News Flash

Posted on: July 16, 2020

“Racism is a Public Health Crisis”

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The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Declares:

“Racism is a Public Health Crisis”

As a part of their on-going equity efforts, the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners has passed a resolution declaring that Racism is a Public He...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Creates a Commission on Aging

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The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Creates a Commission on Aging 

At their July 1st meeting, the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution creating a new Commission on Aging. The resolution...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Appoints Two New Members to County Road Commission

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Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Appoints Two New Members to County Road Commission 

At their meeting on Wednesday May 20th, The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners appointed two (2) new members to the Washtenaw County Road Com...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Re-Elects Leadership Team

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MEDIA RELEASE

Date: Thursday, January 9, 2020

For Immediate Release

For more information contact:

Lisa Moutinho – Washtenaw County Public Information Officer734-222-6731 [email protected]

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Re-Elects Leadership Team

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Refugee Resettlement

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MEDIA RELEASE

January 9, 2019For Immediate Release

For more information, contact:Lisa Moutinho, Washtenaw County Public Information Officer734.222.6731 or [email protected] 

 

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Innovative Reentry Initiative

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For Immediate Release

Contact: Crystal S. Campbell

BOC Communication and Operations Manager

[email protected] / (734) 222-6847

WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS RATIFIES FEDERALLY FUNDED “INNOVATIVE REENTRY INITIATIVE” GRANT FO...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

2019 Calendar of Deliverables

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On March 6th, 2019 the Board of Commissioners affirmed by a 9-0 vote the "2019 Calendar of Deliverables." This document, identifies priorities that require consideration and will serve as an outline for the intended course of action for the Boar...

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News Flash

Posted on: July 15, 2020

Clerk/Register of Deeds Online and By-Mail Services

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Effective June 15, 2020 the Washtenaw County Clerk/Register’s office is available for in-person service by appointment, only. 

The public is encouraged to access our services online and by mail for both convenience and safety:

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

MEDIA RELEASE: Ann Arbor Announces Affordable Housing Waitlist Website

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On Friday, July 24, 2020, the Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development (OCED), along with the City of Ann Arbor, launched a new affordable housing waitlist website: AnnArborWaitlist.com. The waitlist will open for the first t...

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Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Washtenaw County Continuum Of Care Adopts Racial Equity Statement

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On July 15, 2020, the Washtenaw County Continuum of Care (CoC) Board adopted a statement committing to understanding and addressing racial equity in the local homelessness response system. 

In ...

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Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Michigan Launches Program to Support Small Business Impacted by COVID-19

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The State of Michigan has allocated $100 million of CARES Act funding to support small businesses in our state in response to the economic impact of COVID-19. This funding is now available through the Michigan Small Business Restart Program to businesses ...
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Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Washtenaw County OCED Service Delivery Updates

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Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development has reopened with modified service delivery.  

While OCED staff is currently working remotely, we have set up a remote service kiosk station in the lobby of our office...

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Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Washtenaw County Opens Cooling Centers

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With temperatures expected to rise above 90° this week, Washtenaw County will open two (2) cooling centers beginning July 7th. Starting Tuesday morning, the atrium of the Community Mental Health building at 555 Towner St. in Ypsilanti and the Lear...

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Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Substantial Amendment to Urban County Citizen Participation Plan available for comment

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Notice is hereby given by the Washtenaw County OCED that one public hearing, and a 5 day public comment period, will be held to solicit citizen input on a substantial amendment to the Citizen Participation Plan in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Nonprofit Agencies Receive Support From Washtenaw County and Community Partners

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Washtenaw County nonprofits are playing a major role in stepping up to provide essential services to the members of our community during the COVID-19 crisis. From helping coordinate food distribution to staffin...

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Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Update on Essential Services

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Information regarding the spread of COVID-19, including what you should do if you feel sick or believe you have been exposed to the virus, visit washtenaw.org/3095/COVID-19

If you need information about essential services, go to our new webpage: washtenaw....

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Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Washtenaw County Partners to Support Local Businesses During the COVID-19 Crisis

Small Business Emergency Relief Fund

“Just as Washtenaw County has been working hard to ensure residents have the latest public health information and access to essential services, we are committed to helping the small business community,” said Gregory Dill, Washtenaw Cou...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Substantial Amendment to Washtenaw Urban County 2019 Action Plan available for comment

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Notice is hereby given by the Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development (OCED) that one public hearing will be held to solicit citizen input on a substantial amendment to the 2019 Annual Action Plan. The amendment is focused on additio...
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Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Environmental Review for Upcoming Projects

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Location: 7651 Dan Hoey Rd, Dexter, MI 48130

Developer: Avalon Housing, Inc.

