COVID-19 2020

All adults eligible for COVID-19 vaccine booster. 

November 22, 2021

All adults eligible for COVID-19 vaccine booster.  The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson boosters for all adults who have already received their primary COVID-19 vaccines.  The notice came jointly in a press release by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and District Health Department #10…

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Health dept. not mandating masks in schools, decision up to each school district.

September 3, 2021

Health dept. not mandating masks in schools, decision up to each school district. District Health Department No. 10, which covers Mason and Oceana counties, has issued a statement about mask mandates in schools. It states the health department will not be issuing a mandate for universal indoor masking in schools or childcare centers.  “The health department continues to support the…

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Whitmer says mask mandate lifted for vaccinated people.

May 14, 2021

Whitmer says mask mandate lifted for vaccinated people. LANSING — Governor Gretchen Whitmer today announced the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is updating the Gatherings and Mask Order to align with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s latest guidance on face coverings. The new order will effect on Saturday, May 15 at 9 a.m. The new order states that…

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Jail inmates receive COVID-19 vaccine.

May 5, 2021

Jail inmates receive COVID-19 vaccine. HART — Eleven of the 47 inmates lodged in the Oceana County Jail were vaccinated for COVID-19 Wednesday, May 5.   “District Health Department #10 staff have been working closely with the jail administrator through the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Oceana County Undersheriff Ryan Schiller. Staff from DHD#10 came into the jail and gave the vaccinations.   Johnson…

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DHD #10 to offer walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics.

May 4, 2021

DHD #10 to offer walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics. HART — Now that the COVID-19 vaccine is widely available and vaccine clinics are slowing down, District Health Department #10 is scheduling first-dose clinics each Tuesday in all 10 local offices.  Starting next week, Tuesday clinic times are 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 1:30-6:20 p.m., and walk-ins are welcome.  All three…

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