Press Releases

  1. Washtenaw County Sees Spike in Covid-19 Cases

    Board of Commissioner’s Chairperson urges diligence, This afternoon, the Washtenaw County Health Officer, Jimena Loveluck, MSW, issued a "Stay In Place" order for undergraduate students at the University of Michigan. Read on...
  2. County Health Department Issues Public Health Emergency Stay in Place Order for UofM Students

    All social activities must be limited and existing public health guidance observed Read on...
  3. Advisory: Washtenaw County Health Department Updates Local Orders on Social Gatherings

    Washtenaw County Health Department is updating the local orders on social gatherings and events in residential settings in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. Read on...
  4. Washtenaw County Health Department Postpones No-cost Flu Vaccine Event

    Upcoming event in Manchester to be rescheduled Read on...
  5. Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Cancels October 7th and 8th Meetings

    Ways and Means, BOC and Working Session agenda items moved to October 21st Read on...
  6. Washtenaw County Clerk Reminder: Absentee Ballots are Counted on Election Day

    Absentee ballots in Michigan are not put aside until later. They are counted at the same time as in-person ballots. The results will be reported at the same time. Read on...
  7. Washtenaw County Health Department Issues Public Health Emergency Orders

    Local orders maintain COVID-19 prevention and control strategies during pandemic Read on...
  8. Washtenaw County Health Department Updates Public Health Emergency Order Restricting Gatherings

    Outdoor social gatherings in residential settings remain limited to no more than 25 people Read on...
  9. Washtenaw County Government Offers Enhanced Website Experience with Interactive Chat Feature

    Functionality Aims to Help Citizens Obtain Rapid Assistance with Civic Service Inquiries Read on...
  10. Flu Vaccination Urged for 2020 Season

    Washtenaw County Health Department and partners provide no-cost flu vaccine events Read on...
  11. Help Youth Stay Tobacco and Nicotine Free in the New School Year

    Promote smoke-free spaces and connect youth to quit support. Vaping use continues to rise among youth. Read on...
  12. Reminder – Advisory Still in Effect for Harmful Algal Blooms in Ford Lake

    Residents or visitors advised to avoid touching algae or scum Read on...
  13. Census Deadline Closes on September 30th

    The 2020 Decennial Census Count began the same week the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners declared a state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  14. Community COVID-19 Testing Available

    Free testing Sat Sept 19 and Sat Sept 26. Washtenaw County Health Department is announcing two new pop-up testing opportunities on Saturday Sept 19 and Saturday Sept 26 in Ypsilanti from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Read on...
  15. Grand Opening, September 17th – Ypsilanti Township CommUNITY Skatepark

    Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission & the Charter Township of Ypsilanti are proud to announce that the Ypsilanti Township CommUNITY Skatepark in Ypsilanti will be open to the public on Thursday, September 17. Read on...
  16. Washtenaw County BOC to Host Q & A and Public Hearing Regarding Gelman Proposed Settlement

    BOC to Host Question and Answer Session and Public Hearing with Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, AA City Council, Scio Township, Ann Arbor Township and the HRWC Regarding Proposed Settlement Agreement in Gelman Dioxane Plume Litigation Read on...
  17. EGLE Dam Safety Task Force Names Pratt as Chair

    Washtenaw County Water Resources Commissioner, Evan Pratt, has been named Chair of the Michigan Dam Safety Task Force Read on...
  18. Rain Garden University Receives EGLE’s Partners in Success Award

    The Washtenaw County Water Resource Commissioner’s Office was honored with a Partner In Success designation from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes & Energy (EGLE) for the implementation and success of the Rain Garden University program. Read on...
  19. Barrier Busters Requests Triple During COVID-19 Response

    Newly released summary reports from the Washtenaw County Office Community and Economic Development (OCED) show financial assistance requests made to the Barrier Buster Unmet Needs Fund tripled during the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  20. Proposed Settlement Documents in Legal Proceedings Regarding Local 1,4-Dioxane Contamination

    Specific documents now available for public review Read on...
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