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Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Region 8 data and contact tracing notes

Date Updated: January 5, 2021

Date Added: January 4, 2021

Upper Peninsula, MI

These documents include Michigan Department of Health and Human Services UP Region 8 data and contract tracing notes.

Date Range: October 6 to December 22, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (306.7MB)

Branch County Health Department COVID-19 emails and migrant farm response

Date Updated: December 28, 2020

Date Added: August 11, 2020

Branch, MI

Highlighted Documents: Email indicating farm outbreaks and how companies were not interested in testing

Principal Subject: Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency Director Rebecca Burns

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency Director Rebecca Burns regarding local response to COVID-19, including migrant farm outbreaks.

Date Range: June 1

Format Details: .pdf (51.2MB, 942 pages)

Michigan District Health Department #10 COVID-19 emails and migrant farm response

Date Updated: December 28, 2020

Date Added: August 11, 2020

MI

Principal Subject: Michigan District Health Department #10 Director Jennifer Morse

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Michigan District Health Department #10 Director Jennifer Morse regarding local response to COVID-19, including migrant farm outbreaks.

Date Range: June 1 to Aug 1, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (6.9MB,240 pages)

Saginaw County COVID-19 outbreak reports

Date Updated: November 20, 2020

Date Added: November 20, 2020

Saginaw, MI

Principal Subject: Saginaw County Health Officer Christina Harrington

This material includes emails sent to, from or copied to Saginaw County Health Officer Christina Harrington regarding Covid-19 outbreaks.

Date Range: October 1 to November 16, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (2.1MB, 71 pages)

Wayne County Department of Health, Human & Veterans Services COVID-19 deaths

Date Updated: September 23, 2020

Date Added: September 23, 2020

Wayne County, MI

Principal Subject: Carl Schmidt, chief medical examiner for Wayne County

This material includes the Wayne County Department of Health, Human & Veterans Services response to a Michigan Freedom of Information Act request for case records dating January 1, 2020, to June 11, 2020. Information sought in the request, filed by Matt Kiefer, includes details such as: date of death, race, ethnicity, age, gender, location; cause(s) of death.

Date Range: January 1, 2020, to June 11, 2020

Format Details: Zipped file, 1 spreadsheet

Michigan state health COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 12, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

MI

Principal Subject: Robert Gordon, director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Robert Gordon, director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, regarding statewide response to COVID-19.

Date Range: March 1 to March 16, 2020

Format Details: .zip with attachments

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January 4, 2021
Detroit Free Press
By Tresa Baldas, Derek Kravitz and Georgia Gee

Michigan apple harvest hinges on workers staying well in pandemic

Michigan apple harvest hinges on workers staying well in pandemic

September 28, 2020
Detroit Free Press
By Susan Selasky, Angie Jackson, Georgia Gee

In one Michigan county, almost half the COVID-19 cases are tied to farm outbreaks

In one Michigan county, almost half the COVID-19 cases are tied to farm outbreaks

September 22, 2020
Detroit Free Press
By Angie Jackson, Niraj Warikoo and Georgia Gee

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