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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Holly Oaks ORV Park Offers 100-Plus Acres of Dirt and Mud

The rear wheels of Tom Sabourin’s 1986 Ford Bronco spin in the mud, creating russet splatters across its white paint, as it struggles to haul a 350 Chevy from a...
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Oakland County Expands Free Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing to Include School-Age Children

Oakland County has expanded its free drive-thru COVID-19 testing to include school-age children. Children must be from 4- to 17-years-old, have symptoms of coronavirus, and be residents of or...

Winners Announced in ‘Oakland Together’ Online COVID-19 Safety Video & Art Contest

Four Oakland County residents who took different paths to deliver the same message — everyone should do their part to help stop the spread of the coronavirus — were...

New Twist for Virtual McLaren Brooksie Way Half Marathon

The 13th running of the McLaren Brooksie Way Half Marathon, 10k and 5k races is just around the corner and this year it comes with the twist.You pick your...

Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center Gets Creative During COVID-19

Annie VanGelderen discovered the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center 20 years ago when she purchased a piece of art glass at its Holiday Shop.“They threw a program book in the...

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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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