Health + Wellness


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.


All Hands on Deck

The Oakland County Health Division has been tracking the spread of COVID-19 since it appeared in Wuhan, China, late last year. From those early efforts to opening a donation center...

Townhalls Yield Questions from Residents

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Oakland County Executive David Coulter has been conducting townhalls via telephone with residents. These events have provided opportunities for people to ask questions and...

Coulter: Health Division Extends Orders to Protect Essential Employees and Businesses to Control COVID-19 Outbreak

The Oakland County Health Division today issued an emergency order requiring essential businesses to screen all employees for illness, exposure to COVID-19 and establish a social distancing protocol for...
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County Is Ready to Help Businesses and Residents After Gov. Whitmer’s ‘Stay Home and Stay Safe’ Order

Oakland County Executive David Coulter issued the following statement in response to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order today requiring residents to stay home and stay safe: “I applaud Gov. Whitmer...

Coulter: Please Donate Equipment for Health Care Workers and First Responders

Personal protective equipment for healthcare workers and first responders remains in short supply because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Oakland County Executive David Coulter put out the call for donations...

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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...

Featured Video: Detroit Mechanix

The Detroit Mechanix (DMX) represent the American Ultimate Disc League, the first professional disc league in the sport of ultimate disc. Building on a community-centered, fan-driven, family-oriented team experience,...

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