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Health Department
Health and Community Services
43525 Elizabeth Road, Mount Clemens, MI 48043
(586) 469-5235

Disease Services

Links pertaining to Bioterrorism Agents / Diseases.


Heart disease and stroke are the first and third leading causes of death in Macomb County.  The Macomb County Health Department offers comprehensive disease risk reduction services for residents.

The Macomb County Children’s Special Health Care Services (CSHCS) program reaches out to over 2300 clients with over 2700 different diagnoses from birth to 21 years of age. This includes clients over the age of 21 with Cystic Fibrosis, Hemophilia and related coagulation disorders. The program offers a variety of services to clients and families with qualifying diagnosis and children and youth with special health care needs.

The Communicable Disease Program (CD) is responsible to investigate reports of infectious disease in Macomb County in order to provide education to affected individuals to prevent the spread of disease, and to prevent outbreaks.

The Health Department's dental clinic provides preventive and restorative treatment for low-income children (age 3 and older) and adults who are residents of Macomb County.

The Macomb County Health Department is actively involved in the following programs which promotes the prevention of chronic disease and control communicable and infectious disease.

Enterovirus D68

Fees associated with various environmental health services.

Environmental Health Services Portal


The Macomb County Health Department's Family Health Services Division offers a wide variety of personal health services for the residents of Macomb County.

The Family Planning Program provides reproductive health education, counseling and information about contraceptive methods and management, including abstinence.  The program also offers pregnancy testing, pelvic and breast exams for women, reproductive health exams for men and birth control supplies. 

Fifth Disease

The Macomb County Health Department offers basic country-specific information for international travelers that can be found on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Traveler's Health website and the U.S. Department of State website, including tips for traveling abroad.

Haemophilus Influenza Type B (Hib)

"Working to improve the health status of Macomb County residents." The Health Education program of the Macomb County Health Department is responsible for a broad range of services offered to schools, communities, professional groups and individuals.

The Macomb County Health Department is actively involved in the following programs which promotes the prevention of chronic disease and control communicable and infectious disease.


The HIV testing program provides anonymous counseling and testing -- but not treatment -- on an appointment only basis.  Services are provided at no charge to persons age 12 and over.

The Macomb County Health Department Immunization Clinic provides vaccines -- on a walk-in basis or by appointment -- to protect all persons in our communities from vaccine preventable disease.

The Macomb County Health Department conducts encephalitis monitoring and responds to inquiries concerning insect and rodent control through the community health and safety program.

Legionellosis (Legionnaires' Disease and Pontiac fever)

Meningococcal Disease

Public health nutritionists provide support, education, resources and referral services for Macomb County residents including high-risk populations such as uninsured and/or low income pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants and children with special health care problems and individuals with chronic diseases.

Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

The Maternal Child Health Nursing program is comprised of highly trained Public Health Nurses (PHNs) who have extensive education and experience in assessing infants, children and their families within the community setting.  The Health Department provides public health nursing services to individuals and families throughout Macomb County. 

Safe Sleep Information for Parents and Caregivers.

The primary goal of the School Immunization Program (SIP) is to lower the risk of vaccine preventable disease (VPD) in the organized learning environments of the early childhood and school age populations of Macomb County. The leading way to achieve this goal is through children receiving the required childhood and adolescent vaccines.

View the seven principles of a healthy home.

The STD program provides confidential counseling, testing, diagnosis, and treatment for most sexually transmitted diseases.  Services are provided at no charge for persons age 12 years and older. 

The Macomb County Health Department has a wide variety of presentations and speakers available.  Please contact the speaker directly to request more information or request a presentation at your community agency, school or worksite. Two-four weeks notice is required for many speakers.  Most presentations will require a minimum number of registered participants.

TB is short for tuberculosis. TB disease develops from TB infection. People don't know they have TB infection unless they have been tested for TB. TB is a serious disease that can cause a person to become very sick if not treated with medicine.

Vaccinations for Children with Special Health Care Needs and their Families


Varicella (Chickenpox)

Viral (Aseptic) Meningitis

West Nile Virus is a disease that can be transmitted to humans from the bite of an infected mosquito.  It is important to remember that not all mosquitoes carry the disease and not everyone who is bit by an infected mosquito gets sick.  The population at highest risk to develop serious illness are the elderly and people with weakened immune systems.