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Health & Fitness

Published March 15, 2020

FERNDALE/BERKLEY — After the number of presumed positive cases of COVID-19 reached 12 in Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced March 12 that all K-12 school buildings will be closed in the state from March 16 through April 5.

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Published March 14, 2020

ROYAL OAK/CLAWSON — Royal Oak and Clawson, and their public school districts, are responding to the coronavirus pandemic and taking direction from the county and state.

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Published March 14, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — On March 13, Oakland County Executive David Coulter declared a state of emergency in the county due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as Michigan announced that the total presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 rose to 25.

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Published March 13, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — Mayor Ken Siver has declared that the city of Southfield is in a state of emergency in order to slow the spread of the COVID-19  coronavirus. 

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Published March 13, 2020

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While cases of coronavirus in Oakland and Wayne counties have been confirmed, Macomb County hasn’t seen any just yet. Nonetheless, on March 13, Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel announced a state of emergency for Macomb County to deal with the COVID-19 coronavirus. 

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Published March 13, 2020

METRO DETROIT — As statewide action continues to be rapidly put in place to stop the potential spread of COVID-19, Beaumont Health has joined in to help by creating a novel coronavirus hotline and by implementing visitor safety restrictions at all eight of its hospitals to mitigate the virus’ spread. 

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Published March 12, 2020

Although the risk of the coronavirus to the general public is reportedly considered low, state, county and local governments have stepped up preparedness efforts after two Michigan residents tested presumptive positive for COVID-19, announced late March 10. 

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Published March 12, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Compassion has defined the career of Jennifer Kellman, a resident of Commerce Township who this April marks 20 years working as a site supervisor at the Dorothy and Peter Brown Jewish Community Adult Day Program in West Bloomfield Township.

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Published March 12, 2020

METRO DETROIT — The metroparks’ new Pass Trade Up program allows park visitors to trade in their daily park passes for discounts off a 2020 annual pass. 

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Published March 11, 2020

FRASER — The nonprofit CARE of Southeastern Michigan has expanded its services to strengthen the surrounding community, unveiling its first Recovery United Community Center on March 16, after press time.

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Published March 10, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Everywhere one looks, headlines abound regarding the new coronavirus.

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Published March 10, 2020

METRO DETROIT — At the age of 71, John Blakowski is arguably in the best shape of his life. He shows no signs of slowing down, especially during retirement.

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Published March 6, 2020

PONTIAC — A local man believes that his friend’s company is onto something special with a product that combines CBD and clover honey for a tasty, therapeutic snack.

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Published March 4, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The theme of the night was “Teen drug trends: alcohol, marijuana and vaping.”

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Published March 4, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan, or NKFM, is raising awareness about the increased risk of diabetes and kidney disease in African Americans, and the importance of lifestyle changes to prevent or manage these health issues.

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Published March 3, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS — Prior to 2018, all 45-year-old Farmington Hills resident Darryl Filban has known throughout his life were the aches and pains of being overweight.

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Published March 3, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — In the middle of the afternoon Feb. 12 in Clinton Township, at the headquarters of Families Against Narcotics, nine people stood at easels and jotted down the first words that came to their minds regarding drug and alcohol addiction, mental health, and being in recovery.

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Published March 2, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Dr. Russell Faust, the medical director of the Oakland County Health Division, believes the media is blowing the potential COVID-19 pandemic out of proportion. 

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Published February 28, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Faith Agauas, 65, of Sterling Heights, is using March as MS Awareness Month to share her personal story and experiences with the medical condition.

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Published February 28, 2020

WARREN — Hand-sanitizing stations. Protective masks and gloves. Public service announcements about steps you can take to protect yourself, your family and your neighbors.

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