Wayne County CEO Warren C. Evans calls for a Public Health State of Emergency at Wayne County Juvenile Detention Facility
March 23, 2023
DETROIT, MI – At his State of the County address this evening, Wayne County CEO Warren C. Evans called for a Public Health State of Emergency at the Wayne County Juvenile Detention Facility.
"The situation has become untenable for nearly 140 youths that are currently residing there. Extraordinary action has become necessary. Which is why, today, I am calling for a public health state of emergency," said County Executive Warren C. Evans.
"This order, under the powers of the County's health officer, will allow us to establish an incident command structure reporting directly to me, which wil...