Detroiters will be able to sign up for affordable health insurance in March at select fire stations and recreation centers throughout the city and the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center. Mayor Mike Duggan has declared March as Affordable Care Act Enrollment Month.
Trained personnel will be on hand to help residents sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act by thedeadline. Below are the locations and hours of each community enrollment location:
Detroit Fire Stations
● Engine 9 – 3737 E. Lafayette
● Engine 27 – 4700 W. Fort
● Engine 40 – 13939 Dexter
● Engine 48 – 2300 S. Fort
● Engine 54 – 16825 Trinity
Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays only, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Adams Butzel Center – 10500 Lyndon
Butzel Family Center – 7737 Kercheval
Coleman Young Recreation Center – 2751 Robert Bradby Drive
Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, 2 Woodward Avenue – 1st Floor
DETROIT POLICE DEPARTMENT HIRING POLICE OFFICERS
The Detroit Police Department is hiring police officers. The requirements for the position are as follows:
Must be at least 18 years of age
Present a valid driver’s license
Possession of a high school diploma or GED
No felony convictions
As part of the hiring process, applicants must meet minimum requirements, including
A criminal history check
Pass a pre-employment (reading & writing) test
Pass a physical fitness test Attend application orientation
Pass a pre-investigation interview
Pass a background check
Pass a final interview
Pass a psychological examination
Pass a medical examination
For job application information, contact: Detroit Police Department Human Resources/Recruiting, 1301 Third Street, Detroit, MI 48226 Telephone (313) 596-2607
Walk in applicants are welcome Mondays & Fridays
CITY OF DETROIT OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFERING WEATHER SPOTTER TRAINING SESSIONS
The City of Detroit Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is organizing a Detroit Skywarn class onat One Ford Place – Gilmore Center, located at 6071 2nd Street (Parking lot and entrance is located off of 3rd Street.) The Skywarn severe weather spotter training sessions, which will be conducted by the National Weather Service (NWS), teach individuals how to accurately observe and report weather conditions.
The free training is open to the general public, private sector, students, teachers, non-profits, City employees and many others.
The class focuses on: the important role of the spotter; thunderstorm development; tornado classifications; flash floods; severe weather safety tips; reporting severe weather; and informational handouts.
For registration or additional information, call (313) 745-4346 or
CROWELL, HEILMANN, AND WILLIAMS RECREATION CENTERS HOSTING FUTURE LEADERS IN PROGRESS LATE NIGHT PROGRAM FOR 17-24 YEAR OLDS
The Detroit Recreation Department will present the second session of its Future Leaders in Progress (FLIP) late night self development program. The Future Leaders in Progress initiative is designed to empower participants with skills effecting positive life transformation for future success. The program is open to young adults 17 to 24. The second session kick off isand will be a ten-week session ending on . The free late night program is from two nights a week at the following recreation centers:
Crowell Recreation Center, 16630 Lahser
Wednesdays and Saturdays from
Heilmann Recreation Center, 19601 Crusade enter off Brock St.
Tuesdays and Fridays from
Williams Recreation Center, 8431 Rosa Parks Blvd
Wednesdays and Saturdays from
Basketball Skills and Drills and League Play
Hip Hop, Ballroom, and Zumba Dance Instruction
Boxing Instruction, Swimming, Exercise and Weight Room Activities
Job Preparation and support
Basic Graphic Design Instruction
Healthy Living Workshops
Money management, credit repair and entrepreneurship workshops
GED and College preparedness and mentoring
Create your own success workshops
INSTITUTE FOR POPULATION HEALTH TO HOST A CONTINUING EDUCATION CLASS ON PAIN ASSESSMENT, TREATMENT, AND CHALLENGES
The Institute for Population Health (IPH) will host a continuing education class on pain assessment, treatment, and challenges at 8904
Woodward Ave. The presentation will be offered, , and March 25 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
The presentation is aimed at nurses, social workers, and other health care professionals. It is approved for 1.0 Contact Hours for Nurses and Social Workers continuing education. The cost is $20.
Reserve your spot by calling (313) 309-9430 Ext. 1302 or at
FLU SHOTS ARE AVAILABLE
Flu shots are available at the following immunization clinics:
IPH North End Center
8904 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202
IPH North East Center
5400 East 7 Mile
Detroit, MI 48234
(Both locations closed for lunch from)
Please bring: child’s shot record; picture ID; insurance card; and school/recall letter.
Vaccine For Children (VFC) clients will not be turned away because of inability to pay for shots. Clients with private pay insurance will be referred to their doctor. Children under the age 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Please call numbers above for vaccine eligibility and additional information.
Forwarded by Midtown Alliance
And by 3rd Precinct Police/Community Relations Council
Per Leslie Malcolmson