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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

Service provider...

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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

YPSILANTI, Mich., May 1, 2020 – Washtenaw County Health Department is a...

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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:

Crystal Campbell                         or      ...

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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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