March 26, 2020

This newsletter will be available in multiple languages on as soon as it is translated.
Situational Update
Click to watch - Kent County Health Director Adam London gives an update on the COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on the residents of Kent County.

The Spanish version of this video will be available on YouTube as soon as it is translated.
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Kent County Data (as of March 26, 2020)

Tests Submitted: 278

Pending Tests: 100

Presumptive Positive Cases: 41

Negative Tests: 137

Deaths: 1

Disclaimer:  Private labs are now conducting coronavirus testing; therefore, the state testing numbers are not a true reflection of the number of tests conducted or the total number of people who have tested negative .
Kent County Public Health Recommendations

Dr. Adam London issued several public health recommendations for residents and businesses identified as critical service providers by the state of Michigan. Take a moment to read the statement as compliance or non-compliance with these recommendations will have a direct impact on the community spread of the COVID-19.
Click here to view the statement.
Executive Order 2020-21: Guidance for Business

Governor Whitmer recently released guidance for businesses to better understand her "Stay Home, Stay Safe" Executive Order, the information can be found here.
Virtual Town Hall Meeting

The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) is holding a virtual town hall meeting
tomorrow - Friday, March 27 - at 2 p.m. Dr. Adam London, Director of the KCHD, Dr. Nirali Bora, KCHD Medical Director , and Brian Hartl, Supervising Epidemiologist at the KCHD will be available to answer all of your COVID-19 questions live. You may also message your questions to the KCHD Facebook page before the meeting.
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Call 888-535-6136 for health-related questions and direction to local and state resources

Kent County Administration
300 Monroe Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
Tel: (616) 632-7590
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