  • Click here to view the Combined Notice. This notice details the finding of no significant impact on the environment and the request for the release ...
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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Washtenaw County Support New Statewide Capacity Building Initiative

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Through Washtenaw Coordinated Funders, the Office of Community and Economic Development is supporting a new initiative that will enable nonprofits to connect with talent and receive capacity-building support. &ldquo...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Draft Washtenaw Urban County 2020 Action Plan now available for comment

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The Action Plan describes the actions, activities and resources that will be used in Fiscal Year 2020-21 to address the priority community development and housing needs and goals identified by the 
Five-Year 2018-2022 Consolidated Plan.

Pursuant to...
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Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Washtenaw County Summer Youth Employment Program Now Accepting Applications

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“Being a part of SummerWorks was awesome! My job led to an internship and the internship turned into my career!”

- 2017 SummerWorks Participant 

Are you between the ages of 16 and 24? Do you w...

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Posted on: December 16, 2019

Washtenaw County Offers Funding for Census Outreach Projects

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As the country prepares for Census 2020, Washtenaw County is working to reach out to groups that have been historically undercounted, such as college students, children, people of color, low-income individuals, and more. Given the importance of the Decenn...

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Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: December 5, 2019

OCED Participates in Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

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Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is an annual, nationwide program where organizations and advocates draw attention to the problems of hunger and homelessness in communities across the country. This year, the Shelter Associ...

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Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: November 22, 2019

Washtenaw County Brownfield Authority Releases 2018 Annual Report

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Last month, the Washtenaw County Brownfield Authority (WCBRA) released its 2018 Annual Report. The report detailed over 65 million dollars in private investment and substantial environmental remediation and public infrastructure investme...

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Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Washtenaw County Announces Winter Shelter and Warming Centers

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Starting Monday, November 11th, 2019, any individuals seeking emergency shelter during the upcoming cold winter months can find a safe and warm place to sleep each night at the Delonis Center (312 W Huron St, Ann Arbor, MI 48103) and&...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Community Members Identify and Prioritize New Housing and Public Infrastructure Projects

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The Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development and the City of Ypsilanti hosted a series of meetings with residents who live in the neighborhood located south of W. Michigan Avenue in Ypsilan...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

OCED Partners with United Way to Explore Financial Empowerment for Residents

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Earlier this month, Washtenaw County was announced as part of a new cohort of communities receiving grants to explore the feasibility of launching Financial Empowerment Centers in their communities through the Cities for Financi...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

OCED Releases 2018 Annual Report

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We’re proud of the broad reach of OCED throughout the County. In 2018, the Foster Grandparent Program celebrated it’s 50th anniversary in Washtenaw County, the ADA ramp program for low-income homeowners was back in action, more progress was made in making...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

OCED Celebrates Summer19 Youth Employment Program

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On Thursday, August 22nd, OCED joined Michigan Works! and the University of Michigan to celebrate another successful year of our joint youth summer employment program. Summer19 is an annual program that connects youth to summer employment opportunities wi...

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Community & Economic Development - News
Posted on: August 30, 2019

OCED Helps Bring Community Together at Parkridge SummerFest & Joe Dulin Community Day

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The sun was out and so was the neighborhood for this year’s Parkridge SummerFest & Joe Dulin Community Day. Over a thousand residents joined us in Parkridge Park to listen to local musicians, eat great food, and learn about community resources on Aug....

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

OCED 2018 Annual Report

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We’re proud of the broad reach of OCED throughout the County. Read our most recent annual report to learn all of the ways we are working to make Washtenaw County a place where all residents can fully participate in the community and in the economy.

A full ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Affordable Housing

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Our office partners with a number of community partners to improve, protect, and expand our county's affordable housing stock.

Learn more about this work by checking out https://www.washtenaw.org/722/Affordable-Housing 

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Historic Preservation

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The Washtenaw County Historic Preservation Program is dedicated to supporting local historic districts, spurring heritage tourism, and attracting investment in our historic resources.

Learn more about this work by checking out https://www.washtena...

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News Flash

Posted on: June 22, 2020

Black Lives Matter

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Washtenaw County Community Mental Health (WCCMH) believes that BLACK LIVES MATTER.

  • We firmly stand in solidarity with the Black community, now and always
  • We speak out when we see injustice
  • We empathize with the pain, fear, anxiety, and anger so many are feel...
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Posted on: June 19, 2020

WCCMH Provider Training Update

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Medications Training Update:Trainings should continue at the provider level until further notice. Additional updates are pending and will be communicated as soon as possible. 

Refresher deadlines will continue to be extended throughout the summer....

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Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: January 21, 2020

State Updates: Director Gordon's Plan to Restructure

In December 2019, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Robert Gordon proposed a restructuring of Michigan’s public mental health system.

The following links may be helpful in learning more about Director Gordon&rs...

