Media Releases
Livingston County Health Department
2300 E Grand River Ave
Suite 102
Howell, MI 48843
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Public Health
Phone: 517.546.9850
Fax: 517.546.6995
Environmental Health
Phone: 517.546.9858
Fax: 517.546.9853

Media Releases

Please contact the Livingston County Health Department for more information at 517-546-9850.

2021 Media Releases

LCHD Now Scheduling COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children Ages 5-11, 11-3-2021

LCHD Now Scheduling COVID-19 Booster Dose Appointments, 10-29-2021

Livingston County Warns of Possible COVID-19 Exposure at Concert, 9-30-2021

Livingston County COVID-19 Vaccination Opportunities & Pfizer Booster Shots, 9-28-2021

MDARD - State Confirms Eastern Equine Encephalitis in Livingston County Horse, 8-26-2021

Rabid Bat Identified in Livingston County, 8-19-2021

Free COVID-19 Vaccinations Available at Hartland Community Ed, 8-12-2021

Free COVID-19 Vaccinations Available at Family Emergency Readiness Expo, 8-4-2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Walk-in Clinics Now Available, 7-30-2021

LCHD WIC Program Receives Successful Audit, 7-14-2021

LCHD Offering Community Based COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics, 6-17-2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Avauilable for Individuals 12 and Older, 5-12-2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Appointments and Walk-In Opportunities Available Saturday May 1st, 4-30-21

Additional Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Site in Brighton Providing Saliva Testing, Lynxdx flyer, 4-14-2021

LCHD COVID-19 Vaccination Update, 4-6-2021

LCHD Offering No Cost Drive-Thru COVID-19 Community Testing Saturday April 3 at Pathfinder School, 3-31-2021

New Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Site to Provide Saliva Testing, 3-19-21

LCHD Offering No Cost COVID-19 Community Testing, 3-12-2021

LCHD Identifies COVID-19 Variant Strain, 3-6-2021

LCHD Continues to Prioritize 65+ for COVID-19 Vaccination, 3-5-2021

SEOC Release - MDHHS Updates Orders Expand Restaurant Capacity, Increase Gathering & Capacity Limits, Allow for Expanded

        Visitation at Residential Care Facilities, and COVID-19 March 5: Gathering Guideline, 3-2-3021

Livingston County COVID-19 Report, 2-12-2021

SEOC Release - Michigan residents have multiple options for vaccine sign-up, 2-12-2021

Livingston County Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability; Meijer COVID-19 Vaccination Registration, 2-4-2021

 COVID-19 Update for Livingston County-January 21, 1-21-2021

 Free KN95 Masks Available at Drive Through Event at Hamburg Senior Center January 26, 1-19-2010

 LCHD Continues to Vaccinate Phase 1A and Prepares for Phase 1B, 1-7-2021

January is National Radon Action Month, 1-5-2021

2020 Media Releases

LCHD Update on COVID-19 Vaccine and Distribution, 12-23-2020 

MDHHS Begins Cautious Re-Opening of High Schools & Indoor Entertainment, Modifying Successful "Pause", 12-18-2020

MDHHS COVID-19 Dec. 18 Guidelines for Gatherings, Capacity, and Social Gathering Guidance "Pause to Save Lives", 12-18-2020

MDHHS Announces Priority Groups for COVID-19 Vaccination, 12-11-2020

MDHHS - COVID-19 Vaccines, Frequently Asked Questions, 12-11-2020

MDHHS - Vaccine Infographic -"How a New Vaccine is Developed, Approved and Manufactured", 12-11-2020

MDHHS issues Thanksgiving guidance for vulnerable populations, 11-24-2020

LCHD Works with Human Services Collaborative Body Workgroup to Provide Education and Outreach on Marijuana, 11-13-2020

LCHD Offering Free Flu Clinic on November 22, 11-12-2020

MDHHS and DTMB Roll Out COVID-19 Exposure Alert App Statewide, 11-12-2020

LCHD Shifts Prioritization of COVID-19 Case Investigations; Asks Residents to Take Personal Action, 11-10-2020

Livingston County COVID-19 Snapshot Report 6 Nov20, 11-06-2020

COVID-19 Cases Associated with Brighton Church of Christ, 10-30-2020

Livingston County COVID-19 cases trending upward- COVID-19 snapshot report, 10-23-2020

