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

Food Services

Macomb County's Human Services Coordinating Body (HSCB), in partnership with county officials, today launched MATRIX (Macomb's Access to Resource Information Xpress), a resource designed to link Macomb residents to health and human services. The program features a digital questionnaire that helps indicate residents' needs and immediately link them to county departments providing those services.

A significant segment of Macomb County's residents and small businesses rely on wells for their drinking water supply. Proper design, installation, maintenance and monitoring of drinking water wells is critical to the prevention of water-related diseases.

Fees associated with various environmental health services.

Listing of environmental health services associated with fees.

The Michigan Food Law, Act 92 as amended, requires each food service establishments to have at least one Certified Food Service Manager.

Food Service permit applicants and permit holders are required to submit the necessary documents to the health department for review and approval before construction, conversion or remodeling begins. This helps establishments save time and money by ensuring they will comply with current code and regulatory requirements.

The Health Department works to protect the health of consumers by assuring that the food prepared and served in Macomb County's licensed food service establishments is wholesome and safe.

The Food Service Advisory Committee was formed to solicit input from industry and consumers to improve communication, discuss issues of common interest, and foster collaboration.

State law requires a facility that prepares or serves food or drink to the general public to be licensed as a food service establishment.

The local Health Department is required to conduct routine, unannounced inspections of licensed food service facilities.

Frequently asked questions about the Food Service Sanitation Program.

The Macomb County Health Department conducts follow-up investigations of reported illness connected with a licensed food service establishment in Macomb County.

Frequently used health department forms.

"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.

WIC does not use an application form.  You will need to call the WIC office at (586) 469-5471.  Experienced phone staff will perform an initial screening to determine whether or not you are eligible for WIC.  You will be given an appointment to verify your eligibility.

WIC eligible family members will receive WIC food benefits and a Michigan WIC Bridge Card during their initial visit to the WIC clinic.

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.

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.

Most people think WIC simply provides food, but we can help with a lot more.  We can help you learn how to breastfeed and how to feed your children in healthy ways that will benefit them for a lifetime. 

WIC applicants must meet all of the following criteria.

The WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (FMNP), also known as Project FRESH, provides eligible WIC participants with coupons to purchase locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables at local farmers' markets. 

How can WIC help me with breastfeeding?

Where can I find more information about WIC?

WIC is more than free nutritious food; WIC is on a mission to change lives by providing families with opportunities to learn about nutrition and healthy eating habits for the whole family. 

The Macomb County Health Department sponsors the WIC supplemental nutrition program, a federally funded USDA nutrition program which provides free nutritious foods and infant formulas. In addition, the WIC program provides nutrition education and counseling services, breastfeeding education and support, health screenings, on-site immunizations and referrals to health and social services.