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Doctors Warn Of Heart Attack Risk While Shoveling SnowAccording to the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, many people may face an increased risk of a heart attack or sudden cardiac arrest after shoveling heavy snow.
University Of Michigan Partnering With Walgreens To Offer COVID-19 Booster, Flu ShotsWalgreens is partnering with the University of Michigan, expanding access to the COVID-19 booster and flu shots.
Nearly 2,400 More COVID Deaths Than Reported At Michigan Long-Term Care Facilities, Report SaysAn audit from the Michigan Office of the Auditor General says nearly 2,400 more COVID deaths should be added to the state's death toll.
MDHHS Partnering With Michigan Libraries To Offer At-Home Test KitsAccording to the Department of Health and Human Services nearly 5,500 test kits were shipped this week in Calhoun, Clare, Newaygo, Oceana and Saginaw counties as well as the city of Detroit.
Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital Getting Second Federal Medical TeamThe Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital is getting another federal team for assistance in response to rising COVID-19 cases.
Red Cross Of Michigan In Dire Need Of Blood Donations, Taking Appointments For Upcoming Blood DrivesRed Cross of Michigan hold blood drives following dire need for donors. The organization says they’re in crisis.
MDHHS Awarded Grant To Address Mental Health Needs Of SE Michigan Flood SurvivorsThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and its Detroit-area partners will receive federal funding to provide support for residents in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties who were emotionally impacted by the floods last summer.
Michigan State Health Leaders Predict Peak In Covid-19 Cases End Of January-Beginning Of FebruaryDuring COVID-19 update Tuesday, state health officials says cases and hospitalizations are at a pandemic high and they predict cases to peak by end of January.
Michigan COVID-19 Hospitalizations Reach New HighMichigan hospitals reported a record number of COVID-19 patients Monday, surpassing the peak from nearly a month ago before the state's daily already-high infection counts surged to new heights due to the more contagious omicron variant.
Michigan Lt. Gov. Gilchrist Tests Positive For COVID-19Michigan Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist II says he's tested positive for COVID-19 but is showing no symptoms while he quarantines with his family.
Mercy Health Muskegon Turns To Heated Tent To Ease COVID-19 CrushA hospital in western Michigan is using a heated tent as extra emergency space due to a surge in COVID-19 cases.
Oakland County Health Division Expanding COVID Testing SitesThe Oakland County Health Division announced it is expanding its COVID-19 testing sites in response to a rise in cases.