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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
9/22/20
Potential COVID-19 Site Exposures for Iron County
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9/21/20
The Dickinson-Iron District Health Department Advising Significant Increase in Local Cases
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9/14/20
Potential COVID-19 Site Exposures for Dickinson County
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9/8/20
Dickinson-Iron District Health Department Announces Community Drive-Thru Flu Clinics
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9/8/20
DIDHD Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic
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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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8/18/20
Potential COVID-19 Site Exposures for Iron County
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8/7/20
FREE VISION AND HEARING SCREENINGS
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7/27/20
Potential COVID-19 Site Exposures for Dickinson County
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7/10/20
Dickinson-Iron District Health Department explains their process of Contact Tracing for COVID-19
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7/10/20
Free Community Wide Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Available in Dickinson and Iron Countie
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7/9/20
Dickinson-Iron District Health Department reminds the Public to take precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19
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7/8/20
The Dickinson-Iron District Health Department Advising Significant Increase in Local Cases
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6/29/20
First Iron County Death related to COVID-19 Confirmed by Dickinson-Iron District Health Department
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6/5/20
Second Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Case in Iron County Confirmed by Dickinson-Iron District Health Department
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6/1/20
First Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Case in Iron County Confirmed by Dickinson-Iron District Health Department
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5/28/20
Temporary Food License Requirement
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5/22/20
The Dickinson-Iron District Health Department Advising Caution
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5/14/20
The Dickinson-Iron District Health Department Advising Caution
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5/7/20
The Dickinson-Iron District Health Department to Assist with Tick Identification
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5/1/20
Dickinson-Iron District Health Department encourages local business contact them to receive guidance on Covid-19
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4/10/20
Second Dickinson County Death related to COVID-19 Confirmed by DickinsonIron District Health Department
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4/9/20
COVID-19 Case Reporting
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4/8/20
The Dickinson-Iron District Health Department issues the following advisory to protect the health of the public in the two-county region:
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4/8/20
Health Department Reminds the Public to Celebrate Easter While Physically Distancing
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4/6/20
Second Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Case Confirmed by Dickinson-Iron District Health Department
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4/1/20
First PresumptivePositive COVID-19 Case Confirmed by Dickinson-Iron District Health Department
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2/25/20
Dickinson-Iron District Health Department Gains Accreditation Status
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2/4/20
Dickinson-Iron District Board of Health Appointments 2020
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8/16/19
PERTUSSIS IN THE U.P.
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7/23/19
FREE VISION AND HEARING SCREENINGS
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7/18/19
Volunteers Needed
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5/28/19
Temporary Food License Requirement
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10/22/18
Perry Receives Certificate of Appreciation
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8/8/18
Upper Peninsula Health Data Report Released
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5/9/18
Temporary Food License Requirement
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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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7/19/17
The Dickinson-Iron District Health Department Launches Facebook Page
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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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