Select Page

Health Center reports positive COVID-19 test

The health center reported a positive COVID-19 test yesterday, the first since mid-May.  So far they’ve run 10 tests in August with 8 back as negative and 1 still pending. If the patterns from the last positive tests repeat, we are likely to see a small burst of cases...
State health officials loosen masking requirements

State health officials loosen masking requirements

Starting Thursday, state orders will no longer require that you wear a mask outdoors at gatherings of fewer than 100 people nor are they required indoors at residential meetings where everyone is vaccinated. Also relaxed are testing requirements for sports teams—tests...
Health Department asks unvaccinated islanders to complete survey

Health Department asks unvaccinated islanders to complete survey

The Health Department of Northwest Michigan has asked that all islanders who are 16 and older and who are still awaiting COVID vaccination to complete a survey at this link: https://patienteducationgenius.jotform.com/z/HDNWM. The information will be used to plan for...

COVID-19 Vaccine eligibility age dropping to 50 soon

Governor Whitmer’s press secretary said today that Michiganders 50 years and older who have “preexisting conditions, disabilities and other medical vulnerabilities” will become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine Monday, March 8.  Two weeks later, all over 50 will b...