Press Releases

  1. Washtenaw County Earns National Achievement Award for Sustainable Investments Preserve National Area

  2. Commissioners Adopt Community Violence Interruption Policy Framework

    Invite Cities and Townships to Follow Read on...
  3. Washtenaw County Partners Announce New Juvenile Restitution Program

    First Of Its Kind Program Will Prevent Unnecessary Youth Justice Involvement; Ensure Prompt Payments to Crime Victims Read on...
  4. Corp Counsel, Michelle Billard, nominated for Crain’s Business “Notables in Corporate Counsel"

    Michelle Billard, Washtenaw County Corporation Counsel, has been nominated for a “2022 Notables in Corporate Counsel” award by Crain’s Business Detroit. Read on...
  5. Gov Appoints Commissioner Hodge as Chair of the Community Action and Economic Opportunity Commission

    This week, Governor Gretchen Whitmer appointed Commissioner Justin Hodge as Chairperson of the Commission on Community Action and Economic Opportunity. Commissioner Hodge has served as a member of the commission since 2021. Read on...
  6. Barrier Busters Network Celebrated 20 Years of Service to Community

    Barrier Busters Network provided more than $530K financial assistance to 951 households, 2021 Year End Report reveals Read on...
  7. Board of Commissioners’ Investment in Addressing Child Care Access Serves Over 100 Families in 2021

    Board of Commissioners’ Investment in Addressing Child Care Access Serves Over 100 Families in 2021; Services Set to Greatly Expand in 2022 Read on...
  8. Board of Commissioners Recognize Transgender Day of Visibility

    Board of Commissioners Recognize Transgender Day of Visibility; Establishes Gender Affirming Policy Committee Read on...
  9. Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Passes $11 Million Package to Invest in Community

    The current package includes three components that all aim to encourage generational success by investing in our community’s health and wellbeing. Read on...
  10. Washtenaw County Health Department Announces Updates to Local Orders

    COVID-19 orders for K12 educational settings lifted effective February 28 Read on...
  11. SUMMERWORKS YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM BUILDS LIFE-LONG NETWORKS & CAREERS

    Youth employment & mentorship program pairs area youth & employers for ten-week, on-the-job training June 13-Aug. 19 Read on...
  12. Controlled Burns to be Conducted

    Controlled burns help reduce invasive species and encourage native plants to thrive. Read on...
  13. Meningitis Case Under Investigation

    Antibiotic treatment recommended for any individuals with close contact Read on...
  14. Public Notice: January 19th Board of Commissioners and Working Session Meetings Canceled

    The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners has canceled its meetings for tonight (Wednesday, January 19th) due to high levels of COVID-19 transmission and exposures in Washtenaw County and across the state. Read on...
  15. Washtenaw County Health Department COVID-19 Advisory

    New COVID-19 cases have increased dramatically in recent weeks. Hospitalizations and deaths have remained high since late fall. Washtenaw County Health Department urges all community members and organizations to take precautions. Read on...
  16. Additional No-Cost COVID-19 Community Testing Available in Ypsilanti

    LynxDx opens second Washtenaw testing location Read on...
  17. PRESS RELEASE - Washtenaw County Announces 2022 Clean-Up Day Event Schedule

    County residents will have five County Clean-Up Day events this year to dispose of or recycle a variety of household items in a safe and responsible manner. Read on...
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