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Tuesday, 2020 Mar 31st
In light of concerns about COVID-19, various health organizations have issued specific instructions on how to maintain personal safety and cleanliness.
These recommendations involve using common household products to sanitize homes, offices and public spaces. As people take such precautions, many are stocking up on extra essentials -- resulting in shortages.
Washtenaw County Health Department reported one new death attributed to COVID-19 and 42 new cases in numbers released at 3 p.m., Tuesday.
In all, seven Washtenaw County residents have died as a result of the coronavirus. There have been 311 cases.
The number of hospitalizations rose from 74 to 88. The number of recovered residents remained at 15.
In Michigan, there were 1,117 new cases, bringing the total to 7,615. There were 75 deaths, raising the number to 259.
The demand for service is rising at Saline Area Social Service as the agency begins its third week of distributing food to Saline Area Schools families.
Anne Cummings, Executive Director of Saline Area Social Service, said the number of people using the service is about twice what it was a week ago and perhaps four or five times the normal load.
Mary Margaret (Ginn) Marsh, age 90, of Saline, MI, passed away peacefully on March 28, 2020, at home, surrounded by family.
Monday, 2020 Mar 30th
The Washtenaw County Health Department reported one death related to COVID-19 and 33 additional cases Monday. That brings the total number of deaths in the community to six the total number of cases to 269.
The number of hospitalizations rose to 74 while the number of people recovered remained at 15.
In Michigan, the number of cases rose by 1,012 to 6,498. The number of deaths rose by 52 to 184.
The Michigan National Guard has received a request to aid Food Banks in four communities across the state, including Ann Arbor, Comstock Park, Flint, and Pontiac. Approximately 10 Michigan National Guard members will be serving at each site.
Sunday, 2020 Mar 29th
Data released by the Washtenaw County Health Department Sunday shows the number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 increase from three to five, and the number of cases jumping by 46 to 233.
The health department releases the data every day on its website.
The number of people listed as recovered increased from 13 to 15.
In Michigan, the number of cases increased to 5486 - 836 more than yesterday. The state also reported 21 new deaths, bringing the total to 132.
Saturday, 2020 Mar 28th
Saline Police Chief Jerrod Hart issued the following instructions on the Saline Police Department's Facebook Page.
Please keep an eye on the weather throughout the evening and early morning hours. We have a chance of thunderstorm(s) which normally would not prompt a post from us.
However, the basement of the Police Department / Municipal building is designated as a severe weather / tornado shelter and we are in the midst of a COVID-19 pandemic.
Last night, President Trump approved Governor Whitmer’s request for a Major Disaster declaration in Michigan. The declaration means that Michigan is now eligible for participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) programming to provide relief for Michiganders impacted by the COVID-19 virus and measures to slow the spread of the virus. While Michigan made a broad request for aid in every Individual Assistance and Public Assistance program from the Indi
Friday, 2020 Mar 27th
Saline Area Social Service is taking donations from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday morning. The community social assistance agency, which has seen its activity double over the last two weeks, is located at 224 W. Michigan Ave., at the corner of Michigan and Mills. For those who wish to donate money, click here.
Here's a list of good needed:
Here’s our latest list of pantry priorities, updated 3/26:
157 Washtenaw County residents have tested positive for COVID-19 as of 12 p.m. Friday. Yesterday, that number was 92. A week ago it was 16. The majority of these new cases were not related to travel, meaning these individuals were exposed to the virus locally. Assume when you're in public that the virus may be present.
It was a great year. An ‘herstoric’ year, as Coach Leigh Ann Roehm will tell you.
The Saline girls basketball team tied a program record with 18 regular-season wins, going 18-2. They won their first district championship since 2013. When they beat Wayne Memorial in the regional semifinal on March 10, they won their program-record 22nd game of the season. The victory propelled Saline to the sweet 16 and to the chance to play for their first regional championship against Brighton on March 12.
NOTICE FOR THE WORK MEETING OF
THE SALINE CITY COUNCIL
PKSA is going LIVE & VIRTUAL! Join for some fun online karate! Starts MONDAY, MARCH 30th
Thursday, 2020 Mar 26th
While all aspects of the executive order are to be followed and law enforcement is interested in violations, we are asking callers to be mindful of the limited law enforcement resources available to respond to all calls for service. We ask that you focus on behaviors that pose serious risk to public safety and that may exacerbate community spread.
A Statement from the City of Saline City Health Official, Dr. Yuktanand Singh regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic:
Thinking that only older people and those with underlying comorbidities are at highest risk makes the young people feel that they are not at risk. This is a great misunderstanding.
EVERYONE is at risk of catching and spreading the COVID-19 infection. This includes all ages. It includes YOU. Behave as if you may have the infection. Treat everyone else as if they may be infected.