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Local COVID-19 Updates
TAWAS CITY – District Health Department No. 2 (DHD2) has announced additional possible COVID-19 exposure locations in Iosco County.
LANSING – Michiganders who desire to redeem their outstanding 10-cent deposit on bottles and cans will now be able to go to any retailer that accepts returns, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury.
LANSING – Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) within the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) is one of the first state OSHA programs to promulgate rules which clarify the safety requirements employers must follow to protect their employees …
LANSING – Sen. Jim Stamas voted to send to the governor several COVID-19 protection measures in the wake of a Michigan Supreme Court ruling that struck down her coronavirus-related executive orders.
TAWAS CITY – District Health Department No. 2 (DHD2) has announced possible COVID-19 exposure locations in Iosco County.
LANSING – As the fall and flu seasons begin, the number of positive COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Michigan have recently trended upward, prompting a call from public health officials to increase vigilance and preventative measures.
LANSING – To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health and safety of all Michiganders, Friday, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Robert Gordon issued an Emergency Order under section 2253 of the Public Health Code restricting gathering sizes, req…
WEST BRANCH – District Health Department No. 2 (DHD2) has announced possible COVID-19 exposure locations in Iosco, Ogemaw and Oscoda counties.
LANSING – Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Robert Gordon on Monday afternoon issued an Emergency Order under MCL 333.2253 restricting gathering sizes, requiring face coverings in public spaces and places limitations on bars and other venues.
National COVID-19 Updates
Several Democratic legislators put up a fight Wednesday against spending $16 million in coronavirus relief aid to subsidize fracking in North Dakota’s oil fields, but they were overruled.
The state Department of Health Services reported 64 deaths and 5,262 cases Tuesday, the most since the COVID-19 pandemic began, prompting a strong urging from Gov. Tony Evers and state health officials for Wisconsinites to stay home as much as possible.
Eighty new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Lewis and Clark County Monday, shattering the previous single-day record of 39.
The state Department of Health Services reported 64 deaths and 5,262 cases Tuesday, the most since the pandemic began. The coronavirus has infected more than 206,000 people, with the most recent 100,000 infections occurring in the last 36 days.
North Dakota health officials on Tuesday reported 15 more coronavirus-related deaths, including nine in Ward County.
Omaha’s mask mandate and recent statewide coronavirus restrictions put in place by Gov. Pete Ricketts will not apply to the rally because it’s being held outdoors.
Health care workers are tired, and hospitals are seeing an influx of COVID-19 patients, said Dr. Akhtar, chief medical officer of Mercy Hospital South.
Dr. Alex Garza choked up while introducing the Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force press conference. It featured several people, including a woman whose mother di…
White House Coronavirus Task Force Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx toured Bismarck businesses Sunday and Monday, noting the worst mask usage she has seen of nearly 40 states.
KINGSTON, N.Y. — Ulster County saw another death and a significant spike in the number of positive cases of COVID-19 over the past 72 hours, in part the result of an outbreak at Woodland Pond retirement community in New Paltz, where 12 residents and three employees tested positive for the coronavirus.