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.
State Fears Confusion After Michigan Restaurant Wins In Dining Ban CaseA court decision in favor of a northern Michigan restaurant could have dangerous consequences for confronting the COVID-19 pandemic, the state health department said in asking a judge to suspend the ruling or at least publicly clarify the impact.
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.
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.
Whitmer Urges Michigan Residents To Claim Free COVID-19 Tests From Federal GovernmentBeginning on Tuesday, Jan. 18, Americans are able to start ordering at-home COVID-19 tests from the federal government.
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.
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.