Flint Public Schools Staying Virtual Indefinitely Due To Large Amount Of Positive COVID-19 CasesFlint students will remain out of the classroom even longer due to a surge of new COVID-19 cases.
Michigan Prisons Follows CDC, Allows COVID-Positive Staff To Work After 5 Days With Mild SymptomsAlthough infection rates are high among staff and inmates, Michigan prison officials allowing COVID positive staff to return to work following 5 days of testing positive with mild symptoms, per CDC recommendation.
‘He Sang The National Anthem At Our Graduations,' Sheriff Washington Remembers Wayne County Corporal Who Died From COVID-19A 5th member of the Wayne County Sheriff’s department has died from COVID just a year after the Department lost Sheriff Benny Napoleon.
MDHHS Issues Order To Ensure Nursing Homes Offer On-Site COVID-19 Booster ShotsThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued an epidemic order to ensure residents at nursing homes have the opportunity to get COVID-19 booster shots where they reside.
Michigan Reports 86,009 New COVID-19 Cases, 501 DeathsThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced new coronavirus cases and additional deaths in the state. Here's everything to know.
Macomb County Officials Hopeful Recent Waste Water Samples Showing Decline In COVID Means Infections Are DecreasingFollowing a rapid increase in the number of people testing positive for COVID-19, the level of infection appears to be dropping sharply in Macomb County, according to testing of sanitary sewage, a process which is a leading early indicator of future reported clinical cases.
Michigan House Cancels Voting For Week Due to COVID-19 CasesThe Michigan House of Representatives has canceled voting for the week because lawmakers and staff have COVID-19, are close contacts or are awaiting test results.
Detroit School District Hosting COVID Vaccine ClinicDetroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) and Wayne Health are teaming up and will host a vaccine clinic at Cody High School.
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.
Some Michigan Counties Pause Jury Trials Due To COVID SurgeJury trials have been paused in some western Michigan counties due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, court officials said Monday.
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.
Supreme Court Blocks COVID Vaccine, Testing Mandate For Large BusinessesThe Supreme Court on Thursday blocked President Joe Biden's vaccine or testing requirement aimed at large businesses, but it allowed a vaccine mandate for certain health care workers to go into effect nationwide.
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.
Michigan Receiving $44.9 Million From FEMA For COVID-19 ResponseThe funding will reimburse the state Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) for eligible costs relation COVID testing and reporting statewide from July 2021 to September 2021.
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's COVID Surge Won't Peak For Several WeeksMichigan's record-high COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations could peak in late January or early February before beginning to drop, state health officials said Tuesday.
Health Officials Update COVID-19 Guidelines For K-12 Schools In MichiganThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released updated K-12 guidelines for COVID-19 that reflect the updates the Centers for Disease Control made that include a shortened quarantine and isolation period in some cases.
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.
Additional Federal Team To Assist Henry Ford Hospital In WyandotteThe Michigan Department of Health of Human Services announced Friday that the extra assistance comes after the federal government granted Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's request.
Michigan Receives Limited Supply Of Oral COVID-19 MedicationThe state of Michigan received a limited supply of the new oral medications to treat COVID-19 after the emergency use authorization by the FDA.
Eastern Michigan University Hosting Community Vaccine Clinic This WeekendEastern Michigan University is hosting a community COVID vaccine clinic Saturday for residents in Washtenaw County and surround cities, EMU students, faculty and staff.
4 Michigan Universities Receive $1.8 Million To Expand Sequencing For COVID-19, Other DiseasesFour Michigan universities are receiving $18.5 million in federal funding for the next two years to collect and analyze genomic data to address infectious disease threats.
Flurona Symptoms And ProtectionsDoctors say the co-infections are a mix between Influenza and Covid, where patients will show positive results for both viruses.
Federal Team Stays At Beaumont After More Than 750 COVID Patients ReportedA medical team from the U.S. Defense Department is extending its stay at Beaumont Health, which has been overwhelmed with patients sick with COVID-19, especially people who are not vaccinated.
Detroit Expands COVID-19 Testing Locations To 1K Appointments Per DayThe city of Detroit is expanding to 1,000 appointments per day with the addition of a second testing location.