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Area COVID-19 numbers continue to improve

The COVID-19 vaccination effort continues in northern Michigan while area healthcare officials report positive trends in the area’s numbers with regard to cases, test positivity rates, and hospitalizations.

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Area COVID-19 numbers continue to improve

Larger vaccination clinics coming in March

Weekly press conference touches on changing vaccine distribution CADILLAC – We're now more than two months into COVID-19 vaccine distribution and the changes tick on by.Initially, healthcare workers and long-term care residents and workers were the priority.

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Larger vaccination clinics coming in March

Munson Provides Regional COVID Update

New tier for vaccine could start March 1st COVID numbers in northern Michigan are still declining or holding steady across the region.That’s good news for the hospital system and local health departments.

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Munson Provides Regional COVID Update

Munson Healthcare to Provide COVID-19 Update on Tuesday

Officials from Munson Healthcare will provide a COVID-19 update Tuesday morning.You can view the press conference from 11-11:45 a.m. on 9&10 Plus.

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Munson Healthcare to Provide COVID-19 Update on Tuesday

COVID-19 numbers are still improving in the region, healthcare officials say

Local health officials are reporting progress with area COVID-19 numbers, but northern Michigan hospitals and health departments are still dealing with supply shortages as they continue the vaccination effort. During an online press conference on Tuesday, February 9, Dr. Christine Nefcy, Munson Healthcare Chief Medical Officer, said COVID-19 numbers for positive cases and hospitalizations continue to improve in northern Michigan. “Good news on the numbers front. Our total cases are just over 24,000 for our

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COVID-19 numbers are still improving in the region, healthcare officials say

Covid cases fall as first case of UK variant detected Up North

Public health officials say the positivity rate, hospitalizations and new COVID cases are all trending downward. Current cases are close to where they were before Covid spiked in northern Michigan last fall, says Munson’s Chief Medical Officer Christine Nefcy. “For the last two days we’ve been below 5% positivity and we have not been there since October,” she says. “It’s really great news.” There are more than 24,000 cases in the region and more than 622,000 cases in the state, as of Wednesday.

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Covid cases fall as first case of UK variant detected Up North

Christine Nefcy: Patience as we push forward

Samuel Blossingham at a Munson vaccination clinic. Nefcy Samuel Blossingham arrived at one of our recent vaccination clinics and rolled up his sleeve ready to do his part in the war to vanquish the COVID-19 pandemic. The 97-year-old shared with our staff that he knew a little something about battles, having arrived on the shores of Normandy in the early morning hours of June 7, 1944 during World War II. He fought his way across Europe, once meeting legendary General George Patton in person, and watched as he

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Christine Nefcy: Patience as we push forward

Dr. Nefcy: mask mandates, mitigation efforts have been effective

Munson holds weekly press conference Munson Healthcare\'s Dr. Christine Nefcy shared a chart showing declining COVID-19 rates on Feb. 9, 2021. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save CADILLAC — For the past two days, the coronavirus positivity rate among Munson Healthcare communities has been below 5%, the healthcare system reported on Tuesday morning. That hasn't happened since October. During a Tuesday press conference, Dr. Christine Nefcy, chief of medicine for Munson Healthcare, said she attributes

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Dr. Nefcy: mask mandates, mitigation efforts have been effective

COVID Case Numbers Down, Vaccine Shortage Continues Regionally

The number of COVID-positive cases in northern Michigan is on the decline – but so is the supply of vaccine. And Munson Healthcare also says they’re keeping an eye on the new variants of Coronavirus. Dr. Christine Nefcy is Munson Healthcare’s Chief Medical Officer. “We have seen a steady decline in our percent positive in our community. For the last two days we’ve been below 5% and we have not been there since October.” Munson says they’re encouraged by recent numbers, and they’ve administered

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COVID Case Numbers Down, Vaccine Shortage Continues Regionally

Christine Nefcy: A new year and a new hope

Nefcy While the endurance race that was 2020 continues into the New Year, it is accompanied by something very important: new hope. Vaccinations have been underway around the world for nearly a month now, including right here in northern Michigan. Both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are providing important strides forward in allowing us to safely achieve herd immunity in the year ahead and eventually turn this page in our history. The initial phase of this effort has been designed to protect many of the most

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Christine Nefcy: A new year and a new hope

Michigan shifts strategy on vaccine program, with heightened focus on ‘shots in arms’

Jacqueline Muscat, a second-year pharmacy student at the University of Michigan and intern for Walgreens, administers the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Eden Winter at Samaritas Affordable Living at Sequoia Place, 1131 N. Maple Rd. In Ann Arbor on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. At first, it was all about making sure the COVID-19 vaccine got to the right people in the right order. But five weeks into its mass vaccination program, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is shifting its strategy, with a heightened

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Michigan shifts strategy on vaccine program, with heightened focus on ‘shots in arms’

Vaccine supply not keeping up with demand

Nurse Practitioner Sandra Handysides prepares a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians Health Clinic in December. TRAVERSE CITY — Patience is the best medicine and that’s what health officials are asking for as statewide efforts to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine ramp up to include some essential workers and people over 65. Websites are crashing and phone lines are overwhelmed at health departments and at Munson Healthcare after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced

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Vaccine supply not keeping up with demand

Munson Healthcare provides update on COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Munson Healthcare System hosted its weekly virtual conference on its COVID-19 vaccine distribution process on Tuesday. (WPBN) NORTHERN MICHIGAN (WPBN/WGTU) -- Munson Healthcare System hosted its weekly virtual conference on its COVID-19 vaccine distribution process on Tuesday. Representatives from several northern Michigan health departments also took part in the conference. They shared where things stand, after the state recently entered Phase 1B distribution phase. “We are working as quickly as humanly possible

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Munson Healthcare provides update on COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Munson Healthcare to Provide COVID-19 Update on Tuesday

Officials from Munson Healthcare will provide a COVID-19 update Tuesday morning. You can view the press conference from 11-11:45 a.m. on 9&10 Plus. Munson Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Dr. Christine Nefcy will be joined by Munson Healthcare Chief Marketing and Communications Officer and Vice President Dianne Michalek; Wendy Hirschenberger, Health Officer for Grand Traverse County Health Department; Dr. Jennifer Morse, Medical Director of District Health Department #10; Heidi Britton, CEO of Northwest Michigan

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Munson Healthcare to Provide COVID-19 Update on Tuesday

In slow rollout, half of eligible Munson Healthcare workers vaccinated

Three weeks after receiving COVID-19 vaccines, Munson Healthcare says just 51.3% of eligible workers have been vaccinated as the hospital system moves to administering the second dose for some. While Michigan is slow overall to vaccinate—the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports Michigan is in the back of the pack for vaccine distribution—Munson is even further behind other state figures. Michigan hospitals report roughly 65-80% of employees in the 1A tier of vaccine rollout are opting for the

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In slow rollout, half of eligible Munson Healthcare workers vaccinated

Vaccination effort continues as healthcare workers receive first doses

Munson Healthcare officials – during an online press conference on Tuesday, December 29 – said COVID-19 numbers in northern Michigan are improving but they’re “still higher than spring” as Munson Healthcare facilities and area health departments continue their efforts to vaccinate their workers and other potentially vulnerable individuals. Dr. Christine Nefcy, Munson Healthcare Chief Medical Officer, said overall COVID-19 case numbers are still climbing in the region, but the rate of increase is improving.

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Vaccination effort continues as healthcare workers receive first doses

Vaccination effort continues as healthcare workers receive first doses

Munson Healthcare officials – during an online press conference on Tuesday, December 29 – said COVID-19 numbers in northern Michigan are improving but they’re “still higher than spring” as Munson Healthcare facilities and area health departments continue their efforts to vaccinate their workers and other potentially vulnerable individuals. Dr. Christine Nefcy, Munson Healthcare Chief Medical Officer, said overall COVID-19 case numbers are still climbing in the region, but the rate of increase is improving.

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Vaccination effort continues as healthcare workers receive first doses

Vaccination effort continues as healthcare workers receive first doses

Munson Healthcare officials – during an online press conference on Tuesday, December 29 – said COVID-19 numbers in northern Michigan are improving but they’re “still higher than spring” as Munson Healthcare facilities and area health departments continue their efforts to vaccinate their workers and other potentially vulnerable individuals. Dr. Christine Nefcy, Munson Healthcare Chief Medical Officer, said overall COVID-19 case numbers are still climbing in the region, but the rate of increase is improving.

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Vaccination effort continues as healthcare workers receive first doses

Vaccination effort continues as healthcare workers receive first doses

Munson Healthcare officials – during an online press conference on Tuesday, December 29 – said COVID-19 numbers in northern Michigan are improving but they’re “still higher than spring” as Munson Healthcare facilities and area health departments continue their efforts to vaccinate their workers and other potentially vulnerable individuals. Dr. Christine Nefcy, Munson Healthcare Chief Medical Officer, said overall COVID-19 case numbers are still climbing in the region, but the rate of increase is improving.

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Vaccination effort continues as healthcare workers receive first doses

Vaccination effort continues as healthcare workers receive first doses

Munson Healthcare officials – during an online press conference on Tuesday, December 29 – said COVID-19 numbers in northern Michigan are improving but they’re “still higher than spring” as Munson Healthcare facilities and area health departments continue their efforts to vaccinate their workers and other potentially vulnerable individuals. Dr. Christine Nefcy, Munson Healthcare Chief Medical Officer, said overall COVID-19 case numbers are still climbing in the region, but the rate of increase is improving.

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Vaccination effort continues as healthcare workers receive first doses