Coronavirus

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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Published March 20, 2020

ROSEVILLE — The COVID-19 virus has made wearing surgical masks in public a common sight. However, with so many people wearing them, many medical facilities are running short, and the medical professionals who need them most can’t get them.

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Published March 20, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Schools may be closed amid the coronavirus pandemic, but stomachs need to be filled — especially those belonging to students who struggle with food insecurity.  

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Published March 20, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — 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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Published March 20, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — School may be closed for weeks on end, but that doesn’t mean students suddenly don’t need the resources and support they get inside those walls.

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Published March 20, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — 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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Published March 20, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Following an executive order by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the city of St. Clair Shores closed its library, Senior Activity Center, Civic Arena and golf course to the public as of March 16 to minimize the community spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19.

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Published March 20, 2020

METRO DETROIT — On March 19, Ascension St. John Hospital officials updated its visitor restrictions for all of its hospitals and ambulatory sites. The restrictions are consistent with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order to help protect the health and safety of patients, families, and health care staff from the spread of COVID-19.

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