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.
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.
Detroit Families Frustrated Over Post-Holiday Return To Remote LearningParent Latonya Peterson sums up her frustration over Detroit schools returning — at least temporarily — to virtual learning in three short words: “I hate it.”
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.
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.
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan Facing Possible Lawsuit By Employees Terminated After Denial Of COVID Vaccine Exemptions250 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan employees were terminated Wednesday January 5 due to not complying with the company’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Over 100 of those employees were denied a religious vaccine exemption and says they will file a lawsuit against the company.
Whitmer Tests Negative For COVID-19 After Husband Tests Positive, Will Continue To Work RemotelyGov. Gretchen Whitmer tested negative for COVID-19 again after her husband contracted the virus, but she will follow a remote work schedule.
Nearly 700 Henry Ford Health Employees Test Positive For COVID-19 Over Past Week As Community Cases SpikeDuring a COVID update briefing Tuesday, Henry Ford Health officials said there has been a spike in COVID cases, they currently have 480 patients hospitalized with the virus and 686 employees have tested positive in the past week.
Lions Limp To Finish LineIt has been a long season for the Detroit Lions, and there is still more adversity ahead.
Some Michigan Schools Expecting COVID Surge Go Virtual, Cancel ClassesThe continued rise in coronavirus cases across Michigan and an expected surge following Christmas and the New Year has extended the holiday break for some students.
Beaumont Health Adjusting Visitation Policy As COVID Cases RiseBeaumont Health announced it is adjusting its visitation policy due to a rise in COVID cases.
Doctor Weighs In On Possibly Getting COVID-19 Test After Attending Large NYE GatheringsBeaumont Doctor says if you attend large gathering this NYE and someone test positive for COVID or had symptoms who attending, you should get tested and quarantine if possible while awaiting results.