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Posted on: August 9, 2022

The national 988 Lifeline for mental health launched

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Contact: Sally Amos-O’Neal

Washtenaw County Community Mental Health (WCCMH)

734-544-2919

[email protected]

The national 988 Lifeline for mental health launched. What does that mean for Washtenaw? 

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Washtenaw County Invests in Affordable Home Ownership Development

 

 

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August 8, 2022

 

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

Washtenaw County Earns Spot in Competitive “Cities and Counties for Fine and Fee Justice” Cohort

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Ann Arbor, MI – Washtenaw County has been selected to participate in the second cohort of the Cities and Counties for Fines and Fee Justice (CCFFJ) cohort. The opportunity provides technical assistance, personalized strategic guidance and resourc...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

Washtenaw County's Annual "Stuff the Bus" Campaign Kicks off on August 1st!

 

         

 

 

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Contact: Kari Dorr (734) 222-6638

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Ann Arbor, Michigan – Kicking off their 2022 United Way C...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Press Release: SHERIFF CLAYTON SPEAKS ON THE TENTH ANNIVERSAY OF DACA ABOUT ITS VALUE

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LEITF is made of members of the legal system and law enforcement who are committed to protecting all members of their communities — and committed to supporting policies that promote their ability to do so. June 15, 2022, marked the ten-year anni...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Press Release: National Initiative: TRANSFORM911

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In the United States at least 240 million calls are made to 911 each year for medical emergencies, fires, serious crimes in progress as well as a large number of mental health, quality of life, or behavioral concerns. In an era of calls for police reform ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Press Release: TOWARD A FAIR, JUST AND EFFECTIVE RESPONSE TO GUN VIOLENCE

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National Report Released and Local Solutions Being Developed

Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton was one of the national policy, subject matter, and boots on the ground leaders contributing to a new report, Toward a Fair and Just Response to Gun Violenc...

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Posted on: July 5, 2022

Board of Commissioners Set to Consider $1.6 Million Investment in Community Violence Interventions

Board of Commissioners Set to Consider $1.6 Million Investment in Community Violence Interventions

 

Washtenaw County, MI – Tomorrow night, the Board of Commissioners is set to deliberate and vote on recommendations to i...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Washtenaw County Prosecutor Statement on Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade

 

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: June 24, 2022 Contact: Ruby Schneider 

[email protected], 734-585-6714

 

Washtenaw County Prosecutor Statement on Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Washtenaw County Convenes Climate Leadership Summit

 

 

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June 23, 2022  

 

For Immediate Release 

Contact: Crystal S. Campbell 

Public Information Officer  

[email protected] / (734) 478-1856&...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

COVID-19 Vaccines Available for Children Six Months and Older

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Contact:      Susan Ringler Cerniglia, MPH

                    Public Information Officer 

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

First Washtenaw County Household Connected as a Result of Board of Commissioners’ Historic Broadband

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First Washtenaw County Household Connected as a Result of Board of Commissioners’ Historic Broadband Infrastructure Investment

 

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

COVID Emergency Rental Assistance (CERA) Program application period to end June 30, 2022

 

 

From: Katie Hoffman <[email protected]Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2022 3:42 PMTo: Katie Hoffman <[email protected]>Cc: Kristin Kunes <[email protected]>; Morghan Boydston <[email protected]

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Tick and Mosquito Surveillance Program Launches in Washtenaw County

The release below will be posted at www.washtenaw.org/health and on social media @wcpublichealth. 

 

For Immediate Release

 

Contact:      Susan Ringler Cerniglia, MPH

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Menthol and Flavored Tobacco Products Harming Health

The release below will be posted at www.washtenaw.org/health and on social media @wcpublichealth. 

 

For Immediate Release

 

Contact:      Beth Ann Hamilton, MS

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

Have Children Entering Preschool or Kindergarten? Hearing and Vision Screening is Mandatory

The release below is available in English and Spanish and will be posted at www.washtenaw.org/health and on social media @wcpublichealth. 

 

For Immediate Release

 

Contact:      Susan Ringler Cerniglia, M...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Washtenaw County Invests $3.5 Million in Human Services

Date: June 2nd, 2022 

 

Washtenaw County Invests $3.5 Million in Human Services 

 

At Wednesday evening’s meeting, the Board of Commissioners cemented Washtenaw County’s commitment to increasing...

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

WASHTENAW COUNTY CONSIDERS HUMAN SERVICES INVESTMENTS

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222 NORTH MAIN ST. · P.O. BOX 8645 ·ANN ARBOR, MI ·48107-8645

 

 

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June 1, 2022

 

For Immediate Release

Contact: Crystal S. Campbell

Public Information Officer 

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

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

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Ann Arbor – Washtenaw County has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The national award honors innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents.

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Commissioners Adopt Community Violence Interruption Policy Framework

 

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Commissioners Adopt Community Violence Interruption Policy Framework; Invite Cities and Townships to Follow  

 

Washtenaw County, MI – In response to a series of tr...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Washtenaw County Partners Announce New Juvenile Restitution Program

 

 

 

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Date: May 5, 2022

Contact: Ruby Schneider

[email protected], 734-585-6714

 

Washtenaw County Partners Announce New Juvenile Restitution Program

 

First Of Its Kind Program Will Prev...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

Corp Counsel, Michelle Billard, nominated for Crain’s Business “Notables in Corporate Counsel"

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April 29, 2022

 

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Contact: Crystal S. Campbell, Publ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Gov Appoints Commissioner Hodge as Chair of the Community Action and Economic Opportunity Commission

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer Appoints Commissioner Justin Hodge as Chairperson of the Commission on Community Action and Economic Opportunity 

 

Washtenaw County, MI – This week, Governo...

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Washtenaw County Health Department Advisory: Avian Influenza Confirmed in Birds

Please note the correction below. HPAI has not been detected in commercial flocks in Michigan to date. Our apologies for the error.

 

From: Susan Ringler-Cerniglia  Sent: Thursday, April 14, 2022 2:00 PM To: l-phmediacont...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Barrier Busters Network Celebrated 20 Years of Service to Community

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CONTACT: Moonson Eninsche, Human Services Supervisor | [email protected] 734.544.3006

Amber Coleman, Barrier Busters Program Aide | [email protected] | 734.819.0337 

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

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 

 

Washtenaw County, MI – In September 2021, the Board of Commissioner...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Raising of the Portage and Base Line Lake Level

 

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Date:               March 22, 2022

Contact:           Scott Miller, P.E.

Deputy Water Resources C...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

Board of Commissioners Recognize Transgender Day of Visibility

 

Board of Commissioners Recognize Transgender Day of Visibility; Establishes Gender Affirming Policy Committee  

 

Washtenaw County, MI – The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Passes $11 Million Package to Invest in Community

 

March 3, 2022 

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Contact: Peter Lindeman | [email protected] | 734-417-4021 

 

Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Passes $11 Million

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Washtenaw County Health Department Announces Updates to Local Orders

For Immediate Release

 

Contact:      Susan Ringler Cerniglia, MPH

                    Public Information Officer

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

SUMMERWORKS YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM BUILDS LIFE-LONG NETWORKS & CAREERS

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CONTACT:   Kathleen Hurley | [email protected] | (734) 210-1816

Katie Hoffman | [email protected] |(734) 476-0950

 

SUMMERWORKS YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM

BUILDS LIFE-LONG NETWORKS & CAREERS 

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Controlled Burns to be Conducted

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PRESS RELEASE: CONTROLLED BURNS TO BE CONDUCTED

Washtenaw County, MI - Controlled burns will be conducted in the spring of 2022 in the following sites in Ann Arbor:

  • Olson Park parking lot rain garden
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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Meningitis Case Under Investigation

Please see corrected link for the University Health Service form https://umich.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0ApUuPzqA9PLd5k. The link below has been updated.

 

From: Susan Ringler-Cerniglia  Sent: Thursday, January 27, 2022 5:46 PM T...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Public Notice: January 19th Board of Commissioners and Working Session Meetings Canceled

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Public Notice: January 19th Board of Commissioners and Working Session Meetings Canceled 

 

Washtenaw County, MI - The Washtenaw County Board of Commissi...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Washtenaw County Health Department COVID-19 Advisory

Spanish will be posted as soon as possible at www.washtenaw.org/health and social channels (@wcpublichealth) 

 

For Immediate Release

 

Contact:      Susan Ringler Cerniglia, MPH

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Additional No-Cost COVID-19 Community Testing Available in Ypsilanti

For Immediate Release

 

Contact:           Susan Ringler Cerniglia, MPH 

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