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Military Sending Medical Personnel To Help Treat Michigan COVID Patients Amid SurgeThe federal government will send 44 military medical personnel to Michigan to help beleaguered hospitals treat COVID-19 patients amid a fourth surge, state health officials said Wednesday.
Frontline Workers Trying To Fix Overdose Crises With Overdoses Increasing By Nearly 20% In MichiganThe opioid epidemic is trending in the wrong direction as overdose deaths continue to rise jumping nearly 30 percent from last year across the country.
Here Are Foods Experts Say You Shouldn't Feed Your Dog This ThanksgivingIt's hard to celebrate family this Thanksgiving without our furry friends. However, if you are sharing a meal with them, experts say to be mindful of what you feed them.
MDHHS: More Than 10% Of Michigan Children Ages 5-11 Receive First COVID-19 Vaccine DoseThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said on Monday that more than 10% of children ages 5 to 11 have received their first dose of the COVID vaccine.
CDC Vaccine Advisers Vote To Recommend COVID-19 Boosters For All AdultsVaccine advisers to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted unanimously, 11-0, to recommend booster doses of Pfizer/BioNTech's and Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for all adults.
Michigan Health Officials Issuing Face Mask Advisory Due To Rise In Flu, COVID-19 CasesThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services will be issuing a face mask advisory ahead of the holidays due to the rise in COVID-19 and flu cases.
CDC: Michigan Sees 19% Increase In Drug Overdose DeathsAuthorities say the synthetic opioid fentanyl is linked to more deaths than any other drug.
Michigan Health Officials Providing Safety Tips Ahead Of ThanksgivingMichigan health officials are providing safe holiday tips to stay healthy as we approach Thanksgiving.
Detroit Schools Shifting To Online Learning On Fridays In December To Ease COVID StressThe Detroit Public Schools Community District said it will switch to online learning on Fridays in December in response to rising COVID-19 cases and the need for mental health relief.
FDA: Onions Sold In Michigan, 3 Other States Recalled Over Potential Risk Of SalmonellaA farm that sells onions in Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois and Pennsylvania is voluntarily recalling bags of onions over potential salmonella contamination.
Michigan Health Department Offering Blood Lead Testing For Residents In Benton HarborThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is offering free blood testing for Benton Harbor residents.
Michigan Hosting Virtual COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall Nov. 18 For Parents, FamiliesThe town hall will include a panel of pediatricians and family physicians answering questions and talking about the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine.