Detroit Phoenix Center Supports The City's Homeless Youth, Provides An Inclusive Space For Those In NeedCourtney Smith, Founder of Detroit Phoenix Center, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss why she started the center and how its programs help the city's high risk and homeless youth.
Brilliant Detroit - Helping Families Create Success, Move Out Of PovertyCindy Eggleton, Co-Founder of Brilliant Detroit, joins Community Connect to discuss the organization's mission to improve Detroit's poverty rate and increase the readiness of the city's children.
Gov. Whitmer Announces 'MI Shot To Win' Sweepstakes With Cash, Scholarship Drawings To Encourage More VaccinationsGovernor Whitmer taking a page from the book of other Governors in the Country and offering incentives for vaccinations. Since announcing the Vax-a-Million campaign in mid-May officials in Ohio says vaccinations in the state increased 94% among 16 and 17 year old’s and 55% for those between 20 and 49 years old. Governor Whitmer hoping a similar campaign here will encourage more Michiganders to get the shot.
Beaumont Health, Spectrum Health Plan To Merge, Operate 22 HospitalsTwo of Michigan's largest hospital systems announced plans to merge on Thursday.
Henry Ford Health Rolls Out Groundbreaking Technology To Enhance Virtual Doctor VisitsHFH the only hospital system in SW Michigan to use the Tyto home exam kit for virtual doctor exams. The device which connects through cell phones can perform several features heart rates, vitals, lung, ear and throat exams to name a few.
Najah Bazzy's Zaman International is Making Detroit a Better PlaceNajah Bazzy, RN, is an internationally recognized healer, humanitarian and interfaith leader who left a six-figure salary as a critical-care nurse to build Zaman International.
State Health Dept. Announces More Cases Of The Coronavirus UK Variant In Washtenaw/Wayne CountyMichigan health department announced Monday new cases of the more contagious UK coronavirus variant.
Suite Dreams Project Transforms Rooms Into Spaces Of Healing, Recovery For ChildrenNicole Withers, Co-Principal of Jones-Keena & Company and member of Suite Dream's Design Board, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about her role within the Suite Dreams Project and why she joined the Design Board.
Hospital Leaders Sound Alarms; Detroit To Keep Students HomeHospital leaders warned Thursday that more than 3,000 people are hospitalized with the coronavirus in Michigan, a rate that is doubling every two weeks and is expected to soon top the spring peak of about 4,000.
Peloton Bike Recalled Over Pedal Issues Causing Them To Break, Cut UsersPeloton is recalling 27,000 bikes to replace pedals that can break during use.
Sound Mind Sound Body Strives To Deliver Academics, Athletics And Life SkillsIn 2004, the Sound Mind Sound Body (SMSB) Football Academy was created to increase the number football student-athletes graduating high school and earning college scholarships in the Metro Detroit community.
Cindy Klement Discusses How We Can Acclimate To Daily Life During The COVID-19 Pandemic To Stay HealthyOn this weekend's Community Connect, Cindy Klement, Adjunct Professor at EMU and Author, sits down with Lisa Germani to work through what we should all be doing during this stay-at-home order to stay healthy.
Coronavirus In Michigan: Detroit Zoo Stays Open With Visitor, Event RestrictionsThe Detroit Zoo is keeping their doors open despite the ongoing outbreak.
Coronavirus Causes Boeing Hiring FreezeBoeing imposed a hiring freeze starting Thursday due to the coronavirus epidemic.
Survey: Most People Willing To Risk Coronavirus Concerns For LoveDespite ongoing coronavirus concerns a new survey shows most people are willing to risk it for love.