Coronavirus

Published January 20, 2022

METRO DETROIT — As the omicron variant continues to spread throughout the U.S., state health officials say testing for COVID-19 is vitally important to limit spread of the virus. 

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Published January 12, 2022

METRO DETROIT — With the new year here, many people have made resolutions to improve their lives in 2022. A common resolution has always been getting in shape or losing weight, and that may be more true than ever due to COVID-19.

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Published January 12, 2022

EASTPOINTE — The Eastpointe City Council was back to meeting in person, with COVID-19 precautions in place, effective Jan. 4.

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Published January 8, 2022

METRO DETROIT — On Jan. 6, officials from Beaumont Health and the U.S. Department of Defense appeared for a digital news conference to give an update about the health system’s becoming-overwhelmed resources; namely, its staff.

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Published November 17, 2021

HAZEL PARK — School-age children are now eligible to receive COVID vaccines, and the Hazel Park Public Schools are hosting community clinics to help make them more readily available.

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Published October 8, 2021

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Oakland County’s health director explains who should get another dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and when

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Published October 6, 2021

METRO DETROIT — Social distancing may keep us from contracting COVID-19, but it could also make many of us more likely to succumb to a different national public health crisis: obesity.

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Published September 17, 2021

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OAKLAND COUNTY — There’s no doubt about it: COVID-19, and specifically the virus’s Delta variant, has tightened its grip on metro Detroit, and medical professionals at multiple levels are feeling the squeeze.

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Published September 17, 2021

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MACOMB COUNTY — A petition signed by Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel emphasizes that, during the pandemic, the state has seen a growing trend where fraudsters take a grassroots approach by infiltrating neighborhood chat groups.

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Published September 8, 2021

ROYAL OAK — The Detroit Zoological Society has started vaccinating zoo animals believed to be most susceptible to COVID-19 with a special vaccine developed exclusively for animals.

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Published August 23, 2021

METRO DETROIT — Laura Wallace’s message to fellow nursing students is that, when the going gets tough, like in a pandemic, keep going.

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Published July 29, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — As a child in St. Clair Shores, Jason McLellan, Ph.D., knew he wanted to help people.

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Published July 28, 2021

WARREN — “Protect yourself. Protect your family. Get vaccinated.” That’s the bottom line of a message coming to mailboxes from Warren-area leaders who said collectively they wouldn’t ask constituents to do what they haven’t done themselves.

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Published July 23, 2021

METRO DETROIT — COVID-19 brought with it a variety of problems for everyone, with parents of young children being some of the most drastically affected.

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Published July 16, 2021

ROYAL OAK — On June 28, the Royal Oak City Commission unanimously approved a one-year contract, with options for two additional one-year extensions, for financial consulting services from Guidehouse Inc. to help the city allocate the $28,107,502 it received under the American Rescue Plan Act.

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Published July 15, 2021

ROCHESTER — The Rochester Hills Public Library is working to document and preserve the community’s experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published July 13, 2021

METRO DETROIT — There’s no forgetting the deep loss experienced last year by so many as COVID-19 swept the globe and took millions of lives, decimated the economy and pushed medical services well beyond their limits.

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Published May 28, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Responding to changes implemented by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, St. Clair Shores has new signs on its doors indicating who does — and does not — have to don a mask.

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Published May 27, 2021

METRO DETROIT — After being one of the first children to receive her first dose of the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine at the Beaumont Service Center, in Southfield, Megan Sims, 13, now wants to advocate for other children her age to get vaccinated as well.

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Published May 26, 2021

ROCHESTER HILLS — Nearly $11 billion in emergency funding is coming to Michigan to provide direct aid to state, county and city governments via the American Rescue Plan.

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