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Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: December 9, 2019

Millage Third Quarter Updates are In

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Resources from the Washtenaw County Mental Health and Public Safety Preservation Millage first became available on January 1, 2019. 

Click the links to get some highlights from the third quarter:

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

The 2018 Annual Report is In!

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Thanks always for the support, advocacy, contributions, and hard work of our staff, community partners, consumers and their families. 

If you aren't able to pick up a hardcopy from one of our locations, you can download a copy by clicking here.

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Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: November 14, 2019

What's Up with Mental Health Services and Public Safety?

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As part of their Washtenaw United series, WEMU 89.1 FM interviewed Lisa Gentz and Derrick Jackson to learn more about the 11 new programs that received funding from the 2017 millage to increase funding for mental health services and public safety.

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Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: November 8, 2019

CARES: Help is Always Available

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Seven days a week and 24 hours every day, the CARES access number for mental health and substance use treatment services offered by Washtenaw County Community Mental Health is staffed to serve you.

CARES social workers, therapists, peer-specialists, and ps...

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Community Mental Health - News Flash
Posted on: October 1, 2019

CMH Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Update

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The fiscal year begins this month, so we want to provide an update on our Fiscal Year 2020 budget.

On September 16th, the WCCMH Board approved a balanced FY20 budget and moved it forward to the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners. The FY20 as presented...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

U of M Law Students Made a Video About Landlord Tenant Process

Andrew Cutillo, Megan Giles, Seyoung Oh, Adam VanDeusen worked with Judge Simpson from the 14A District Court to develop a video to help litigants navigate the Landlord Tenant court process.  We are grateful for their hard work and hope that the ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

14A District Court Pioneers Online Case Resolution

Partnering with Court Innovations/Matterhorn, an Ann Arbor based company, the 14A District Court has implemented three different online case resolution platforms with more on the horizon.  The 14A District Court piloted the first of its kind onli...

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News Flash

Posted on: August 6, 2020

Advisory: Possible Harmful Algal Blooms in Ford Lake

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Washtenaw County Health Department, in consultation with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), is issuing a public health advisory for a suspected harmful algal bloom in Ford Lake in Ypsilanti, Michigan. People and pets should avoi...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Washtenaw County Beach Closed at Independence Lake

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Washtenaw County Health Department is closing Independence Lake beach at Independence Lake County Park due to high levels of E. coli bacteria. Independence Lake is in located in Webster Township, and the park is operated by Washtenaw County Parks and Recr...

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Posted on: August 1, 2020

Environmental Health Division office open by appointment only

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To promote the safety of employees and customers, our Environmental Health front office at 705 North Zeeb Road, Ann Arbor is now open by appointment only.

Appointments are available from 10:00 a.m. - Noon, and 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. ...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Main Health Department Number Spoofed

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The main Washtenaw County Health Department phone number (734-544-6700) has been falsified in a scam to contact random people for sensitive health insurance information or medication information. The Washtenaw County Health Department will never randomly ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Racism is a Public Health Crisis

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The Washtenaw County Board of Health passed a resolution June 30, 2020 explicitly declaring racism as a public health crisis and confirming our collective commitment to health equity in Washtenaw County.

“We know that racism has helped drive uneq...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

How to Get Fresh, Local Food During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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There are many resources available to combat food insecurity, support local food and farmers, and to do both at the same time. Note: there are more resources available than listed here, as resources keep increasing and evolving.

Food Gatherers is the best ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

New Health for All Washtenaw website provides community health data, stories, and action

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The Washtenaw County Health Department has launched a new website that holds interactive data on hundreds of factors related to community health. www.healthforallwashtenaw.org is a central location for information, stories, and action items on what impact...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Community-wide Solutions Needed to Address Opioid Epidemic

The Healing Forest - 48 conversations about the opioid epidemic and community recovery in Washtenaw

Some epidemics, like Ebola, rush in like a tornado with immediate and obvious destruction. The opioid epidemic, instead, is more like fungus that slowly attacks trees, eventually decimating the forest. This is the focus of a newly published report by the ...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Group Lowering Disparities

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A breastfeeding support group for black mothers was created by Washtenaw County WIC in 2018 with the goal of lowering the racial disparity in breastfeeding rates.

“Being able to meet up with other mothers of color, other mothers who look like me,...

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Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that th...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Advisory: Possible Harmful Algal Blooms in Ford Lake

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Washtenaw County Health Department, in consultation with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), is issuing a public health advisory for a suspected harmful algal bloom in Ford Lake in Ypsilanti, Michigan. People and pets should avoi...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Washtenaw County Beach Closed at Independence Lake

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Washtenaw County Health Department is closing Independence Lake beach at Independence Lake County Park due to high levels of E. coli bacteria. Independence Lake is in located in Webster Township, and the park is operated by Washtenaw County Parks and Recr...

