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  • Updated 5/27/2020 

There are 239* confirmed Coronavirus cases in Shiawassee County

144 people have recovered from Coronavirus in Shiawassee County

26 people have died from Coronavirus in Shiawassee County

Shiawassee County is currently in Phase 3 of Michigan's Six-Phase Safe Start Plan

We'll use this space to share the latest statements and information we have regarding COVID-19.

Please check back frequently for updates.

[5/27/20] Statewide Platform to Connect Michigan Employers with PPE Producers, Suppliers as Nonessential Businesses Begin to Reopen

[5/27/20] Consumer Alert: UIA Warns of Imposter Unemployment Claims

[5/27/20] Treasury: Installment Payment Option Available for Business Taxpayers Deferring Sales, Use and Withholding Tax Payments

[5/22/20] County COVID Case Total Revised After Some Positive Tests Were Later Determined to Be Negative

[5/22/20] President Calls on Governors to Classify Places of Worship as Essential

[5/22/20] MDOC Completes Testing of Every Prisoner in System

[5/22/20] New Executive Order Keeps Watercraft Legal

[5/22/20] New Executive Order On Tax Abatement Hearings

[5/22/20] Governor Whitmer Extends Stay At Home Order To June 12th

[5/18/20] 2020 Shiawassee County Fair Cancelled

[5/18/20] Governor Whitmer Reopens Retail, Restaurants, and Offices in Upper Peninsula, Traverse City Regions

[5/17/20] Twenty People Have Now Died from COVID-19 in Shiawassee County, But Only 11 People Died in All of Michigan in the Past 24 Hour Period

[5/16/20] Michigan Court of Claims Hears Argument Against Governor's Executive Orders

[5/13/20] State Suspends Karl Manke's License, Facebook Shuts Down Manke's Page, Attorney Says

[5/11/20] Judge Stewart Denies State's Motion to Close Karl Manke's Barber Shop

[5/11/20] Shiawassee County Health Department COVID-19 Update for May 11th 2020

[5/9/20] Governor Whitmer Details Six Phases of Her MI Safe Start Plan

[5/9/20] State Leaders Work to Ensure Water is Restored to Michigan Residents During the COVID-19 Emergency

[5/7/20] Michigan Food and Agriculture Companies Can Now Apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loans

[5/7/20] Governor Whitmer Extends Stay Home, Stay Safe Order, Reopens Manufacturing as Part of her MI Safe Start Plan

[5/5/20] AG Nessel Confirms Executive Orders Enforceable

[5/3/20] Governor Whitmer Announces “Futures for Frontliners,” a G.I. Bill Program for Essential Workers

[5/3/20] Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency Continues to Serve Veterans Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

[5/3/20] Michigan Department of Civil Rights: Civil Rights Laws Remain in Effect During COVID-19 Crisis

[5/3/20] As GOP, Governor Disagree on Path Forward, New Executive Orders Signed

[5/3/20] Theaters, Bars and Casinos Must Remain Closed Until May 28th

[5/3/20] Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order to Re-Open Construction & Real Estate Safely

[5/3/20] New Device Will Allow N95 Masks to Be Decontaminated and Reused

[5/3/20] Michiganders Can Now Text “RESTORE” to Crisis Text  Line to Get Mental Health Support

[5/3/20] State, Pork and Beef Producers Working to Ensure Continuity of Meat Supply Amid Coronavirus Crisis

[5/3/20] Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Extending Safety Measures Protecting Consumers, Employees

[5/2/20] Michigan National Guard to Aid Michigan Department of Corrections with COVID-19 Testing

[5/1/20] Michigan Receives Approval for Nearly $390 Million  in Federal Education Funding

[5/1/20] MDHHS Continues Flint Mobile Food Pantries During May

[4/30/20] Leaders Urge Michiganders Struggling Financially to be Proactive

[4/30/20] State Treasury Serving Taxpayers During COVID-19 Pandemic

[4/30/20] Free Problem Gambling Help Available by Phone or Virtually

[4/30/20] Michigan Launches Automated Online Assistant to Answer Common COVID-19 Questions

