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Friday COVID-19 Update

Friday COVID-19 Update

By Todd Wineburner 4 new cases of COVID-19 infection round out the week (8/10-8-14) in Livingston County. That brings the county’s grand total to 141. Most of the patients involved have completed their isolation, but 20 cases remain active. There have been no further fatalities reported related to the disease. 27 people who tested positive…MORE

WJEZ Area Heartland Students Earn Dean’s List Recognition

WJEZ Area Heartland Students Earn Dean’s List Recognition

By Todd Wineburner In spite of COVID-19 restrictions, many Heartland Community College students in the WJEZ listening area distinguished themselves during the summer session. Steve Fast, HCC Director of Public Information, says nearly 400 full- and part-time students were named to the Dean’s List for the summer session. To be recognized, students had to complete…MORE

COVID-19 Cases Continue to be Diagnosed

COVID-19 Cases Continue to be Diagnosed

By Todd Wineburner The latest figures from the Livingston County Health Department say 2 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the county. that raises the county’s total to 134. 23 of those cases remain active. For complete details on COVID-19 and Livingston County, visit the Livingston County Health Department website at lchd.us.MORE

14 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Monday

14 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Monday

By Todd Wineburner 14 new cases of COVID-19 infection were reported yesterday (8/11) raising the total number of infections in the county to 132. Most of the individuals diagnosed with the disease are out of isolation. The latest group of positive tests includes individuals from across the age spectrum, including two children under the age…MORE

New COVID-19 Numbers for Livingston County

New COVID-19 Numbers for Livingston County

By Todd Wineburner The Livingston County Health Department is reporting 8 new cases of COVID-19 infection along with the sad news of another coronavirus-related death in the county. Testing results from Saturday through Sunday identified 8 infected individuals from across the age spectrum. All of those diagnosed are in isolation and recovering. The county is…MORE

Mobile COVID-19 Test Vehicle Coming to Livingston County

Mobile COVID-19 Test Vehicle Coming to Livingston County

By Todd Wineburner The Livingston County Health Department is hosting a mobile COVID-19 testing unit later this month. Erin Fogarty, LCHD Health Education and Marketing Director, says the testing will be available from 8 until 4 on August 17th and 18th at the Health Department facilities at 310 Torrance Avenue in Pontiac. Anyone can visit…MORE

Meet Helga at the Livingston County Humane Society

Meet Helga at the Livingston County Humane Society

This is Helga By Todd Wineburner The Livingston County Humane Society is back on WJEZ as regular guests on the Community Forum. Lydia Ward of the LCHS talked this morning (8/5) about Helga, a mature dachshund/chihuahua mix who’s looking for a home. Helga is a little shy, so the ideal home for her would be…MORE

More COVID-19 Cases Identified in Livingston County

More COVID-19 Cases Identified in Livingston County

By Todd Wineburner The Livingston County health department is reporting six more positive COVID-19 tests. The latest numbers were provided to county health officials yesterday (8/4), and they include positive tests for five women and one man. Three of the women with positive tests were asymptomatic when tested. All of the individuals are isolated and…MORE

COVID-19 Total in Livingston County Rises to 94

COVID-19 Total in Livingston County Rises to 94

By Todd Wineburner The latest test results for Livingston County residents add eight new COVID-19 to the county’s total. Among those eight are two people in their 20s, three people in their 40s, and three children under the age of 10. All are currently recovering in isolation. In Livingston County, 11 cases remain active. There…MORE

Boys and Girls Club Duck Race a Success

Boys and Girls Club Duck Race a Success

By Todd Wineburner The 2020 edition of the Mighty Vermilion Duck Race started with the traditional dumping of the ducks into the river on Saturday afternoon. The annual “race” is a fundraiser for the Boys and Girls Club of Livingston County and club CEO Jodi Martin had nothing but praise for the sponsors who stepped…MORE