COVID-19 2020

2nd COVID-19 case reported in Newaygo County.

March 24, 2020

2nd COVID-19 case reported in Newaygo County. District Health Department #10 reports the second confirmed positive case of COVID-19 in Newaygo County. “The individual is not a resident of Newaygo County or of Michigan but is currently residing and recuperating in Newaygo County,” states a press release from the health department. Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has designated this…

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State park campgrounds closed; parks stay open for now

March 23, 2020

State park campgrounds closed; parks stay open for now LANSING — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced that, in response to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-21, it will close state park campgrounds, overnight lodging facilities and shelters, effective now through at least April 13. State parks and recreation areas will remain open to provide residents with opportunities to…

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First positive COVID-19 case reported in Manistee County.


March 23, 2020

First positive COVID-19 case reported in Manistee County.
 District Health Department #10 reported the first confirmed positive case of COVID-19 in a Manistee County resident Monday March 23, “DHD#10 is working quickly to investigate this case and to determine if there were any exposures to this individual,” states a press release. “We ask that individuals please follow Governor Whitmer’s orders…

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No COVID-19 cases in Mason County, 3 in DHD #10 area.

March 23, 2020

No COVID-19 cases in Mason County, 3 in DHD #10 area. In a 10-county area, there are presently three positive COVID-19 cases in the District Health Department #10 jurisdiction. No cases have been reported in Mason County. As of Monday, March 23, at 2:30 p.m., there are positive cases in Newaygo, Wexford and Kalkaska counties. A positive case was also…

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Governor issues stay at home order, for three weeks.

March 23, 2020

Governor issues stay at home order, for three weeks. LANSING — Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order (EO 2020-21), directing all Michigan businesses and operations to temporarily suspend in-person operations that are not necessary to sustain or protect life. The order also directs Michiganders to stay in their homes unless they’re a part of that…

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