[4/28/20] Shiawassee County Health Department COVID-19 Update for April 28th 2020

[4/28/20] Pleasant View Has Additional Positive COVID-19 Cases

[4/24/20] Face Mask Now Required In All Stores, Michigan Stay-At-Home Order Extended

[4/21/20] Six Confirmed Positive COVID-19 Cases at The Meadows Assisted Living in Owosso

[4/21/20] MPSC Outlines Steps to Ensure Utility Protections, Assistance for Vulnerable Households Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

[4/21/20] MDHHS: Federal Stimulus Payments Will Not Affect Public Assistance Benefits

[4/21/20] Capital Region Airport and MBS Receive Federal Grants

[4/21/20] Rep. Frederick Announces Mentorship Program for 2020 Graduates

[4/21/20] ‘Check on MIVet’ Helps Michigan Veterans, Guard and Reserve Members Thrive

[4/21/20] MDHHS: Families Owed Child Support Will Receive  Funds Intercepted from Stimulus Payments

[4/21/20] Michigan Awarded Two Federal Grants to Strengthen Behavioral Health Services During COVID-19 Crisis

[4/21/20] Lt. Governor Gilchrist & Former Lt. Governor Calley Call for Federal Action on Additional SBA Forgivable Loans

[4/20/20] 18 Newly Confirmed COVID Cases in Shiawassee County

[4/19/20] Male In His 60s is Shiawassee County's Third COVID Death

[4/17/20] Durand's 100+ Women Group's "Plan B" Impacts More Than 25 Organizations

[4/17/20] Treasury Partners with Veterans Affairs to Deliver Economic Impact Payments to Veterans Automatically

[4/17/20] Treasury Issues Guidance About New Tax Deadlines for Individuals, Businesses

[4/17/20] Executive Order Extensions Mean Continued Protection

[4/17/20] USDA Announces Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

[4/17/20] Durand Senior Care and Rehab Has Additional Cases and First COVID-19 Related Death

[4/16/20] Midwest Governors Announce Partnership to Reopen Regional Economy

[4/16/20] Shiawassee County Health Department COVID-19 Update for April 16th 2020

[4/15/20] Second Shiawassee County Resident Dies of COVID-19

[4/15/20] Traffic Alert: Planned Protest in Downtown Lansing

[4/14/20] Relief Grants Awarded To Twenty-Three Shiawassee County Small Businesses

[4/14/20] Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan Rises Up to Serve Girls amid COVID-19 Crisis

[4/14/20] New Protections for Drivers Whose Licenses Expired During COVID-19 State of Emergency

[4/14/20] Michigan Expands COVID-19 Testing Criteria, Launches Testing Site Locator

[4/14/20] Michigan National Guard to Support Sparrow Hospital During COVID-19 Response

[4/14/20] Moolenaar, Michigan Republicans Call for Governor to Revise Order, Follow CDC Guidelines

[4/14/20] Greater Lansing Food Bank To Bring Mobile Food Pantry to Owosso April 25th

[4/14/20] Shiawassee County Health Department COVID-19 Update for April 14th 2020

[4/14/20] Officials Plan To Make Decision on Fate of 2020 County Fair By June 1st

[4/14/20] 2020 Curwood Festival Cancelled Due to COVID-19

[4/14/20] Loaves & Fishes Temporary Closure

[4/14/20] Spirits Are Hoppin' Amid Virus Closure Thanks to Theresa Kay

[4/14/20] 2020 Railroad Days Festival Cancelled Due to COVID-19

[4/12/20] Listing of Shiawassee Area Church Easter Services

[4/11/20] Durand Senior Care and Rehab Reports Additional Coronavirus Cases

[4/11/20] Health Department Records Greatest Single Day Increase of Positive COVID-19 Cases

[4/11/20] Shiawassee County Health Department Reports First COVID-19 Related Death

