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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 positive COVID-19 cases reach five

There have been two additional positive COVID-19 cases of Grand Traverse County residents reported to the Grand Traverse County Health Department. The first case is a male, in his 60s with a history of international travel, who is currently hospitalized. His international travel was prior to being infectious. The second case is a male, in Read More…

Grand Traverse County Health Department accepting donations of personal protective equipment

The Grand Traverse County Health Department will begin to accept items for use as personal protective equipment (PPE) to help supply partnering agencies during the COVID-19 public health crisis. Partnering agencies include, but are not limited to: first responders, long-term care facilities, private healthcare facilities, shelters, adult foster care, etc. Please consider donating if you Read More…

Grand Traverse County Health Department COVID-19 Update Location Information

The Grand Traverse County Health Department wants to make the public aware of two locations that a recently confirmed positive COVID-19 case was present at while symptomatic. Following the public health case investigation, it was discovered that there is possibility for community exposure. Please see locations below. If you were on Delta Flight DL4991 departing Read More…

Two Additional Cases of COVID-19 in Grand Traverse County

The Grand Traverse County Health Department is reporting two additional positive cases of COVID-19 from the novel coronavirus in Grand Traverse County residents. The first case is a male in his fifties with a history of domestic travel. The second case is a female in her sixties, also with a history of domestic travel. These Read More…