All of the University of Michigan athletics are on pause after COVID-19 B.1.1.7 variant.
Washtenaw county gears up for COVID testing amid new positive cases, U of M sports paused after student test positive for B117 COVID variant.
Oakland County Executive David Coulter says demand for the COVID vaccine is high; more than 170,000 people have signed up to be vaccinated.
Detroit Public Schools Community District superintendent, Dr. Nikolai Vitti, says Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is contradicting herself by allowing some things, like indoor dining, to resume while winter sports are still on pause.
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer was pressed about why the MDHHS director suddenly resigned last week. She sidestepped the question each time.
President Joe Biden gave his administration’s plan Tuesday to get more vaccines to states quicker - as well as announced he’s purchased an additional 200 million doses, calling his strategy a “wartime effort.”
More than half a million people in Michigan have tested positive for COVID-19 to date and only a very small fraction have the new variant but health officials say it's possible there are even more cases in the state.
The World Health Organization released recommendations for the Moderna vaccine, saying it is “currently not recommended” for pregnant women unless they are at high risk of exposure.
On Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, the state of Michigan reported 1,476 cases of COVID-19 and 79 deaths linked to the virus, 44 of which were from a review of vital records
Michigan's Auditor General had some harsh criticisms for the Department of Technology, Management, and Budget, arguing the department put the state at increased risk for fraud and waste in a new report.
Michigan requested Monday that standardized test scores be waived for the next year of class due to a disruptive school year following the pandemic. Instead, the state wants schools to use beginning and end of year benchmark assessments.
An investigation was underway, following the death of a person who died shortly after receiving a vaccine for the coronavirus in Placer County last week.
Google announced this week it’s taking several major steps to help get vaccines to more people, including opening several of its own mass vaccination clinics.
The new COVID-19 variant working through Michigan has now been detected in 17 residents, health officials said Monday.
Michigan needs to vaccinate 50,000 people a day to hit its goal by August. But due to supply shortages from the federal government, it's doing a little more than half that.
Walmart announced Friday that it expects to deliver up to 13 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine per month "when supply and allocations allow."
"We have to pack 42,000 boxes every month and deliver that many - and do it again the next month," Amber Kainz said.
"(Kilpatrick's) sentence was 28 years," he said. "And I think reasonable minds can disagree about that. I can see a lot of people thinking that it is excessive. But what he eventually only served, was seven years."
Meijer will be conducting clinics at various stores throughout the state as vaccines become available - but you must register first online - with Meijer - then you'll be notified of when and where you'll be vaccinated.
The city of Detroit is expanding who can get the COVID-19 vaccines and says progress is being made on the supply issues.