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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 ORDERS SCHOOLS TO IMPLEMENT MANDATORY FACEMASK REQUIREMENT FOR STUDENTS, STAFF, VISITOR
WAYNE COUNTY ORDERS SCHOOLS TO IMPLEMENT MANDATORY FACEMASK REQUIREMENT FOR STUDENTS, STAFF, VISITOR
Friday, August 27, 2021
The Wayne County Public Health Department today issued a new order mandating local school districts, schools and daycare providers require students, faculty, staff and visitors to wear a face mask while in school and during school-sponsored indoor events.
COVID-19 VACCINE BOOSTER FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
COVID-19 VACCINE BOOSTER FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Monday, August 23, 2021
Answers for frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccine boosters.
WAYNE COUNTY TO OFFER COVID-19 PFIZER, MODERNA VACCINE BOOSTERS TO IMMUNOCOMPROMISED RESIDENTS
WAYNE COUNTY TO OFFER COVID-19 PFIZER, MODERNA VACCINE BOOSTERS TO IMMUNOCOMPROMISED RESIDENTS
Sunday, August 22, 2021
On Monday, the Wayne County Health Department will begin administering Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to immunocompromised residents. Boosters are available at no cost to eligible residents at all Wayne County-sponsored vaccine sites.
WAYNE COUNTY ISSUES PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY AS NEW SCHOOL YEAR APPROACHES
WAYNE COUNTY ISSUES PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY AS NEW SCHOOL YEAR APPROACHES
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
The Wayne County Health Department has issued a new Public Health Advisory to all K-12 schools, public and private, to help protect students and staff from the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH URGES RESIDENTS TO GET VACCINATED, WEAR MASKS INDOORS
WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH URGES RESIDENTS TO GET VACCINATED, WEAR MASKS INDOORS
Friday, August 6, 2021
The Wayne County Health Department is again recommending residents-including vaccinated residents- wear masks in public indoor spaces to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, especially with cases of the Delta variant on the increase.
WAYNE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT BRINGS COVID-19 VACCINE CLINIC TO HARPER WOODS HIGH SCHOOL
WAYNE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT BRINGS COVID-19 VACCINE CLINIC TO HARPER WOODS HIGH SCHOOL
Friday, June 11, 2021
The Wayne County Health Department will administer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday June 16 between 8:30 am - 12:00 PM at Harper Woods High School, 2025 Beaconsfield.
WAYNE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT CAN PROVIDE COVID-19 VACCINATION CARD REPLACEMENTS
WAYNE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT CAN PROVIDE COVID-19 VACCINATION CARD REPLACEMENTS
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
The Wayne County Health Department can provide residents with a replacement COVID-19 vaccination card, if the original has been lost or destroyed.
LIMITED HOURS AT WAYNE COUNTY'S COVID-19 VACCINE CLINICS IN LINCOLN PARK AND HARPER WOODS
LIMITED HOURS AT WAYNE COUNTY'S COVID-19 VACCINE CLINICS IN LINCOLN PARK AND HARPER WOODS
Friday, May 7, 2021
Wayne County's COVID-19 vaccine clinics located at the Lincoln Park Community Center and Wayne County Community College Harper Woods campus will be open for limited hours during the week of May 10, 2021.
WAYNE COUNTY ACCEPTS WALK-UPS AT ALL COVID-19 VACCINE CLINICS, EXPANDS ACCESS WITH 2 NEW LOCATIONS
WAYNE COUNTY ACCEPTS WALK-UPS AT ALL COVID-19 VACCINE CLINICS, EXPANDS ACCESS WITH 2 NEW LOCATIONS
Saturday, April 17, 2021
Additional Sites Will Increase Capacity to 20,000 Vaccinations Weekly
WAYNE COUNTY ACCEPTING COVID-19 VACCINATION WALK-UPS THROUGH SATURDAY AT TAYLOR VACCINATION CLINIC
WAYNE COUNTY ACCEPTING COVID-19 VACCINATION WALK-UPS THROUGH SATURDAY AT TAYLOR VACCINATION CLINIC
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
No Appointments Necessary Between 9 A.M. to 3 P.M. Wednesday through Saturday At Wayne County Community College District - Downriver Campus in Taylor
WAYNE COUNTY ACCEPTING WALK-UP COVID-19 VACCINE APPOINTMENTS AT TAYLOR VACCINATION SITE
WAYNE COUNTY ACCEPTING WALK-UP COVID-19 VACCINE APPOINTMENTS AT TAYLOR VACCINATION SITE
Sunday, April 11, 2021
Walk-Ups Welcome Between 9 A.M. to 3 P.M. Monday At Wayne County Community College District - Downriver Campus
WAYNE COUNTY EXPANDS COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS TO INCLUDE RESIDENTS,  WORKERS FROM 17 COMMUNITIES
WAYNE COUNTY EXPANDS COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS TO INCLUDE RESIDENTS, WORKERS FROM 17 COMMUNITIES
Friday, April 9, 2021
Appointments are available for residents and workers from Ecorse, Inkster, Hamtramck, Highland Park, Melvindale, River Rouge, Romulus, Wayne, Lincoln Park, Dearborn Heights, Harper Woods, Westland, Belleville, Redford, Taylor, Dearborn, and Flat Rock.
WAYNE COUNTY OPENS COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS TO RESIDENTS, WORKERS 16+ FROM SIX COMMUNITIES
WAYNE COUNTY OPENS COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS TO RESIDENTS, WORKERS 16+ FROM SIX COMMUNITIES
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Wayne County is expanding eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to all residents of and anyone who works in Ecorse, Inkster, Hamtramck, Highland Park, Melvindale, and River Rouge aged 16 and older at clinics in Taylor and Livonia beginning April 8.
Licensed Health Professional Volunteers Needed to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines
Licensed Health Professional Volunteers Needed to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines
Friday, April 2, 2021
Effective immediately, Wayne County Public Health is seeking medical professional volunteers to administer COVID-19 vaccines.
COVID-19 VACCINE SHORTAGE FORCES WAYNE COUNTY TO RESCHEDULE VACCINATION APPOINTMENTS
COVID-19 VACCINE SHORTAGE FORCES WAYNE COUNTY TO RESCHEDULE VACCINATION APPOINTMENTS
Sunday, January 17, 2021
This rescheduling only affects previously scheduled first vaccinations to be administered at Wayne County Health Administration Building on Van Born Road in the city of Wayne
WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH STILL COMPLETING PRIORITY GROUPS IN PHASE 1A COVID-19 VACCINATIONS
WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH STILL COMPLETING PRIORITY GROUPS IN PHASE 1A COVID-19 VACCINATIONS
Thursday, January 7, 2021
Wayne County Public Health Department will vaccinate seniors and others priority essential workers as more vaccine becomes available from the state of Michigan, Wayne County Chief Health Strategist Mouhanad Hammami said.
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 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