Items Tagged with 'Kenty County Health Department'


County health department garners top honors

August 1, 2017
Kent County’s is one of just three health departments in the country to receive multiple honors for excellence in public health. Read More

County produces Family Fiesta

August 13, 2015
A free event featuring live music, games, and activities is taking place in Roosevelt Park this Saturday. Read More

County confirms first case of West Nile

July 31, 2015
The summer’s first case of West Nile virus has shown up in West Michigan. Read More

Survey identifies health improvements and concerns

April 20, 2015
A 2014 survey of leading health indicators highlights risk factors and improved health behaviors among Kent County residents. Read More

Cancer consortium names Kent County supervisor to board

October 20, 2014
A Kent County Health Department supervisor with a diverse public health background is joining the board of the Michigan Cancer Consortium. Read More

County health department gets largest federal grant

September 26, 2014
The Kent County Health Department has been awarded a Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health, or REACH, grant of $2.18 million dollars over the next three years, the largest grant ever directly awarded to the KCHD from the federal government. Read More

Kent County Health Department accredited by national board

September 26, 2014
The Kent County Health Department has received accreditation by the national Public Health Accreditation Board, only the second health department in the state to be accredited. Read More

Open wide in Kentwood, starting Sept. 2

New Kent County Health Department clinic will provide dental services.

August 22, 2014
Since getting results of the 2011 Community Health Needs Assessment, the Kent County Health Department has been planning to make dental care more accessible to all county residents. Read More

Street Talk: When it comes to restaurants, look before you eat

Job postings.

November 8, 2013
It may not be as glitzy as the Emmys or the Oscars, but it has more impact locally than either of those events. Read More

Health Department on county agenda this week

Commissioners are expected to elect Koorndyk and Saalfeld as new leadership team.

December 29, 2012
After Kent County commissioners choose their new leaders Thursday for the next year, they are also likely to approve two appropriations for funding that will add more than $100,000 to the Kent County Health Department’s current budget. Read More