To best aid Michigan’s physicians The Michigan Quality Improvement Consortium has updated the following MQIC Clinical Practice Guidelines. Click here to find the updated guidelines for Infants and Children, changes can be viewed here.
The Michigan Department of Education announced their newest program set forth to provide relief to hundreds of thousands of the state’s children who went hungry last year. Visit the MDE website here, and to learn more about the program and resources click here.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program is celebrating it’s Hearing and Better Speech Month with the latest statistics and information! Here you can find more information about the program and it’s successes at diagnosing and treating babies who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Governor Snyder issued an Executive Order to create the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. In doing so, the overarching goal of this new department is to better serve our residents as people, rather than focusing on our programs. Click here to learn more.
Click here to view the 2015 Childhood Immunization Schedule and the FDA’s approval of the Menigococcal Second Group B vaccine
February 2-6, 2015 has been approved SCDY, or Sudden Cardiac Death of the Young. Please read the proclamation signed by Governor Snyder. Also, encourage schools to consider becoming a MI HEARTSafe School here!
Find out here why the MIAAP supports Governor Snyder’s decision to veto e-cigarette legislation.
To view the Detroit News article reporting on Michigan’s current vaccination status, click here.
Read more here about the Traverse City school that has closed due to a pertussis outbreak.
The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) plays a critical role in keeping kids healthy in Michigan and in every state. Unless Congress acts, funding for CHIP, known as MIChild in Michigan, will run out on Oct. 1, 2015. Learn more here about why CHIP is important and how CHIP works for kids.
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