The Michigan Department of Health & Human Services has informed the Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency of a new animal case of EEE in St. Joseph County. This brings the total number of known cases of EEE in St. Joseph county to four; all four in horses. To combat this disease, aerial spraying of insecticide has been completed in areas of the state where EEE cases have been confirmed.
Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. The Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency wants to remind residents about the importance of preventative screening.