Press Releases

  1. Washtenaw County Health Department COVID-19 Vaccination Update

    Vaccination maps by census tract now available; multiple upcoming COVID-19 vaccine opportunities Read on...
  2. Washtenaw County Prosecutor Announces Innovative Pre-Plea Diversion Program in Ann Arbor’s 15th Dist

    Created in Partnership with 15th District Court, Program Allows Defendants to Avoid Guilty Plea While Accessing Rehabilitative Services Read on...
  3. Pratt Briefs House of Representatives on Emergency Response, Disaster Recovery, and Infrastructure

    Commissioner Pratt participated as one of three panelists in a briefing by the American Public Works Association (APWA) to members of the US House of Representatives Public Works and Infrastructure Caucus. Read on...
  4. WASHTENAW COUNTY BROADBAND TASK FORCE OFFERS UPDATE ON ACHIEVING COUNTYWIDE BROADBAND ACCESS BY 2022

    At the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Working Session meeting last evening, the Broadband Task Force provided an update on their work to bridge the digital divide across all of Washtenaw County. Read on...
  5. Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners to Receive Update on Broadband Task Force Activities

    On Thursday, April 22nd at 6:30 PM, the Board of Commissioners will be receiving an update from the Broadband Task Force at their Working Session meeting. Read on...
  6. Washtenaw County Set to Launch Updated Opportunity Index

    Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development (OCED) will be launching the 2020 Opportunity Index. Read on...
  7. WAVE Collaborates with the County Health Department to Offer Free-of-Charge Shuttle Service

    The Western-Washtenaw Area Value Express (WAVE) is coordinating with the Washtenaw County Health Department in transporting individuals to the COVID vaccine site at Pierce Lake Elementary School. Read on...
  8. Washtenaw County Health Department Pauses Use of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

    Scheduled clinic in Chelsea will run using Pfizer vaccine; Tuesday EMU clinic postponed Read on...
  9. Board of Commissioners Approve $15/Hour Minimum Wage for All Regular, Full-Time Washtenaw County Gov

    The Board of Commissioners approved a resolution establishing a $15/hour minimum wage for all regular, full-time Washtenaw County government employees. The resolution passed the Board unanimously. Read on...
  10. County Prosecutor’s Office Announces New Protocols to Assist Survivors of Human Trafficking

    Trafficking Survivors to Receive Legal Services from University of Michigan Human Trafficking Law Clinic; Needs of Survivors to be Given “Highest Priority” Read on...
  11. Washtenaw County Health Department Urges COVID-19 Precautions

    Governor’s recommendations can help reverse current trends Read on...
  12. Washtenaw County Recognizes Our Health Department Heroes During National Public Health Week

    In recognition of National Public Health Week “Building Bridges to Better Health”, April 5-11, 2021, Washtenaw County Honors our Health Department Heroes. Read on...
  13. Washtenaw County Prosecutor Adopts Fair Michigan Policy on Respecting Gender Identity

    Announcement on International Transgender Day of Visibility Intended to Assist Transgender Crime Victims and Witnesses Read on...
  14. CONTROLLED BURNS TO BE CONDUCTED

    Controlled burns will be conducted on Wednesday March 31, 2021 in the detention basin in the Arbor Hills Subdivision between Northbrook Dr. and Ford Rd. Read on...
  15. Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners to Raise Transgender Pride Flag

    On Wednesday, March 31st at 9:00 AM, Washtenaw County officials will raise the Transgender Pride Flag at 200 N. Main St in downtown Ann Arbor. This flag raising will be a part of the county’s recognition of Transgender Day of Visibility. Read on...
  16. CONTROLLED BURNS TO BE CONDUCTED

    Controlled burns will be conducted on Monday, March 29, 2021 in rain gardens at the following locations: Mary Beth Doyle park, Arbor Oaks park and Stone School Road between Ellsworth and I-94. Read on...
  17. CONTROLLED BURNS TO BE CONDUCTED

    Controlled burns will be conducted on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 in rain gardens at the Waste Water Treatment Plant in Ann Arbor. Read on...
  18. Washtenaw County Health Department Vaccination Update

    New scheduling process and expanded statewide eligibility starts today Read on...
  19. CONTROLLED BURNS TO BE CONDUCTED

    Controlled burns will be conducted on Saturday, March 20, 2021 in the Miller Ave roadside rain gardens between Newport and Maple Rd and the Belize Park rain garden located at Summit and Fountain. Read on...
  20. Washtenaw County Health Department Launches Community Outreach Pilot Project

    2500 first doses now available to serve those most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic Read on...
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