MDHHS Provides COVID-19 guidance for holiday travel and gatherings, 10-21-2020

COVID-19 Cases Associated with Brighton Assembly of God, 10-16-2020 

MDHHS issues Emergency Order updating gathering definitions, capacity restrictions, mask requirements and worker

         protections, 10-09-2020

COVID-19 Cases Associated with The Pound Bar & Grill in Brighton and VFW 6464 in Fowlerville, 9-29-2020 

MDHHS - Planned Aerial Treatment in Three Counties Tonight, Including Livingston County, 9-22-2020

MDHHS- Aerial Treatment Resumes Tonight; Livingston County Included if Time and Weather Permit, 9-21-2020

MDHHS - Aerial Treatment Continues Tonight:  Additional Cases of EEE in Horses Expands Treatment Areas & Adds

          Livingston County - Treatment Zones Map, 9-17-2020

MDHHS - Aerial Treatment Planned to Combat Deadly Mosquito-borne Disease in 10 Counties, 9-14-2020

SEOC News Release:  "New Spread Hope, Not COVID Campaign Urges All Michiganders to Join Together to Safely Reopen the State", 9-14-2020

MDHHS Encourages Local Officials to Reschedule Outdoor Activities as EEE Cases Increases, 9-11-2020

Cases of EEE in 2020 are Outpacing Those from 2019, "Horse Owners Are Urged to Vaccinate Their Animals", 9-9-2020

August is National Breastfeeding Month - "Support Changes Everything", 8-14-2020

Increase in COVID-19 Cases in South Lyon and Fenton Region, 8-4-2020

Michigan Families Urged to Catch Children Up on Needed Vaccines, 7-9-2020

Community COVID-19 Testing in Whitmore Lake and Pop-up Testing Clinic Flyer, 7-8-2020

Livingston County Residents Reminded to Stay Safe in Extreme Heat, 7-7-2020

MDHHS Reminds Residents to Continue the "Do Not Eat" Fish & "Avoid Foam" Advisories, 7-7-2020

Livingston County Highlights Steps to Prevent COVID-19 This Holiday Weekend, 7-02-2020

LCHD Clarifies Reported COVID-19 Death Data, 6-17-2020

LCHD Immunization Clinic Reopening on June 15th by Appointment Only, 6-8-2020

Statewide Platform Connect MI Employers with PPE Producers Suppliers as Non-essential Businesses Begin Reopen, 5-28-2020

PDF IconResidents Encouraged to Continue Safe Steps During Gatherings, 5-22-2020

Livingston County Releases Public Health Guidance as a Planning Tool When Sectors of Economy Reopen, 5-22-2020

PDF IconLivingston County Continues Vector-Borne Disease Surveillance and Prevention; Reminds Residents to Protect Against Ticks and Mosquitoes, 5-18-2020

Livingston County Encourages Residents to Seek Medical Care When Needed, 5-8-2020

Livingston County Departments Reopening for Building Construction, 5-5-2020

MDHHS and Livingston County Health Department to Report Probable COVID-19 Cases, 5-5-2020

Livingston County Emergency Management - Residents Reminded to Clean Homes Safely & Store Products Out of Reach of Children, 4-23-3030

Livingston County Emergency Management - "What is the County Doing for You", 4-16-2020

Residents Encouraged to Continue Doing Their Part in Preventing the Spread of COVID-19, 4-13-2020

Livingston County and Neighboring Counties Prepare to Support Each Other. 4-7-2020

Livingston County Health Dept. and Washtenaw County Health Dept. Announce Shared Medical Director, 4-2-2020

Livingston County Reports Local COVID-19 Death, 3-25-2020

Additional Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases in Livingston County, 3-20-2020

First Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Case in Livingston County, 3-18-2020

LCHD Immunization Clinic Closed Starting March 18, 2020, 3-15-2020 

MDHHS Launches Hotline to Address COVID-19 Questions, 3-13-2020 

Health Systems and Health Departments Partnering to Respond to COVID-19, 3-11-2020 

LCHD Highlights Importance of Children's Oral Health in "Road to Community Health" Tongue Ties and Lip Ties, 2-28-2020

