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Saline Sun. Jan 17 2021

WASHTENAW HEALTH DEPARTMENT: New Variant of COVID-19 Could Mean Faster Spread, So Take Precautions

Earlier today, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced that a case of the COVID-19 variant B117 was identified in a Washtenaw County adult with recent travel to the United Kingdom. Washtenaw County Health Department reminds everyone to adhere to COVID-19 prevention recommendations and prevent the spread of illness whenever possible.
WASHTENAW HEALTH DEPARTMENT: New Variant of COVID-19 Could Mean Faster Spread, So Take Precautions
Saline Sat. Jan 16 2021

MDHHS Identifies First Michigan Case of New COVID-19 Variant, B.1.1.7. in Washtenaw County

The first Michigan case of new COVID-19 variant, B.1.1.7. was identified in an adult female living in Washtenaw County by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Bureau of Laboratories today. The person recently traveled to the United Kingdom, where this variant originated. Close contacts of this individual have been identified and are in quarantine. At this time two new cases have been identified from close contacts with the person, but it is not known if they are infected with the variant.
MDHHS Identifies First Michigan Case of New COVID-19 Variant, B.1.1.7. in Washtenaw County
Saline Mon. Jan 11 2021

Washtenaw County Elects New Board Chair and Leadership Team, Welcomes Two New Commissioners

As their first order of business at their first meeting of 2021, the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners held an election to select their Board Chair and four-person leadership team. The meeting, held on Wednesday, January 6 was called to order by County Clerk Lawrence Kestenbaum and then quickly moved into the nominations for leadership. The Board voted unanimously to elect Commissioner Sue Shink as Chair, Commissioner Andy LaBarre as Vice-Chair, Commissioner Justin Hodge as Chair of the Ways and Means Committee and Commissioner Jason Maciejewski as Chair of the Working Session Committee.
Washtenaw County Elects New Board Chair and Leadership Team, Welcomes Two New Commissioners