People in Michigan who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 don't need to wear a mask any longer, and people who aren't vaccinated don't have to wear one outdoors, officials said Friday.
WASHINGTON — In a move to send the country back toward pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday eased indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks inside in most places.
U.S. regulators on Monday expanded the use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to children as young as 12, offering a way to protect the nation's adolescents before they head back to school in the fall and paving the way for them to return to more normal activities.
LANSING — Michigan on Monday surpassed a 55 percent COVID-19 vaccination rate, reaching a milestone that will lead to the automatic easing of in-person work restrictions in two weeks.
Earlier this month, the Ottawa County Department of Public Health (OCDPH) transitioned from a 10-day quarantine to a 14-day quarantine to uphold Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) recommendations because of significant case increases across the state.
Gov. Whitmer on Thursday announced a plan to tie the lifting of coronavirus restrictions to Michigan's vaccination rate, setting specific benchmarks that must be reached to return to normal.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased its guidelines Tuesday on the wearing of masks outdoors, saying fully vaccinated Americans don't need to cover their faces anymore unless they are in a big crowd of strangers.
The CDC said Tuesday that fully vaccinated Americans don't need to cover their faces anymore outdoors, unless they are in a big crowd of strangers.
DETROIT — Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine can be used again at immunization clinics around Michigan, state health officials announced Friday night.
Peggy Simon’s heart sank when one of her older clients told her that all she could do at Mass was sit and pray because she “couldn’t hear or understand anything.”
Health organizations administering COVID-19 vaccinations are seeing a plateau in the number of people seeking the vaccine, so those with extra supplies have started opening up walk-in clinics.
WEST OLIVE — A motion to have the Ottawa County Department of Public Health compare its enforcement of COVID-19 orders with external organizations to enforcement of health rules in county buildings has failed, after members of a county committee unanimously voted against the proposal Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation's largest-ever vaccination campaign but leaving more work to do to convince skeptical Americans to roll up their sleeves.
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan's largest hospital system is dealing with a "runaway train" as it confronts a crush of COVID-19 patients in suburban Detroit, even turning to outdoor evaluations as people show up for care, a doctor said Thursday.
A West Michigan suicide attempt survivor and mental health advocates will host a two-day virtual summit designed to educate middle school and high school students on suicide prevention and mental health.
Michigan labor and safety officials are extending and not changing current COVID-19 workplace restrictions for another six months, citing the virus surge in the state.
LANSING — The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday that Michigan should "close things down" to help address the country's worst coronavirus outbreak, days after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer instead urged people to voluntarily restrict certain activities.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. is recommending a “pause” of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.
With an eye on his father’s bloodied face, Barry Jensen began punching numbers into his cellphone from the hospital emergency room.
The president of the Southern Baptist Convention, America’s largest evangelical denomination, posted a photo on Facebook last week of him getting the COVID-19 vaccine. It drew more than 1,100 comments – many of them voicing admiration for the Rev. J.D. Greear, and many others assailing him.
LANSING — Faced with the country’s highest rate of new coronavirus infections, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday strongly urged a two-week suspension of in-person high school classes, all youth sports and indoor restaurant dining in Michigan.
DETROIT — An alarming spike in the number of drownings across several of the Great Lakes last year may have been linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, a new research study finds.