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Essential businesses guidelines and toolkit

The Grand Traverse County Health Department has developed a toolkit for local businesses and organizations who are considered essential services. The toolkit, linked on our website, provides suggested guidelines for employers, a flowchart for potential COVID-19 exposure, and cleaning guidelines for facilities after a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 exposure (though many guidelines are relevant before Read More…

Michigan 2-1-1

Michigan 2-1-1 is an easy way to connect with help of all kinds, right in your community. Need help with food, housing, or paying bills? Need support in a family crisis or community disaster? We’re here for you. Any time. All the time. Just call, text, or search online and we’ll get you connected. Learn more Read More…

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Q&A

COVID-19: What it is and how it spreads. What is coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)? COVID-19 is caused by a new respiratory virus. In December 2019, the virus began circulating in humans. Health experts are concerned because little is known about this new virus and it has the potential to cause severe illness and pneumonia.  What Read More…

Traverse Connect

Traverse Connect is posting information to their news page for business owners and others regarding legislation at the state and national level, staffing solutions, remote work solutions, etc.  They’re fielding requests from businesses for help and parking those at this site as well. https://traverseconnect.com/about/news/ Traverse Connect also has a Business Resource Page for Helping businesses Read More…

April 6

Community Update 4-06

Stay Home, Stay Safe, Save Lives remains the most important message for residents throughout Northwest…
April 5

Community Update 4-05

COVID-19 remains an ongoing threat to our community as the number of cases statewide grew…
April 4

Community Update 4-04

As of this morning the Grand Traverse County Health Department is reporting one additional death…
April 3

Community Update 4-03

As of this morning, Grand Traverse County has 11 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. 205…