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News for Oakland County Residents
Keep Halloween safe, not scary
Trick-or-treating? Going to, or hosting a Halloween party? Read these quick safety tips before you make your scare!
Oakland County Health Division kicks off flu season
Oakland County Health Division will once again offer the flu vaccine that guards against four flu viruses this season beginning September 30th. Read more
Ebola - Should you be concerned?
Ebola is a virus that mainly occurs in Africa. There the virus is present in animals which aren’t affected, but people can contract the virus from these animals and then spread it to other human beings.
October Landscape Tip
“10-4 Good Buddy” Besides being recognizable trucker slang, 10-4 is also a great way to remember the best time of year to treat lawn weeds. Late September-early October is the ideal time to apply weed control because the weeds are storing carbohydrates in their root system and are more susceptible to herbicide applications.