In collaboration with the Western U.P. Health Department and Emergency Operation Centers in Baraga County, Gogebic County, Houghton County, Keweenaw County and Ontonagon County, Copper Country Strong Briefs will be shared regularly through the duration of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Currently, they are released on Thursdays.
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UPDATES FROM THE WESTERN U.P. HEALTH DEPARTMENT
UPDATED NUMBERS THROUGH MAY 11
There were 92 new cases in the Western Upper Peninsula and zero deaths. That's 14 more cases than the previous seven-day period, but still well within the Low range.
UPDATE FROM State of Michigan
MDHHS shares FDA’s updated guidelines for Janssen COVID-19 vaccine
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is updating vaccine providers across the state about the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) limiting the authorized use on the administration of the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine. Read more at Michigan.gov.
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