LIVINGSTON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics available in Livingston County
HOWELL, MI - The Livingston County Health Department will start a walk-in vaccine clinic starting Monday, Aug. 2, according to a release. A Janssen vaccine clinic will start on Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to receive the vaccine, the release stated. The Pfizer vaccine requires two doses three weeks apart, and is available for individuals 12 and over. The Janssen vaccine requires one dose and is available for individuals 18 and over.mlive.com
Three pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics available in Livingston County
LIVINGSTON COUNTY, MI - There are three COVID-19 vaccine clinics available throughout Livingston County starting Saturday, June 19. The clinics will offer either the Pfizer or Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines, depending on age eligibility requirements, Livingston County Health Department officials said. Online sign-ups for the Pfizer vaccine can be found here and for Johnson & Johnson here. Schedule an appointment online for Pfizer here and for Johnson & Johnson here, or call the above number. As of Wednesday, June 16, Livingston County has conducted initial vaccine doses for 57% of its population, or 96,276 of its eligible population.mlive.com
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A case of the more contagious COVID-19 variant has been identified in Livingston County for the first time, officials reported Saturday. (WDIV)The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan has risen to 596,054 as of Saturday, including 15,666 deaths, state officials report. The state reported a total of 549,881 recoveries from the virus on Saturday. Michigan’s 7-day moving average for daily cases was 1,210 on Saturday -- which is up slightly from last week. The state also reports “active cases,” which were listed at 30,500 on Saturday.
‘We are talking life and death’ -- Livingston County residents speak out on vaccine shortage
HOWELL, Mich. – Of the nearly 2.3 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in Michigan, less than 13,000 have made it to Livingston County. Ad“The research is clear,” said Livingston County commissioner Mitchell Zajak. As of Feb. 19, 2021, Livingston County has 9,130 confirmed coronavirus cases and 122 COVID-related deaths, while Oakland County has 63,631 confirmed cases and 1,855 COVID-related deaths. “We are talking life and death.”The Livingston County commission will vote on a resolution Monday calling for the state to scrap the SVI and put senior citizens first. AdREAD: How Livingston County residents can schedule COVID-19 vaccination appointment
Livingston County officials demand answers over COVID-19 vaccine distribution
HOWELL, Mich. – Leaders in Livingston County want answers from state officials. They want to know why the state has only sent them 13,000 shots while Oakland County has received 238,000 doses. Livingston County commissioner Mitchell Zajac said the state needs to scrap the way it distributes vaccines because it’s failing Michigan’s seniors. Close to 18% of the 190,000 people in Livingston County are over the age of 65. READ: How Livingston County residents can schedule COVID-19 vaccination appointmentLivingston County has the highest median income in the state, but the majority of people dying from the virus are seniors.
How Livingston County residents can schedule COVID-19 vaccination appointment
Livingston County is working to make appointments available for the next phase of COVID-19 vaccination. “Livingston County Health Department continues to work through phase 1A, and cannot move into phase 1B until additional vaccine is received. Limited vaccine supply is being prioritized to our most vulnerable and high-risk populations. If you are eligible for the vaccine, please do not call or email to schedule your appointment. Complete the COVID-19 Vaccination Interest Form to be contacted regarding a vaccination appointment.”Coronavirus resources:
6 COVID cases linked to services, bible studies at Brighton church
BRIGHTON, Mich. – Six people who tested positive for COVID-19 have been linked to services and bible studies at a Brighton church, health officials said. Officials with the Livingston County Health Department said six COVID-19 patients reported attending Brighton Church of Christ services on Oct. 18 and bible study sessions on Oct. 20 and Oct. 21. Anyone who went to the church on those days might have been exposed for COVID-19, according to the health department. RELATED: COVID-19 cases associated with Brighton Assembly of GodThe Livingston County Health Department is recommending everyone who attends Brighton Church of Christ get tested for COVID-19. Anyone who develops symptoms should immediately isolate and contact a doctor.
14 coronavirus cases linked to Livingston County church
BRIGHTON, MI — More than a dozen individuals who attended services at Brighton Assembly of God have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Livingston County health officials. The positive cases are residents of Livingston, Oakland and Washtenaw counties, the release said. The Livingston County Health Department recommends COVID-19 testing for all individuals who attend the church, even if they are asymptomatic. There are 1,461 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Livingston County residents with 277 probable cases, 126 hospitalizations and 32 deaths, according to data from the health department. READ MORE:Friday, Oct. 16, coronavirus data by Michigan county: Saginaw, Livingston, Lenawee, Lapeer among 6 newest hotspotsLivingston County officials seek to ‘preserve our liberties’ by ending face mask requirementsBig increases in Livingston County coronavirus cases come from high school-aged kids, health officials sayMichigan reports 2,015 new coronavirus cases for Friday, Oct. 16; second consecutive day over 2,000mlive.com
COVID-19 cases associated with Brighton Assembly of God
LIVINGSTON COUNTY, Mich. – The Livingston County Health Department is alerting the public about potential COVID-19 exposure at the Brighton Assembly of God. As of today, 14 unrelated individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 reported attending services at Brighton Assembly of God on October 4, October 7, and October 11. The positive cases are residents of multiple counties including Livingston, Washtenaw, and Oakland. Due to the high rate of transmission and an increase in COVID-19 cases among attendees of Brighton Assembly of God, LCHD highly recommends COVID-19 testing for all individuals who attend the church, whether they have symptoms or not. The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan has risen to 143,106 as of Friday, including 6,987 deaths, state officials report.
Livingston County releases public health guidance as planning tool when sectors of economy reopen
HOWELL, Mich. The Livingston County Health Department is releasing public health guidance to be used as a planning tool for various businesses and community operations. The tool will assist industries as they consider what they need to do to reopen safely when allowed under the Executive Orders. As Livingston County residents continue to do their part in helping to slow the spread of COVID-19, businesses and organizations can do the same by implementing the reopen workforce guidance. The reopen workforce guidance provides specific information for industry leaders and is categorized by industry type. Included in the guidance is the MI Safe Start Plan, which outlines Governor Whitmers plan to re-engage the Michigan economy.
Livingston County Health Department: Swine flu found in pigs at Fowlerville Family Fair
FOWLERVILLE, Mich. - The Livingston County Health Department issued an important warning about swine flu this weekend. According to the health department, the Fowlerville Family Fair reported that pigs at the event tested positive for the disease. The pigs started showing signs of swine flu Thursday and have since been removed from the fairgrounds. If anyone was exposed to them throughout the week and has flu-like symptoms, they should contact a doctor, the health department warned. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.