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At-risk community vaccine effort reaches more than 40K

More than 43,000 Michiganders who reside in communities with high at-risk factors have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at various community...

Thousands of kids have lost loved ones to COVID. Are schools...

The last year was tough for Latonya Peterson, a mom and grandmother from Detroit, and her family, as they dealt with three deaths in...

Pause for Johnson & Johnson vaccine extended as federal health panel...

WASHINGTON — Use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 shot will remain paused for at least a week, after a federal vaccine advisory panel said...

Vilsack keys in on food insecurity and nutrition in USDA budget...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Wednesday laid out USDA’s goals to expand food insecurity and nutrition programs in the president’s budget...

Whitmer expands COVID-19 therapeutic recovery options to ease rising hospitalization numbers

While the pandemic continues to worsen here in Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday urged Michiganders who contract COVID-19 and have pre-existing conditions to...

Michigan Medicaid expansion tops 900K enrollees

Michigan's expanded Medicaid program, known as Healthy Michigan, now has 900,100 enrollees. This is the highest enrollment in the plan made possible by the Affordable...

Backed by millions in public and private cash, rapid COVID tests...

Scientists and lawmakers agree that over-the-counter covid tests could allow desk workers to settle back into their cubicles and make it easier to reopen...

Michigan report: 9,674 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported Monday that a total of 747,697 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 16,512...

State releases harrowing 2020 suicide data, recommends increased emotional support

Provisional data shows there were 1,282 suicide deaths in Michigan in 2020, according to a report by the Michigan Suicide Prevention Commission.  Compared to 2019,...

CDC director contradicts Whitmer, says Michigan needs shutdown to control COVID-19...

Contrary to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s current strategy of prioritizing mass vaccinations to quell Michigan’s worst COVID-19 outbreak yet, the Centers for Disease Control and...

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