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Home - News & Announcements
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Michigan Launches Program to Support Small Business Impacted by COVID-19

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The State of Michigan has allocated $100 million of CARES Act funding to support small businesses in our state in response to the economic impact of COVID-19. This funding is now available through the Michigan Small Business Restart Program to businesses ...
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Home - News & Announcements
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Washtenaw County Board of Health Names Racism as a Public Health Crisis

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The Washtenaw County Board of Health passed a resolution June 30, 2020 explicitly declaring racism as a public health crisis and confirming our collective commitment to health equity in Washtenaw County.

“We know that racism has helped drive uneq...

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Washtenaw County Health Department Home - News & Announcements
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Sheriff Clayton Speaks about Michigan Jails in Detroit Free Press

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Unfortunately, it has taken a crisis of this magnitude to provide a glimpse of what a more just criminal justice system can look like.

I’m talking, of course, about the COVID-19 pandemic and the efforts by judges, prosecutors and county sheriffs ...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Sheriff Clayton has been elected as a founding member of the Council on Criminal Justice

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Independent and nonpartisan, the Council on Criminal Justice (CCJ) advances understanding of the criminal justice policy choices facing the nation and builds consensus for solutions that enhance safety and justice for all. Through research, policy develop...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Washtenaw County Partners to Support Local Businesses During the COVID-19 Crisis

Small Business Emergency Relief Fund

“Just as Washtenaw County has been working hard to ensure residents have the latest public health information and access to essential services, we are committed to helping the small business community,” said Gregory Dill, Washtenaw Cou...

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Learn More. Home - News & Announcements
Posted on: March 9, 2020

CANCELED - Washtenaw County Adds In-Person Cyber Training Classes

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In an effort to improve cyber
security awareness for the residents of Washtenaw County, the County’s Chief InformationSecurity Officer Gabe LeBlanc has modified his employee focused cyber security
training to benefit all members of the commu...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Washtenaw County Offers Free Online Cyber Security Training

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The internet has become a necessity in our daily lives, so it’s important to understand how to use it safely.  Through a series of short, informative videos, you’ll learn about:

  • Gaming Safety
  • 2 Factor Authentication
  • Gift Cards
  • Ide...
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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Washtenaw County Summer Youth Employment Program Now Accepting Applications

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“Being a part of SummerWorks was awesome! My job led to an internship and the internship turned into my career!”

- 2017 SummerWorks Participant 

Are you between the ages of 16 and 24? Do you w...

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Learn More About SummerWorks Home - News & Announcements
Posted on: January 16, 2020

It’s time to get REAL

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Your Michigan driver’s license or identification card may not get you through airport security later this year.

Oct. 1 is when the federal government will fully enforce the post-9/11 REAL ID Act, and standard state-issued driver’s licen...

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Posted on: December 16, 2019

Washtenaw County Offers Funding for Census Outreach Projects

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As the country prepares for Census 2020, Washtenaw County is working to reach out to groups that have been historically undercounted, such as college students, children, people of color, low-income individuals, and more. Given the importance of the Decenn...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

WCSO Shop with a Cop 2019 – Donations Needed!

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Its purpose is to provide children in need with an
opportunity to shop for gifts for those whom they love.  

Because the program is funded entirely by donations, the generosity of our donors is essential to the program’s success.  Last y...

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WCSO Shop with a Cop Facebook Home - Spotlight on Washtenaw

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Washtenaw County Beach Closed at Independence Lake

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Washtenaw County Health Department is closing Independence Lake beach at Independence Lake County Park due to high levels of E. coli bacteria. Independence Lake is in located in Webster Township, and the park is operated by Washtenaw County Parks and Recr...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

From the Director - Washtenaw Road Commission Millage Renewal

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ANN ARBOR, MI – Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission (WCPARC) would like to thank the voters of Washtenaw County for supporting the Roads and Non-Motorized Millage: 2021 – 2024. On August 4th, the ballot proposal passed wit...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

August 11 - Washtenaw County Parks Virtual Commission Meeting Instructions

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Virtual Meeting Instructions

In an effort to practice social distancing, the Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commissioners will hold a virtual commission meeting on Tuesday, August 11 at 2:00 p.m.

Raise Your Hand for Citizen Participation

To particip...

