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The following are Oakland County health related Podcasts.

   

2011 Being Prepared for Emergencies -August 31, 2011
Emergency Preparedness starts with a plan. Find out how to get started and what to include in your plan as we speak with Oakland County's Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Heather Molson.

 

2011 Children's Special Health Care Services -August 2, 2011
The CSHCS is a program that assists families of children with special needs. Find out about the program in today's podcast.

 

2011 Women Infant and Children (WIC) Program -July 6, 2011
WIC Supplemental Food and Nutrition Program helps clients eat well and stay healthy. Find out what services they offer to qualifying families.

 

2011 Summertime Food Safety -June 23, 2011
Summer is a great time for getting together with family and friends. Don't let foodborne illness ruin your picnic or barbecue. Find out some simple safety tips for outdoor cooking and eating.

 

2011 Count Your Steps Finale -May 18, 2011
County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and the newly unveiled Detroit Zoo mascots walked around the Zoo with this year's first place winners of the Count Your Steps Program.

 

2011 National Public Health Week -March 28, 2011
National Public Health Week is April 4 to April 10, 2011. It only takes a moment to prevent injuries and make our lives and communities safer. Find out what you can do to prevent injuries in young children.

 

2011 Count Your Steps Kicks Off -March 2, 2011
Students, parents and teachers from Oakland County got off to a good start in the fight against childhood obesity at the Palace of Auburn Hills for the 2011 Count Your Steps Kickoff.

 

2010-2011 Immunizations -October 13, 2010
Are you a parent who has questions about immunizations? We talked to the Chief of Medical Services for Oakland County Health, Dr. Pamela Hackert about why it is so important for your child to be immunized.

 

2010 Flu Season Information -September 30, 2010
What should we expect from this year's flu season? Find out what you can do to protect yourself and your family from the flu.

 

Count Your Steps to a Healthier You -July 1, 2010
Are you taking the right steps for a healthier future? Find out why kids of all ages are counting their steps.

 

H1N1 "Swine Flu" Prevention -November 4, 2009
Does coughing in your sleeve help prevent the spread of flu causing germs? Find out what you can do to avoid the flu.

 

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness -September 22, 2009
Did you know that consuming alcohol while pregnant can harm your unborn child? Find out how this can affect your child.

 

Women Infant and Children (WIC) Program -July 22, 2009
WIC helps families by supplying them with healthy nutritious foods. Find out what other services they offer to qualifying families.

 

How to Safely Dispose of Unused Medications -May 6, 2009
Don't let your prescription drugs fall into the wrong hands. Learn how you can properly dispose of unused or expired medications.

 

What You Need to Know About the Swine Flu -April 28, 2009
A new strain of influenza is infecting people around the world. Find out what you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones.

 

2009 National Public Health Week -March 30, 2009
Help celebrate National Public Health Week, April 6 through April 12, 2009 by supporting public health efforts aimed at Building the Foundation for a Healthy America.

 

Prescription Medication Abuse -March 11, 2009
Did you know that prescription drugs are the second most commonly abused category of drugs? Learn how to detect the signs of drug abuse and how to get help.

 

2009 Count Your Steps Kickoff -March 5, 2009
Listen to the excitement as students from Green School Elementary in West Bloomfield kickoff the start of the Count Your Steps event. Find out what they are doing to stay healthy and motivated.

 

Are You Prepared for the Flu Season? -November 5, 2008
Did you know up to 20% of the population gets the flu each year?  (According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Find out how you can avoid getting the flu and what steps to take if you end up getting sick.

Don't Let a Few Mosquitoes Spoil Your Summer -August 6, 2008
Find out what you can do to reduce your risk of becoming infected with the West Nile Virus and learn how to protect your family.

 

How to Prepare for a Public Health Emergency -May 27, 2008
Would your family be ready if there was a public health emergency? Find out what Oakland County is doing to help protect your health and what you can do to prevent your family from becoming sick.

   

2008 Count Your Steps Kick Off -April 24, 2008
Students, parents and teachers kicked off this year's high-energy event singing, dancing to popular songs by teenage sensation Hannah Montana and High School Musical and participating in a wide variety of games and contests. Listen to fitness tips and suggestions for increasing your steps.

   

Substance Abuse Awareness -April 16, 2008
Do you know or suspect that someone close to you has a substance abuse problem? Learn how to detect the signs and how to get help.

   

Problem Gambling Awareness -March 5, 2008
Do you know how to be a responsible gambler? Learn about the various types of gamblers and ways you or someone close to you can get help.

   

Sun Safety, Answers to your Burning Questions -June 20, 2007
Learn about the importance of healthy sun habits, how to buy the right sunscreen for you and your family, and how to prevent damage to your skin.  

   

Count Your Steps Kicks Off at Walled -March 5, 2007
Hear what the kids have to say about gearing up for this years competition.