Marcia Mansaray Deputy Health Officer [email protected] 616-396-5266 Contact Marcia and share your opinion about forced masking in Ottawa County! The Ottawa County Health Department has indicated it will issue a public [...]
The Ottawa County Health Department received a letter from elected representatives on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 urging them to resist issuing "any mandates" forcing students to wear masks or be quarantined in the upcoming [...]
Ottawa and Kent Counties issued a joint news release on August 6, 2021. According to the press release, there is no local mandate requiring children or teachers to wear masks in an educational setting. [...]
MDHHS Director encourages schools to require masks for unvaccinated students, mitigation strategies based on transmission levels.
Leaders around the country do not agree with the Racial Equity and Critical Race Theory teachings promoted by GARE and Ottawa County under the guise of DEI.
Instead of focusing on each other’s beauty and what unites us as Americans, there is a movement to tear us apart.
Equity threatens liberty. An examination of the progressive organizations the Ottawa County Administrator and Board of Commissioners have joined and ally with.
In a May 27, 2021 letter from Roger Bergman, the chair of the Ottawa County Board of Commissioners, to Governor Whitmer, Mr. Bergman implored the governor to clarify “that county commissioners cannot control local health departments regarding the mask mandate…” and play only a “limited role” [...]
The Ottawa County Board of Commissioners can direct the County Administrator to notify department heads that no funds or resources are to be expended for enforcement or pressured compliance to any orders that infringe the rights of the people in Ottawa County. Constitutional freedoms are not to be suspended in times of crisis.
Younger members of our County are not at significant risk from the Covid-19 virus, with zero deaths age 0-19, and a recovery rate of over 99% through age 59—which represents over 80% of our County population. Mandated measures of masking children as young as 2 years of age, coerced testing of teen athletes, and quarantining students—with negligible illness surfacing, have negatively affected socio-emotional development and education, and deprived children of positive activities and once-in-a-lifetime events.