[4/10/20] Pleasant View Has Employee Test Positive for COVID-19

[4/10/20] While Residents Grapple With New Restrictions, Michigan Counts Highest COVID-19 Deaths-Per-Day In Past 24 Hours

[4/9/20] Shiawassee County Health Department Identifies COVID-19 Cluster at Durand Senior Care and Rehab

[4/9/2020] Shiawassee County Health Department COVID-19 Update for April 9th 2020

[4/9/20] Governor Whitmer Extends, Expands “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order to Save Lives

[4/9/20] Over 2,000 Michigan Companies Hiring Now

[4/9/20] Childcare Services for Essential Workers in Shiawassee County

[4/9/20] Some Homes Receiving U.S. Mail Every Other Day During COVID-19

[4/9/20] Stay Home, Stay Safe, or Face Fines

[4/9/20] Local Disaster Relief Continues; Red Cross Responds to Home Fires in Michigan

[4/9/20] MDHHS providing improved data on COVID-19 testing and hospital information

[4/8/20] Nessel’s Office Tells Businesses to Stop Selling Fake COVID-19 Test Kits

[4/8/20] Healthcare Coverage Available to Michiganders who Lose Job or Experience a Drop in Income

[4/8/20] AG Nessel’s Office Sends Cease and Desist Letters to Online Sellers for Price-gouging

[4/8/20] First-Ever Shiawassee Triathlon Postponed Until 2021

[4/8/20] Celebrating Holidays in Shiawassee County During COVID-19

[4/8/20] UIA Extends Call Center Hours, Adds Staff to Better Serve Customers

[4/8/20] Raise Up Shiawassee Fund Established to Support Residents In Need

[4/8/20] Supporting Guardsmen Who Are Supporting the Community

[4/8/20] Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Ensuring Continued Flow of Emergency Medical, Sanitary Supplies Into Michigan

[4/6/20] Election Workers Needed to Uphold Democracy During Coronavirus Crisis

[4/6/20] Argus-Press Announces Coronavirus Scale-Back, Layoffs

[4/6/20] Shiawassee Health Department Unveils New COVID-19 Reporting Format

[4/4/20] Now 23 Coronavirus Cases in Shiawassee County, Health Dept. Says

[4/4/20] Lt. Governor Gilchrist & Former Lt. Governor Calley Announce Coalition to Support Small Businesses, Improve Access to Federal Loans

[4/4/20] Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Protecting Workers Who Stay Home, Stay Safe When They or Their Close Contacts Are Sick

[4/4/20] Covenant Eyes Gives Relief During COVID-19 Pandemic

[4/4/20] Rep. Frederick Requests More COVID-19 Transparency from State

[4/4/20] Relief Grants Awarded To Twenty-Three Shiawassee County Small Businesses

[4/4/20] Seniors Can Get Meals Safely in Michigan During COVID-19 Outbreak

[4/4/20] Shiawassee County Up To 18 Cases

[4/4/20] Most State Park, Trail and Boating Facilities Remain Open, but Social Distancing Must be Maintained

[4/2/20] Michigan Now Has More Than 10,000 Coronavirus Cases

[4/2/20] Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Suspending Face-to-Face Learning at K-12 Schools for Remainder of School Year

[4/1/20] City of Flint Enacts Curfew

[4/1/20] Whitmer Declares State of Disaster for Michigan

[4/1/20] Health Department: Shiawassee County Up To 11 Cases

[4/1/20] Many Local Restaurants Are Still Open for Takeout and We've Got The UPDATED List

[3/30/20] Michigan Now Has Fourth Most Coronavirus Cases, On The Heels of California

[3/29/20] Food, Agricultural Considered Essential Critical Infrastructure Under 'Stay Home, Stay Safe' Order

[3/29/20] Memorial Healthcare Asks for Donations As Coronavirus Cases Increase

[3/29/20] Former Cobo Center in Detroit Becomes COVID-19 Hospital

[3/29/20] State Representative Dies of Suspected Coronavirus

[3/29/20] President Trump Extends Social Distancing Guidelines Through April 30th

