Detroit Councilman Coleman Young II Contracts COVID-19Detroit Councilman Coleman Young II is experiencing a breakthrough COVID-19 infection, the city announced on Tuesday.
FDA Advisers Weigh Risks, Benefits Of Novavax's COVID-19 VaccineThe FDA's vaccine advisers are set to meet Tuesday to consider Novavax's coronavirus vaccine for the nation.
Henry Ford Health, MSU And U Of M Awarded $300K To Expand Sickle Cell ClinicsMDHHS says the Sickle Cell Clinic Expansion and Enhancement Program offers new resources to help providers increase patient access to quality multidisciplinary health care and improve care coordination. It also aims to establish preferred provider networks focusing on sickle cell disease.
Pfizer Asks FDA To Authorize COVID-19 Vaccine For Youngest KidsPfizer and BioNTech announced Wednesday that they have completed their submission requesting emergency use authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration for their COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 6 months to 5 years.
CDC Defends Its Authority To Issue Transportation Mask MandateThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defended its authority to issue a mask mandate for domestic travelers, in a brief filed Tuesday asking an appeals court to reverse a district court's decision in April to strike down the mandate.
FDA Investigating Hepatitis A Outbreak Possibly Linked To Fresh StrawberriesThe US Food and Drug Administration is investigating a potential link between a hepatitis A outbreak and fresh organic strawberries.
Recovery Advocates Support Opioid Crisis Investment; Gov. Whitmer Approves $800 Million For ProgramsGovernor Whitmer stated in a press release the legislation will be instrumental in preventing more deaths.
What Is The Best Sunscreen For Me? Environmental Working Group Releases Annual GuideThe Environmental Working Group, a non-profit based in Washington, D.C., released its 16th annual sunscreen guide this month, testing out more than 1,850 products.
Detroit Health Department Recommends Masks Indoors As City Reaches High COVID-19 LevelThe Detroit Health Department is recommending masks indoors as the city reaches a "high" COVID-19 community level.
City Of Detroit Offering COVID TreatmentThe Detroit Department of Health is partnering with the State of Michigan to expand Covid-19 services.
FDA Authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shots For Children Ages 5 To 11The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization for a booster dose of Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 at least five months after completion of the primary vaccine series.
Ferndale Schools District Reinstating Face Masks Starting This WeekFerndale Public Schools district reinstated its masks mandate indoors for students and staff beginning Monday.
Ford, GM, Stellantis Reinstate Masks At Facilities In Areas With 'High' COVID RiskDetroit's Big Three automakers -- Ford, General Motors and Stellantis -- are reinstating their company mask mandates in counties where there is a high COVID level.
As COVID Cases Rise In SE Michigan, City Of Detroit Now Offers Test To Treat ProgramCDC reporting high COVID cases in SE Michigan. As a way to curve cases the City of Detroit now offering Test to Treat Program
Michigan Officials Coordinate Statewide Response To Baby Formula ShortageOfficials say multiple agencies are working to address the shortage and ensure "parents who need formula get the resources and support they need to provide for their babies."