Health + Wellness

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Year-round activities and events abound in Oakland County, where health, wellness and fun are part of the quality-of-life landscape. From amateur hockey and hydroplane races to half-marathons and more, Oakland County gets people up and moving. Here are just some of the events aimed at keeping county residents happy, healthy and on the go – “Count Your Steps,” Fire & Ice Fest, Oakland Edge Adult Hockey Tournament, and the Brooksie Way Half-Marathon.

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Celebrate the First Signs of Spring at Oakland County Parks and Recreation

With daylight savings time and the official start of spring just around the corner, it’s time to head outdoors and watch nature awaken from its winter slumber. Hike the...

County Contracts with Software Company to Streamline COVID-19 Contact Tracing for Restaurants and Schools

Oakland County is providing free user-friendly screening software to local restaurants and public schools in the county to help enhance safety protocols and streamline the process of screening and...

Belfor: Getting Through Crises Together

One of the iconic images that emerged at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic was the Diamond Princess cruise ship anchored off the coast of Japan, dealing with an...

COVID-19 Vaccine Update: Save Your Spot Sign-up Available Until Vaccine Supply Increases

Oakland County, it’s time to “Save your Spot” in line for the COVID-19 vaccine. Help us understand your interest in a vaccine so we can organize the distribution of...

Coulter: County Aggressively Used Federal Funds in 2020

Oakland County is utilizing all its $219 million received in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding in support of its pandemic response this year. This...

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Featured Video: Oakland County Health Division – Handwashing

The most important thing to prevent illness is washing your hands thoroughly and often. Follow these six easy steps. Visit oakgov.com/health for more information.

Featured Video: Take Root

Calling Rochester, Mich., home, Take Root resides at Oakland University under the direction of founders Ali Woerner and Thayer Jonutz. In addition to being a modern dance company, Take...

Featured Video: Stars & Stripes Kids Activity Center

Stars & Stripes Kids Activity Center in Clarkston provides children's educational programs through physical activity. Programs are specifically designed to meet the needs of children of all ages and skill...

Featured Video: Walk the Line

Walk the Line To SCI Recovery is an exercise-based spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury recovery program. Their experienced team works with clients to develop creative individual recovery...

Featured Video: J&B Medical and Health Net Connect

J & B Medical was established in 1994 and since has become one of the fastest growing and most successful medical distribution companies in the world. J & B...

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