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Established to coordinate and administer health, educational, youth, veteran, senior and social services to residents and communities in Wayne County in order to address the social determinants of health and community wellness.

Vision Statement

To reduce and ultimately eliminate disparities and inequities related to social and environmental justice by focusing on financial education, healthy living and healthy neighborhoods.

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WAYNE COUNTY EXPANDS FREE TESTING TO RESPOND TO COVID-19 CASE INCREASES
WAYNE COUNTY EXPANDS FREE TESTING TO RESPOND TO COVID-19 CASE INCREASES
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
The Wayne County Public Health Division has ramped up testing to respond to the rise in cases with cooperative agreements with HYPE Athletics and the D Group International to provide facilities and staffing for additional testing.
WAYNE COUNTY NOW OFFERS FLU SHOTS AT WEEKEND DRIVE-THRU COVID-19 TEST SITES
WAYNE COUNTY NOW OFFERS FLU SHOTS AT WEEKEND DRIVE-THRU COVID-19 TEST SITES
Monday, November 9, 2020
To help safeguard residents from COVID-19 and the flu during the Holiday months, Wayne County will now offer flu vaccine in addition to its continued weekend drive-thru COVID-19 testing.
WAYNE COUNTY ANNOUNCES FREE DRIVE-THRU COVID-19 TESTING IN LINCOLN PARK
WAYNE COUNTY ANNOUNCES FREE DRIVE-THRU COVID-19 TESTING IN LINCOLN PARK
Monday, October 19, 2020
The Wayne County Public Health Division, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, will host free drive-through COVID-19 testing Saturday, October 24, 2020 from 10 AM to 3 PM at Lincoln Park Middle School on 2800 Lafayette.
WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUES COVID-19 ORDER IN COMPLIANCE WITH STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT
WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUES COVID-19 ORDER IN COMPLIANCE WITH STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Friday, October 16, 2020
Wayne County Public Health Officer Carol Austerberry issued an updated Emergency Public Health Order Friday in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in accordance with MCL 333.2453.
WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH OFFERS FREE COVID-19 TESTING IN DEARBORN HEIGHTS
WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH OFFERS FREE COVID-19 TESTING IN DEARBORN HEIGHTS
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
The Wayne County Public Health Division, with support from Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, continues its weekend drive-through COVID-19 testing, coordinating with local authorities in the city of Dearborn Heights on October 10 and 11.
Wayne County Public Health Shares Ways to Keep Safe During Halloween
Wayne County Public Health Shares Ways to Keep Safe During Halloween
Thursday, October 1, 2020
Residents can still enjoy the holidays with precautionary steps and safety measures in place.
WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH BRINGS FREE COVID-19 WEEKEND TESTING TO TAYLOR
WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH BRINGS FREE COVID-19 WEEKEND TESTING TO TAYLOR
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH BRINGS FREE COVID-19 WEEKEND TESTING TO TAYLOR
WAYNE COUNTY VETERANS SERVICES DIVISION SUPPORTS VETERANS IN NEED DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK
WAYNE COUNTY VETERANS SERVICES DIVISION SUPPORTS VETERANS IN NEED DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Wayne County Veterans Services continues to help veterans in difficult financial circumstances during the COVID-19 pandemic with financial assistance for honorable discharged service branch members.
WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH ROLLS OUT FREE COVID-19 WEEKEND TESTING THROUGHOUT COUNTY
WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH ROLLS OUT FREE COVID-19 WEEKEND TESTING THROUGHOUT COUNTY
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
In order to protect residents from COVID-19 and limit the spread, the Wayne County Public Health Division is coordinating with local authorities within the County to conduct free COVID-19 weekend drive-through testing in their respective communities.
First human case of West Nile virus for 2020 confirmed in Michigan
First human case of West Nile virus for 2020 confirmed in Michigan
Thursday, September 3, 2020
LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) today confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) for 2020 in a Wayne County resident.
