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Community Update 5-15

DAILY NUMBERS The Grand Traverse County Health Department reports the total number of COVID-19 cases remains at 23 positive cases, 6 probable cases, 14 recoveries, and 5 deaths in Grand Traverse County residents. The Health Department maintains regular contact with all active cases while they remain in home isolation. These numbers and additional statistics are Read More…

Community Update 5-14

DAILY NUMBERS The Grand Traverse County Health Department is reporting two new positive cases of COVID-19, which brings the total number of cases in the county to 23 positive cases, 6 probable cases, 14 recoveries, and 5 deaths from COVID-19 in Grand Traverse County residents. One of the new cases is a female in her Read More…

Community Update 5-12

DAILY NUMBERS The Grand Traverse County Health Department remains at 21 positive cases, 6 probable cases, 14 recoveries, and 5 deaths from COVID-19 in Grand Traverse County residents. These numbers and additional county statistics are available on the County’s dashboard. With each new positive case, the County Health Department will work to identify and contact anyone Read More…

Community Update 5-07

DAILY NUMBERS The Grand Traverse County Health Department reports no new cases today, 20 cumulative positive cases, 6 cumulative probable cases, and 5 deaths from COVID-19 in Grand Traverse County residents. Thirteen of the positive cases have recovered with 30 days having passed since the onset of their symptoms. These numbers and additional county statistics Read More…

Community Update 5-06

DAILY NUMBERS The Grand Traverse County Health Department reports 0 new cases today, 20 cumulative positive cases, 6 cumulative probable cases, and 5 deaths from COVID-19 in Grand Traverse County residents. Thirteen of the positive cases have recovered with 30 days having passed since the onset of their symptoms. These numbers and additional county statistics Read More…

Community Update 5-01

DAILY NUMBERS The Grand Traverse County Health Department continues to report 19 positive cases, 6 probable cases, and 5 deaths from COVID-19 in Grand Traverse County residents. There have been no new cases in Grand Traverse County for 11 days. These numbers and additional county statistics are available on a new dashboard. Full case investigations Read More…

Community Update 4-29

DAILY NUMBERS The Grand Traverse County Health Department continues to report 19 positive cases, 6 probable cases, and 5 deaths from COVID-19 in Grand Traverse County residents. These numbers and additional county statistics are available on a new Grand Traverse County Health Department dashboard linked here. Probable cases are individuals that have been directly linked Read More…

Tele-Town Hall Recording

Tele-Town Hall meeting held April 23. Senator Wayne Schmidt and State Representative Triston Cole joined Grand Traverse Health Department Health Officer Wendy Hirschenberger and Munson Medical Center Chief Medical Officer Dr. Christine Nefcy in answering questions from the community about COVID-19.

Community Update 4-26

Grand Traverse County COVID-19 Community Update Social distancing continues to be our best weapon to stop the spread of the virus following Governor Whitmer’s Friday updates to the Stay Home, Stay Safe Executive Order.Data shows that most Michiganders are doing their part by staying home and staying safe as much as possible, and are asked to do so Read More…

Community Update 4-24

DAILY TESTING NUMBERS The Grand Traverse County Health Department continues to report 19 positive cases and 5 deaths from COVID-19 in Grand Traverse County residents. To date, 505 individuals have been tested for COVID-19 in Grand Traverse County. Regionally, Munson Healthcare is reporting COVID-19 testing results on its website for each of its hospitals throughout Read More…

Northern Lakes Community Mental Health Authority resources

Northern Lakes Community Mental Health Authority offers a variety of resources that are available to the public. Crisis services 24/7, including the mobile FAST Team — 833-295-0616 New! COVID-19 Warm Help Line for stress or depression, during business hours — 800-492-5742 myStrength online health and wellness resources free with the access code NLCMHcommunity, at myStrength.com — many stress management and mindfulness tools, hope Read More…

COVID-19 Test Site Finder

Castlight: COVID-19 Resource Center has created an interactive map that allows you to search for testing centers that are nearest you. Visit COVID-19 Test Finder and enter your County to see where there are active test sites. Source: Michigan.gov

Community Update 4-21

Stay Home, Stay Safe, Save Lives remains the most important message for residents throughout Northwest Michigan. It is important that people continue to stay home as much as possible, avoid all non-essential travel and practice social distancing when they must go out. The Grand Traverse County Health Department has developed a helpful one-page info-graphic about when it is Read More…

Michigan expands COVID-19 testing criteria to anyone with symptoms and launches testing site locator

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced last Monday it is expanding testing criteria for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) to include individuals with mild symptoms, and has published a COVID-19 test site finder at Michigan.gov/Coronavirus to help Michiganders locate a testing site near them. “Expanded testing is needed to learn more about how COVID-19 is spreading in Read More…

Community Update 4-20

Stay Home, Stay Safe, Save Lives remains the most important message for residents throughout Northwest Michigan. It is important that people continue to stay home as much as possible, avoid all non-essential travel and practice social distancing when they must go out. The Grand Traverse County Health Department has developed a helpful one-page info-graphic about when it is Read More…

Community Update 4-18

Grand Traverse County COVID-19 Community Update – April 18, 2020 During the COVID-19 pandemic, our region has seen incredible generosity by residents, grant-making organizations and businesses as they contribute funds and resources to help support our residents during the pandemic. The Urgent Needs Grant Fund, housed at the Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation, has received Read More…

Community Update 4-17

As of this morning, the Grand Traverse County Health Department continues to report 17 positive cases of COVID-19 in Grand Traverse County residents. Since yesterday, a woman in her 80s died from the virus. This brings the total number of deaths of Grand Traverse County residents to 4. To date, 372 people have been tested Read More…

Community Update 4-12

This Easter, like every day this month, residents are encouraged to participate in religious services and other gatherings online, and to visit with family and friends by phone or using online video. Contact with people outside of your immediate household increases the risk of virus spread. To date, Grand Traverse County has 17 confirmed positive cases Read More…

Community Update 4-11

Grand Traverse County has had 17 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19, with 270 county residents tested, 226 negative results and 27 tests pending. There have been three deaths and five people have completed isolation and are symptom-free. There is one new case since yesterday of a male in his 70s with a history of international Read More…

Community Update 4-10

As of this morning, Grand Traverse County has had 16 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. 259 people have been tested who live in Grand Traverse County. 225 cases have come back negative. 3 people have died and five people have recovered. The new case since yesterday is a man in his 70s who is now Read More…

July 10

Community Update 7/10

DAILY NUMBERS AND COMMUNITY TESTING The Grand Traverse County Health Department (GTCHD) reports 12 new…
July 6

Community Update 7/06

DAILY NUMBERS AND COMMUNITY TESTING The Grand Traverse County Health Department (GTCHD) reports 16 new…
June 29

Community Update 6-29

DAILY NUMBERS AND COMMUNITY TESTING The Grand Traverse County Health Department (GTCHD) reports 3 new…