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Lenawee County has more time to pay past-due 2017 taxes

Posted on March 27th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Lenawee County has more time to pay past-due 2017 taxes

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 »


Lenawee County COVID-19 cases 8 at 3 p.m. March 27

Posted on March 27th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Lenawee County COVID-19 cases 8 at 3 p.m. March 27

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 up to five confirmed cases of COVID-19

Posted on March 27th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Lenawee County up to five confirmed cases of COVID-19

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 »


MDHHS issues emergency order on COVID-19 testing, resource reporting

Posted on March 27th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on MDHHS issues emergency order on COVID-19 testing, resource reporting

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 »


BREAKING NEWS: Lenawee County reports two more positive COVID-19 cases; total 3

Posted on March 25th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on BREAKING NEWS: Lenawee County reports two more positive COVID-19 cases; total 3

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 »


In-person registration requirement waived for Michigan unemployment process

Posted on March 25th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on In-person registration requirement waived for Michigan unemployment process

LANSING – Due to the public health emergency that coronavirus has created, the in-person registration at Michigan Works! requirement is being waived at this time, according to a March 25, 2020, news release from the agency. This means that individuals who lose their jobs, or are laid off, do not need to visit a Michigan Works! office in order to receive unemployment benefits, per the announcement.

“There still seems to be confusion surrounding this requirement,” said Luann Dunsford, CEO of the Michigan Works! Association. “The top priority of Michigan Works! is the health and safety of our clients and the Michigan Works! staff. In order to ensure that health and safety during this very difficult and confusing time, it is important to not require in-person contact.”

In compliance with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s recent “Stay Home – Stay Safe” executive order, Michigan … Read More »


Health Dept. seeks Lenawee Co. residents who attended Berrien Co. concert

Posted on March 25th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Health Dept. seeks Lenawee Co. residents who attended Berrien Co. concert

COVID-19 Exposure at Andrews University Concert  – Lenawee County news release

The Berrien County Health Department has identified the first two positive cases of
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Berrien County.

The positive persons are both adult women under the age of 60; they have both been self-isolating at home for several days and they are in good condition. Both of these individuals had close personal contact with singer Sandi Patty when she performed a concert at Andrews University in Berrien Springs on March 8, 2020. Since the concert, Ms. Patty announced that she tested positive for COVID-19 March 17, 2020.

The Berrien County Health Department and Andrews University are communicating directly
with the people who were in close contact with the individuals who have tested positive. All
close contacts of the COVID-19 positive individuals will be asked to self-quarantine and will be
assessed for symptoms … Read More »


Local State of Emergency declared in Lenawee County

Posted on March 24th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Local State of Emergency declared in Lenawee County

By MELISSA BURNOR

Advance Reporter

Lenawee County Commission Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of Lenawee County, David Stimpson issued a Declaration of a Local State of Emergency for Lenawee County on March 23 following Governor Whitmer’s issuance of a shelter-in-place order. Lenawee County Administrator Marty Marshall said no cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Lenawee County. Testing has begun with 35 people being tested as of Tuesday at 1 p.m. Lenawee County Health Officer Martha Hall said 18 of the tests have come back negative. The remaining 17 tests have not been returned. Later today – Tuesday, March 23 – the Lenawee County Health Department confirmed the county had confirmed its first case of COVID-19. Marshall, Stimson, Hall, Emergency Manager Craig Tanis, Sheriff Troy Bevier and Madison Township Fire Chief Craig … Read More »


BREAKING NEWS: Lenawee County confirms first case of COVID-17

Posted on March 24th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on BREAKING NEWS: Lenawee County confirms first case of COVID-17

Lenawee County news release, March 24, 2020

The Lenawee County Health Department (LCHD) has been notified of the first positive test result for COVID-19 in an adult female from Lenawee County. The individual has been self-isolating. The LCHD has contacted people who have been in close contact with the patient to assess for symptoms, provide quarantine instructions and will monitor appropriately.

It was not specified where the patient lived.

Individuals who have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19, should self-quarantine for 14 days and monitor themselves for fever, cough, and shortness of breath. COVID-19 symptoms may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure to the virus.

“Residents in Lenawee County can help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by staying home and following Governor Whitmer’s ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ executive … Read More »


ProMedica Update March 23

Posted on March 24th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on ProMedica Update March 23

PROMEDICA HEALTH SYSTEMS UPDATE  – News release

ADRIAN, MI-ProMedica Health Systems will continue to take steps to keep the residents of Lenawee
County updated on their local hospital.

The State of Michigan has launched a new hotline to answer health related questions seven days a
week from 8 am to 5 pm by calling 1-888-535-6136 or by e-mailing COVID19@michigan.gov24/7.
Staff cannot provide individual clinical advice through the hotline.

Following the CDC guidelines, all non-essential testing and non-essential ambulatory services will be
limited to minimize the risk for our patients, staff, and the community. Ambulatory surgery will be
limited to:

 Emergencies-threat to patient life  Threat of permanent dysfunction  Risk of metastasis  Rapidly worsening symptoms Visitors in Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an Executive Order that restricts visitors in healthcare facilities, including hospitals. Effective immediately, all healthcare facilities and residential care facilities … Read More »



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