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Munson Healthcare, which has eight hospitals in northern Michigan, is now offering a “COVID-19 Tracker” on its website so people can view regular updates on the coronavirus numbers in the area. The Munson Healthcare COVID-19 Tracker offers testing data for Cadillac Hospital, Charlevoix Hospital...
Due to efforts by the State of Michigan to slow the spread of COVID-19 – a contagious respiratory illness that has caused thousands of deaths in the United States in the last month – students in Michigan likely will not be returning to their school district classrooms for the 2019-2020 year....
Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-33, an “expanded emergency and disaster declaration,” went into effect last week, giving the state another means of seeking federal assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Whitmer activated Michigan’s “state of emergency” with Executive...
Northern Michigan counties are seeing an influx of individuals who are seeking shelter from areas with significant COVID-19 community spread or returning from travel outside of these counties.  “While we understand the desire to seek shelter in  communities with fewer COVID cases, this...
The first virtual meeting for the Crawford County Board of Commissioners was held last week as county officials practice social distancing to mitigate the spread of coronavirus in the area. The county board on Thursday, March 26, held its regular monthly meeting utilizing Zoom, a computer...
Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital is serving as a hub for patients in northeast Michigan for those with suspected or confirmed positive COVID-19 results. While each hospital in Munson Healthcare’s nine-hospital system is equipped to handle patients with coronavirus, it has been deemed that it...
Even with their offices closed to the public due to the current coronavirus outbreak, services continue in limited capacities for Crawford County’s townships and the City of Grayling. Officials said the biggest challenges right now involve open meetings and building/zoning, and the most...
The filing deadlines for city and state income tax forms have been extended. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s recent Executive Order 2020-26 extends the filing deadline for state income tax forms and city income tax forms – both of which are normally due in April – to July of 2020 due to...
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-21 (also known as the Stay Home Stay Safe Executive Order), which went into effect last week, says that people must stay in their places of residence in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), but one of the exceptions...
District Health Department #10 reports on Thursday, March 26, the first confirmed positive case of COVID-19 in a Crawford County resident.  DHD#10 is working quickly to investigate this case and to determine if there were any close contacts to this individual. DHD#10 reminds everyone that it...

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