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Numbers still climbing

Officials urge vigilance and vaccinations TRI-CITY AREA — The number of new COVID-19 infections continue to rise and health officials are urging residents to continue taking all the necessary precautions to stop its spread. In the past week, Lapeer County has recorded...

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Cases, variant counts surge in Lapeer County

Cases, variant counts surge in Lapeer County

LAPEER COUNTY — COVID-19 case numbers continue to surge and health officials believe virus variants are playing a role in the uptick. As of Monday morning, 37 confirmed cases were hospitalized locally with six individuals in the intensive care unit and four requiring...

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Police respond to shooting outside house

  IMLAY CITY — Imlay City Police responded at around 10:40 a.m. on Friday (March 26) to a report of shots being fired at a location in the 300 block of  Second Street. Police Chief Scott Pike reported that a verbal dispute had occurred outside the residence...

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Sidewalk Sales, Mania returning to Imlay City

Sign up now to appear on Garage Sale Mania maps   IMLAY CITY — Some of Imlay City’s time-honored traditions will soon be returning. Imlay City Chamber of Commerce Director Shannon Hamel announced that the Chamber will host a “Retro Sidewalk Sale” downtown during...

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COVID impacts school calendars for Capac, Imlay City

TRI-CITY AREA — COVID-related issues have caused two school districts to amend their instructional plans for next week. At their meeting on Thursday night, the Capac School Board voted to move the Jr./Sr. High School to remote instruction next week, March 22-April 9,...

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Hispanic Service Center to host vaccine program

Agency partners with Lapeer County Health Department IMLAY CITY — On Thursday, March 25, free COVID-19 vaccinations will be administered at the Hispanic Service Center for pre-registered Hispanic residents and others most impacted by the pandemic. Those interested in...

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Oldest remain priority for vaccine

Eligibility expands but counties remain focused on adults 65-plus   TRI-CITY AREA — State officials have expanded eligibility requirements for the COVID-19 vaccine but local health departments say they’ll continue to prioritize individuals in prior immunization...

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Updated COVID orders begin Friday

TRI-CITY AREA — Updated epidemic orders are due to take affect on Friday, March 5. Among them are increased capacity limits at businesses, the allowance of larger gatherings and resumption of visiting at residential care facilities. Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced...

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