Right to Life of Michigan Endorses Tina Barton for Oakland County Clerk

Tina Barton for County Clerk

The Barton for County Clerk campaign announced today that Right to Life of Michigan endorsed her candidacy for Oakland County Clerk. “I am honored to be endorsed by Right to Life of Michigan and proud to stand not only for the sanctity of life, but also as an advocate for ensuring that every child has the right to be loved and protected,” states Tina Barton, Rochester Hills City Clerk. The mission of the Michigan Right to Life PAC is to endorse and support candidates for public … [Read more...]

Sheriff PAL Program Seeks Volunteer Coaches and Field Coordinators

Sheriff PAL Program Coaches WANTED

The newly formed Sheriff PAL (Police Athletic League) Program is now seeking volunteer coaches and field coordinators to assist Oakland County youth sports leagues in tee ball, basketball, baseball, and soccer for summer 2016. Get your whistle ready - Our goal is to serve 500+ children in and around the city of Pontiac to begin with high quality experiences through recreational sports and relationships centered around character and integrity. This goal can only be accomplished with the … [Read more...]

Lisa Brown, Oakland County Clerk/Register of Deeds, Wins 2016 Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties

Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown

Oakland County Clerk/Register of Deeds Lisa Brown has won a 2016 Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties for a first of its kind land records alert system, Property Records Notification (PRN). A winner in the Civic Education and Public Information category, PRN allows residents, professionals and law enforcement officials to receive timely notifications if any document of interest is filed at the Oakland County Register of Deeds Office. PRN is offered free of charge … [Read more...]

Michigan Confirms case of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Tick Season Warnings

Residents Reminded to Protect against all Tick-Borne Illness The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has confirmed a case of Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) in a child in Cass County. This is the first confirmed case of RMSF contracted in Michigan since 2009. RMSF is a tick-borne disease caused by the bacterium Rickettsia rickettsii, and can be fatal if not treated promptly and correctly, even in previously healthy people. Symptoms typically include fever, abdominal … [Read more...]

Oakland County calls for Community Action to Improve Health

Register Today!

Oakland County Health Division will launch the Oakland County Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) on Thursday, June 23 from 8:00am to 3:00pm at the San Marino Club in Troy. This community call to action will empower healthcare providers, business owners, and community leaders to improve the overall health of the county. Those who wish to attend this event must register by Monday, June 20 at www.oakgov.com/health. "This is a game changer for public health in Oakland County and … [Read more...]

County Graphic Artist Honored by National Design Publication

Oakland County Logo

Oakland County’s lead graphic artist was recently honored with four 2016 American Inhouse Design Awards from Graphic Design USA, a New York City-based national design publication. Pam Tremble, a graphic artist for the office of County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and the Department of Economic Development & Community Affairs, won design awards for economic development’s 2014 annual report; management & budget’s 2014 financial summary report; a marketing brochure for an event at … [Read more...]

The Women’s Fund Present Grant to the Women’s Alliance of Oakland County

Women's Alliance representative, Torri Mathes and Women’s Fund Board Member, Maria Trahan

The Women’s Fund provided the Women’s Alliance of Oakland County with a $750.00 grant for their recent “Business Protocols for Success” event The grant will assist an innovative training program designed to help women at all stages of their career excel in the professional world. The check was presented to Women's Alliance representative, Torri Mathes by Women’s Fund Board Member, Maria Trahan. "Business Protocols for Success was an exciting event that focused on teaching … [Read more...]

Food Safety Tips for Memorial Day Weekend

Oakland County Health Tips for Safe Food Handling

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson urges residents to practice food safety when picnicking and barbecuing this Memorial Day weekend and throughout the summer. Oakland County Health Division says four easy steps – clean, separate, cook, and chill – will help prevent harmful bacteria from making family members and guests sick. "We want our residents to have a safe and healthy holiday weekend by remembering food safety tips when preparing, storing, and cooking food to prevent … [Read more...]

Free Document Shredding for Oakland County Residents

The Shred Corp Truck Comes to Oakland County

Sheriff Bouchard Teams up with Shred Corp to Offer Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard and Shred Corp-Mobile Shredding Service invite residents of Oakland County to bring their confidential, personal documents to be shred on-site for free by Shred Corp’s state-of-the-art, high volume shredding truck. This is not for business use. Friday, May 27 from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., one hour only, at the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office employee parking lot 1200 N. Telegraph Rd., Bldg. … [Read more...]

Youth Suicide Prevention 4th Annual Community Forum

4th Annual Youth Suicide Prevention Community Forum

Oakland County Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force is hosting its 4th Annual Youth Suicide Prevention Community Forum. The event is Friday, May 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Troy Community Center, 3179 Livernois Rd, Banquet Rooms 304 – 305. All individuals interested in discussing youth suicide prevention and care coordination are invited to attend. Visit www.oakgov.com/health to RSVP. "Our youth are our future," said Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson. "By working … [Read more...]