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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…

Community Update 4/08

As of 10 A.M. today, the Grand Traverse County Health Department reports 15 total confirmed COVID-19 cases, which includes 5 who have recovered and 3 deaths. There have been 249 county residents tested and, of those, 195 tests have come back negative.  Yesterday, following public health case investigations, the Grand Traverse Health Department reported an Read More…

Grand Traverse County reports second COVID-19 death in less than 24 hours

The Grand Traverse County Health Department has received notice that it has lost a second community member to COVID-19. The news comes less than 24 hours after announcing the county’s first COVID-19 death. The individual was a female in her 70s who was being hospitalized at Munson Medical Center. “We are saddened to wake up Read More…

Grand Traverse County reports first COVID-19 death

The Grand Traverse County Health Department received notice of the first COVID-19 related death of a Grand Traverse County resident this evening. The individual was a male in his 60s who was hospitalized at Munson Medical Center. “Although we anticipated we would eventually have to make this announcement, it doesn’t make it any easier. Our Read More…

PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY FOR TRAVELERS HEADING NORTH

The Grand Traverse County Health Department, in collaboration with the Northern Michigan Public Health Alliance (NMPHA), issues the following advisory to protect the health of the public in the 31- county NMPHA region: Northern Michigan Counties are seeing an influx of individuals who are seeking shelter from areas with significant COVID-19 community spread or returning Read More…

Grand Traverse County reports first case of community-acquired transmission

The Grand Traverse County Health Department announces two additional positive COVID-19 cases, bringing the countywide total to seven. Among the two latest cases, community acquired transmission was determined to be a factor in one case. The first case is a female in her 70s, with no history of travel outside of the region. After a 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…

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Community Update 8/03

DAILY NUMBERS  The Grand Traverse County Health Department (GTCHD) reports 5 new positive cases since…
July 31

Community Update 7/31

DAILY NUMBERS  The Grand Traverse County Health Department (GTCHD) reports 17 new positive cases since…