Livingston County Encourages a Dental Visit for Children by Age One, 1-31-2020

LCHD Expects Restock of Radon Test Kits in February; Encourages Residents to Test Their Homes for Radon, 1-15-2020

January is National Radon Action Month, 1-2-2020

2019 Media Releases

PDF IconDiamond Chrome ends use of TCE in its degreasing process, 11-27-2019

PDF IconFollow-up Tests in Howell Show Low Levels of TCE Near Diamond Chrome Plating, 11-21-2019

PDF IconPublic Meeting to Discuss TCE Emissions, Health Risks, 11-19-2019

PDF IconMDHHS - Mosquito Precautions Continue, 10-22-2019

PDF IconLivingston County to Participate in Aerial Spraying for Mosquitoes, 9-30-2019

PDF IconEEE Found in Livingston County Horse, 9-29-2019

PDF IconMosquito Bite Prevention Press Release, 9-27-2019

PDF IconLivingston County Calling on Residents to Participate in Community Health Survey, 9-12-2019

PDF IconLETS Launches New Healthcare Transportation Service, 9-6-2019

PDF IconGovernor Whitmer Takes Bold Action to Protect Michigan Kids from Harmful Effects of Vaping, 9-4-2019

PDF IconGet Ready During National Preparedness Month, 9-3-2019

PDF IconMDHHS - Cases of Mosquito-borne Disease Suspected in Michigan Residents (EEE continues to be a threat in SW MI), 8-26-2019

PDF IconBreastfeeding Awareness Month Promotes Positive Outcomes, 8-2-2019

PDF IconRun, Walk, Roll the Trails Event at Kensington Metro park on August 6, 2019, 7-30-2019

PDF IconSwine Flu Confirmed in Pigs at Fowlerville Family Fair, 7-27-19

PDF IconLivingston County Residents Reminded to Stay Safe in Summer Heat, 7-12-2019

PDF IconVector-Borne Disease Surveillance and Prevention Program, 5-22-2019

PDF IconLivingston County Ranks Third in Michigan in 2019 County Health Rankings, 3-19-2019

PDF IconLCHD Urges Healthy Eating for a Healthy Lifestyle: National Nutrition Month 2019, 3-7-2019

PDF IconMDHHS Updates Status of Public Assistance Benefits, Medicaid During Partial Federal Government Shutdown, 1-23-2019

PDF IconLivingston County Urges Residents to Prepare for Extreme Cold, 1-18-2019

PDF IconJanuary is National Radon Action Month, 1-2-2019

2018 Media Releases

PDF IconWorld AIDS Day is December 1, 2018, 11-27-2018

PDF IconSEMHA Practice Healthy Habits to Avoid Illness This Holiday Season, 11-19-2018

PDF IconLCHD Awarded National Accreditation Through the Public Health Accreditation Board, 9-6-2018

PDF IconDept. of Health & Human Services Release: Michigan Issues PFAS ‘Do Not Eat’ Fish Consumption Advisory, 8-4-2018

PDF IconBreastfeeding Awareness Month, 8-1-2018

PDF IconSwine Flu Confirmed in Pigs at Fowlerville Family Fair, 7-27-2018

PDF IconLivingston County Extreme Heat, 6-29-2018

PDF IconLivingston County Releases "Road to Community Health" Volume 10, PDF IconDomestic Violence and PDF IconViolent Crimes, 5-30-2018

PDF IconCreate a Tobacco Free Mothers Day, 5-7-2018

PDF IconLivingston County Celebrates National Public Health Week 2018, 3-29-2018

PDF IconLivingston County Ranks Third in Michigan in 2018 County Health Rankings, 3-14-2018

PDF IconLivingston County Health Department and St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Invited to Speak at National Training, 2-28-2018

PDF IconLivingston Dental Center Celebrates One Year of Serving the Community, 1-30-2018

PDF IconLivingston County Health Improvement Plan Action Teams Continue Momentum to Improve Health, 1-29-2018

PDF IconLivingston County Urges Residents to Protect Against Extreme Cold, 1-5-2018

PDF IconLivingston County Health Department Offers FREE Radon Test Kits throughout January, 1-3-2018

2017 Media Releases

PDF IconCatch the Holiday Spirit, Not the Flu, 12-18-2017

PDF IconLivingston County Health Department Has Cancelled Extended Hours,12-14-2017

