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Grand Traverse County COVID report, public exposure site

For Tuesday, November 17, 2020, the Grand Traverse County Health Department is reporting 35 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the cumulative case total to 1,248 with 606 recovered and 17 deaths, leaving 625 active cases. Since the beginning of November, we have added 462 cases of COVID-19, averaging over 27 cases per day. We continue Read More…

Grand Traverse County COVID report, case data Nov. 13 – 15

The Grand Traverse County Health Department is reporting 100 new cases of COVID-19 and two deaths since Friday, November 13, 2020, bringing the cumulative case total to 1,216 with 597 recovered and 17 deaths, leaving 602 active cases. This is the first time since August 4, 2020 that the active cases in the community are Read More…

Grand Traverse County reports public exposure site

The Grand Traverse County Health Department would like to inform the public that a place of potential public exposure was discovered while conducting COVID-19 case investigations. See the location below.Exposure sites not open to the public are contacted directly. Great Wolf Lodge Waterpark (Traverse City):Saturday, November 7 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. If you Read More…

Community Update 11/13

A MESSAGE FROM THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT Since November 1, 2020, the Grand Traverse County Health Department has reported 332 cases of COVID-19, an average of 25 cases per day. The November surge accounts for just under 30% of the cumulative total since reporting the first case in the county on March 22, 2020. With the Read More…

Grand Traverse County COVID report, case data Nov. 10-11

The Grand Traverse County Health Department is reporting 67 new cases of COVID-19 (Wednesday: 35, Thursday: 32) and one death since Tuesday, November 10, 2020, bringing the cumulative case total to 1,065 with 547 recovered and 15 deaths, leaving 503 active cases. The latest death was a male in his 80s who was being cared Read More…

Spread Hope Coalition Newsletter

MI COVID Alert app launches statewide today New This Week: New phone app for detecting exposures to COVID-19 Beginning today, all Michiganders are encouraged to download the MI COVID Alert phone application from the Apple or Google app stores. MI COVID Alert is a free, easy to use, and anonymous app to help you stay informed and protect Read More…

Grand Traverse County COVID report and case update, Nov. 6 – 8

The Grand Traverse County Health Department is reporting 82 new cases of COVID-19 since Friday, November 6, 2020, bringing the cumulative case total to 982 with 520 recovered and 14 deaths, leaving 448 active cases. If you are a newly diagnosed/COVID 19+ tested case, please self-isolate. Due to the continued large volume of cases and Read More…

COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS FOR HUNTERS

Hunters are asked to follow all regulations from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to hunt safely and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Meet together outside whenever possible. If gathering indoors, include no more than two households and not more than 10 people. If you Read More…

Celebrating the Holidays During COVID-19

Tips for Holiday Gatherings Holiday gatherings for Michiganders will be different this year due to COVID-19. Your family doesn’t have to miss out on being together during the holidays, either virtual or in-person. Here are some tips so you can getthe most out of your holiday gatherings and reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19. Factors Read More…

Public exposure site reported by Grand Traverse County Health Department

On Sunday, November 8, 2020, the Grand Traverse County Health Department identified a location of possible public exposure. Below are the dates and times in which a confirmed positive COVID-19 case was present at: Credit Union One1407 S. Division StTraverse City, MI 49684Monday, 11/2 from 8:45 am – 5 pmTuesday, 11/3 from 8:45am – 5 Read More…

Public exposure site reported by Grand Traverse County Health Department

On Saturday, November 7, 2020, the Grand Traverse County Health Department identified a location of possible public exposure. Below are the dates and times in which a confirmed positive COVID-19 case was present at: Costco WholesaleWednesday 10/28/20 from 10 am – 6 pmThursday 10/29/20 from 10 am – 6 pmFriday 10/30/20 from 10 am – Read More…

Community Update 11/06

A MESSAGE FROM THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT If you are a newly diagnosed/COVID 19+ tested case, please self-isolate. Due to the continued large volume of cases and case investigations needing to be completed, the Grand Traverse County Health Department is asking for your patience and cooperation until we can reach you directly. Additionally, notify any of Read More…

Grand Traverse County COVID report, public exposure sites and correction

For Tuesday, November 3, 2020, the Grand Traverse County Health Department is reporting 14 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the cumulative case total to 833 with 481 recovered and thirteen deaths, leaving 339 active cases. If you are a newly diagnosed/COVID 19+ tested case, please self-isolate. Due to the continued large volume of cases and Read More…

Community Update 10/30

TRAVERSE CITY REGION RETURNS TO PHASE 4 Yesterday, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services revised and extended its epidemic order to contain the spread of COVID-19, as Michigan continues to see a surge in cases, hospitalizations, and deaths. Under the newly extended orders, MDHHS reduced the maximum gathering size from 500 persons to Read More…

MDHHS Extends Emergency Orders in Continued Effort to Contain Spread of COVID-19

Order tightens rules for indoor gatherings that can become “superspreader events” LANSING, MICH. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) today revised and extended its epidemic order to contain the spread of COVID-19, as Michigan continues to see a surge in cases, hospitalizations, and deaths. Although most of the order is unchanged, new provisions target Read More…

Community Update 10/23

A NOTE FROM THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT Since October 1, 2020, Grand Traverse County has reported 208 new cases of COVID-19 and have traced over 900 close contacts to positive cases who were instructed to quarantine. With that in mind, it is an understatement to say that case investigations are an invaluable component to limiting the Read More…

Community Update 10/16

NEW EMERGENCY ORDERS AND RULES ISSUED On Friday, October 9th, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Robert Gordon issued an Emergency Order under section 2253 of the Public Health Code. This order provides additional detail and clarity around the major areas of protection including facial coverings, worker protections, and limits on Read More…

Grand Traverse County COVID-19 Report, public exposure sites

For Thursday, October 15, 2020, the Grand Traverse County Health Department is reporting nine new cases of COVID-19. Thursday’s additions bring the cumulative case total to 543, with 380 recovered and twelve deaths, leaving 151 active cases. While conducting case investigations, the listed locations, during the specified dates and times were discovered to be a Read More…

March 5

Community Update 3/05

VACCINATION ELIGIBILITY EXPANDED TO ALL PHASE 1A & 1B IN GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY As of…
March 1

Community Update 2/26

Updates From The Health Department SCHEDULING To place the Grand Traverse County Health Department in…
February 22

Community Update 2/19

Updates From The Health Department Vaccine Eligibility Michigan is currently vaccinating individuals who are: PHASE…