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Parks & Rec - News
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Watkins Lake Network to Freedom

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The Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission (WCPARC) is proud to announce that Watkins Lake State Park & County Preserve has been awarded membership to the Network to Freedom program through the National Park Service (NPS) for its connection ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

From the Director - Racial Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Statement

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ANN ARBOR, MI – Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission stands in solidarity with the Black community and peaceful protesters that have made their voices heard within our county and across the country. As Washtenaw County Commissioner...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Independence Lake County Park Beach Guidelines

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ANN ARBOR, MI – The Independence Lake County Park beach, restrooms and outdoor pavilions will be opening on June 5, 2020 in alignment with Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Order [2020-110]. However, the playground, swings, climbin...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission Updates, Guidelines, Park Use and Closures

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ANN ARBOR, MI – June 25, 2020, Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission has continued to update our policies, procedures and guidelines weekly based on Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Orders. The most recent Ex...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Rolling Hills Water Park and Blue Heron Bay Spray Park Closed for Summer

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ANN ARBOR, MI – May 15, 2020, Rolling Hills Water Park at Rolling Hills County Park and Blue Heron Bay Spray Park at Independence Lake County Park, operated by Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission (WCPARC), will be closed for the s...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Pierce Lake Golf Course Updates & Guidelines - June 3, 2020

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As per Governor Whitmer’s updated "Stay Home. Stay Home. Save Lives" Executive Order [2020-59], Pierce Lake Golf Course has been cleared to open for the season!

To help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and follow Governor Whitmer&rsquo...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

2019 WCPARC Annual Report

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In 2019, the Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission (WCPARC) celebrated 46 years of providing outstanding recreation facilities and programs for residents and visitors. This banner year saw major accomplishments in park development, land protect...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Pratt Appointed To The American Public Works Association’s Government Affairs Committee

Ann Arbor, MI. Washtenaw County Water Resources Commissioner, Evan Pratt, has accepted a two year term serving as part of the Government Affairs Committee for the American Public Works Association (APWA). This committee is responsible for identifying and ...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

MEDIA RELEASE: Ann Arbor Announces Affordable Housing Waitlist Website

Media Contact:

Teresa Gillotti | 810.410.6982 | [email protected]

MEDIA RELEASE: Ann Arbor Announces Affordable Housing Waitlist Website

The waitlist will open Monday, 7/27, at 1PM, with 8 Rental Units currently available.

On Friday, July 24, 2020, the...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Advisory: Washtenaw County Beach Closure

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, Public Information Officer

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-678-7010

 

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Identifies Multiple COVID-19 Cases and Exposures

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, MPH, Public Information Officer

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-678-7010

 

Washtenaw County Health Department Identifies Multiple COVID-19 Cases and Exposures

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Board of Commissioners Consider Adding Public Health and Seniors millage Language to November Ballot

For Immediate Release

Contact: Crystal S. Campbell

BOC Communication and Operations Manager

[email protected] / (734) 478-1856

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Consider Adding 

Public Health and Seniors millage Language to November Ballot...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Washtenaw & Livingston Health Departments Offer COVID-19 Testing in Whitmore Lake Saturday, July 11

For Immediate Release 

Community COVID-19 Testing in Whitmore Lake Saturday, July 11

Health Departments and Partners Collaborate to Offer Pop-Up Testing 

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2020

As Summer Temperatures Rise, Washtenaw County to Provide Cooling Centers to the Public

July 6, 2020

For Immediate Release

 

CONTACT:

As Summer Temperatures Rise, Washtenaw County to

Provide Cooling Centers to the Public

 

Ann Arbor, MI- With temperatures expected to rise above 90° this week, Washtenaw County will...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2020

The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Creates a Commission on Aging

July 6, 2020

 

For Immediate Release

 

 

 

The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners 

Creates a Commission on Aging 

Aims to Elevate the Voices and Needs the County’s Older Adults

 

Ann Arbo...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2020

The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Declares: “Racism is a Public Health Crisis”

MEDIA RELEASE

July 2, 2020

For Immediate Release

The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Declares:

“Racism is a Public Health Crisis”

Ann Arbor, MI – As a part of their on-going equity efforts, the Washtenaw County Board of Co...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Board of Commissioners passes Resolution to implement a Responsible Contractor Policy

MEDIA RELEASE

July 2, 2020

 

For Immediate Release

CONTACT:

Crystal S. Campbell

BOC Communication and Operations Manager

[email protected]

(734) 222-6847(o) || (734) 478-1856 (c)

The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners passes

Resolution to implem...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Washtenaw County Board of Health Names Racism as a Public Health Crisis

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler-Cerniglia

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-678-7010

Washtenaw County Board of Health Names Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Resolution confirms collective commitment to health equity

YPSIL...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2020

WASHTENAW COUNTY DECLARES END TO COVID-19 STATE OF EMERGENCY

MEDIA RELEASE

Date: June 12, 2020

For more information contact:

Crystal Campbell

Board of Commissioners

Communication and Operations Manager

[email protected] / (734) 478-1856

WASHTENAW COUNTY DECLARES END TO

COVID-19 STATE OF EMERGENCY 

ANN ARBOR, ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Washtenaw County Government Plans to Reopen with Modified Services on Monday, June 15, 2020