PDF IconJoint Press Release from Local Health Officers - Southeast Michigan Hepatitis A Outbreak, 12-11-2017

PDF IconWorld Aids Day is December 1, 2017, 11-28-2017

PDF IconFinal Lab Result Negative for Measles Case, Exposure Risk in Livingston, Oakland & Washtenaw Counties Eliminated, 10-24-2017

PDF IconLivingston County Reminds Residents that October is National Dental Hygiene Month, 10-2-2017

PDF IconLivingston County Health Department Warns of Possible Exposure to Measles, 10-13-2017

PDF IconLivingston County Urges Residents to View Solar Eclipse Safely, 8-16-2017

PDF IconLivingston County Reminds Residents to Fight Mosquito Bites, 7-20-2017

PDF IconLivingston County Releases "Road to Community Health" Volume 9, PDF IconSexually Transmitted Diseases, 7-6-2017

PDF IconLivingston County Educates on Lyme Disease & Tick Bite Prevention, 5-11-2017

PDF IconLivingston Co. Health Dept. Seeks to Help Parents Protect MI Children from Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, 4-24-2017

PDF IconLivingston County Health Department Warns of Possible Exposure to Measles, 4-17-2017

PDF IconLivingston County Ranks in Top Three in Michigan in 2016 County Health Rankings, 3-29-2017

PDF IconLivingston County Reminds Residents to Put Your Best Fork Forward - National Nutrition Month, 3-1-2017

PDF IconLivingston Dental Center Dedication Ceremony & Open House on March 16, 2017, 2-23-2017

PDF IconFebruary is National Children's Dental Health Month - Choose Water for a Sparkling Smile, 2-6-2017

PDF IconLivingston County Releases "Road to Community Health Cancer Screenings" Volume 8, PDF IconCancer Screenings, 2-2-2017

PDF IconJanuary is National Radon Action Awareness Month, 1-4-2017

2016 Media Releases

PDF IconLivingston County Dental Clinic to Open January 2017, 12-21-2016

PDF IconLivingston County Releases "Road to Community Health" Volume 7, PDF IconOral Health, 12-8-2016

PDF IconLivingston County Department of Public Health has Changed Its Name to Livingston County Health Department, 11-17-2016

PDF IconCatch the Holiday Spirit, Not the Flu, 11-14-2016

PDF IconLCDPH Celebrates Great American Smoke out on November 17, 11-1-2016

PDF IconLivingston County Releases "Road to Community Health" Volume 6, PDF IconAdult Immunizations, 9-22-2016

PDF IconLivingston County Releases "Road to Community Health" Volume 5, PDF IconTobacco Use, 8-5-2016

PDF IconGetting Ready for School in Livingston County, 8-2-2016

PDF IconAll Families Want to Fall in Love & the LCDPH Can Help - August if Breastfeeding Awareness Month in MI, 8-2-2016

PDF IconLivingston County Mock Emergency Exercise Notice, 7-28-2016

PDF IconLivingston County Urges Residents to ACT to Avoid Heatstroke, 7-13-2016

PDF IconNational HIV Test Day is June 27, 2016 - Take the Test. Take Control, 6-14-2016

PDF IconFather's Day is a Great Day to Quit Smoking, 6-13-2016

PDF IconLivingston County Releases "Road to Community Health" Volume 4, PDF IconWeight Status Profile & Health Impacts, 5-10-2016

PDF IconLivingston County Ranks in Top Three in Michigan in 2016 ;County Health Rankings, 3-16-2016

PDF IconLivingston County Releases "Road to Community Health" Volume 3, PDF IconMental Health Profile, 3-15-2016

PDF IconLivingston County Seeing Significant Increase in Influenza Cases, It's Not Too Late to Vaccinate!, 3-2-2016

PDF IconWIC National Nutrition Month, 3-1-2016

PDF IconLivingston County and St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Collaborate to Open Dental Clinic, 2-10-2016

PDF IconLivingston County Releases "Road to Community Health" Volume 2, PDF IconUse of Illegal Substances & Non-Medical Drugs, 2-9-2016

PDF IconJanuary is National Radon Action Month, 1-6-2016

2015 Community Health Improvement Plan, 1-4-2016