WAYNE COUNTY - The Wayne County Public Health Division will continue its efforts to respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency during the 2-week shutdown of non-essential Wayne County Government services, but other non-emergency services are suspended through March 29.
On March 13, Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans suspended non-essential county services. Beginning Monday, non-essential county employees will a two-week paid furlough through l March 29. In accordance with this order, Public Health Division services and operations are limited to the programs dedicated to the response of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The following public health services are suspended through March 29:
- Children's Special Healthcare Services
- Early On
- Environmental Health Services
- Water/Well Permits
- Septic/Onsite Sewage
- Rodents, West Nile Virus, Bedbugs and Rabies
- Child Care Centers & Adult Foster Care Facilities
- Body Art Facility Licensure
- Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
- LeadSafe Wayne County
- Radon, Mercury and Mold
- Pools, Campgrounds, and Beaches
- Hearing & Vision
- Healthy Families America Wayne Program
- HIV/AIDS Counseling & Testing
- Immunizations (Children and Adults)
- Peer Counseling & Breast Feeding
- Safe Sleep Initiative
- Sexually Transmitted Disease Control
- WIC (WIC benefits will be extended for 30 days and in-person appointments are excused during this emergency). WIC physical offices will not be open.
For more information about Wayne County Government closures, visit www.WayneCounty.com .