MEDIA RELEASE

June 5, 2020

For Immediate Release

For more information contact:Gregory Dill – Washtenaw County Administrator[email protected]

Washtenaw County Government Plans to Reopen with Modified Services on Monday, June 15, 2020 

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Independence Lake County Park Beach Guidelines

June 4, 2020

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Coy Vaughn, DirectorWashtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission[email protected] / (734) 971-6337

Independence Lake County Park Beach Guidelines

 

ANN ARBOR, MI – The Independence Lake C...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Closure of Parker Mill County Park Trail & Parking Lot

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Coy Vaughn, DirectorWashtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission[email protected] / (734) 971-6337

Closure of Parker Mill County Park Trail & Parking Lot

 

ANN ARBOR, MI – The Parker Mill County ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Rescinds Local Emergency Orders

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, Public Information Officer

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-678-7010

Washtenaw County Health Department Rescinds Local Emergency Orders

Employee screening is now required under...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Appoints Two New Members to County Road Commission

MEDIA RELEASE

 

May 20, 2020

For Immediate Release

Contact: Crystal S. Campbell

BOC Communication and Operations Manager

[email protected] / (734) 478-1856

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Appoints

 Two New Members to County Road Co...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Independence Lake County Park Closed for Memorial Day Weekend

May 21, 2020

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Coy Vaughn, DirectorWashtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission[email protected] / (734) 971-6337

Independence Lake County Park Closed for Memorial Day Weekend

 

Ann Arbor, MI – Independ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Rolling Hills Water Park and Blue Heron Bay Closed for Summer

May 15, 2020

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Coy Vaughn, DirectorWashtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission[email protected] / (734) 971-6337

Rolling Hills Water Park and Blue Heron Bay Closed for Summer, Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Co...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission Cancels Summer Day Camp for 2020 Season

May 15, 2020

For Immediate Release

Contact: Coy Vaughn, DirectorWashtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission[email protected] / (734) 971-6337

Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission Cancels Summer Day Camp for 2020 Season

 

ANN ARB...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Updates Local Orders to Protect Workers during COVID-19

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, Public Information Officer

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-678-7010

Washtenaw County Health Department Updates Local Orders to Protect Workers during COVID-19

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Approves Nearly $10 million in Support

MEDIA RELEASE

May 7, 2020

For Immediate Release

Contact: Crystal S. Campbell

BOC Communication and Operations Manager

[email protected] / (734) 478-1856

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Approves Nearly

$10 million to Support Crisis Housing, Permanen...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Washtenaw County Expands Community COVID-19 Testing

For Immediate Release

 

Washtenaw County Expands Community COVID-19 Testing

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System and Packard Health providing testing at community locations

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners to hear update on Covid-19 response efforts

MEDIA RELEASE

April 27, 2020

For Immediate Release 

Contact: 

Crystal S. Campbell

Board of Commissioners Communication and Operations Manager

734.478.1856/ [email protected]

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners to hear update on Covid-...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Updates Orders to Protect Workers during COVID-19

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, Public Information Officer

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-678-7010

 

Washtenaw County Health Department Updates Orders to Protect Workers during COVID-19

Service prov...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Provides Data on Probable COVID-19 Cases

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, Public Information Officer

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-678-7010

Washtenaw County Health Department Provides Data on Probable COVID-19 Cases

Probable cases are directly lin...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Washtenaw Flood Risk Expected To Be Greater In 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

 

Date April 22, 2020 

Contact: Evan Pratt, Water Resources Commissioner Phone: 734-222-6860 Email: [email protected] 

 

Washtenaw Flood Risk Expected To Be Greater In 2020 

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Health Care Coverage and Health Insurance during COVID-19

For Immediate Release

Contact: Krista Nordberg

Washtenaw Health Plan

734-544-6778

[email protected]

Health Care Coverage and Health Insurance during COVID-19 

Washtenaw Health Plan is ready to help

YPSILANTI, Mich., April 14, 2020 – If ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Extends Orders to Protect Essential Workers during COVID-19

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, Public Information Officer

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-678-7010

 

Washtenaw County Health Department Extends Orders to Protect Essential Workers during COVID-19

Cr...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 10, 2020

Washtenaw County Extends Closure due to COVID-19

 

MEDIA RELEASE

April 10, 2020

For Immediate Release

For more information contact:  Gregory Dill – Washtenaw County Administrator  [email protected]

Washtenaw County Government Extends Partial Closure and modified remote ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Provides COVID-19 Data by Zip Code and Race

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler-Cerniglia

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-678-7010

Washtenaw County Health Department Provides COVID-19 Data by Zip Code and Race

Data highlights disparities within the county

 

