Press Releases

COVID-19 Virus


  • March 26, 2020 - Two large events in Jackson County identified as sites of probable coronavirus exposure. Anyone attending these events or in close personal and prolonged contact with someone attending these events that starts experiencing symptoms should call the Health Department at (517) 788-4420, option 9.
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  • Beginning March 18, 2020 until March 31, 2020, several Jackson County buildings will be closed to the public. However, county provided services will continue.  Read Full Press Release (PDF)

  • March 18, 2020 - The Jackson County Health Department has suspended or limit non-essential services, to focus on diverting staff to work on the COVID-19 response. Read Full Press Release (PDF)

  • March 17, 2020 - Jackson County Health Department reports first presumptive positive case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) in Jackson County, MI.  Read Full Press Release (PDF)

  • March 17, 2020 - Jackson County Courthouse and the Jackson County Friend of the Court are closed to employees and the public through Friday, April 3, 2020 pursuant to the Local Administrative Order 2020-02 (PDF)

County Press Releases


  • March 27, 2020 - The Jackson County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications to fill the following vacancies.  Read Full Press Release (PDF)