Boards of Health
Legal Basis- Legal basis for the requirement and conduct of Boards of Health in Michigan; Public Health Code, Part 24, 333.2413-2424
Michigan's Guide to Public Health for Local Governing Entities- Developed by MDHHS in 2006, this comprehensive guide is designed for County Commissioners, Boards of Health, and City Councils.
NALBOH- The National Association of Local Boards of Health acts as a resource and advocates for Boards of Health.
University of Michigan Board of Health Training
Public Health: A Primer Part A - Module 1
Public Health: A Primer Part B - Module 2
Operating as a Board of Health - Module 3
Financing Public Health - Module 4
Contributing to Health Equity - Module 5
Partnerships to Improve Health Outcomes - Module 6
Supporting Population Health through Policy and Advocacy - Module 7
Boards of Commissioners
Michigan Association of Counties (MAC)- MAC acts as a resource and advocates for Michigan’s County Commissioners.
Michigan State Legislature- Main website has general information, directories, and legislative activity.
Citizen's Guide to State Government- Comprehensive Primer (2019-2020) to Michigan State Government.
An Ounce of Prevention: What Public Health Means in Michigan- From the Citizens Research Council of Michigan, this August 2018 report describes public health functions, the critical need for resources, and encourages a “Health in All Policies” approach for government decision makers.
MDHHS- Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services- Website (clinical, educational, and nutritional programs)
Michigan's State Health Assessment and State Health Improvement Plan, 2012-2017- Comprehensive narrative on the MDHHS Health Assessment and Improvement Planning Efforts in 2012.
EGLE- Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy
Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy- Main Website (drinking water, septic, and beach programs, among others)
MDARD- Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development- Main Website (food safety and restaurant inspection)
MDLARA- Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs- Main Website (Public Health Administrative Code, Marihuana and Health Worker Licensing)
MDE- Michigan Department of Education
Michigan Department of Education- Main Website (health education and other programs)