D...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Washtenaw County Increases Resources for the Homeless Community

MEDIA RELEASE 

 

 

Date:  March 31, 2020 

 

For Immediate Release 

 

For more information: See Below  

 

Washtenaw County Increases Resources for the Homeless Community&n...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Issues Orders to Protect Essential Workers during COVID-19

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, Public Information Officer

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-678-7010

 

Washtenaw County Health Department Issues Orders to Protect Essential Workers during COVID-19

Cri...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Washtenaw County Government Extends Closure of Non-Essential Services

MEDIA RELEASE

March 25, 2020

For Immediate Release 

For more information contact:  Gregory Dill – Washtenaw County Administrator  [email protected]

Washtenaw County Government Extends Closure of Non-Essential Services

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 22, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Reports Local COVID-19 Death

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, MPH, Public Information Officer

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-678-7010

Washtenaw County Health Department Reports Local COVID-19 Death

Health Officer recommends everyone to ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Reports 7 Additional COVID-19 Cases

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler-Cerniglia

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-544-6759

Washtenaw County Health Department Reports 7 Additional COVID-19 Cases

Number of Washtenaw cases double; community spread now likely

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2020

WASHTENAW COUNTY DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY TO ADDRESS COMMUNITY IMPACT OF COVID-19

MEDIA RELEASE

Date:  March 18, 2020

For more information contact:

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Portage Baseline Lake Levels to be Raised Beginning March 20th, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

 

Date: March 16th, 2020 

 

Contact:    Scott Miller, Deputy Water Resources Commissioner Phone: 734-222-6860 E-mail: [email protected]    

 

Portage Base...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2020

WASHTENAW COUNTY CLERK/REGISTER’S OFFICE CLOSED UNTIL APRIL 6, 2020 – ESSENTIAL SERVICES ONLINE/MAIL

March 15, 2020

 

For Immediate Release 

For more information contact:

Edward R. Golembiewski, Chief Deputy Clerk / Register

[email protected] or 734-680-6078

Lawrence Kestenbaum, County Clerk/Register of Deeds

[email protected]

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Orders Bars, Restaurants to Reduce Crowding

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, Public Information Officer

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-544-6759 or 734-678-7010

 

Washtenaw County Health Department Orders Bars, Restaurants to Reduce Crowding

Ve...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2020

All Non-Essential Washtenaw County Operations Closed Through April 5, 2020

MEDIA RELEASE 

 

Date:  March 15, 2020 

 

For Immediate Release 

 

 

For more information Contact: Gregory Dill, Washtenaw County Administrator  [email protected] 

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Provides Additional Details on Positive Cases

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, Public Information Officer

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-544-6759

 

Washtenaw County Health Department Provides Additional Details on Positive Cases

Both Individuals...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Reports First COVID-19 Cases

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, Public Information Officer

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-544-6759

 

Washtenaw County Health Department Reports First COVID-19 Cases

Two Individuals with Travel Expos...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Michigan Medicine, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, IHA partnering with county health departments t

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 11, 2020

 

Contact: 

Susan Ringler Cerniglia, M.P.H. 

Washtenaw County Health Department 

734-544-6759; (c) 734-678-7010 

[email protected] 

Mary Masson 

Mich...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Innovative Reentry Initiative

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For Immediate Release

Contact: Crystal S. Campbell

BOC Communication and Operations Manager

[email protected] / (734) 222-6847

WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS RATIFIES FEDERALLY FUNDED “INNOVATIVE REENTRY INITIATIVE” GRANT FO...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 5, 2020

It Is POSSIBLE Opioid Awareness Campaign Launched by Washtenaw County Health Department

For Immediate Release 

 

Contact: Kayla Steinberg, Communications Coordinator  Washtenaw County Health Department  [email protected]   734-544-6848 

 

 

It Is POSSIBLE Opioid Awaren...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 19, 2020

Washtenaw County Offers Residents Free Online Cyber Security Training

MEDIA RELEASE 

 

 

Date:  February 18, 2020 

For Immediate Release 

 

For more information contact: 

 

Lisa Moutinho – Washtenaw County Public Information Officer  ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Building Healthy Communities

For Immediate Release

Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, Community Health Promotion Manager

Washtenaw County Health Department

[email protected]

734-544-6759

Building Healthy Communities

Washtenaw County organizations awarded grants to promote healthy eatin...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Washtenaw County Summer Youth Employment Program Now Accepting Applications

Immediate Release

“Being a part of SummerWorks was awesome! My job led to an internship and the internship turned into my career!” - SummerWorks Participant

Washtenaw County, MI – Th...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Results of three Michigan 2019 Novel Coronavirus specimens came back negative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 27, 2020

