The Lenawee County Health Department has recommended that Adrian College suspend face-to-face instruction for two weeks in the wake of a COVID-19 outbreak.

It also issued an emergency order limiting the size of permitted outdoor gatherings from 100 to 25 people in response to the outbreak, including one at nearby Siena Heights University.

The health department made the order and recommendations as it reported a 182% increase in COVID cases during August among 18-24 year-olds, “with the most notable increase in this group occurring the last week of August,” according