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For Immediate Release
Contact: Susan Ringler Cerniglia, Public Information Officer
Washtenaw County Health Department
Washtenaw County Health Department Updates Local Orders to Protect Workers during COVID-19
Service providers, businesses, other entities must to use employee screening to operate
YPSILANTI, Mich., May 14, 2020 – Washtenaw County Health Department is issuing updated emergency orders requiring service providers, operators, and businesses, including childcare centers, to use recommended screening to protect everyone’s health to the greatest degree possible. The local order is focused on screening employees for symptoms related to COVID-19 and is in line with Michigan Executive Order 2020-77.
For those entities now operating or others that may resume operations, the Washtenaw County orders must be posted at facility entrances. The Health Department is working to provide updated guidance and support as quickly as possible. Direct additional or urgent questions to 734-544-6700 or [email protected].
Please continue to rely on official sources reliable information: local www.washtenaw.org/covid19; state www.Michigan.gov/coronavirus; and national www.cdc.gov/coronavirus.
Resources from Washtenaw County Health Department
Washtenaw County Health DepartmentThe Washtenaw County Health Department promotes health and works to prevent disease and injury in our community. Our mission is to assure, in partnership with the community, the conditions necessary for people to live healthy lives through prevention and protection programs.
The Washtenaw County Health Department has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board and maintains state accreditation though the Michigan
Department of Health and Human Services. Visit us at washtenaw.org/health or call 734-544-6700.