[3/29/20] Total COVID-19 Case Count Up to 8 in Shiawassee County

[3/29/20] WOAP Radio Offering Free Air Time To Help Businesses, Organizations Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak

[3/29/20] MDHHS Announces COVID-19 Cases at State Psychiatric Hospitals

[3/28/20] Community Hotline Asking for Donations

[3/28/20] 2020 Home Garden Business EXPO Postponed

[3/28/20] State leaders outline protections, assistance available for energy utility customers

[3/28/20] New unemployment filing schedule to help Michiganders apply for benefits

[3/28/20] Additional Food Assistance for 350,000 Michigan Families Approved in Response to COVID-19 Emergency

[3/28/20] Michigan Tax Deadline Now July 15th 2020

[3/28/20] Shiawassee County Notified of 3 Additional Confirmed Positive COVID-19 Cases

[3/28/20] Nearly 1,000 New Positive Cases Statewide Confirmed In Past 24 Hours

[3/26/20] United States Now Has Most Total Coronavirus Cases in the World

[3/26/20] Shiawassee County Health Department Reports Second Positive COVID-19 Case

[3/26/20] First Confirmed Coronavirus Case in Shiawassee County

[3/26/20] Superintendents Association Calls On Governor To Waive Missed School Days Due to Coronavirus

[3/25/20] First Presumptive Coronavirus Case in Shiawassee County

[3/25/20] 2,295 Cases of Coronavirus in Michigan, Still None Confirmed in Shiawassee County

[3/24/20] Michigan Statewide Tornado Drill Will Be Wednesday

[3/24/20] Nine Coronavirus-Related Deaths Reported in Last 24 Hours In Michigan

[3/24/20] Newspaper Announces It Is Moving Strictly Online Due to COVID-19 Economic Fallout

[3/24/20] Fellowship of Christian Athletes Hosts ‘Day of Prayer and Fasting’ on Tuesday, March 24

[3/24/20] Details of Governor's Executive Order Means You Can Continue Supporting Local Eateries On the "Takeout Tour"

[3/24/20] Latest Shiawassee County Health Dept. COVID-19 Update

[3/23/20] Governor Whitmer Signs "Stay Home, Stay Safe" Executive Order

[3/22/20] Flint Mayor Calls for Shelter In Place

[3/22/20] Ohio Governor Issues Two Week Stay At Home Order

[3/22/20] Michigan Tops 1,000 Coronavirus Cases

[3/21/20] Governor Amends Executive Order to Exempt Religious Institutions from Ban of 50 or More Gathered Persons

[3/21/20] Governor Whitmer Issues Executive Order Closing Non-Essential Personal Care Establishments

[3/21/20] Still No Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in Shiawassee County As State Total Approaches 800

[3/20/20] Shiawassee County Health Department Begins Daily COVID-19 Updates

[3/20/20] Governor Whitmer Responds to Michigan Department of Education Memo That Caused "Confusion and Panic"

[3/20/20] Michigan Department of Education Memo Says Students Will Not Get Credit for Online Learning During Closure and Will Not Be Granted Seat Time Waivers

[3/20/20] IRS Pushes Back Tax Deadline

[3/20/20] Genesee County Health Dept. Confirms Four COVID-19 Cases

[3/19/20] UPDATE: County Official Says State Report of Confirmed Genesee County COVID-19 Case Is Incorrect

[3/19/20] UPDATE: Commercial and Clinical Lab Results Send Michigan COVID-19 Total to 334

[3/19/20] Shiawassee Courts To Remain Closed

[3/19/20] Shutting Down Social Media Rumors

[3/19/20] AG Nessel: Scammers Are Spoofing Health Department Phone Numbers Seeking Medicaid/Medicare Information

[3/19/20] Vital Funding for State’s Small Businesses Gains Michigan Strategic Fund Support

[3/19/20] Meijer Will No Longer Be Open 24 Hours, Designates Special Shopping Times for Seniors, Others

