News release from michigan.gov/coronavirus
Executive Order sets guidelines
for remote learning, ensures teachers, school employees will be paid for
remainder of school year
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer today signed Executive Order 2020-35, which orders all K-12 school buildings to close for the remainder of the school year — unless restrictions are lifted — and ensures continuing of learning by setting guidelines for remote learning. District facilities may be used by public school employees and contractors for the purposes of facilitating learning at a distance while also practicing social distancing.
“My number-one priority right now is protecting Michigan families from the spread of COVID-19. For the sake of our students, their families, and the more than 100,000 teachers and staff in our state, I have made the difficult decision to close our … Read More »
Lenawee County at 18 COVID-19 cases while state incurs 1117-case jump; Ohio has far fewer cases, deaths
After recording no additional cases of COVID-19 in the 24-hour period ending Monday, March 30, the next 24 hours ended today, Tuesday, March 3, saw a three-case increase to a total 18 confirmed cases with no confirmed deaths as of 4:30 p.m. that day.
There had been 85 negative coronavirus tests in Lenawee County with 18 positive and 23 results pending, according to the Lenawee County Health Department coronavirus page.
In Michigan, there was a marked increase in the past 24 hours according to the state’s COVID-19 website with 1117 new cases in the state bringing the total to 7615 and 259 deaths attributed to coronavirus in the state.
Monroe County has 49 confirmed cases and zero deaths; Hillsdale County has 14 confirmed cases and one death; Washtenaw has 305 confirmed cases and seven deaths.
In the Detroit area, however, the figures are higher … Read More »
The Lenawee County Health Department site reporting on COVID-19 cases in Lenawee County was updated at 1:15 p.m Sunday, March 29, 2020, to show 15 positive coronavirus cases. A map that shows areas where those cases have been confirmed now covers much of the county. However, the department is not specifying where those cases are located.
There have been 48 negative cases and 25 tests’ results are still pending in Lenawee County.
Army Corps of Engineers to convert Detroit’s TCF Center to alternate care facility in wake of COVID-19 pandemic
From U.S. Army Corp of Engineers news release March 29, 2020
— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, (USACE), Detroit District,
announces it has received a verbal mission assignment from the Federal
Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to construct a large alternate care
facility in downtown Detroit. USACE continues to make significant
progress across the nation in its efforts to support the FEMA-led
response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic.
The first conversion in Michigan will take place at the TCF Center in Detroit, Michigan. USACE is well underway in its coordination and planning efforts to adapt more than 250,000 square feet of the convention facility into medical care space. The TCF center is well-known to Michiganders as the former Cobo Hall facility.
are proud to work hand in hand with our partners at FEMA and the … Read More »
United Way News Release March 27, 2020
The United Way of Monroe/Lenawee Counties delivered an initial $33,000 in COVID-19 emergency relief aid to agency partners in Lenawee County for emergency food, supplies, rent/mortgage and utilities.
Corporation donations from Meijer and Consumers Energy were distributed to local agencies providing emergency relief and assistance to Lenawee County residents with food insecurities related to COVID-19. Rent/mortgage and utilities assistance will be targeted for individuals and families economically effected by the pandemic emergency. Recipient organizations include the South Michigan Food Bank, The Daily Bread, Share the Warmth, Neighbors of Hope, Catherine Cobb Safe House, Community Action Agency and Housing Help of Lenawee.
“We are thankful for great corporate partners whose gifts allows us to deliver immediate relief to the most vulnerable of our community members. We also have great agency partners who are on the front … Read More »
Lenawee County – 3 27 20 Press Release 17 L
ADRIAN — Lenawee County residents have more time to get caught up on their 2017 taxes and prevent their home from foreclosing after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order extending the property tax foreclosure deadline to May 29, 2020.
“With this order Lenawee County residents don’t have to worry about having their homes foreclosed on March 31st. This will give them more time, but the interest will still be increasing so don’t just put it off,” said Lenawee County Treasurer Marilyn Woods.
The treasurer’s office, along with other county departments closed on March 19 and will remain closed through April 13. Because the governor has ordered a temporary requirement to suspend activities not necessary to sustain life, the office will only take calls Tuesday and Wednesday of each week … Read More »
From www.michigan.gov/coronavirus/ At 3 p.m. March 27
Lenawee County now has eight confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to the state’s coronavirus website, www.michigan.gov/coronavirus as of a report the afternoon of March 27, 2020. No coronavirus deaths have been reported in Lenawee at this time.
Statewide, there were 801 new confirmed cases with 32 new deaths in this report, withg a total of 3657 confirmed cases total and 92 total-related deaths. In addition, there have been 13,749 statewide specimens tested with 3136 positive, 10,524 negative.
In surrounding counties, Hillsdale County now has six cases and Monroe has 28. Washtenaw’s number climbed to 150 but it remained at three deaths as it had in the previous day’s report.
Wayne County now has 735 confirmed cases and 14 deaths; city of Detroit has 1075 positive cases with 23 deaths; Oakland County has 824 confirmed cases and 26 … Read More »
Lenawee County’s confirmed cases of COVID-19 rose to five as of the 2 p.m. daily posting of state cases Thursday, March 26. As of that point, there had been no deaths in Lenawee County, according to Michigan.gov.
The state of Michigan was reporting 2856 confirmed cases of coronavirus with 60 deaths. Of those 60 deaths, 15 had occurred in Oakland County which had 668 confirmed cases; 15 in the City of Detroit, which had 851 confirmed cases; 11 in Wayne County which had 538 confirmed cases; and 11 in Macomb County which had 347 confirmed cases.
Surrounding Lenawee County there were 82 confirmed cases in Washtenaw County which has had three deaths as of 2 p.m Thursday; with five confirmed cases in Hillsdale County and 21 in Monroe County, neither of … Read More »
State of Michigan Press Release March 26, 2020
To maximize Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) sampling and
testing capacity and ensure timely reporting of critical resources and
needs, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Director
Robert Gordon today issued an emergency order establishing
procedures to be followed during the pandemic to ensure continuation of
essential public health services and enforcement of health laws. This
order is effective immediately.
“To save lives, we need to do two things: dedicate our limited lab
capacity to the highest priority tests and obtain consistent, timely
reports on hospital beds and PPE,” said Gordon. “This order aims to
accomplish those goals.”
“This is another step the state is taking toward saving lives during
this pandemic,” said Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, chief medical executive and
chief deputy for health. “The ultimate goal is to slow the spread of the
virus so … Read More »
From a Lenawee County mid-afternoon news release, March 25, 2020 ADRIAN — The Lenawee County Health Department has been notified of two additional positive COVID-19 cases in Lenawee County. Both cases are adult males. The Lenawee County Health Department will contact people who have been in close contact with the patients, and will assess for symptoms, quarantine, and monitor appropriately. This brings the known total as of afternoon March 25, 2020, to three in Lenawee County.
The first case, an adult female, was announced late in the afternoon Tuesday, March 24.
Currently, the total Michigan COVID-19 case count is 1,791. The news release states expectation that these numbers to increase as more testing takes place. To date, 45 Lenawee residents have been tested for COVID-19. There are 20 negative results, 3 positive results, and 22 results still pending, the release stated.
Based … Read More »