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2018 U.P. Community Health Needs Assessment




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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
6/10/21
Extreme Heat
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5/26/21
Temporary Food License Requirement
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5/21/21
Dickinson-Iron District Health Department begins vaccinating 12- to 15-year-old children for COVID-19
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4/29/21
Decline in Demand for COVID vaccine
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4/15/21
Free Vision and Hearing Screenings
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4/14/21
COVID-19 B1.351 Variant Detected in Dickinson County
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4/13/21
Dickinson-Iron District Health Department pauses use of Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine
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4/9/21
“New Points” Dickinson-Iron Syringe Service Program to begin at Dickinson-Iron District Health Department
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4/6/21
COVID-19 B.1.1.7 Variant Detected in Dickinson County
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3/24/21
Dickinson-Iron District Health Department accepting names of those individuals ages 16 and 17 interested in receiving COVID vaccine
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2/2/21
Dickinson-Iron District Board of Health Appointments
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12/21/20
Dickinson-Iron District Health Department seeks response from local businesses/agencies to plan COVID vaccine distribution
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12/4/20
Updated Post-COVID-19 Exposure Quarantine Guidelines
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11/13/20
Dickinson-Iron District Health Department streamlines approach to Contact Tracing
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11/9/20
Dickinson-Iron District Health Department Delayed Contact Tracing
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9/3/20
New Points” Dickinson-Iron Syringe Service Program to begin at Dickinson-Iron District Health Department
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8/7/20
FREE VISION AND HEARING SCREENINGS
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5/28/20
Temporary Food License Requirement
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5/7/20
The Dickinson-Iron District Health Department to Assist with Tick Identification
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2/25/20
Dickinson-Iron District Health Department Gains Accreditation Status
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8/16/19
PERTUSSIS IN THE U.P.
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7/18/19
Volunteers Needed
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8/8/18
Upper Peninsula Health Data Report Released
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8/3/17
U.P. wide health survey arriving soon
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7/31/17
Rapid HIV Testing is a new service being offered within the Dickinson-Iron District Health Department’s Family Planning and STD programs.
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5/2/17
Questions and Answers Lyme Disease: What You Should Know
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4/5/16
Public Health- Celebrating the Past, Preparing for the Future
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9/1/15
Dickinson-Iron District Health Department Supports Better Dental Health for School Kids through Good Nutrition
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8/10/15
Breastfeeding: Anytime, Anywhere
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8/5/15
School Fluoride Rinse Program
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6/17/15
Health Department Offers Community Health Services
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6/9/14
Body Art
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3/21/13
County Health Rankings, 2013
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