Coronavirus Press Releases

Cloth Face Coverings

Cloth face coverings provide an extra layer to slow the spread of COVID-19. Please read the following press release to clear up misunderstandings about cloth face coverings.

Exposure Sites

LMAS District Health Department has been informed that four Schoolcraft county businesses had a customer that tested positive for COVID-19 on July 18 and July 19, 2020. The times and locations are in the attached press release.

LMAS has been informed that a traveler who has tested positive for COVID-19 visited the Glass Bottom Boat Tour from 2:30-4pm on Sunday July 12th. See the attached press release for more information.

LMAS has been informed that four travelers with confirmed COVID-19 visited Mackinac County, three between the dates of July 2 and July 6, 2020 and another on July 11th. See the attached press release for the dates, times and locations.

Local Coronavirus Updates

LMAS is encouraging residents of Mackinac Island to strictly follow the Stay Home, Stay Safe Executive Order due to COVID-19 investigations. Also, there will be expanded COVID-19 testing for essential workers by the Mackinac Island Medical Center. Please read the following press releases for more information.

LMAS would like to remind seasonal residents that are returning to the Upper Peninsula during COVID-19 to consider the risks for full-time residents and smaller capacity health care systems. Seasonal residents, please take the time to read this press release for more information.

Attached are the press releases with information on the first positive COVID-19 cases in Schoolcraft County, Luce County, Mackinac County, and Alger County.

A press release regarding an individual case will only go out for the first case in each county. To track COVID-19 in Michigan, visit Michigan.gov/coronavirus. The site is updated each day at 3pm.


Based upon the occurrence of COVID-19 cases within the district and throughout Michigan, it should be assumed that COVID-19 is present within your community. Learn more here.

For Life-Threatening Emergencies Call 911
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