The Genesee County Health Department has scheduled what officials call a massive lead screening event this month. The county is working in partnership with state health officials. The event is a part of an ongoing effort to have all children (and babies) within Flint tested for lead poisoning by April 1st.
Michigan scientists said it’s early, but as of now, there isn’t enough evidence to confirm or deny any possible link between the rise in Legionnaires Disease in Genesee county and the water crisis in Flint. Continue reading
Flint City Council voted in favor, 6-1, of creating a shut-off protection plan for water customers who fall behind on their bills.
Representatives from across a seven-county region, including Genesee, Shiawassee and Lapeer, are meeting Feb. 19 to share new agribusiness ideas.
Region officials said the time is now to share the advantages of agribusiness with potential key partners, such as policy makers and business executives.
Two central Michigan counties will receive development grants totaling more than $2.4 million.