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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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...

Oakland Health Order Extended in Alignment with State and CDC

Oakland County Health Officer Leigh Anne Stafford has issued Health Order 2020-10, which extends the provisions in Health Order 2020-7 to include newly opened businesses. It requires daily screening...

Coulter and County Board Quadruple Help for Struggling Small Businesses as $12 Million Added to Stabilization Fund

Many Oakland County small businesses seriously impacted by the coronavirus pandemic will get additional financial relief after County Executive David Coulter and the Board of Commissioners announced that $12...
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County Executive Asks Residents to Complete COVID-19 Citizen Survey

Dear Friends,It has been eight weeks since our first resident tested positive for COVID-19. It is hard to fathom we have lost more than 600 of our residents to...

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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: Take Root

Calling Rochester, Michigan their home, Take Root resides at Oakland University under the direction of its founders and fellow company members, Ali Woerner and Thayer Jonutz. In addition to...

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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