[3/18/20] Christmas In Quarantine

[3/18/20] Burger King Helping Feed Kids During Pandemic

[3/18/20] Walmart Stores Will Now Close at 8:30pm

[3/18/20] Update for All Specialty Court Participants and other Litigants Under the Jurisdiction of the Circuit

[3/18/20] Officials Formally Report 80 COVID-19 Cases, Hours Later Announce Additional 30 Confirmed Cases

[3/17/20] Shiawassee County: State of Emergency Program and Service Updates

[3/17/20] UAW to Big 3: Close for Two Weeks

[3/17/20] Shiawassee County Declares State of Emergency

[3/16/20] Dollar General Announces First Hour of Business Will Be for Senior Customers

[3/16/20] President Trump Says COVID Crisis Could Last Until August

[3/16/20] Local Restaurants Are Still Open for Takeout and We've Got The List

[3/16/20] Governor Will Order All Bars, Restaurants To Close To Inside-Dining By 3pm

[3/16/20] Total of 53 Positive COVID-19 Cases in Michigan

[3/15/20] Kroger Stores Temporarily Adopt New Hours  

[3/15/20] Federal Government Temporarily Suspends Hours-of-Service Law for Truck Drivers Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

[3/15/20] Researchers: Your Reusable Shopping Bag Is Helping Spread Coronavirus

[3/15/20] Walmart To Begin Closing Stores At 11pm To Help Prevent Coronavirus

[3/15/20] CDC: Schools Should Stay Closed for 8 to 20 Weeks

[3/15/20] State No Longer Needs CDC to Affirm Confirmed Coronavirus Diagnoses

[3/14/20] Some Churches Cancel Sunday Church Services, Offer Online Option

[3/14/20] Michigan Announces 8 Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19

[3/14/20] Memorial Healthcare Closed to Visitors

[3/14/20] Letter from Durand Chamber Executive Director Regarding Annual Dinner

[3/14/20] MDOC Halts All Visits at State Prisons

[3/14/20] Durand Encouraging Online Business Options During COVID-19 Response

[3/14/20] Sheriff BeGole Announces Procedural Changes In Response to COVID-19

[3/14/20] USDA: Schools May Serve Meals During State-Mandated Closure

[3/14/20] DNR Announces Closures at High-Traffic Facilities

[3/14/20] Statewide COVID-19 Hotline Now Operating

[3/13/20] Governor: Events With 250 People Must Be Cancelled

[3/13/20] New Report: 25 Coronavirus Cases

[3/12/20] Governor: All Michigan Schools To Close for Three Weeks

[3/12/20] 100,000 Ohians Suspected of Being COVID-19 Positive

[3/12/20] Michigan Now Has 12 Coronavirus Cases

[3/12/20] Joint Economic Development and Marketing Strategy Event Planned for March 16th Now Postponed

[3/12/20] Durand Chamber Postpones Annual Dinner

[3/12/20] Corunna Schools Cancels Community Education

[3/11/20] NBA Suspends Season Due to Coronavirus Concern

[3/11/20] President Trump Suspends All Travel from Europe to U.S.

[3/11/20] Actor Tom Hanks and His Wife Have Tested Positive for Coronavirus in Australia

[3/11/20] World Health Organization Declares Coronavirus Global Pandemic

[3/11/20] 2020 NCAA Games Will Be Played With No Fans In Stands

[3/11/20] MSU, U of M, CMU Among Colleges Suspending In-Person Classes Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

[3/11/20] Moolenaar Statement on Coronavirus Cases in Michigan

[3/11/20] MDOC Puts Screening Measures in Place to Protect Facilities

[3/11/20] AG Nessel Warns Consumers of Price-gouging From COVID-19

[3/11/20] State Business Licensing Department Issues Tips on Protecting Against COVID

[3/11/20] Two "Presumed Positive" Coronavirus Cases Prompt Governor to Declare State of Emergency 

[3/9/20] Bernie Sanders to Hold Coronavirus Public Health Roundtable in Detroit

[3/9/20] Moolenaar Votes for Coronavirus Response Package

[3/7/20] Durand Schools Issues Statement on Coronavirus Precautions in the District



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