Items Tagged with 'Kent County Health Department'


Grand Rapids hospitals enacting visitor restrictions

January 8, 2020
Amid flu season, health systems in the area are asking ill people to refrain from visiting hospitalized friends and family members until further notice. Read More

Kent expanding HIV/AIDS program

Health department will create two full-time positions covered by Ryan White grant.

October 18, 2019
The Kent County Health Department is planning to expand a program that serves people with HIV and AIDS. Read More

Kent County to expand positive health directive

Botvin LifeSkills Training course being piloted to ninth- and 10th-graders at Sparta, Cedar Springs high schools.

July 19, 2019
The Kent County Health Department plans to expand a program meant to promote positive development and prevent substance use in grade school students. Read More

Kent County expanding plan for low-income mothers

While officials have seen ‘impressive results,’ they admit lack of care for minorities is disconcerting.

June 7, 2019
The Kent County Health Department is expanding a program that supports first-time, low-income mothers. Read More

Kent hiring two lead inspectors

County is adding sanitarian positions to help identify lead exposure in more than 430 homes

May 3, 2019
Kent County is adding two sanitarian positions to help identify lead exposure. Read More

PFAS assessment planned for northern Kent County

Evaluation will gather participants’ blood samples, personal health information, post-filter water tests.

November 30, 2018
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the Kent County Health Department will begin recruiting participants from northern Kent County for an assessment regarding PFAS exposure. Read More