First Round Of Winners Announced In EMU 'Get The VAX To WIN' ProgramEastern Michigan University launched the "Get the VAX to WIN" program to encourage students, staff, and faculty to get vaccinated against COVID-19, and the first round of winners was just announced.
UM Study Shows Healthcare, Service Workers Were Disproportionally Impacted By The COVID-19 PandemicA new survey by the University of Michigan finds that COVID-19 hit state healthcare and service workers especially hard at the pandemic's start.
Henry Ford Closes 120 Beds, Reporting Short StaffHere in Metro Detroit, Henry Ford Health System is experiencing staffing challenges from the emergency room to admissions.
Some Students Return To Remote Learning Due To COVID-19 OutbreaksWe're now exactly one week into the school year for most metro area students, and already several new outbreaks are forcing children back to remote learning.
Lost Your COVID-19 Vaccine Card? The MDHHS Can HelpIf you got vaccinated against COVID-19 but can't find your vaccination card, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services can help.
Pfizer Expected To Apply For Vaccine Approval For Children 5 To 11Eligibility to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, may soon be expanding.
Natural Immunity Vaccine Exemption Now Offered At Spectrum HealthSpectrum Health will allow workers to avoid its vaccine mandate if they can prove they have a natural immunity to COVID-19.
Most Henry Ford Health Employees Got COVID-19 VaccineA major health care provider in southeastern Michigan said 92% of employees were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by a Friday deadline.
Judge Extends Block Of Western Michigan Vaccine MandateA federal judge on Sept. 9 extended his order blocking Western Michigan University from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine requirement against 16 athletes.
Michigan Hospital Leaders Renew Vaccination Plea Amid DeathsMichigan health and business officials on Sept. 9 renewed their plea for people to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
MDHHS Reports 31 New COVID-19 Outbreaks In SchoolsUp to a week into the new school year, and already several new COVID-19 outbreaks are hitting Michigan schools.
Michigan Updates Quarantine Guidance For Masked StudentsThe state-issued updated guidance on Sept. 8 to help Michigan schools and local health departments navigate whether students exposed to a coronavirus-infected student should quarantine at home or stay in school.
More Michigan Counties Order Masks Inside Schools
Berrien County Orders Masks In School; Washtenaw Is NextBerrien County in southwestern Michigan on Sept. 1 ordered masking inside all schools, pointing to a rapid increase in COVID-19 transmission over the past month.
Michigan Standardized Testing Show Pandemic SetbacksMichigan standardized test results released on Aug. 31 showed gaps in students' learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, with state education officials noting lower than usual participation rates.