August is National Immunization Month!

Are you and your kids up to date on your shots? Cuz you know, it's all about the VAX, baby!




Healthy Michigan Plan Annual Renewal

If you are enrolled in state health care coverage (Healthy Michigan Plan, Medicaid, MIChild, Healthy Kids etc.), you are required to complete health care coverage renewal paperwork at least once every 12 months. Not sure how to do that? Download this brochure, which will tell you exactly what steps to take!



The Healthy Michigan Plan covers people who are age 19-64, not currently enrolled in Medicaid or Medicare, and meet certain income criteria.

HMP covers the following Essential Benefit Services:

› Doctor office visits and outpatient services
› Emergency services
› Hospitalization
› Home Help & Personal Care services
› Maternity and newborn care
› Mental health and substance abuse
› Prescription drugs
› Rehabilitative services
› Dental and vision
› Laboratory
› Preventive and wellness services and chronic disease management

Other medically necessary services are covered as appropriate.

For more information or application assistance call (800) 432-4121 or visit HealthyMichiganPlan.org


Beach Advisories




Call 231-547-6523 for more information, or visit MDEQ Beachguard.



No insurance? If you're newly married, a new parent, or have a new job, you may qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. Visit HealthCare.gov or call (800) 432-4121 to learn more.




Are you struggling to pay Employer-provided insurance premiums?


If you cannot afford the premiums for yourself and/or your dependents through your employer's insurance plan, you may qualify for special financial assistance from the Northern Health Plan. More information is available here.To see if you qualify, contact Nichole Cyr at the Health Department of Northwest Michigan,
(800) 432-4121.