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GCHD announces identification of Brazilian COVID variant in Genesee County

By Gary Gould | April 07, 2021

FLINT – The Genesee County Health Department (GCHD) has been notified of a Genesee County resident whose additional testing at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Bureau of Laboratories was positive for the P.1 (Brazil) variant of COVID-19. Case investigation and contact tracing has been done for this patient who first tested positive on March 23. This is […]

Six cases of the U.K. variant COVID-19 identified in Genesee County

By Gary Gould | March 11, 2021

GENESEE COUNTY – The Genesee County Health Department (GCHD) has confirmed six cases of COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7  identified in Genesee County residents. This is the same variant that originated in the United Kingdom (U.K.) and is known to be more easily spread from person to person. This variant has been reported in 48 of the 50 states in the United […]

Genesee County Treasurer’s office closed for 2 weeks after COVID-19 exposure

By Gary Gould | March 03, 2021

GENESEE COUNTY – The Genesee County Treasurer’s office will be closed for two weeks following a COVID-19 exposure in the department. Treasurer Deb Cherry encourages taxpayers to use any of their other payment options of mail, online, 24 hour drop box or our automated phone payment line at 877-805-2856 during this time. A temporary phone line has been established for […]

First case of COVID-19 variant confirmed in Genesee County

By Gary Gould | February 19, 2021

GENESEE COUNTY—The Genesee County Health Department has confirmed its first case of a highly contagious COVID-19 variant in the county. On Wednesday, the health department was notified that a Genesee County man had contracted the B117 COVID-19 variant after traveling outside the county for a routine pre-surgery test in Metro Detroit. County health officials said that the man has been […]