Local health department leaders talk COVID, new CDC quarantine guidelines

Entering into 2022, local health departments are continuing to urge people to continue taking precautions against COVID-19, especially as new variants — particularly omicron — continue to emerge.

Montcalm County had 338 weekly cases per 100,000 that were reported between Dec. 27 and Jan. 2, with a 21.9% seven-day positive test rate for the same dates.