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Published 3/24/2020

Latest Shiawassee County Health Dept. COVID-19 Update

Stay-At-Home Order Now In Effect



Emergency Operations Center Update

• 9:09AM: Zero Shiawassee County

• 9:09AM: 1,328 cases statewide

• 9:10AM: 15 deaths statewide

• 6:43AM: Memorial has collected 261 specimens for COVID-19, 89 tests have come back negative. The remaining specimens are pending due to back up at private and state labs. Memorial Healthcare is waiting for lab equipment so they can start in-house testing.

• Please follow Governors Executive Order 2020-21, “Stay Home” Stay Safe”

• Practice social distancing by staying 6 feet away from others

• Wash your hands for at least 20 seconds with soap and water especially after using the restroom and before preparing food

• If you have health concerns or questions about coronavirus or are in need of resources, call 989- 743-2460 available Monday-Friday, from 9AM-4PM.



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Update 3/22/2020

Art Van Furniture is suspending its liquidation sales due to the COVID-19. The Warren-based retailer said Thursday that it is following guidance by public health authorities. 

Great Lakes Crossing in Auburn Hills and Twelve Oaks in Novi will close their doors through at least March 29th. The owner of both malls, Taubman Centers, is closing down nearly all of its malls nationwide. 

The Grand Rapids Children's Museum is helping kids stay busy at home during school closures. The museum is closed, but its online portal to fun and activities is open.

An aging bridge in Detroit over I-94 is closed for repairs until Sunday. The Cass Avenue bridge between West Palmer and Antoinette has been shut down by the Michigan Department of Transportation.  

Operations at Flint Assembly have stopped due to concerns over the coronavirus. Employees were told Flint Assembly operations wrapped up after second shift. Flint Assembly will be back to operation March 30th. 

Ferris State University is closing all residence halls on campus as it offers online classes to students during the coronavirus outbreak. Ferris will offer remote instruction through June 1. 

Michigan Congressman John Moolenaar is keeping busy during the coronavirus pandemic. He held a telephone town hall Thursday afternoon and says he’s worked on legislation to help the country and Michigan.