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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Washtenaw County Health Department COVID-19 Advisory

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Departamento de Salud del Condado de Washtenaw, aviso sobre el COVID-19

In Washtenaw County, as elsewhere, new COVID-19 cases have increased dramatically in recent weeks. Hospitalizations and deaths have remained high since late fall. Washtenaw County Heal...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

What to know about COVID-19 in Washtenaw County

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Last updated: 1/13/22

Washtenaw County remains at a high level of COVID-19 transmission. Everyone should:

  • Wear a well-fitting face mask in indoor public spaces (a surgical, KN95, or N95 mask is recommended over a cloth mask)
  • Get vaccinated or booste...
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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Additional No-Cost COVID-19 Community Testing Available in Ypsilanti

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Disponible en Ypsilanti, Pruebas Comunitarias de Detección del COVID-19 gratis (Las pruebas están disponibles para todas las personas que tengan o no seguro médico, con o sin síntomas. Si ha e...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Flood Assistance Fund Application

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The following application process has been developed for the distribution of Flood Funds that were allocated to Washtenaw County to support damages sustained during the severe weather on June 25-26, 2021.  These funds may only be used to cover co...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Sheriff Clayton Receives Mental Health Association in Michigan Award

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The award was presented to him and co-honoree Dr. Sheryl Kubiak on October 28, 2021 at the annual tribute dinner at which MHAM honors an individual or individuals who have made significant contributions to mental health policy in Michigan.  

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

It's Time for Your Flu Shot

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Es tiempo de recibir tu vacuna contra la influenza (gripe)

Now is the time for everyone six months and older to get vaccinated against flu (influenza). Flu vaccines protect against serious illness and are especially important during the ongoing COVID-19 pa...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Washtenaw County to Begin Comprehensive Climate Action Planning Process

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Washtenaw County, MI – Last week, the Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution to allocate funds to climate action planning efforts. The resolution approves a contract with Resource Recycling Systems to assist in the development of a compr...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Shop with a Cop - 2021 - Donations Needed

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Because this program is funded entirely by donations, the generosity of our donors is essential to the program’s success.  In response to COVID-19, we got creative and transformed our holiday events into Operation Special Delivery.  Chil...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Commissioners Approve $30.5 Million Dollar Package Through the Ways and Means Committee

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Washtenaw County, MI – Last night, the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed a historic resolution obligating up to $30.5 million dollars for community investments through the Ways and Means Committee. This proposed package leverages ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Rental, Utility, and Internet Assistance Available as Eviction Moratorium Nears Expiration

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Rental and utility relief assistance funds are available now! Learn more here.

The Federal CDC Eviction Moratorium will end on July 31, but assistance funds are available to help qualifying households in Washtenaw County who continue to face pande...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

*UPDATED 7/2/21* Washtenaw Declares State of Emergency in Response to Widespread and Severe Flooding

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*7/2/2021 FLOODING UPDATE* 

Washtenaw County, MI – As part of the request for a State declaration, Washtenaw County needs to collect as much information as possible about the extent of damage that has occurred in our community. ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Sheriff Clayton Receives Mental Health Association in Michigan Award

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The award was presented to him and co-honoree Dr. Sheryl Kubiak on October 28, 2021 at the annual tribute dinner at which MHAM honors an individual or individuals who have made significant contributions to mental health policy in Michigan.  

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