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Saturday, 2020 Mar 14th

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced today eight adults tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This brings the state total of COVID-19 cases to 33.

The specimens will be sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for confirmation testing.

The cases include:

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Friday, 2020 Mar 13th

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced today nine adults tested presumptive positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This brings the state total of COVID-19 cases to 25.

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The following announcement is from Saline Police Chief Jerrod Hart.

Please take notice of some temporary operational changes at the Saline Police Department.

We are temporarily suspending the following:

Police & Fire

The City of Saline is confident that closing the Rec Center is in the best interest of the community.   We ask for your patience while our staff works on a plan to best handle memberships, class, event, and program registrations. Refunds, prorated refunds, and class extensions are being evaluated. 

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The whole world is talking about the coronavirus. It seems impossible to avoid being reminded of it, whether by those around us or online (news, social media, etc). The idea of a new disease, especially one that has the potential to take lives, is enough to put fear in anyone, and can be particularly difficult for individuals who are already dealing with anxiety. 

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The whole world is talking about the coronavirus. It seems impossible to avoid being reminded of it, whether by those around us or online (news, social media, etc). The idea of a new disease, especially one that has the potential to take lives, is enough to put fear in anyone, and can be particularly difficult for individuals who are already dealing with anxiety. 

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The following is an update from Saline District Library Director Mary Ellen Mulcrone.

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At the recommendation of the Washtenaw County Health Department, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Governor Whitmer’s Emergency Declaration and local public safety officials, the City of Saline is limiting certain operations in an effort to mitigate the risks and slow down the spread of the COVID-19 virus.   These measures will not impact critical services such as drinking water, police, fire, emergency operations, waste and recycling collection, however, some city functions may be modified.  The following operational changes will be in effect at least until A

Last night, Washtenaw County Health Department and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported Washtenaw County’s first two presumptive positive cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Both diagnosed individuals remain isolated in their homes and have been working closely with the Health Department to identify close contacts and other lower-risk contacts so they can be notified, quarantined, and alert to the possibility of symptoms. Washtenaw County is providing additional, public information to inform the community about possible, lower-risk exposures.

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Local efforts to halt the spread of coronavirus went to the next level, Thursday. 

Here's what you need to know, along with links.

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Washtenaw County Health Department is reporting Washtenaw County’s first two presumptive positive cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Both individuals, one adult female and one adult male, were likely exposed through international and domestic travel respectively. One traveled through Europe and the other to New York.

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Thursday, 2020 Mar 12th

The Saline District Library has announced the following measures to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.

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Saline Area Schools Superintendent Scot Graden announced the district will close at 6 p.m., March 13, with the intention of reopening April 6, as part of efforts to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Here's the message.

Saline Area Schools Community,

In an abundance of caution, guidance from the Washtenaw County Health Department, and in alignment with other Washtenaw county school districts, Saline Area Schools will be closed beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, March 13, 2020. 

Schools

Hensel Downtown Dojo, located at 106 N. Ann Arbor St., will suspend classes for children beginning tomorrow in an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Adult programs will continue under no-contact rules.

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Eldean O. Bauer, age 87, passed away at the Saline Evangelical Home on Sunday, March 8, 2020.

He was born February 13, 1933 in Lodi Township, MI, the son of Owen F. and Leila A. (Trinkle) Bauer.  

On January 3, 1959 at the Bethlehem United Church of Christ in Ann Arbor, MI, he married Marie E. Dundas and she preceded him in death on December 28, 2019. Eldean was born in the same house that he lived in, and farmed at, all of his life.

He was a proud member of the United States Army and was a lifelong member of Bethel United Church of Christ.

Obituaries

The MHSAA announced on Twitter it has paused winter sports playoffs. More information will be announced at 4:30 p.m., Thursday.

This impacts:

  • Saline girls basketball, which was scheduled to play the regional final tonight at 7 p.m.
  • Saline boys swim and dive, scheduled to compete this weekend in the state meet at Oakland University.
  • Saline gymnastics, scheduled to compete Saturday in the state finals.

Here's the press release from the MHSAA:
 

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The Saline girls basketball team can make history with the first regional title in program history at Dexter High School tonight. But there won't be many fans in the seats to see it because of efforts to halt the spread of coronavirus.

The MHSAA announced Thursday morning that attendance is restricted for tonight's contest between Saline and Brighton, which tips off at 7 p.m. This morning's announcement also covers other sports, including Gymnastics. There are are two Hornets competing in the gymnastics finals this weekend.

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