Here is the latest information on the coronavirus in Michigan, including the number of cases state officials report and other updates affecting West Michigan.
WASHINGTON (AP) — After days of desperate pleas from the nation's governors, President Donald Trump took a round of steps to expand the federal government's role in helping produce critically needed supplies to fight the coronavirus pandemic even as he warned the leaders of hard-hit states n…
DETROIT — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Friday morning that it’s “very unlikely” Michigan students will return to classrooms this school year.
Local hospital officials are imploring people to stay home and respect the governor’s executive order as they continue to gear up for the expected surge in COVID-19 patients.
SPRING LAKE — Chris Chalupa has a long history of sewing after learning the skill from his mother in an effort to spend less money on re-enactment costumes.
Dr. Jason Charnley of Lakeshore Orthodontics posted a video on Facebook on Monday saying that one of the employees in the practice’s Grand Haven office has tested positive for COVID-19.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued a "stay home, stay safe" executive order on Monday for all Michigan residents, starting at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, March 24, until 11:59 p.m. April 13.
LANSING (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday issued a statewide stay-at-home order to curb the spread of the coronavirus, with exemptions for certain workers, outdoor exercise and trips to the grocery store or hospital.
LANSING — As of 11:59 p.m. Friday, there are 238 new confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in the state, according the Michigan Department of Health of Human Services.
The Ottawa County Department of Public Health says it was notified Friday of another resident who tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The 20th Circuit, 58th District and Ottawa County Probate courts announced Friday that access to courtrooms and other spaces is now limited to no more than 10 persons, including staff, effective immediately.
Michigan’s K-12 schools are closed until at least April 5, and some districts are looking to expand their online offerings for digital learning while students are at home.
More than two dozen people have been tested for COVID-19 at North Ottawa Community Hospital’s remote test site, as of Wednesday afternoon, according to health system spokesperson Jennifer VanSkiver.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday ordered the state's 40 million residents to stay at home, restricting non-essential movements to control the spread of the coronavirus that threatens to overwhelm the state's medical system.
HOLLAND (The Holland Sentinel) — Two hand sanitizer stations have been installed on Eighth Street in downtown Holland to help shoppers stay healthy during the coronavirus outbreak.
DETROIT — Michigan signed off on $20 million in grants and loans to more than 1,000 small businesses harmed by the coronavirus while the number of reported cases rose dramatically Thursday to 334 in the state, including three deaths.
CHICAGO — Rachael Stewart is planning to meet her second child, a baby boy, in about four weeks. A name is chosen, a doula is selected and flights are booked for her out-of-state mother to be in attendance for the birth.
CHICAGO — As more Americans are encouraged to practice social distancing and to work from home, less person-to-person contact can negatively impact mental wellness.
A new website offers a variety of resources for Ottawa County residents who are looking to offer help and those in need of a little support throughout the coronavirus (COVID-19) event.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday signed an executive order to prohibit all events over 50 people or assemblages in shared indoor spaces.
WEST OLIVE — The first of what will be daily press conferences focused on the local response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak was hosted Monday at the Ottawa County Administrative Building's board room.
LANSING — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued a sweeping order Monday banning dine-in customers at restaurants and closing all bars, movie theaters, gyms and other sports facilities to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
It is a human wildfire and each of us feels like a dry leaf, praying the wind blows in the other direction. The flames of this COVID-19 virus are ripping through every institution we have in America, schools, sports, businesses, religious services. Many have never felt so vulnerable. We are …
LOS ANGELES — At St. Frances X. Cabrini Roman Catholic Church in Yucaipa, California, the holy water fonts have been left dry. Parishioners must now bring their own water and ask the priest to bless it.
LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced Saturday that eight adults tested presumptive positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
A community coalition comprised of the Greater Ottawa County United Way, The Grand Haven Area Community Foundation, Lakeshore Nonprofit Alliance, Community Spoke, and The Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area has been monitoring ongoing developments surrounding Coronavirus disease…
When Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday night that all of Michigan’s K-12 schools would close through April 6, it sent a shock wave through parents around the area.
Update (Saturday, 1 p.m.): St. Mary's Catholic Church in Spring Lake has made the decision to cancel its Sunday morning service. According to its website, St. John's Lutheran will hold its service as planned.
LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday night that nine more adults have tested presumptive positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced Friday the launch of a statewide hotline to respond to health-related questions about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) starting at 9 a.m. Saturday.
As confirmed cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) rise in Michigan, health officials offered advice for residents who are concerned about the symptoms.