COVID-19 in camp leads to new protocols

COVID-19 in camp leads to new protocols

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer An individual involved with the Oxford Wildcat football program tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19), confirmed Jill Lemond, Director of Strategic Initiatives & Safety Operations for Oxford Community Schools. This individual’s last contact with the high school football program came on July 29, and he was not present during […]

Weekly COVID Update

Based on numbers provided by the Oakland County COVID-19 by Zip Code website, here are the numbers for this week. We tabulated these on Sunday, Aug. 9 — our 18th week of reporting. 48367 — four new cases in the last 30 days; 16 total, one death. (no change) 48370 — one new cases in […]

COVID-19 preparedness plan approved

COVID-19 preparedness plan approved

49-page doc gets the nod from school board By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer Oxford Community Schools released the most in-depth details thus far of its plans for the 2020-21 school year. The Board of Education approved the schools’ COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan, a 49-page document prepared by the district cabinet, at a special […]

COVID-19 update: Week 17

Based on numbers provided by the Oakland County COVID-19 by Zip Code website, here are the numbers for this week. We tabulated these on Monday, Aug. 3 — our 17th week of reporting. 48367 — four new cases in the last 30 days; 16 total, one death. 48370 — one new cases in the last […]

Well Dangerous Don, you did it again!

Well Dangerous Don, you did it again!

Oh gosh, what was it? Two weeks ago I penned a column, opening my heart to the public and admitting, yup, I your hero, wears a mask when going to the store, in the restaurant, etc. Wrote I, “Personally, cause I am the only person I can control, I wear a mask when I go […]

Weekly COVID updates: local death #s haven’t grown in 2 months

Each week since April 13, The Leader has reported our community’s COVID-19 statistics as shared by Oakland County. The County provides a breakdown of how the virus has touched us all by ZIP code. We concenrate on three local ZIPs: 48367 (Leonard and eastern Addison Township); 48370, the western side of Addison; and 48371, Oxford […]

Weekly COVID-19 update

According to Oakland County, there have been seven cases of COVID-19 in our area in the past 30 days. Six in the 48371 ZIP code and one in 48370. By ZIP, here are the numbers: 48367 — nine total cases, zero deaths. 48370 — six total cases, one death. 48371 — 75 total cases, three […]

OHS kicks off mental health website with virtual fair

OHS kicks off mental health website with virtual fair

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer Oxford’s high schoolers had a special summer send-off on May 27. OHS staff presented a live, virtual mental health fair to launch the school’s new mental health initiative and suicide prevention website called, “OHS Connects.” The interactive website is designed to address the mental, physical and social health of […]

COVID-19 testing available in Oxford

COVID-19 testing available in Oxford

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Beginning next Monday, June 15, hair salons, barbershops and other personal service businesses can re-open, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced on June 5. This is a big step in the right direction as Michigan seeks to return to normalcy. Despite this progress, we are not yet completely out of the […]

Weekly COVID-19 update

Since mid-April, The Leader has reported on COVID-19 cases and deaths as supplied by Oakland County. This week, our ninth week of these reports we have a change, to the good. The county supplies numbers by ZIP code. Last week, we reported in the 48371 (Oxford) zip, there were a total of 73 cases and […]

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