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Posted on: October 26, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Update

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(CDC guidance as of 11/29/21) Everyone 18+ should get a booster dose after they're fully vaccinated.

If you originally got Pfizer or Moderna: get a booster at least 6 months after your 2nd dose.

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

Notice of Remote Board of Commissioners Meetings

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NOTICE OF REMOTE MEETING

WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

PUBLIC NOTICE OF A REMOTE MEETING OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS  

THE FOLLOWING REGULAR MEETINGS OF THE WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS WILL BE HAPPENING ONLY REMOTELY...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Enjoy Winter Holidays Safely: Prevent COVID-19

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Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Public Health Advisory

Due to a rise in flu and COVID-19 cases, MDHHS has issued a face mask advisory for the holiday season. The Public Health Advisory recommends all Michiganders, regardless of vac...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Washtenaw County Racial Equity Office Conducting Community-Wide Equity Survey

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The Racial Equity Office is launching our County Wide Equity Audit process. Help us get a baseline understanding of where we stand on #Equity in Washtenaw County. 
If you LIVE in Washtenaw, please complete this survey! It should take 15-20 minutes...
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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Sheriff Clayton Receives Mental Health Association in Michigan Award

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The award was presented to him and co-honoree Dr. Sheryl Kubiak on October 28, 2021 at the annual tribute dinner at which MHAM honors an individual or individuals who have made significant contributions to mental health policy in Michigan.  

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Washtenaw Apportionment Commission Adopts Plan for 9 County Commissioner Districts Through 2032

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The Washtenaw County Apportionment Commission has approved a Reapportionment Plan for nine County Commissioner districts that will be in effect through 2032, beginning with elections to be held in 2022. The approved map of county commissioner districts ca...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

The Green Room. . .Washtenaw Zero Waste Coalition - Part 2

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"The Green Room" is a collaboration between the City of Ann Arbor’s Community Television Network (CTN), Washtenaw County Public Works and the Office of the Water Resources Commissioner.  The show is produced by Barbara Lucas a...

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

Washtenaw County Health Department will start Vaccinating Children 5-11 Years Old Nov 9

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The Washtenaw County Health Department encourages everyone eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The Pfizer vaccine is now authorized for children 5-11 years old, and there is no cost to individuals. The Health Department will begin offering COVID-...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

Open Enrollment Nov 1-Jan 15: Find affordable health insurance at HealthCare.gov

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During this year’s annual open enrollment period, Nov. 1 2021 through Jan 15, 2022, Michiganders can enroll in a 2022 health insurance plan on HealthCare.gov, which now has the lowest-cost health insurance options ever available through the marketplace. F...

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

It's Time for Your Flu Shot

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Es tiempo de recibir tu vacuna contra la influenza (gripe)

Now is the time for everyone six months and older to get vaccinated against flu (influenza). Flu vaccines protect against serious illness and are especially important during the ongoing COVID-19 pa...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Washtenaw County to Begin Comprehensive Climate Action Planning Process

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Washtenaw County, MI – Last week, the Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution to allocate funds to climate action planning efforts. The resolution approves a contract with Resource Recycling Systems to assist in the development of a compr...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Shop with a Cop - 2021 - Donations Needed

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Because this program is funded entirely by donations, the generosity of our donors is essential to the program’s success.  In response to COVID-19, we got creative and transformed our holiday events into Operation Special Delivery.  Chil...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Commissioners Approve $30.5 Million Dollar Package Through the Ways and Means Committee

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Washtenaw County, MI – Last night, the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed a historic resolution obligating up to $30.5 million dollars for community investments through the Ways and Means Committee. This proposed package leverages ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Rental, Utility, and Internet Assistance Available as Eviction Moratorium Nears Expiration

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Rental and utility relief assistance funds are available now! Learn more here.

The Federal CDC Eviction Moratorium will end on July 31, but assistance funds are available to help qualifying households in Washtenaw County who continue to face pande...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

*UPDATED 7/2/21* Washtenaw Declares State of Emergency in Response to Widespread and Severe Flooding

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*7/2/2021 FLOODING UPDATE* 

Washtenaw County, MI – As part of the request for a State declaration, Washtenaw County needs to collect as much information as possible about the extent of damage that has occurred in our community. ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Washtenaw Co. Clerk's Office Wins Tyler Technologies Public Sector Excellence Award

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The Washtenaw County Clerk/Register’s Office was recently named a 2021 Tyler Public Sector Excellence award winner at Tyler Technologies’ annual Connect user conference in April. The County Clerk/Register’s office Vital Records Division was recognized as ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Little League World Series Champs: Taylor North

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Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Officer Rick Thorning, also the coach of Taylor North, was quoted as saying the win was beyond words. Your Sheriff’s Office family is very proud of you and the boys from Taylor North. Job w...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Sheriff Clayton Receives Mental Health Association in Michigan Award

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The award was presented to him and co-honoree Dr. Sheryl Kubiak on October 28, 2021 at the annual tribute dinner at which MHAM honors an individual or individuals who have made significant contributions to mental health policy in Michigan.  

The M...

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