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Join us for the Washtenaw County Opioid Summit on Mon., Oct. 15

The Washtenaw Health Initiative Opioid Project invites residents and professionals to attend the Washtenaw County Opioid Summit on Monday, October 15, at the Morris Lawrence Building of Washtenaw Community College, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, MI. See the full agenda The summit will bring together addiction professionals, providers, and the community to educate, increase awareness, […]

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WHI Stakeholders Meeting, Monday, February 26, 2018

  The all-member WHI Stakeholders meeting on Monday, February 26 featured representatives from Huron Valley Physicians Association, Integrated Health Associates (IHA), and Michigan Medicine, who shared data from system-wide screenings for social determinants of health needs. Screening domains are shown in the graph below.  At IHA, social isolation, food security, and childcare were the areas […]

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WHI March/April 2016 Newsletter

The March/April WHI newsletter was published on April 27th. You can sign up online to receive future newsletters! You can download the pdf version of the newsletter here: MarchApril 2016 WHI Newsletter    

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WHI January/February 2016 Newsletter

The January/February 2016 WHI newsletter was published on February 24. You can sign up online to receive future newsletters! You can download the .pdf version here: JanFeb 2016 WHI Newsletter  

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Enroll in Healthcare Coverage – Last Days to Sign Up!

Healthcare enrollment deadline is January 31st! Get help applying for 2016 healthcare coverage THIS Saturday, January 30 No appointment necessary! Walk-ins welcome! 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. United Way of Washtenaw County 2305 Platt Rd, Ann Arbor, MI Free and ample parking, and located near AAATA/The Ride lines 4, 5, and 7   Failure to […]

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Happy New Year from the Washtenaw Health Initiative [November/December 2015 Newsletter]

See the latest with the WHI with our November/December 2015 newsletter! Download or view the .pdf online. You can also subscribe to receive future newsletters, published 6-8 times per year. Subscribe Now! For Email Newsletters you can trust.

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Consider the Conversation 2 Film & Panel

Consider the Conversation 2 Film & Panel

About 9 in 10 people support doctors discussing end-of life preferences with their patients, according to recent national survey data. Yet only 17 percent reported having the conversation. At the Consider the Conversation 2 film and panel event, Washtenaw County community members learned how to begin the conversation with a free screening of the Emmy-nominated […]

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Stateside’s Cynthia Canty Interviews Advance Care Planning Project Co-Chair Marianne Udow-Phillips

New program seeks to encourage more of us to talk with our doctors about end of life care By Stateside Staff • Nov 16, 2015 Stateside with Cynthia Canty No matter what your circumstances in life, there is one great and final equalizer: Every single one of us will die. Yet it is often difficult […]

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Washtenaw ID now available to residents

The Washtenaw County ID made its long-awaited debut on June 1, 2015, at the Office of the County Clerk. “I think our last count was close to 400 IDs distributed since June 1st,” Keta Cowan, CEO of Synod Community Services in Ypsilanti and Chair of the Washtenaw ID Task Force, shared on June 18. The ID […]

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Washtenaw Health Initiative releases 2014 Annual Report, begins new phase of work

MEDIA CONTACTS: Carrie Rheingans crheinga@umich.edu 734-998-7567 Heather Guenther hguenthe@umich.edu 734-998-7555 Washtenaw Health Initiative releases 2014 Annual Report, begins new phase of work Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Washtenaw Health Initiative (WHI) releases its 2014 annual report today, highlighting its efforts over the past year to increase insurance coverage and improve access to coordinated, integrated care […]

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