COVID-19 2020

Scottville Area Senior Center suspends in-home services.

March 17, 2020

Scottville Area Senior Center suspends in-home services. SCOTTVILLE — The Scottville Area Senior Center has temporarily suspended in-home services. “While none of our aides have given any indication of illness, we understand that many people are concerned about having visitors,” said director Bill Kerans. “To protect the health of our clients and staff we have decided it’s necessary to suspend…

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WSCC closes campus, with exceptions.

March 17, 2020

WSCC closes campus, with exceptions. VICTORY TOWNSHIP — West Shore Community College officials have closed all of the college’s buildings to the public, through March 30, with the exception of students who have an appointment or are completing an approved lab section. WSCC is reopening the campus on Wednesday, March 18 to students, by appointment only, who need to access…

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Municipal offices closing, reducing access.

March 16, 2020

Municipal offices closing, reducing access. Municipal offices in Mason County are either closing or reducing access to the public. Both the City of Ludington and the City of Scottville have announced that their city buildings are now closed to the public until further notice. Anyone needing city services in either city, or who had a previously scheduled appointment, should contact…

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School districts providing meals for kids during shut-down.

March 16, 2020

School districts providing meals for kids during shut-down. Schedule posted. Mason County’s three public school districts are distributing free breakfast and lunch to children ages 18-years and younger (26-years and younger for special needs students) during the mandatory closing period. The meals are free and open to children from any school district. The efforts are collaboration between the school districts’…

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Hospitals banning visitors. 

March 16, 2020

Hospitals banning visitors.  Spectrum Health, along with Mercy Health, and Metro Health – University of Michigan Health have announced that beginning today, Monday, March 16, with a few exceptions, visitors will not be allowed at any locations, including hospitals, outpatient locations and long-term care facilities. For special circumstances, one approved visitor will be allowed in situations involving patients undergoing surgery…

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