Ford Is First Major US Automaker To Mandate VaccinesFord will mandate vaccines for its 32,000 US salaried employees, a spokesperson for the company said on Nov. 3.
Vaccine Rule For Larger Employers, Federal Contractors, Certain Health Care Workers To Take Effect Jan. 4The Biden administration announced that its vaccine rules applying to private businesses with 100 or more employees, certain health care workers and federal contractors will take effect Jan. 4.
With Approval Announced, Local Mom Excited 6 & 8-Year-Olds Can Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19Local mom says she’s been waiting for approval for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids. She’s hoping with the approval things can head in the direction of normalcy.
CDC Advisers Vote To Recommend Giving COVID-19 Vaccine To Kids Ages 5 To 11Members of CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted 14-0 to recommend the vaccine for the younger children.
University of Michigan Health App Now Allows Patients To Show Proof Of VaccinationInstead of carrying vaccination cards, University of Michigan Health is launching a mobile app to help show proof of vaccine.
State Giving Up After Port Huron Fights COVID-19 CaseA state agency said it will dismiss a COVID-19 workplace violation against Port Huron after the city aggressively fought the case and revealed questionable acts by an inspector.
Ann Arbor School District Will Be Closed Monday Nov. 1 Due To Recent Increase In Student/Staff AbsencesDue to a recent increase in staff and student absences, Ann Arbor Public School District will be closed on Monday Nov 1. Administers say this will help them provide a solid next step in the process, ensuring classrooms are properly staffed, etc.
FDA Paves Way For Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccinations In Young KidsThe FDA cleared kid-size doses — just a third of the amount given to teens and adults — for emergency use, and up to 28 million more American children could be eligible as early as next week.
Merck Envisions Billions From COVID-19 Treatment SalesMerck fell out of the race to develop COVID-19 vaccines earlier this year but could vault to head of the pack for treatments in 2022.
Local Health Departments Prepare As Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine For Kids 5-11 Near ApprovalAs Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for kids 5-11 years old nears final approval, health departments in Metro Detroit prepare to receive and administer shots.
MDHHS Offers Tips To Safely Celebrate HalloweenThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is sharing tips and tricks to stay safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19 while celebrating Halloween this year.
Child Covid Cases Up, According to American Academy of PediatricsNext week, the Food and Drug Administration’s vaccine advisory committee is set to meet to discuss emergency use authorization of the covid-19 vaccine for children.
Michigan Business Groups Urge Biden To Reconsider MandateMichigan business groups on Monday urged President Joe Biden to reconsider a plan to require most workers to get vaccinated or regularly tested for COVID-19 but said, if it is enacted, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer should ensure related state rules are no stricter.
MSU: Nearly 90% Of Students, Staff Vaccinated For COVID-19Nearly 90% of students, faculty, and staff at Michigan State University have been vaccinated for COVID-19, according to university officials.
More People Are Getting Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters Than Getting Their First Shots, CDC Data ShowsAccording to the most recent data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more people are receiving a booster dose of a Covid-19 vaccine each day than are getting their first shot or are becoming fully vaccinated each day.