News and Alerts
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced that a deceased deer in Kent County was found to have Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). While no human cases have been identified in Kent County, community members are encouraged to understand and implement the attached advisory from the Kent County Health Department.
MDHHS and the Kent County Health Department are urging residents to take steps to protect themselves from EEE and West Nile Virus (WNV). The MDHHS is encouraging local officials in Kent County to consider postponing, rescheduling, or cancelling outdoor activities occurring at or after dusk, particularly activities that involve children.
KENT COUNTY NEWS RELEASE 09/26/2019