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New COVID-19 Projections Show Resurgence Risk Gathering Around Large Cities, Particularly in Midwest & NortheastNew four-week COVID-19 projections released today by PolicyLab at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) show concerning signals that some of the largest U.S. cities including Detroit.
The Forgotten Fight Against COVID-19: Are You Protecting Your Phone?In the last few months, COVID-19 has drastically changed our norms. While everyone is social distancing, masking up and wiping down every door knob in a three-mile-radius, what about the germ magnets we all keep glued to our finger tips; our cell phones.
Santa Fe Man With Bubonic Plague RecoveringA bacterial disease that usually originates with wildlife, the plague can be transmitted to humans and pets through the bites of infected fleas.
Detroit Is 2020's 2nd Most Stressed City In America, Study ShowsDetroit also ranked #1 with the highest poverty rate.
Shades of Pink Foundation To Host Live Zoom Fundraiser EventThe Shades of Pink Foundation has had to reschedule their normal fundraising walk at the Detroit Zoo for their A Wild Time at the ZooM live event. Featuring speakers, dancers, musicians, and more.
Technology To Help Keep Employees Safer In The Office During The COVID-19 PandemicMany employees who have been working from home for the past few months are starting to return to the office, and some are finding buildings equipped with new technology to try to help keep employees safer during the pandemic.
Northern Michigan Market's Sign Says Wear A Mask Or Pay $10Family market posts sign about charging customers without a mask.
How Can I Safely BBQ With Friends, Family This Summer? Answers To Common Coronavirus Questions From Dr. Dave HnidaDr. Dave Hnida answers common questions about staying safe from coronavirus this summer while still enjoying the warm weather and company of friends.
MDHHS To Provide Free Naloxone To Community Organizations, Individuals StatewideThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services launched an online portal where community organizations can request free naloxone.
How Safe Is Going On Vacation? Summer Coronavirus Questions Answered By Dr. Max GomezWith coronavirus limitations easing and summer in full swing, Dr. Max Gomez answers questions about safety while vacationing and enjoying outdoor activities.
Karmanos Cancer Institute Launches COVID-19, Cancer & Community SurveyThe survey assesses the impact of COVID-19 response on the health habits of Michiganders.
Michigan Ranked Among The Safest Recreational Boating StatesAccording to newly released data from the US Coast Guard's Boating Safety Division and Bureau of Transportation Statistics.