PARTNERSHIP UNVEILS BACK TO SCHOOL ROADMAP FOR WAYNE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS
PARTNERSHIP UNVEILS BACK TO SCHOOL ROADMAP FOR WAYNE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Virtual Binder is designed to help administrators navigate COVID-19 concerns
Wayne County Public Health Investigates Southgate Banquet Hall Event with Five COVID-19 Cases
Wayne County Public Health Investigates Southgate Banquet Hall Event with Five COVID-19 Cases
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
The Wayne County Public Health Division has confirmed a total of five cases of COVID-19 linked to a wedding reception held on Saturday, July 18, at Crystal Gardens Banquet Hall in Southgate
Wayne County Public Health Division Confirms 13 COVID-19 Cases Linked to Romulus Bar, Restaurant
Wayne County Public Health Division Confirms 13 COVID-19 Cases Linked to Romulus Bar, Restaurant
Monday, July 6, 2020
The Public Health Division has confirmed today a total of 13 cases of COVID-19 in connection with the Playhouse Club in Romulus. Of these 13 cases, 12 are employees or patrons of the club and one confirmed case was an employee of a Checkers restaurant.
Asian Tiger Mosquitoes Identified in Wayne County
Asian Tiger Mosquitoes Identified in Wayne County
Friday, June 26, 2020
Insect can transmit viruses such as dengue, chikungunya and Zika. The invasive Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus, has again been identified in Wayne County Public Health Division and officials from MDHHS.
WAYNE COUNTY TO LAUNCH COVID-19 SAVE-A-LIFE PROGRAM
WAYNE COUNTY TO LAUNCH COVID-19 SAVE-A-LIFE PROGRAM
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Antibody Testing with Convalescent Plasma Donation Opens to the Public Starting June 23, 2020 at Garden City Hospital
WAYNE COUNTY HEALTHCHOICE AND SGRX LAUNCH COVID-19 PRESCRIPTION SAVING PROGRAM
WAYNE COUNTY HEALTHCHOICE AND SGRX LAUNCH COVID-19 PRESCRIPTION SAVING PROGRAM
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Financial Assistance for Wayne County Residents Who Have Lost Coverage Due to the Pandemic
Wayne County WIC (Women, Infants & Children) Continues to Provide Services Remotely Due to COVID-19
Wayne County WIC (Women, Infants & Children) Continues to Provide Services Remotely Due to COVID-19
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
At Wayne County, our goal during this crisis is to continue to provide essential WIC services in a safe and effective way.
Wayne County Issues Public Health Orders for Essential Businesses and Child Care Facilities
Wayne County Issues Public Health Orders for Essential Businesses and Child Care Facilities
Friday, March 27, 2020
The Wayne County Public Health Division, on Thursday, March 26, issued two emergency orders mandating essential businesses to screen all employees for illnesses, exposure to the virus and establish social distancing within the workplace.
WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DIVISION DISCLOSES FIRST EXPOSURE SITE
WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DIVISION DISCLOSES FIRST EXPOSURE SITE
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
The Wayne County Public Health Division today announced AMC Fairlane 21 theaters in Dearborn as the county's first potential COVID-19 exposure site.
CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE CONTINUES AT WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH, NON-ESSENTIAL SERVICES ARE SUSPENDED
CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE CONTINUES AT WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH, NON-ESSENTIAL SERVICES ARE SUSPENDED
Monday, March 16, 2020
The Wayne County Public Health Division will continue its efforts to respond to the coronavirus public health emergency during the 2-week shutdown of non-essential services, but other non-emergency services are suspended through March 29.
Wayne County Public Health Division Launches COVID-19 Awareness Campaign
Wayne County Public Health Division Launches COVID-19 Awareness Campaign
Monday, March 9, 2020
Due to the threat of Coronavirus, the Wayne County Public Health Division has launched an awareness campaign especially for older adults and individuals with pre-existing conditions who are most susceptible to the severe symptoms of the disease.
Health Department Shares Prevention Tips in Response to Novel Coronavirus Outbreak
Health Department Shares Prevention Tips in Response to Novel Coronavirus Outbreak
Friday, February 28, 2020
In light of developments around Novel Coronavirus, the Wayne County Health Division stresses prevention while traveling abroad.
Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office Launches First Ever Podcast
Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office Launches First Ever Podcast
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Detroit's Daily Docket is a podcast from the Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office, which is located in Detroit, Michigan, and is a partnership with the University of Michigan.
Wayne County Conducts Distribution for Inkster Lead Water Response
Wayne County Conducts Distribution for Inkster Lead Water Response
Friday, October 25, 2019
Wayne County Department of Health, Human & Veteran Services Public Health Division has coordinated response operations to distribute water filters to low income families with children, pregnant women on Medicaid and families enrolled in our WIC Program.
Wayne County Conducts Distribution for Melvindale Lead Water Response
Wayne County Conducts Distribution for Melvindale Lead Water Response
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Wayne County Department of Health, Human & Veteran Services Public Health Division has coordinated response operations to distribute water filters to low income families with children, pregnant women on Medicaid and families enrolled in our WIC Program.
Wayne County Conducts Distribution for Dearborn Heights Lead Water Response
Wayne County Conducts Distribution for Dearborn Heights Lead Water Response
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Wayne County Department of Health, Human & Veteran Services Public Health Division has coordinated response operations to distribute water filters to low income families with children, pregnant women on Medicaid and families enrolled in our WIC program.
Wayne County Conducts Distribution for Harper Woods Lead Water Response
Wayne County Conducts Distribution for Harper Woods Lead Water Response
Friday, October 18, 2019
Wayne County Department of Health, Human & Veteran Services Public Health Division has coordinated response operations to distribute water filters to low income families with children, pregnant women on Medicaid and families enrolled in our WIC program.
Wayne County Conducts Distribution for Garden City Lead Water Response
Wayne County Conducts Distribution for Garden City Lead Water Response
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Wayne County Department of Health, Human & Veteran Services Public Health Division has coordinated response operations to distribute water filers to low income families with children, pregnant women on Medicaid and families enrolled in our WIC program.
Wayne County Veterans Services Gains New Director, Moves to New Location
Wayne County Veterans Services Gains New Director, Moves to New Location
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Wayne County Health Human and Veterans Services has opened a new chapter in Veteran support with a move and new director with an Open House held October 2nd in their new offices at 400 Monroe in Detroit.
Series on Wayne County Juvenile and Youth Services Continues
Series on Wayne County Juvenile and Youth Services Continues
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
WXYZ's Kim Craig continues her feature on Wayne County Juvenile and Youth Services profiling a young lady who received a second chance through the Right Trac program.
Juvenile and Youth Services Programs Highlighted by WXYZ
Juvenile and Youth Services Programs Highlighted by WXYZ
Thursday, September 5, 2019
WXYZ's Kim Craig presents a series on Wayne County Juvenile and Youth Services Programs that care for youth offenders and give hope despite their circumstances. Tune in each Tuesday in September for the story.
Wayne County Extreme Heat Tips
Wayne County Extreme Heat Tips
Friday, July 19, 2019
When temperature reach 90 degrees or more, here are ways to stay cool.
Proposed 2019 Community Development Block Grant Annual Plan
Proposed 2019 Community Development Block Grant Annual Plan
Friday, June 14, 2019
Proposed 2019 Community Development Block Grant Annual Plan
Get the facts on measles
Get the facts on measles
Friday, March 29, 2019
Measles (rubeola) is an extremely contagious disease caused by the measles virus. Measles can cause complications such as pneumonia and encephalitis (inflammation of the brain). Measles can also cause miscarriages or premature delivery in pregnant women.
SP-10 Geographic Priorities - 91.415, 81.215(a)(1)Geographic Area
SP-10 Geographic Priorities - 91.415, 81.215(a)(1)Geographic Area
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Describe the basis for allocation investments geographically within the state. Wayne County distributes CDBG funds to participating Urban County jurisdictions through a grant of 12.5% of the total grant or $20,000 per communit
2016-2020 CONSOLIDATED PLANSUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT
2016-2020 CONSOLIDATED PLANSUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) ProgramHOME Investment Partnership (HOME) ProgramEmergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program
WAYNE COUNTY HEALTH CENTERS EARN NATIONAL ACCREDITATION FOR EXCEPTIONAL QUALITY OF CARE
WAYNE COUNTY HEALTH CENTERS EARN NATIONAL ACCREDITATION FOR EXCEPTIONAL QUALITY OF CARE
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
The Wayne County Healthy Communities health centers have achieved full accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) for meeting or exceeding nationally recognized health care standards.
ZIKA Fact Sheet
ZIKA Fact Sheet
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Frequently asked questions about the ZIKA Virus