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Welcome to the Grand Traverse County Health Department. It is our responsibility to protect the health of all Grand Traverse County residents through a wide variety of programs and services.  From Community Health to Environmental Health, and Emergency Management to Animal Control, we are here to keep this community safe and healthy.  

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At the Grand Traverse County Health Department we're...

Helping you Make Healthy Decisions. 


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*09/10/2014 - The Michigan Department of Community Health has received reports indicating an increase in severe respiratory illness in children ages 5-17 across the state.  At this point in time, Michigan has no confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) associated with the national outbreak, but samples are being sent to the CDC for testing.  Read the fact sheet on EV-D68.

*08/29/14  - A confirmed case of West Nile Virus (WNV) has been confirmed in a horse from Grand Traverse County.  The horse was infected by WNV while in Ingham County.  A flock of domestic turkeys from Ingham County also tested positive for WNV.
Learn more about protecting yourself from Mosquitoes and the West Nile Virus (WNV)
Summer Beach Monitoring Results          
Learn about the
Healthy Michigan Plan.