Retiring Oakland County Director to Lead The Rainbow Connection

Oakland County Health and Human Services Director George Miller will retire from the county after 40 years of service in order to become the executive director of The Rainbow Connection, an organization founded by County Executive L. Brooks Patterson to grant wishes to seriously ill children. “George is known at the county for his exceptional leadership and ability to bring community partners together, which is why he is a natural to be the next executive director of The Rainbow Connection,” … [Read more...]

Oakland County Hosts Annual Prescription Drug Abuse Training

Second Annual Prescription Drug Abuse Training Registration is now open for doctors, dentists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants to learn how to identify the warning signs of over-prescribing pain medication to patients. The Oakland County Prescription Drug Abuse Partnership will again offer Boston University School of Medicine’s nationally-renowned SCOPE of Pain training on Saturday, November 12 from 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 the Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak auditorium at 3711 W. … [Read more...]

Bacterial Meningitis Update on Kristy Malter

Conflicting reports have indicated that Kristy Malter has been placed on life support. Multiple sources had earlier reported she had died. Malter was a Lifetime Fitness employee who contracted bacterial meningitis. George Miller, director of Oakland County Health and Human Services, would confirm only that Malter was on life support. Rochester Media released Bacterial Meningitis Found in Fitness Camp Employee on July 14. Oakland County Health officials are trying to contact over 200 … [Read more...]