Chippewa County COVID-19 Cases Continue Trending Upward

CHIPPEWA COUNTY, Mich. – Over the last week, COVID-19 cases have dramatically increased in Chippewa County, a trend that is mirrored both statewide and nationally. The increase in cases is likely due to community transmission, group gatherings among adults, and relaxing of social distancing and masking. Chippewa County continues to […]

Sault Tribe establishes COVID-19 Assistance Program

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors approved a direct services program July 6 to help tribal members. It will be funded with $3.5 million in Covid-19 CARES Act monies. Tribal Chairperson Aaron Payment said, on behalf of the Board of […]

Possible exposure site identified in Chippewa county

CHIPPEWA County, Michigan – The Chippewa County Health Department has identified Lynn Auto Parts in Kinross, Michigan as a possible exposure site for COVID-19. If you were in Lynn Auto Parts between June 20, 2020 and June 30, 2020 please monitor for symptoms and contact the Chippewa County Health Department […]

Governor Whitmer Extends State of Emergency

LANSING, Mich. — Governor Whitmer today signed Executive Order 2020-127, which extends the state of emergency declaration related to the COVID-19 pandemic until July 16. In doing so, Governor Whitmer joins nearly every state in the country in maintaining a state of emergency to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. This executive […]