Tim Zook's final Facebook post shared his excitement about getting his second COVID-19 vaccine shot. His widow now thinks he may have suffered a fatal reaction to it. His official cause of death is still pending.
Dr. Jewel Mullen, MD is joining us for Your Take where we field audience questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccines.
The Michigan GOP has released their own $3.5 billion Covid relief plan that makes education and vaccine distribution funding contingent on the state shifting authority away from making decisions on in-person learning and vaccine mandates.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it has detected only 10 cases of anaphylaxis — a rare, life-threatening allergic reaction that can occur after vaccination — out of 4 million of the first doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
The City of Detroit says its COVID-19 vaccine supply is lower than expected but are adjusting their scheduling and switching to Moderna.
As the doses of vaccine come into the state more and more people are getting their shots. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reporting 5.4 percent of people in Michigan 16 years and older have gotten their first dose of the vaccine.
Wayne County is transitioning to the Moderna vaccine after the state informed it last week it would be receiving 5,500 doses of the treatment. The switch impacts about 1,400 health care workers who had their vaccine injections scheduled for Jan. 19 and 20.
"My general thought on that is everybody will get their second (vaccine dose) - but it may not be at the three weeks or the four weeks that it's supposed to be at," he said. "It may be longer, but you will still have protection after the first dose."
Wayne County Public Health is forced to reschedule vaccination appointments because of a depleted supply of the Pfizer-made COVID-19 vaccine received from the State of Michigan according to county health officials.
The rate of vaccinations against COVID-19 has been lower than many hoped but Henry Ford Health System says it expects to vaccinate more people soon.
McKesson said the cause of this, which impacted at least 21 shipments is under investigation, according to the state.
GreenHouse of Walled Lake and Ubaked Cannabis Company in Burton are offering to give anyone a joint free of charge if they can show proof they received the COVID-19 vaccine.