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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Washtenaw County Health Department Rescinds Public Health Emergency Order

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The Washtenaw County Health Department is rescinding the local public health emergency order placing additional limits on social gatherings and organized events within the cities of Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. This order originally went into effect on August...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination for Educators Continues in Washtenaw County

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Washtenaw County Health Department continues to vaccinate local school employees as quickly as vaccine supplies allow. This week the Health Department is working with Michigan Medicine and IHA to vaccinate approximately 1,200 elementary school educators o...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Washtenaw County Health Department Provides COVID-19 Vaccination Data

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Washtenaw County Health Department is now sharing data detailing who has received COVID-19 vaccinations in Washtenaw County. Health Department vaccination data are broken down by age, race/ethnicity, and zip code. For vaccinations administered overall in ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

WCHD and St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor continue large-scale vaccination site at EMU

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Washtenaw County Health Department and St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor hospital are now working together to staff the COVID-19 vaccination clinic that allows large numbers of people to be vaccinated at one central location on the east side of the county. This ...

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Posted on: January 23, 2021

UPDATE on COVID-19 Variant in Washtenaw County: Testing Encouraged

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To date, 23 cases of the COVID-19 variant B117 have been identified in Washtenaw County. The initial case of the B117 variant was identified on Jan 16 in the University of Michigan community. Not all subsequent cases are connected to this first case, but ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination in Washtenaw County

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Washtenaw County Health Department is asking for continued patience. COVID-19 vaccine supplies and providers remain limited. If you are now eligible for vaccination, it does not mean vaccination is immediately available to you. 

At least 80,000 mo...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Releases 2019 Annual Report

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We are pleased to share our 2019 Annual Report with our community and partners.

In 2019, the Health Department provided thousands of clinical visits and environmental health inspections. We responded to urgent and emergent health issues including Eastern E...

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Posted on: December 4, 2020

Washtenaw County Health Department Updates Quarantine Guidance

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This week the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced options to reduce the length of quarantine after a known exposure to COVID-19. Importantly, the recommended quarantine remains 14 days. With additional guidance fro...

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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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