Dr. Haney Assaad, an internist and vice president of medical affairs for the North Ottawa Community Health System, answers some common questions being circulated on social media about the coronavirus.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday signed onto a $150 million funding package to fight the coronavirus pandemic while vetoing $167 million she said should be saved as Michigan confronts what are expected to be plummeting tax revenues amid the pandemic’s economic fallout.
LANSING — It’s been less than three weeks since Michigan first confirmed cases of COVID-19, and the number of positive cases has continued to increase.
LANSING (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said she suspended state hiring and promotions Monday and vetoed $80 million in new spending in order to steer money to fighting the coronavirus.
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…
Residents should be on high alert in advance of the potential stimulus payment that could be approved Friday, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel warned Thursday.
EMPIRE (AP) — Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in northern Michigan has closed all of its restrooms after vandals ransacked them and made off with toilet paper and hand sanitizer, two items made scarce by the coronavirus pandemic.
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 — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday told Michigan residents to stay at home, in her most sweeping order of the coronavirus crisis, warning that a million people could need hospital beds if they keep mixing with each other and spreading the illness.
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.
The Legislature met one day last week and has scheduled tentative sessions for one day per week during the coronavirus public health emergency, which will only take place if there is a specific need. In coming weeks, the Roll Call Report will feature recently introduced bills of interest.
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.
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.
DETROIT (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Friday she has no plans to tell Michigan residents to strictly stay at home to cut the spread of the cornonavirus.
One store advertised hand sanitizer at $60 a bottle. Another was accused of hawking it at $1 a squirt. Chain stores offered $26 thermometers and face masks at the "everyday low price" of $39.95 a pair, while a convenience store touted toilet paper at $10 a roll next to a sign reading: "This …
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.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday signed an executive order to prohibit all events over 50 people or assemblages in shared indoor spaces.
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 …
LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced Saturday that eight adults tested presumptive positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
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.
LANSING (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Thursday that, effective Monday, all of the state's public and private schools will closed for three weeks through April 5 to combat the spread of a rising number of coronavirus cases.
LANSING (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday that, effective Monday, all of Michigan's public and private schools will be closed until April 6 as efforts continue to combat the spread of the coronavirus that's now a worldwide pandemic.
LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and the health departments in Ingham, Kent, Montcalm, Oakland, St. Clair and Washtenaw counties announced Thursday that 10 adults tested presumptive positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Joe Biden won Michigan's Democratic primary on Tuesday, seizing a key battleground state that helped propel Bernie Sanders' insurgent candidacy four years ago.
Voters in Michigan's Democratic primary ranked health care as the most important issue facing the country, well above climate change, the economy, race relations, foreign policy and many other social issues.