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2022 Releases

  • Sept 27, 2022 Quit Smoking This Fall with Support from the Michigan Tobacco Quitline
  • Sept 13, 2022 Opioid Deaths Increasing in Washtenaw County
  • Aug 16, 2022 Washtenaw County WIC Honored with National WIC Breastfeeding Award of Excellence
  • Aug 10, 2022 Washtenaw County Beach Closure - Independence Lake beach closed to swimming due to high levels of bacteria
  • July 28, 2022: Washtenaw County Beach Closure - Independence Lake beach closed due to high levels of bacteria
  • July 6, 2022: Washtenaw County Beach Closure - Independence Lake beach closed due to high levels of bacteria 
  • June 22, 2022 COVID-19 Vaccines Available for Children Six Months and Older (Español: Vacunas contra el COVID-19 disponibles para niños de 6 meses en adelante)
  • June 15, 2022 Tick and Mosquito Surveillance Program Launches in Washtenaw County
  • June 8, 2022 Menthol and Flavored Tobacco Products Harming Health
  • June 6, 2022 Have Children Entering Preschool or Kindergarten? Hearing and Vision Screening is Mandatory (Español: ¿Tiene Niños Ingresando a Preescolar o Kínder? Programe un examen de audición y visión obligatorio)
  • April 14, 2022 Advisory: Avian Influenza Confirmed in Washtenaw County Birds (Español: Aviso del Departamento de Salud del Condado de Washtenaw: Influenza aviar confirmada en aves.)
  • Feb 11, 2022 Washtenaw County Health Department Announces Updates to Local COVID-19 Orders
  • Jan 14, 2022 Washtenaw County Health Department COVID-19 Advisory (Español: Departamento de Salud del Condado de Washtenaw, aviso sobre el COVID-19)
  • Jan 4, 2022 Additional No-Cost COVID-19 Community Testing Available in Ypsilanti (Español: Disponible en Ypsilanti, Pruebas Comunitarias de Detección del COVID-19 gratis.)

Older releases

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  2. 2020
  3. 2019
  4. 2018
  • November 3, 2021 Washtenaw County Health Department will start Vaccinating Children 5-11 Years Old Nov 9 (Español: El Departamento de Salud del Condado de Washtenaw comenzará el 9 de noviembre la vacunación contra el COVID-19 para niños de 5 a 11 años)
  • October 21, 2021 It's Time for Your Flu Shot (Español: Es tiempo de recibir tu vacuna contra la influenza (gripe))
  • October 14, 2021 Washtenaw County Health Department Adds Rapid COVID-19 Testing to Saturday Clinic (Español: El Departamento de Salud ofrecerá los sábados pruebas rápidas de COVID-19)
  • September 29, 2021 Washtenaw County Health Department Announces Expanded COVID-19 Clinics (Español: El Departamento de Salud anuncia ampliación de clínicas contra el COVID.)
  • September 2, 2021 Washtenaw County Health Department Issues Public Health Emergency Orders for Schools (Español: El Departamento de Salud ha emitido órdenes de emergencia de salud pública para las escuelas: Se requiere para entornos educativos K-12 usar mascarillas, y cuando sea necesario, iniciar el aislamiento o la cuarentena.) 
  • August 5, 2021 Advisory: Washtenaw County Beach Closure (joint release with Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission) 
  • August 4, 2021 Washtenaw County Health Department COVID-19 Advisory ( Español: Aviso del Departamento de Salud del Condado de Washtenaw sobre el COVID-19) 
  • June 7, 2021 Say Yes! COVID Test Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Offers Free, Rapid COVID-19 Tests to Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti Residents to Reduce COVID-19 Spread (Español: Say Yes! COVID Test - pruebas de detección del COVID. Se ofrecen pruebas rápidas y gratuitas a residentes en Ann Arbor e Ypsilanti para de reducir la propagación del COVID-19)
  • June 1, 2021 Washtenaw County Vaccination Clinic Changes  ( Español: Cambios en las clínicas de vacunación contra el COVID-19)
  • May 13, 2021 Washtenaw County Health Department Issues Local Public Health Order for School Quarantine (Español: El Departamento de Salud emite una orden de salud pública local sobre la cuarentena escolar)
  • May 6, 2021 Washtenaw County Health Department COVID-19 Vaccination Update ( Español: Actualización sobre vacunas del Departamento de Salud del Condado de Washtenaw)
  • April 9, 2021 Washtenaw County Health Department Urges COVID-19 Precautions (Español: El Departamento de Salud insta a tomar precauciones contra el COVID-19)
  • March 22, 2021 Washtenaw County Health Department Vaccination Update ( Español: Actualización sobre vacunas del Departamento de Salud del Condado de Washtenaw)
  • March 17, 2021 Washtenaw County Health Department Launches Community Outreach Pilot Project (Español: El Departamento de Salud del Condado de Washtenaw lanza proyecto piloto de alcance comunitario)
  • March 8, 2021 Washtenaw County Health Department Opens Additional COVID-19 Vaccination Site with St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea and Chelsea School District
  • Feb 23, 2021 COVID-19 Vaccination for Educators Continues in Washtenaw County
  • Feb 23, 2021 Washtenaw County Health Department Provides COVID-19 Vaccination Data
  • Feb 10, 2021 Washtenaw County Health Department and St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor continue large-scale vaccination site at EMU (joint release with Saint Joseph Mercy Health System)
  • Feb 5, 2021 Update on B117 COVID-19 Variant in Washtenaw County
  • Jan 27, 2021 Washtenaw County Health Department Recommends all local U-M students stay in place, avoid gatherings (joint release with U-M)
  • Jan 23, 2021 COVID-19 Variant in Washtenaw County
  • Jan 19, 2021 Washtenaw County Health Department COVID-19 Vaccine Update
  • Jan 16, 2021 COVID-19 Variant Identified in Washtenaw County
  • Jan 11, 2021 COVID-19 Vaccination in Washtenaw County. See in Spanish or Arabic.
  • Jan 7, 2021 Washtenaw County Health Department Continues COVID-19 Vaccination