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The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department (WUPHD) announces that initial allotments of COVID-19 vaccine are beginning to arrive across the state, with vaccinations expected to begin next week throughout the Upper Peninsula. The vaccination process is anticipated to be alarge undertaking with multiple community partners involved including local hospitals, physicians, and federally qualified health centers.…

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Stay safe. Stay healthy. Stay informed. Download MI COVID Alert to get a notification that you might have been exposed to the virus. Michigan.gov/MICOVIDAlert MI COVID Alert is a mobile phone app that provides fast alerts letting you know whether you may have been exposed to COVID-19. If you test positive for COVID-19, you will…

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WUPHD is adopting updated guidance from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) regarding COVID-19 quarantine periods. On Wednesday, December 2, 2020, the CDC released options for reducing the number of days that individuals with known exposure to a confirmed COVID-19 case should remained quarantined. The data presented to support the proposed reductions…

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October 30, 2020 – WUPHD has identified the Citizens State Bank of Ontonagon, located at 501 E River Street, Ontonagon, MI, as a potentialexposure site for COVID-19. Dates of possible exposure run October 16 through October 28. The health department is advising people that exposure could have occurred at the site listed above or several…

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