Request for 2019 death records (Wayne County)

Kyra Senese filed this request with the Wayne County of Wayne County, MI.
Multi Request Request for 2019 death records
Status
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From: Kyra Senese

To whom it may concern:

This is a request pursuant to the Michigan Freedom of Information Act. We are requesting all death records dating Jan. 1, 2019, to Dec. 31, 2019, with the following information for each case:

- case number
- decedent name
- date of death
- location of death
- race
- ethnicity
- age
- gender
- occupation/industry
- whether injury/infection occurred at work
- incident location (street address, city, state, ZIP where injury/infection occurred)
- incident date
- decedent residence (street address, city, state, ZIP)
- cause(s) of death (indicating if COVID related)
- contributing factors
- any other non-exempt information contained in case records

This request is part of an ongoing collaboration involving the Brown Institute for Media Innovation, the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University, the MuckRock Foundation and partner newsrooms across the country. This request is part of a news-gathering process and is intended for educational, not commercial use.

We request expedited processing to the extent possible. This information is critical to the public’s understanding of the coronavirus pandemic and its local impact on public health. Let us know if we can help clarify this request in any way. Please also consider waiving any fees for producing the requested records.

Please provide the data in spreadsheet format as an e-mail attachment.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. We look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.

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Kyra Senese
Brown Institute for Media Innovation
Columbia University
630-608-8844

From: Wayne County

Good Morning,

Attached is the response to your FOIA Request.

Thank you,

Natasha Baxter
FOIA Officer
Office of the Wayne County Clerk, Cathy M. Garrett
C.A.Y.M.C., Two Woodward Avenue, Suite 211
Detroit, MI 48226

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Disclaimer: This email is covered by the Electronic Communication Privacy Act, 18 U.S.C. Section 2510-2521 and is legally privileged. The accompanying message and any attachments are for the sole use of the intended recipients and may contain proprietary and/or confidential information which may be privileged or otherwise protected from disclosure. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure or distribution is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipients, please contact the sender by reply mail and destroy the original message and any copies of the message as well as any attachments to the original message. Thank you for your cooperation.

From: Wayne County

Good Afternoon,

Attached is the response to your FOIA Request.

Thank you,

Natasha Baxter
FOIA Officer
Office of the Wayne County Clerk, Cathy M. Garrett
C.A.Y.M.C., Two Woodward Avenue, Suite 211
Detroit, MI 48226

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Disclaimer: This email is covered by the Electronic Communication Privacy Act, 18 U.S.C. Section 2510-2521 and is legally privileged. The accompanying message and any attachments are for the sole use of the intended recipients and may contain proprietary and/or confidential information which may be privileged or otherwise protected from disclosure. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure or distribution is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipients, please contact the sender by reply mail and destroy the original message and any copies of the message as well as any attachments to the original message. Thank you for your cooperation.

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