Ingham County Health Department

A new, more contagious strain of COVID-19 has appeared in Michigan. Ingham County’s top health official is urging residents not to let their guard down.


Ingham County’s top health official hopes the return of students to Michigan State University next week won’t mean more COVID-19 cases.

Box of COVID-19 vaccine bottles
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The Ingham County Health Department reports a huge demand for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, demand that exceeds availability.


Ingham County Health Officer Linda Vail says the state of Michigan will soon begin sending more COVID-19 vaccine to the county.


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Nearly a thousand health care workers in Ingham County are getting Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine every week.

  

Lansing skyline
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The anticipated spike in COVID-19 cases after Thanksgiving doesn’t seem to have materialized in Ingham County.


Ingham County’s top health official is standing by her efforts to encourage compliance with COVID-19 safety rules at the capitol building in Lansing.


Leaders of the Michigan Senate have not responded to a letter about COVID-19 health rules enforcement from Ingham County’s top health official.


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Cases of COVID-19 continue to rise, but at a flattening rate, in Ingham County.


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The state’s new COVID-19 health orders go into effect on Wednesday. Ingham County’s health officer hopes they’ll keep infection rates down over the next three weeks.


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