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Hepatitis A Helpline Provides 24/7 Expert Counsel for Healthcare Professionals to Fight Ongoing Outbreak

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit have teamed up for a provider helpline to assist healthcare providers with questions about hepatitis A. The helpline is staffed by infectious disease specialists and is available 24/7.

Communities Encouraged to Apply for $1.5M in Grants to Provide Lead Hazard Control Services

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has issued a Request for Proposal for community organizations to provide residential lead hazard control services to Medicaid-enrolled residents.  

Grants up to $1.5 million are available for qualifying cities, counties, consortiums or non-profit organizations to provide lead hazard control services. The Healthy Homes Section of MDHHS hopes to fund up to two grantees to provide these services in Michigan communities.