The Michigan Health and Human Services Department and Governor Gretchen Whitmer have announced that starting January 11, some Phase 1B essential workers including school and childcare staff, frontline responders, and staff in jails, prisons, and shelters may be vaccinated. This and more in the Wayne County Report for January 7, 2021.
With this announcement, Wayne County is in the process of vaccinating all of Phase 1A. There are many organizations within Phase 1A that are still awaiting vaccination. Shipment of vaccine supply from the state has been limited. Vaccine supply will largely be the determining factor for when Wayne County can complete Phase 1A and move to the next phase, Phase 1B. Continue to check the Wayne County Website for updates.
The countywide health data released January 6 showed Taylor had 26 newly confirmed cases, upping its total to 2,832. There was one more COVID-related death, upping that overall total to 116.
The City strongly suggests that residents always wear masks when and where they are recommended. Residents can pick up free reusable face masks at City Hall. Social distance. Sanitize your hands on a regular basis.
Please note that free COVID-19 testing is available at the Lakes of Taylor Golf Course. It is open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. This is a drive-thru testing facility open to anyone in the region. The Lakes of Taylor is located on Northline Road between Telegraph and Beech Daly.