Press Releases

  1. Washtenaw County Set to Launch Updated Opportunity Index

    Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development (OCED) will be launching the 2020 Opportunity Index. Read on...
  2. WAVE Collaborates with the County Health Department to Offer Free-of-Charge Shuttle Service

    The Western-Washtenaw Area Value Express (WAVE) is coordinating with the Washtenaw County Health Department in transporting individuals to the COVID vaccine site at Pierce Lake Elementary School. Read on...
  3. Washtenaw County Health Department Pauses Use of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

    Scheduled clinic in Chelsea will run using Pfizer vaccine; Tuesday EMU clinic postponed Read on...
  4. Board of Commissioners Approve $15/Hour Minimum Wage for All Regular, Full-Time Washtenaw County Gov

    The Board of Commissioners approved a resolution establishing a $15/hour minimum wage for all regular, full-time Washtenaw County government employees. The resolution passed the Board unanimously. Read on...
  5. County Prosecutor’s Office Announces New Protocols to Assist Survivors of Human Trafficking

    Trafficking Survivors to Receive Legal Services from University of Michigan Human Trafficking Law Clinic; Needs of Survivors to be Given “Highest Priority” Read on...
  6. Washtenaw County Health Department Urges COVID-19 Precautions

    Governor’s recommendations can help reverse current trends Read on...
  7. Washtenaw County Recognizes Our Health Department Heroes During National Public Health Week

    In recognition of National Public Health Week “Building Bridges to Better Health”, April 5-11, 2021, Washtenaw County Honors our Health Department Heroes. Read on...
  8. Washtenaw County Prosecutor Adopts Fair Michigan Policy on Respecting Gender Identity

    Announcement on International Transgender Day of Visibility Intended to Assist Transgender Crime Victims and Witnesses Read on...
  9. CONTROLLED BURNS TO BE CONDUCTED

    Controlled burns will be conducted on Wednesday March 31, 2021 in the detention basin in the Arbor Hills Subdivision between Northbrook Dr. and Ford Rd. Read on...
  10. Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners to Raise Transgender Pride Flag

    On Wednesday, March 31st at 9:00 AM, Washtenaw County officials will raise the Transgender Pride Flag at 200 N. Main St in downtown Ann Arbor. This flag raising will be a part of the county’s recognition of Transgender Day of Visibility. Read on...
  11. CONTROLLED BURNS TO BE CONDUCTED

    Controlled burns will be conducted on Monday, March 29, 2021 in rain gardens at the following locations: Mary Beth Doyle park, Arbor Oaks park and Stone School Road between Ellsworth and I-94. Read on...
  12. CONTROLLED BURNS TO BE CONDUCTED

    Controlled burns will be conducted on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 in rain gardens at the Waste Water Treatment Plant in Ann Arbor. Read on...
  13. Washtenaw County Health Department Vaccination Update

    New scheduling process and expanded statewide eligibility starts today Read on...
  14. CONTROLLED BURNS TO BE CONDUCTED

    Controlled burns will be conducted on Saturday, March 20, 2021 in the Miller Ave roadside rain gardens between Newport and Maple Rd and the Belize Park rain garden located at Summit and Fountain. Read on...
  15. Washtenaw County Health Department Launches Community Outreach Pilot Project

    2500 first doses now available to serve those most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic Read on...
  16. Portage and Base Line Lake Levels To Be Raised Beginning March 25, 2021

    The lake level at Portage and Base Line Lakes will be raised beginning on March 25, 2021. Read on...
  17. Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Approve Special Revenue Fund to Maintain County Trails

    At their meeting earlier this month, the Board of Commissioners approved the creation of a new special revenue fund to support the long-term maintenance of non-motorized trails in Washtenaw County. Read on...
  18. Fair Michigan and Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office Announce Expansion of Fair Justice Project

    Fair Michigan and Washtenaw County Prosecutor announce program which will train law enforcement officers, and coordinate the investigation and prosecution of serious crimes committed against LGBTQ community in Washtenaw County Read on...
  19. Washtenaw County Offers COVID-19 Vaccination to Jail Population

    On Friday March 12th, the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office began offering COVID-19 vaccinations to individuals incarcerated within the Washtenaw County Jail. Read on...
  20. Update to the Community about Gelman Plume in Virtual Meeting

    Representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) will answer questions from the community and local officials about the status of the Gelman Plume. Read on...
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