CONTACTSMDHHS: Lynn Sutfin, 517-241-2112, [email protected]WASHTENAW COUNTY: Susan Ringler-Cerniglia, 734-544-6759, [email protected]MACOMB COUNTY: Scott Turske, 586-469-6065, [email protected]

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2020

County Board of Commissioners Takes Action to Address Resident Concerns With County Road Commission

MEDIA RELEASE

Date: January 23, 2020

For Immediate Release

For more information contact:

Lisa Moutinho – Washtenaw County Public Information Officer734-222-6731 [email protected]

WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS TAKES ACTION TO ADDRESS RE...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2020

Water Resources Staff Continue Efforts To Alleviate Flooding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date    January 10, 2020

Contact:    Harry Sheehan 

Deputy Water Resources Commissioner

Phone:   734-222-6860

Email:  [email protected]

WATER RESOURCES STA...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Re-Elects Leadership Team

MEDIA RELEASE

Date: Thursday, January 9, 2020

For Immediate Release

For more information contact:

Lisa Moutinho – Washtenaw County Public Information Officer734-222-6731 [email protected]

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Re-Elects Leaders...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Refugee Resettlement

MEDIA RELEASE

January 9, 2019For Immediate Release

For more information, contact:Lisa Moutinho, Washtenaw County Public Information Officer734.222.6731 or [email protected] 

 

Washtenaw County Commission Votes to Keep Doors Ope...

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Press Releases

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Sheriff Clayton Speaks about Michigan Jails in Detroit Free Press

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Unfortunately, it has taken a crisis of this magnitude to provide a glimpse of what a more just criminal justice system can look like.

I’m talking, of course, about the COVID-19 pandemic and the efforts by judges, prosecutors and county sheriffs ...

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Link to Article: Sheriff Clayton on Michigan Jails Sheriff - News & Announcements
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Sheriff Clayton has been elected as a founding member of the Council on Criminal Justice

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Independent and nonpartisan, the Council on Criminal Justice (CCJ) advances understanding of the criminal justice policy choices facing the nation and builds consensus for solutions that enhance safety and justice for all. Through research, policy develop...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

WCSO Shop with a Cop 2019 – Donations Needed!

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Its purpose is to provide children in need with an
opportunity to shop for gifts for those whom they love.  

Because the program is funded entirely by donations, the generosity of our donors is essential to the program’s success. &n...

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WCSO Shop with a Cop Facebook Sheriff - Spotlight
Posted on: February 28, 2018

WCSO is Hiring!

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For more information and details about how to apply please follow the link below.

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News Flash

Posted on: June 29, 2020

Times are difficult...need some help?

There are many resources available to our community including help with:

  • Mortgage payments and property taxes
  • Income taxes
  • Utilities

Click here for the community resources flyer.

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Treasurer - News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Service Interruption

Treasurer’s Office Services During Coronavirus Closure:

(updated June 18)

  • Limited staff have returned to the workplace in staggered shifts, but the building will remain closed to the public, except by appointment beginning in July. Treasury staff ...
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Treasurer - News

News Flash

Posted on: August 5, 2020

Pratt Appointed To The American Public Works Association’s Government Affairs Committee

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Ann Arbor, MI. Washtenaw County Water Resources Commissioner, Evan Pratt, has accepted a two year term serving as part of the Government Affairs Committee for the American Public Works Association (APWA). This committee is responsible for identifying and ...

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View Press Release... Water - News
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Washtenaw County's Western Service Center Open by Appointment Only

Evan Pratt-Water Resources Commissioner

The Western Washtenaw Service Center, located at 705 North Zeeb Rd., will be open 

by APPOINTMENT ONLY beginning Monday, August 3rd, 2020.

Washtenaw County Water Resources will continue to offer many contact-free options for servi...

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Water - News
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Issues of the Environment-Firefighting Under New Michigan Regulations On PFAS

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Issues of the Environment Weekly radio show hosted by David Fair that airs each Wednesday at 6:50am and 8:50am. This show has been named Best Mini-Documentary or Series by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters!

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Water - News
Posted on: June 15, 2020

CONTACT WATER RESOURCES - HERE'S HOW. . .

Phone, Email, Lobby Drop Box

The Water Resources Commissioner’s Office re-opened on June 15, 2020, and we have many options for you to contact us, while maintaining social distancing.

Service Options for Customers –

  • On-site Services (Limited):

    • Drop Box (Red, outside)...
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Water - News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Washtenaw County Water Resources PFAS Update- June, 2020

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As summer temperatures rise, many Michiganders flock to various lakes and rivers to enjoy some time on the water.  As the State of Michigan continues to fight the invisible pollutants perfluorinated compounds, commonly known as PFAS or PFOA, resi...

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Water - News

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