2022 School/Sports Physicals & Immunizations

2022 School/Sports Physicals & Immunizations

The Livingston County Health Department (LCHD) is now scheduling 2022 school and sports physicals and immunizations. All appointments are scheduled with an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. Appointments are available from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on June 15, 22, and 29, with more dates to be added as needed. Due to additional testing requirements, we will not be able to accommodate appointments...

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Food Sanitation Manager’s Course

Food Sanitation Manager’s Course

A Food Sanitation Manager’s Course is being offered by the Livingston County Public Health Department.  The course is designed for persons who prepare or serve potentially hazardous food to the public, such as workers in restaurants, delicatessens, schools, nursing homes, hospitals and catering establishments. The three-day course will be held Wednesdays, June 15 and 22, with the exam...

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Increases in Drug Overdose Deaths – Life-saving Narcan Available for FREE

Increases in Drug Overdose Deaths – Life-saving Narcan Available for FREE

Data from the National Center for Health Statistics shows there were an estimated 100,306 drug overdose deaths in the US during 12-month period ending in April 2021 – an increase of 28.5% from the 78,056 deaths during the same period the year before. (https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/drug-overdose-data.htm) The LCHD and IHR Counseling Services – Institute for Human Resources are...

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Nationwide Blood Shortage – Donations Needed

Nationwide Blood Shortage – Donations Needed

Blood donations are desperately needed as the American Red Cross has declared a “national blood crisis” and reports experiencing the worst blood shortage in over a decade, causing concern for patient care. According to the Red Cross, “Doctors have been forced to make difficult decisions about who receives blood transfusions and who will need to wait until more products become available....

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COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Therapeutics

COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Therapeutics

If you test positive for COVID-19, there are effective treatment options; but you must act fast. Patients can only receive monoclonal antibody therapies within 10 days of the onset of symptoms. Talk to your healthcare provider and ask if monoclonal antibody therapeutics are right for you. Learn more about FDA-authorized monoclonal antibody therapies for eligible patients at...

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Free COVID-19 Testing at Heartland Community College Pontiac

COVID-19 testing is available for FREE at Heartland Community College Pontiac. Appointments are required. Follow the directions below to schedule an appointment. Please note this service is not affiliated the LCHD or Pontiac Public Library, so we are unable to assist with questions or appointment...

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