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Law enforcement agencies across Calhoun County have received questions about what documentation workers need if traveling to and from work during the Governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order 2020-21. This should only apply to workers who are considered critical infrastructure workforce.
Please note: Calhoun County law enforcement agencies countywide will not be stopping vehicles and will not be requesting any type of travel documentation.
Many businesses have reached out to all agency offices requesting guidance on travel documents that their employees should be carrying if they’re traveling out of county or to different jurisdictions. We are creating a recommendation outline for businesses based on their request. This is the letter that critical infrastructure workers would carry with them as they travel for work.
Please click this PDF
to see a letter template that businesses can use
This guidance is provided by the following law enforcement agencies:Calhoun County Sheriff’s DepartmentBattle Creek Police DepartmentEmmett Township Department of Public SafetyAlbion Department of Public SafetyMarshall Police DepartmentTribal Police Department (Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi)Veterans Administration Police DepartmentKellogg Community College Police Department
Law enforcement agencies also are receiving multiple calls that have been directed to them by Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office regarding implementation and enforcement issues. We are receiving many calls regarding complaints about businesses remaining open in violation of the Governor’s order. Currently, we ask the public to use good judgement when contacting law enforcement agencies regarding this. We are maintaining a list to be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
For updates from Calhoun County, about County operations and COVID-19 in Calhoun County, visit the County website, calhouncountymi.gov .
For updates from the City of Battle Creek, please visit battlecreekmi.gov/coronavirus .
The State’s COVID-19 Hotline is available for anyone who has questions or concerns related to the virus. The hotline is open seven days a week from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 1-888-535-6136. For state COVID-19 information, visit michigan.gov/coronavirus .