Press Releases

  1. The national 988 Lifeline for mental health launched

    What does that mean for Washtenaw? Read on...
  2. Washtenaw County Invests in Affordable Home Ownership Development

    Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners voted to invest $3.6M of the County’s American Rescue Plan allocation into a housing development in Ypsilanti that will bring an affordable, home ownership opportunities to residents. Read on...
  3. Washtenaw County Earns Spot in Competitive “Cities and Counties for Fine and Fee Justice” Cohort

    Washtenaw County one of six, local governments selected to participate Read on...
  4. Washtenaw County's Annual "Stuff the Bus" Campaign Kicks off on August 1st!

    Monday, August 1 through Friday, August 5, 2022, a full-sized school bus will be located at the Target parking lot in Pittsfield Township and the Oak Valley parking lot Ann Arbor from 8:30am-3:00pm. Read on...
  5. Press Release: SHERIFF CLAYTON SPEAKS ON THE TENTH ANNIVERSAY OF DACA ABOUT ITS VALUE

    Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton was recently asked to contribute to a blog about DACA and immigration reform by LEITF (Law Enforcement Immigration Task Force). Read on...
  6. Press Release: National Initiative: TRANSFORM911

    WASHTENAW COUNTY SHERIFF JERRY CLAYTON PARTICIPATES IN A NATIONAL INITIATIVE FOCUSED ON EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS CENTERS. TRANSFORM911 ROLLS OUT BLUEPRINT REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CHANGE. Read on...
  7. Press Release: TOWARD A FAIR, JUST AND EFFECTIVE RESPONSE TO GUN VIOLENCE

  8. Board of Commissioners Set to Consider $1.6 Million Investment in Community Violence Interventions

    The Board of Commissioners is set to deliberate and vote on recommendations to invest $1.6 million from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to fund three community violence prevention programs as part of the Board-created Community Priority Fund (CPF) Read on...
  9. Washtenaw County Prosecutor Statement on Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade

    Our office has been fighting in court to secure recognition of the right to an abortion under the Michigan Constitution—which provides protections wholly independent of the federal Constitution. Read on...
  10. Washtenaw County Convenes Climate Leadership Summit

    On Thursday morning, over 30 department heads, managers, and supervisors from departments all over Washtenaw County convened at the Learning Resource Center for the first of two Climate Leadership Summits. Read on...
  11. COVID-19 Vaccines Available for Children Six Months and Older

    Washtenaw County Health Department Now Offering Appointments for Younger Children Read on...
  12. First Washtenaw County Household Connected as a Result of Board of Commissioners’ Historic Broadband

    The first Washtenaw County household was connected to broadband infrastructure as a result of that investment. Read on...
  13. COVID Emergency Rental Assistance (CERA) Program application period to end June 30, 2022

    Applications submitted before the deadline will continue to be processed until all the available funds are utilized. Read on...
  14. Tick and Mosquito Surveillance Program Launches in Washtenaw County

    Residents encouraged to “Fight the Bite” Read on...
  15. Menthol and Flavored Tobacco Products Harming Health

    Menthol and flavored tobacco products make it easier to start using and harder to quit Read on...
  16. Have Children Entering Preschool or Kindergarten? Hearing and Vision Screening is Mandatory

    Schedule for free at the Health Department Read on...
  17. Washtenaw County Invests $3.5 Million in Human Services

    At Wednesday evening’s meeting, the Board of Commissioners cemented Washtenaw County’s commitment to increasing and extending funding for human services in the community when they allocated $3.5 million to work supporting Washtenaw County residents. Read on...
  18. WASHTENAW COUNTY CONSIDERS HUMAN SERVICES INVESTMENTS

    New Human Services Partnership, Supplemental Funding, ARPA all being considered Read on...
  19. Washtenaw County Earns National Achievement Award for Sustainable Investments Preserve National Area

  20. Commissioners Adopt Community Violence Interruption Policy Framework

    Invite Cities and Townships to Follow Read on...
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