Category Archives: Health

State could become more transparent about infection rates at hospitals

hospital roomThe state’s top health official says Michigan could be more transparent about how many people get infections while at hospitals.
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Saginaw County to vote on tax increase for mosquito abatement

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Saginaw county will ask residents next month to approve a millage increase to fight mosquitoes.
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Treated wastewater discharged into Saginaw rivers

A rainy weekend in central Michigan caused 60 million gallons of treated wastewater to be released into two Saginaw County rivers.

Officials say the treated wastewater was released from two treatment plants, into the Saginaw and Tittabawassee rivers, this weekend. They say the discharged wastewater is not a health risk to residents and was a result of heavy rains in a short period of time. Read more

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Charlevoix beaches and parks go tobacco free

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A tobacco-free policy was adopted at the Charlevoix city council meeting on July 7th. It impacts all city parks and beaches.
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Getting to know CMU’s second class of medical students

CMED InfographicCMU’s College of Medicine has been busy making sure that it’s second class of medical students begins work this fall with a full roster. Read more

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Progress continues on new CMU building in Saginaw

slideImageWhile students are busy enjoying their summer breaks, CMU is busy making progress in construction of new facilities. Read more

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Charlevoix, Boyne City host ‘Walk with a Doc’

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Are you looking for something educational and heart healthy this summer? Charlevoix Area Hospital may have an event for you.
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Bike medics on hand at National Cherry Festival

NF PHOTOS May 2014 409Traverse City’s National Cherry Festival is underway, attracting thousands of visitors to the Grand Traverse region. Read more

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Health officials issue E. Coli advisory for two Suttons Bay beaches

Photo Credit: Jennifer Weingart

Photo Credit: Jennifer Weingart


Health officials in Leelanau County are urging beach-goers to avoid full-body contact with the water at two beaches in Suttons Bay, because of E. Coli concerns.
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West Nile Virus found in Saginaw mosquitoes

Health care officials say a mosquito sampling in Saginaw this week tested positive for West Nile Virus.

Officials are urging residents to cover up and use repellent this holiday weekend. Read more

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