The Health Promotion and Preparedness division mission is to provide services for improving health, promoting wellness, and preventing disease in ways that are effective and accessible to our community.
Case Management Program (HIV/AIDS)
The HIV Case Management / Continuum of Care Program serves individuals living with HIV/AIDS [PLWHA] and who reside in Arenac, Clare, Gladwin, Isabella, Osceola, and Roscommon counties, the public health jurisdiction served by CMDHD. Persons identified as HIV positive, and residing in adjacent counties, also have an opportunity to be served by CMDHD case management personnel. Services provided are:
  • Ambulatory/Outpatient HIV Medical Care
  • Case Management & Client Advocacy Services
  • Direct Emergency Financial/Client Assistance
  • Health Education & Risk Reduction Services

Healthy Start - Gladwin
Provides assessment, home visitation and support services to Gladwin County families who have an infant under 12 months of age. The Healthy Start Program offers education to parents on a variety of topics (i.e. nutrition, immunizations, infant development). This program focuses on each family's needs. Eligibility requirements do apply.

Partner Services
Partner Services provides a combination of efforts: bringing partners and/or contacts to counseling in a confidential manner, testing partners and/or contacts, informing individuals about treatment and who have contracted Syphilis and/or are HIV positive. In the case of an individual having tested positive for HIV, additional client-centered services are offered; HIV Case Management Services are explained and referral information, naming those agencies and organizations offering such services, is provided to the client. Central Michigan District Health Department (CMDHD) personnel provide Partner Services in 62 Michigan counties.

Together We Can
Blood Borne Pathogens
Provides information and training (includes an overview of Hepatitis B and HIV) for licensed and unlicensed worksites. A fee is charged for this service.

Cardiovascular Disease Program
Through cardiovascular disease grant funding, CMDHD is able to offer education and screenings to our local communities. Health Education staff are available for presentations and health fairs regarding CVD and are able to offer cholesterol, body mass index, and blood sugar screenings.

Community Based Outreach Activities
Provides education on a varity of health related topics to individuals, groups, educational institutions, non-profit and for profit agencies, organizations, and business. In addition, monthly articles are disseminated to local media out lets within Arenac, Clare, Gladwin, Isabella, Osceola, and Roscommon counties.

First Aid / CPR Training
Provides basic First Aid and CPR (infants, children, and adult) to individuals through classroom/interactive sessions. A fee is charged for this service.

HIV Testing & Counseling
Testing and counseling is scheduled through our Isabella County branch office. Please call (989) 773-5921 ext. 8409 for an appointment or for more information. (Donations are encouraged)

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