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Vaccine Resources and WCHD Survey for Healthcare Professionals

The Washtenaw County Health Department (WCHD) is planning for the COVID-19 vaccine. There are many unanswered questions regarding timing and number of doses that will be made available. However, we do know that the first phase (Phase 1) priority group will encompass paid and unpaid healthcare workers. This includes the clinical and patient-care staff at your organizations. To help us understand…
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WCMS COVID-19 and Public Health General Session Resources

Following the "COVID-19 and Public Health" MedConnect hosted on November 17, 2020, WCMS has provided these resources: Event recording with speakers Jimena Loveluck, MSW and Juan Marquez, MD, MPH of the Washtenaw County Health Department WCMS Presentation Slides
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COVID-19 Testing Sites in Washtenaw County

Are you looking for a COVID-19 test in Washtenaw County? A summary of local testing sites is linked below. Please call the relevant site before arriving to confirm cost, testing criteria, and availability of supplies. Ann Arbor Urgent Care (1000 E. Stadium Blvd., Suite 1, Ann Arbor) is offering walk-in testing from 9 AM -…
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COVID-19 Workgroup Resources and Recordings

WCMS has been hosting bi-weekly teleconferences to coordinate resources and streamline communication between Washtenaw County's health systems, health department, community leaders, and EMS since the start of COVID-19. The following meeting materials and resources have been made available. The next teleconference will be held on Thursday, November 19 at 6:00 PM. To request login credentials,…
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WCMS COVID-19 Advocacy Principles

PHYSICIAN JUDGEMENT: WCMS supports the direct coordination by federal, state, and county leaders and agencies with physicians on COVID-19 prevention and response. Physicians are the experts in developing virus spread prevention strategies, treatment and prescribing decisions, and determining safe economic reengagement for communities.  WCMS backs physicians' best clinical judgements and upholds their expert decisions on evolving community needs during pandemic…
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COVID-19 Modeling Dashboard

Click on the image below to view Michigan's COVID-19 forecasts and the impact social distancing measures have on flattening the curve.  Michigan COVID-19 Modeling Dashboard prepared by the University of Michigan Epimath COVID-19 Modeling Group: Andrew Brouwer, PhD - Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan Sandro Cinti, MD - Department of Internal Medicine, University of…
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President’s Message on COVID-19

President's Message on COVID-19 As president of the Washtenaw County Medical Society, I'm writing to inform you of the work we're doing to support and facilitate the county-wide response to COVID-19. I hope our efforts will result in the lowest per capita infection rate and lowest per capita death rate in the state, the country,…
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