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In response to the State of Michigan’s efforts to take proactive steps to prevent and prepare for the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019” (COVID-19), the Newaygo County Board of Commissioners Chief Elected Official has declared a Local State of Emergency. This declaration of a Local State of Emergency activates the Newaygo County Emergency Operations Plan to direct the jurisdiction’s response and recovery efforts and resources so that local resources are being utilized to the fullest possible extent. This includes activation of the jurisdiction’s emergency operations center for coordination and control and utilization of the National Incident Management System by disaster relief forces.
In accordance with Section 10 of the Michigan Public Act 390, as amended and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services recommendations for the COVID-19 Community Mitigation strategies, the Newaygo County Board of Commissioners Chief Elected Official has also issued an Executive Directive. The following actions shall be taken by the designated government, public, and private officials as to provide appropriate emergency response support to the incident: