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Community Update 6-29

DAILY NUMBERS AND COMMUNITY TESTING The Grand Traverse County Health Department (GTCHD) reports 3 new positive cases from the weekend bringing the total to 43 positive cases, 7 probable cases, 22 recoveries, and 5 deaths, leaving 16 active cases in Grand Traverse County residents. Additional statistics are available on the County’s dashboard.  Two males in their Read More…

Community Update 6-26

DAILY NUMBERS AND COMMUNITY TESTING The Grand Traverse County Health Department (GTCHD) reports 2 new positive cases today bringing the total to 40 positive cases, 6 probable cases, 22 recoveries, and 5 deaths in Grand Traverse County residents. Additional statistics are available on the County’s dashboard.  The new cases include a female in her 20s Read More…

Several local establishments listed as possible COVID-19 exposures sites, self-monitoring recommended

Following an out-of-county, collaborative contact tracing effort, the Grand Traverse County Health Department would like to make the public aware of several possible community exposure sites in Grand Traverse County. Listed below are the dates, times, and locations of establishments that were visited by a group of patrons, several of which later tested positive for Read More…

Community Update 6-22

DAILY NUMBERS AND COMMUNITY TESTING The Grand Traverse County Health Department (GTCHD) reports one new positive case today bringing the total to 38 positive cases, 6 probable cases, 19 recoveries, and 5 deaths in Grand Traverse County residents. There are three Grand Traverse County cases (of the 38) currently in isolation being monitored. Additional statistics Read More…

Community Update 6-19

DAILY NUMBERS AND COMMUNITY TESTING The Grand Traverse County Health Department (GTCHD) reports 37 positive cases, 6 probable cases, 19 recoveries, and 5 deaths in Grand Traverse County residents. Additional statistics are available on the County’s dashboard.  Two new positive cases have been reported since Monday’s update (6/15/20)  Female in her 50’s, asymptomatic, no known Read More…

Community Update 6-15

DAILY NUMBERS AND COMMUNITY TESTING The Grand Traverse County Health Department (GTCHD) continues to report 35 positive cases, 6 probable cases, 18 recoveries, and 5 deaths in Grand Traverse County residents. Additional statistics are available on the County’s dashboard.  The GTCHD has received 714 results of the 835 tests performed at the National Guard community testing Read More…

Community Update 6-12

DAILY NUMBERS AND COMMUNITY TESTING The Grand Traverse County Health Department (GTCHD) reports 35 positive cases, 6 probable cases, 18 recoveries, and 5 deaths in Grand Traverse County residents. Additional statistics are available on the County’s dashboard.  One new positive case has been reported since Wednesday’s update (6/10/20).  Female in her 60’s, asymptomatic, community-acquired, no Read More…

Community Update 6-10

DAILY NUMBERS AND COMMUNITY TESTING The Grand Traverse County Health Department (GTCHD) reports 34 positive cases, 6 probable cases, 18 recoveries, and 5 deaths in Grand Traverse County residents. Additional statistics are available on the County’s dashboard.  Two new positive cases have been reported since Monday’s update (6/8/20).  Female in her 60’s, asymptomatic, no known Read More…

Community Update 6-08

DAILY NUMBERS AND COMMUNITY TESTING The Grand Traverse County Health Department reports 32 positive cases, 6 probable cases, 17 recoveries, and 5 deaths in Grand Traverse County residents. Additional statistics are available on the County’s dashboard.  Three new cases were reported over the weekend in Grand Traverse County residents: Female in her 90s likely exposed in Read More…

Community Update 6-05

DAILY NUMBERS AND COMMUNITY TESTING The Grand Traverse County Health Department reports 28 positive cases, 6 probable cases, 17 recoveries, and 5 deaths in Grand Traverse County residents. Additional statistics are available on the County’s dashboard.  The new positive case is a woman in her 40s who was asymptomatic. The GTCHD confirmed the case Wednesday Read More…

Community Update 6-03

DAILY NUMBERS The Grand Traverse County Health Department reports 27 positive cases, 6 probable cases, 17 recoveries, and 5 deaths in Grand Traverse County residents. Additional statistics are available on the County’s dashboard.  Regionally, Munson Healthcare is reporting COVID-19 testing results on its website for each of its hospitals. Numbers listed are by hospital, not Read More…

Community Update 6-01

DAILY NUMBERS The Grand Traverse County Health Department reports 27 positive cases, 6 probable cases, 17 recoveries, and 5 deaths in Grand Traverse County residents. Additional statistics are available on the County’s dashboard.  Case investigations were completed by the Grand Traverse County Health Department of the 4 positive cases reported on Friday, May 29. The investigations found Read More…

Community Update 5-29

DAILY NUMBERS The Grand Traverse County Health Department reports 2 new positive COVID-19 cases which brings the total number to 25 positive cases, 6 probable cases, 16 recoveries, and 5 deaths in Grand Traverse County residents. Additional statistics are available on the County’s dashboard.  The 2 new positive cases include a man in his 20s Read More…

Mobile COVID-19 drive-thru testing site in Traverse City this weekend

The Grand Traverse County Health Department is partnering with the Michigan National Guard, Michigan State Police and state officials to administer free COVID-19 testing this weekend at Turtle Creek Stadium. The drive-thru testing site is open from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, May 30and Sunday, May 31. “This has been a collaborative effort of Read More…

MIOSHA Launches New Site for COVID-19 Workplace Safety

Michigan.gov/COVIDWorkplaceSafety is one-stop-shop forworkplace safety resources as businesses reopen The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) within the Dept. of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) launched a new online COVID-19 Workplace Safety site –Michigan.gov/COVIDWorkplaceSafety – the site provides guidance and a toolkit of resources to keep workplaces safe as sectors of the state’s economy Read More…

Community Update 5-27

DAILY NUMBERS The Grand Traverse County Health Department reports the total number of COVID-19 cases remains at 23 positive cases, 6 probable cases, 16 recoveries, and 5 deaths in Grand Traverse County residents. Additional statistics are available on the County’s dashboard.  Two out-of-state visitors tested positive over the holiday weekend but will not be counted Read More…