The Michigan Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) provides all persons except those incarcerated in correctional facilities with access to public records. Requests to inspect or receive the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) records must be in writing, and must describe the requested records with enough detail that the Department can identify them.

See Michigan's Freedom of Information Act Law.

The Department's FOIA policies & procedures and summary be viewed here 

Many Health Statistics and Reports for the State of Michigan can be found online. Click here to view a list.

Are you looking for a birth, death, marriage, or divorce record?  Those are maintained in the Department's Vital Records Office.  For more information, including information about ordering a record online or by mail, click here.

Send all other public record requests to:

Attn: FOIA Coordinator
Bureau of Legal Affairs
PO Box 30195
Lansing, Michigan 48909

or via e-mail to: