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A public comment period re-opened November 15 for the Michigan Air National Guard’s proposal to reconfigure charted airspace available for military aircrews to meet current training requirements. The proposal is a culmination of years-long coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration,...
On the heels of the upcoming popular shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday. This year, Giving Tuesday is on November 29. Locally, the North Central Michigan Community Foundation (NCMCF), in partnership with its lead foundation, Community Foundation for Northeast...
While the new name still may be unfamiliar, the invasive spongy moth, formerly referred to as gypsy moth, is well known across Michigan. In its caterpillar life stage, the insect is a voracious leaf eater. Spongy moth populations were high last year across Lower Michigan, and many people are...
Following FDA approval, recommendations from the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and additional recommendations by the CDC director, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is urging certain Michiganders to get a booster shot if they received Pfizer...
Visitors to the Grayling area this summer will notice some spots in the woods where trees have been cut down on state-managed land near trails and roadways. The clearcuts may be unsightly for a few seasons, but they’re an important part of the process the Michigan Department of Natural...
As people across the country continue to seek vaccinations for COVID-19, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is reinforcing several helpful tips offered by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to help residents watch for scams.  “These are unprecedented times, and as health care professionals...
As many of you are receiving your absentee ballots or will be going to the polls in a few weeks, you will notice two ballot proposals submitted by Crawford County. The first ballot question asks if you would support a renewal of 0.4845 mills for a period of 8 years for the Grayling Recreation...
District Health Department #10 announced the launch of monthly COVID-19 County Profiles to its website to provide individuals insight into how COVID-19 has impacted each of its counties individually and jurisdiction-wide. These county profiles include monthly case data, known source of exposure...
District Health Department #10 (DHD#10) is urging residents to double check the labels of their alcohol-based hand sanitizers or rubs (ABHSR) for methanol and is warning of the serious adverse health effects associated with methanol-based hand sanitizers. Methanol, when used as an active...
District Health Department #10 (DHD#10) urges individuals to seek medical care and do not delay if you are experiencing symptoms of a serious illness. “While we are ordered to stay home to prevent COVID-19, many people may think they shouldn’t seek medical care if they are having other medical...

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