Coronavirus

Published March 31, 2020

DETROIT/ST. CLAIR SHORES — “The support of the community is really what’s keeping the staff going right now,” said Lisa Caradonna, an executive assistant at Ascension St. John Hospital.

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Published March 31, 2020

The new coronavirus is testing school and state officials’ ability to adapt as Michigan’s schoolchildren have gone more than two weeks without in-class instruction.Read More

Published March 30, 2020

OAKLAND COUNTY — On March 30, Oakland County Executive David Coulter again stressed the importance of stopping the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic during a press conference to announce a new interactive case map.

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Published March 30, 2020

BIRMINGHAM — If the COVID-19 virus crisis has taught us anything about the Birmingham community, it's that you can keep folks inside, but you certainly can’t keep them down. 

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Published March 30, 2020

FARMINGTON — After Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-9, temporarily closing theaters, bars, casinos, and several other places of public accommodation, and limited restaurants to carry-out and delivery only, many Farmington businesses have been grappling with what that means for their establishment. 

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Published March 28, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights city officials recently moved fast to get a local business help with its goal of manufacturing hand sanitizer, city officials said.

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Published March 27, 2020

WARREN —  “The Arsenal of Democracy” is retooling to launch a mission of mercy. In a move reminiscent of the massive and critical American industrial contributions that helped defeat Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan during World War II,  General Motors Co. on March 27 announced a series of initiatives geared toward fast-tracking the production of medical and personal protective equipment needed to safe lives and battle the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Published March 27, 2020

OAKLAND COUNTY — In an attempt to offer some relief to small businesses struggling under shutdown orders due to COVID-19, Oakland County Executive David Coulter announced a $3 million Small Business Stabilization Fund March 26.

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Published March 25, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights public safety staff and rescuers are thankful for assistance in keeping them safe so they can keep others safe.

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Published March 24, 2020

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MACOMB TOWNSHIP/CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The Clinton-Macomb Public Library branches are closed through at least April 5, but that doesn’t mean patrons will be left in the dark.

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Published March 24, 2020

METRO DETROIT — All “non-critical” businesses in Michigan were ordered to close by midnight in an executive order from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer March 23.

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Published March 23, 2020

FERNDALE/BERKLEY — The COVID-19 pandemic has brought forth much uncertainty with what’s happening in the country, but local police authorities want the public to know they’ll always have someone to call when they’re in need.

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Published March 23, 2020

On March 18, Macomb Township Supervisor Janet Dunn declared a state of emergency exists within Macomb Township due to the “unprecedented” COVID-19 situation. That came just days after the same announcement was made for Macomb County. 

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Published March 23, 2020

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MACOMB TOWNSHIP/CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Following Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s order of statewide closure of all K-12 school buildings through April 5, Chippewa Valley Schools announced that since the district’s spring break is the following week, school will resume April 13.

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Published March 23, 2020

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FRASER/CLINTON TOWNSHIP — On March 12, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered the closure of all K-12 school buildings — public, private and boarding — starting March 16 and concluding April 5. At press time, school buildings are scheduled to reopen Monday, April 6. 

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Published March 23, 2020

FRASER — On March 17, Fraser Mayor Mike Carnagie signed a state of emergency as the coronavirus outbreak continues to leave cities and residents with more questions than answers.

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Published March 23, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Every night at 7 p.m., young kiddos in the Birmingham-Bloomfield area snuggle in with their favorite grownups and log in to a virtual meeting room. The families take turns reading their favorite bedtime story to the other kids in the video chat, and before shutting off their computers, they share a nightly prayer.

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Published March 22, 2020

METRO DETROIT — COVID-19 has forced many people into their homes to help stop the spread of the viral disease.

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Published March 20, 2020

UTICA — Following the recent announcement of the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, the city of Utica has taken precautions to stop the spread of the virus.

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Published March 20, 2020

ROSEVILLE/EASTPOINTE — In every community around Michigan, there is an eerie stillness where, not long ago, there was hustle and bustle: School desks sit empty, barstools grow cold, store shelves lie bare.

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