New Year Health Tips with Dr. John BisognanoDr. John Bisognano, Director of of Preventive Cardiology at the University of Michigan Health Frankel Cardiovascular Center, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to provide some tips to maintaining a healthy life, and how we can start the new year off on the right foot.
Frontline Workers Trying To Fix Overdose Crises With Overdoses Increasing By Nearly 20% In MichiganThe opioid epidemic is trending in the wrong direction as overdose deaths continue to rise jumping nearly 30 percent from last year across the country.
Michigan Health Officials Issuing Face Mask Advisory Due To Rise In Flu, COVID-19 CasesThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services will be issuing a face mask advisory ahead of the holidays due to the rise in COVID-19 and flu cases.
Free Community Health Screenings, Food At Local ChurchThe church is partnering with Central City Integrated Health to provide free medical screenings in an underserved neighborhood.
COVID-19 Hospitalizations Reach Seven-Month High In MichiganWhat Michigan officials previously called a "fourth COVID surge," can now be seen from the hospitals handling the cases.
Michigan Surpasses 70% COVID Vaccination Milestone For Ages 16 And Older, Officials SayAccording to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, nearly 5.7 million people have received at least one dose.
Health Experts Want To Know More About Flu Cases At University Of MichiganFederal health experts are visiting the University of Michigan to learn more about hundreds of flu cases diagnosed by the campus health service.
Detroit Opening COVID Vaccine Appointments For Children Ages 5 To 11 Starting Nov. 8With doctors' offices receiving an overwhelming amount of calls from parents for vaccines, local counties and health clinics are opening, and the City of Detroit is one of them.
Daylight Saving Time Ends: Here Are Health Tips As We 'Fall Back' On Nov. 7Daylight saving time ends on Sunday, Nov. 7, which means our clocks will go back an hour, or as they say "fall back."
City Of Benton Harbor Hosting Water Resource Fair; Distribution Of Free Bottled Water ContinuesThe City of Benton Harbor will be hosting a Water Resource Fair Thursday to discuss health impacts of lead and available resources to help reduce or eliminate lead from homes.
Planet Fitness Gives Cardio Equipment To Detroit FirehousesPlanet Fitness is donating and will help install treadmills and stationary bicycles in each of Detroit’s 38 firehouses.
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.
Red Cross In Dire Need Of Blood DonationsThe emergency blood shortage is pumping organizers to collect 10,000 additional blood products each week over the next month to supplement the need.
Detroit Public Schools Community District Puts Safety Measures, Protocols In Place as Michigan Gets Back To SchoolDr. Nikolai Vitti, Superintendent of Detroit Public Schools Community District, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the upcoming school year and what DPSCD has done to make sure everyone who attends school will be safe this fall.
Oakland University Gets Back To On-Campus Learning After a Year Spent VirtuallyGlenn McIntosh, Senior Vice President of Student Affairs at Oakland University, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the health and safety protocols in place for the semester that begins just after Labor Day, and what the university has been doing over the last year while students remained in remote learning.