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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County Provides Businesses with Tools to Reopen

Entrepreneur Karen Gara beat COVID-19. Now she is hoping her four downtown Farmington and Farmington Hills businesses — Merle Norman Cosmetics, Rebecca’s Wigs, New Reflections Boutique at Beaumont Cancer...

New Map Shows Recent COVID-19 Cases by Zip Code in Oakland County

Oakland County has added a new map to its COVID-19 data dashboard to enhance the public’s understanding of coronavirus activity by zip code. It shows recent cases confirmed within...

Free COVID-19 Testing in Royal Oak Township June 6 and 7

The Oakland County Health Division is offering free, drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing on Saturday and Sunday, June 6 and 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the...

Southeast Michigan Public Health Agencies Issue Order to Close Public Swimming Pools

The City of Detroit Health Department, Wayne County Public Health Division, Oakland County Health Division and Macomb County Health Department each issued Public Health Orders requiring all swimming pools...

Oakland County Announces First COVID-19 Place-Based Health Clinic at Carriage Circle Apartments

Oakland County, McLaren Oakland hospital and the Pontiac Housing Commission will go on the road to offer free COVID-19 tests and other health services to residents of Carriage Circle...

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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: Oakland County Health Division – Handwashing

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

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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