Michigan's Daily COVID-19 Cases Explode To New HighsThe two-day average was 12,929, some 3,100 infections above the nearly 9,800 from a single day in November 2020.
Detroit Organization Offering Free COVID-19 Rapid Testing To Metro DetroitersThe Detroit Association of Black Organizations (DABO) is offering free COVID-19 rapid testing to any Metro Detroiter.
Detroit Health Department To Host Friends & Family Vaccination Day On Dec. 29The Detroit Health Department is hosting a Friends and Family vaccination day on Dec. 29, with a special superhero theme for the children who attend.
Inkster Mom Celebrates Baby’s 1st Christmas After Being On Ventilator Battling COVID-19 While PregnantNakia Hubbard Heard, 46, of Inkster, was 23 weeks pregnant when she tested positive at Beaumont Hospital, Wayne, with COVID-19 this past March and placed on a ventilator. She’s celebrating baby’s 1st Christmas home.
Man Who Kept Michigan Diner Open During Pandemic To Pay Bills Dies After COVID-19A man who defied state orders and kept his restaurant open last year during the pandemic, partly to pay medical bills, has died of complications from COVID-19.
Traveling Nurse: Michigan Among Worst For COVID-19 OutbreaksA mid-Michigan nurse who has been battling COVID-19 for months says the virus is making her job much worse than before.
Federal Government To Send Medical Team To Assist Mercy Health Muskegon With StaffingThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced that the federal government will send an additional team to assist staff at a fourth Michigan hospital.
Oakland University To Begin Winter Semester OnlineOakland University announced on Tuesday, Dec. 21, that all courses for the Winter 2022 semester will begin online on Jan. 5 due to concerns over the continuous spread of COVID-19.
Michigan Sets Goal For 1 Million More Residents To Receive COVID-19 Booster By Jan. 31The state of Michigan announced Tuesday it has set a goal to have 1 million more Michiganders, including 95% of eligible nursing home residents, receive the booster shot by Jan. 31, 2022.
MSU, UM Requiring Booster Shots For Students, Staff Next SemesterMSU students who do not get a COVID-19 booster shot will be considered non-compliant with the university vaccine mandate and will not be allowed on campus. Staff would be let go.
Detroit School District Requiring All Teachers, Staff To Be Vaccinated By Feb. 18, 2022School officials say about 80% of the district's 6,000 staff are already vaccinated, leaving more than 1,000 employees that need to be vaccinated or show proof of exemption.
Omicron Variant Cases Identified In Wayne, Oakland, Washtenaw CountiesMichigan health officials on Friday said the omicron variant, which was first detected in Kent County, has been identified in Wayne, Oakland and Washtenaw Counties.
MDHHS Expanding Neighborhood COVID Testing Sites To Offer Vaccine For Michigan Children Ages 5-11With COVID cases still on the rise, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced neighborhood testing sites are expanding to offer vaccines for children ages 5 to 11.
Detroit Offers COVID-19 Booster Shots To 16, 17-Year-OldsThe city of Detroit is offering Pfizer booster shots to eligible Detroiters, 16 and up following approval by the Centers for Disease Control.
Michigan's Record-High COVID Hospitalizations Dip; Situation Still DireMichigan's record-high number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients dipped Wednesday, the first drop in 49 days as health leaders continued to urge vaccinations while describing a dire situation inside hospitals.