Coronavirus

Published February 26, 2021

GROSSE POINTE PARK — The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on individuals and businesses, but a group of Grosse Pointe Park leaders and business owners is trying to help some of those who have suffered during this unprecedented time.

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Published February 25, 2021

FERNDALE — Ferndale Pride, one of the biggest events held in Oakland County, once again will not be held in June this year.

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Published February 24, 2021

The city of St. Clair Shores, in partnership with McLaren Health Care and Walgreens, will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 26-28 at the St. Clair Shores Senior Center, 20000 Stephens St. 

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Published February 23, 2021

METRO DETROIT — A letter of appeal requesting that disabled Michiganders, and their caregivers, be prioritized for the COVID-19 vaccine has been sent to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ offices.

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Published February 23, 2021

WARREN — Mayor Jim Fouts wants to make Warren’s City Hall a COVID-19 “vaccination hub.”

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Published February 22, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA — As Utica Community Schools continues to move toward more in-person instruction, district officials are organizing partnerships to increase the availability of vaccines to the Utica Community Schools staff.

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Published February 20, 2021

METRO DETROIT — From a low of leaving a show after just a day to a high of months of great sales, the boating industry has weathered the COVID-19 pandemic better than other industries, likely because its product is designed to be used in the relative safety of outdoors.

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Published February 19, 2021

MACOMB COUNTY — Samuel Backos said his restaurant, Ernie’s, has been “devastated” by state-ordered closures officials said were put in place to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. He said local restaurant, bar and banquet properties have been left “virtually worthless” and that their employees have suffered through “a very depressing time.”

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Published February 19, 2021

HARPER WOODS — A University of Michigan program is looking at methods for aiding local businesses during the difficulties of COVID-19 and are talking with several Harper Woods-area businesses to gather data.

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Published February 10, 2021

ROCHESTER HILLS — Oakland University is offering financial assistance to those working the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published February 10, 2021

METRO DETROIT — Sterling Heights resident Roxanne Hayes has an 86-year-old father who lives with her and her husband.

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Published February 9, 2021

TROY — A local fitness center has been fined $700 by the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration for allegedly breaking three COVID-19 workplace safety guidelines.

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Published February 9, 2021

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Last November, Grosse Pointe Woods city officials closed all city buildings to the public for a second time because of the increasingly high numbers of COVID-19 cases being reported.

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Published February 9, 2021

BIRMINGHAM — How are you doing, handling all of this time at home? If working or learning virtually has you a little down, unmotivated, maybe a bit forgetful and anxious, you’re far from alone. The pandemic has caused a lot of people to feel that way.

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Published February 8, 2021

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CENTER LINE/WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS — Last month, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer set a goal for school districts to begin offering an option for in-person learning by March 1 or earlier if possible.

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Published February 8, 2021

WARREN — On Monday nights in December and January, lights shined on the patients and staff at Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital’s Warren Campus at 11 Mile and Hoover roads as the sound of horns and sirens cut through the darkness.

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Published February 8, 2021

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MACOMB COUNTY — For those in Michigan living in senior care facilities, the pandemic has often meant isolation from family.

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Published January 27, 2021

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MACOMB COUNTY — Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel is sending a message to the federal government: We are here to vaccinate, but what is missing are doses.

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Published January 26, 2021

METRO DETROIT — With many schools and activities closed due to COVID-19, kids nowadays are missing out on much more than face-to-face instruction.

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Published January 26, 2021

METRO DETROIT — Along with proms and graduation ceremonies, another time-honored school tradition will likely be muddled by COVID-19.

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