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Jackson County Cumulative Report: 8,891 COVID-19 Positive Cases and 198 Deaths

(February 8, 2021 12:00 PM) The Jackson County Health Department released the COVID-19 positive numbers for Jackson County.  As of 12:00 PM today, there are 8,891 positive cases (cumulative), and 198 deaths (cumulative)*.     There are 3 new cases since Saturday’s report.  Cumulative recovered, as of February 8:  7,969** The cumulative numbers posted on Mondays include the data from Sunday and Monday.  Recovered numbers are being posted as received. The Michigan Department of Corrections is reporting as of 4 PM February 6, there are 4,495 confirmed positive cases at Jackson facilities and 570 confirmed positive staff cases.  MDOC positive case numbers are cumulative. As of 3 PM February 2,  there are 20 persons at Henry Ford Allegiance Health being treated as inpatients for COVID-19. Note:  Jackson County will post COVID-19 data daily by mid-afternoon, Monday-Saturday, keeping with the schedule established by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS). The cumulative numbers posted on Monday will include the data from Sunday and Monday.  Recovered numbers are being posted as received.  Epicurve data and Township maps are also posted on Mondays by 3:30 PM. *These numbers do not reflect any cases or deaths identified through Michigan Department of Corrections.  Their…

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

JTV News presents The Morning Show.  Today,  Andy and Bart’s guests:   Rashmi Travis, Health Officer, Jackson County Health Department.  Justin Dalenberg, Restaurant Entrepreneur.  9 AM and 11 AM. Today on The Bart Hawley Show:  Jeff Beal, Superintendent, Jackson Public Schools;  Kyle Lewis, Deputy Parks Director, Jackson County Parks;  Ken Toll, CEO, United Way of Jackson County;  Austin Bell, Producer, Meet the JTV Staff;  Christine Gensel, Member Experience Director, Jackson YMCA.  1, 5, 8, and 11 PM;  2 and 5 AM. 

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MHSAA Announces Schedule to Complete Fall Sports, Resume Winter

(November 18, 2020 3:34 PM)  The Representative Council of the Michigan High School Athletic Association approved today an adjusted schedule to restart and conclude Fall Tournaments in football, girls volleyball and girls swimming & diving, and also to resume Winter sports after the three-week “pause” in activity ordered by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) scheduled to end Dec. 9. The MDHHS announced Nov. 15 a three-week pause to various activities including school sports, effective Nov. 18, in hopes of halting the state’s rising infections due to COVID-19. The volleyball and swimming & diving tournaments have one week remaining, with MHSAA Finals for both previously scheduled for Nov. 21. The 11 and 8-Player Football Playoffs also are nearing their conclusions, with the 8-player postseason two games from completion and 11-player down to its final three rounds. Winter practices for all but boys basketball, bowling, skiing and wrestling had begun for high school teams. If allowed by the MDHHS, practice would resume for all three Fall sports Dec. 9, with tournaments scheduled as follows: Volleyball: Quarterfinals in all four divisions would be played Tuesday, Dec. 15, with Semifinals played Dec. 17-18 and Finals on Saturday, Dec. 19. Those…

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States Turn Down Hundreds of Thousands of COVID-19 Vaccine

For quite some time now, there has been debate as to which vaccine is really appropriate and efficient. Unfortunately, many vaccines have been approved, although their strengths are still quite questionable. As it stands, a lot of people continue getting affected by COVID-19. The globe has continued to suffer because of COVID-19 and in the United States, vaccines are being turned down. The federal government has been under fire following series of poor vaccine consumption. It is quite worrying that for a large state like the USA, demand for COVID-19 vaccines has grossly dropped. In specific, a significant two million of demand has fallen. Uptake has become so low in a nation that should be on the top in terms of vaccine demand. The federal government is now concerned with the rate at which the vaccine continues to lose grip. States like Wisconsin have been on the radar when it comes to the issues of COVID-19 uptake. Recently, officials and State fathers from Wisconsin requested 8% of 162,680 vaccine doses that the Federal government had reserved for them. It is not only Wisconsin, but Iowa was also on the request radar following their 29% request of COVID-19 vaccines. Illinois was…

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