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COVID-19 Updates from the City of East Lansing
View the City of East Lansing's COVID-19 webpage for local updates, City contact information and additional resources. A local state of emergency has been declared in East Lansing and City facilities are temporarily closed to the public.
East Lansing’s Local State of Emergency and City Office Closures Extended
East Lansing Mayor Ruth Beier has extended the City of East Lansing’s local state of emergency through Thursday, April 30 at 11:59 p.m. in light of the federal government’s extension of the guidelines to slow the spread of COVID-19 through April 30. A number of additional facility closures and event cancellations have also been announced.

Census 2020 - Be Counted, East Lansing!
The U.S. Census Bureau is currently conducting its decennial census. Anyone who lives in East Lansing the majority of the year (six months or more) should be counted here. This includes most MSU students, even if they have temporarily relocated due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

East Lansing Temporarily Closes Playground Equipment, Some Park Amenities
To help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), City of East Lansing officials are temporarily closing the City’s playground equipment and some park amenities until further notice.

ELPD Sends Pending Internal Investigation of Alleged Excessive Force to Michigan State Police
The East Lansing Police Department has forwarded a pending internal investigation of alleged excessive force to the Michigan State Police for review and a potential criminal investigation.

Race Data for ELPD Officer-Initiated Contacts Released
At the request of the East Lansing City Council, the East Lansing Police Department has gathered race data on officer-initiated contacts.

East Lansing City Manager Provides Requested Report to East Lansing City Council
East Lansing City Manager George Lahanas provided a requested report to the East Lansing City Council regarding the sale of 6.4 acres of land located at the intersection of Merritt and Lake Lansing roads in the City of East Lansing.

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