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The District Health Department reported on Thursday that NO cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in Mecosta County or any of the counties in their jurisdiction that includes: Crawford, Kalkaska, Lake, Manistee, Mason, Missaukee, Newaygo, Oceana, and Wexford Counties.


AS OF 3/19/2020 at 3:30 PM: 

  • 0 positive COVID-19 cases
  • 14 negative COVID-19 test results
  • 113 pending tests ?

If you suspect you are ill with COVID-19, contact your medical provider for assessment.

Prevention Methods:

  • Clean hands often. Scrub with soap for at least 20 seconds. Use hand sanitizer if soap and water is not available.
  • Avoid close contact with sick people.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw tissue away and wash hands immediately.
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces frequently

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 

District Health Department #10 is monitoring the situation closely with the state and healthcare providers. We are prepared to respond should a potential case come to any county within our jurisdiction. 

Questions?  email us at or call the state hotline at: 1-888-535-6136