUSSIS
click here for more information

5/8/12
Temporary Food License Requirement
click here for more information

2/7/12
New Year, New Baby, New You The Michigan Tobacco Quitline Introduces New Prenatal Service
click here for more information

Copyright © 2004 by the Dickinson-Iron District Health Department
818 Pyle Drive, Kingsford, MI 49802 - Phone: 1-906-774-1868
601 Washington Ave, Iron River, MI 49935 - Phone: 1-906-265-9913
admin Site by the U.P. Web Maestro - www.upwebmaestro.com