Michigan now has more than 5 million residents who have been vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the latest data from the federal Centers of Disease Control. That also means that at least half of the state’s population has been at least partially immunized. On Tuesday, the CDC reported that 5,024,336 in Michigan have gotten at least one dose of vaccine and 4,485,169 are fully vaccinated.
Health officials share tips for prepare for season NORTHERN MICHIGAN — As summer begins and people spend more time outside, local health departments have been warning Michiganders about an increase in ticks. “Areas across Michigan, including Northern Michigan, are seeing an explosion of tick activity this year,” officials from the District Health Department No.
Happy National Fudge Day! On June 16th of every year, we get to celebrate this sweet fudgy holiday. It’s only proper for us Michiganders to celebrate fudge since we are home to the Fudge Capital of the World! Did you know that, according to MackinacIsland.org, Mackinac Island produces ten thousand pounds of fudge a year during their peak tourism season?
Takin' a roadtrip soon? Lookin' for a place to go? I get asked many, many times about places throughout Michigan to visit. There are all the usual places Michiganders go, like Mackinac Island, Traverse City, Warren Dunes, Sleeping Bear Dunes, etc.....all great places for sure.
Nightside Report June 15, 2021: How business owners feel about Gov. Whitmer’s $300 back-to-work bonus, Half million excess COVID vaccine doses set to expire in Michigan
Here are tonight’s top stories How business owners feel about Michigan Gov. Whitmer’s $300 back-to-work bonus DETROIT – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer proposed a $300 weekly back-to-work bonus as an incentive to get eligible workers back into the workforce. The goal of the incentive is to ensure that Michiganders no longer have to choose between going back to work or still collecting a weekly unemployment check.
LANSING, Mich. (WXYZ) — There has been talk in the legislature about getting rid of the federal $300 per week unemployment payment. However, Governor Gretchen Whitmer has a different idea. She wants to expand how the state uses federal funds, giving it also to some Michiganders who return to work through the week of September 4th.
Plan aims to get workers back into workforce DETROIT – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer proposed a $300 weekly back-to-work bonus as an incentive to get eligible workers back into the workforce. The goal of the incentive is to ensure that Michiganders no longer have to choose between going back to work or still collecting a weekly unemployment check.
Even though they are fully vaccinated, some older Michiganders are hesitant to getting back out into the world.
Michigan health officials are reporting 182 new cases of the coronavirus, and 26 additional deaths. However, the MDHHS reports that seven of those deaths were identified during a review of vital records. In total, Michigan has confirmed 892,651 cases of the coronavirus, and 19,574 covid-related deaths.
click to enlarge Police officers like to think of themselves as a brave "thin blue line" that keeps society from spiraling into chaos, but most of them can't even bother to get a little "Fauci ouchie" to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has updated its Order for COVID-19 testing for agricultural employees to align with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance to exempt fully vaccinated individuals from routine screening testing. “We are updating this order to align with CDC guidance on testing of fully vaccinated individuals,” said Elizabeth Hertel, MDHHS director.
(The Center Square) – Out of the 12 Midwest states, Michigan is the only one with COVID-19 restrictions, and they won’t be lifted for another 16 days, the AARP says. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer picked July 1 to end most broad-ranging COVID-19 orders, including dropping the mask mandate for unvaccinated Michiganders.
The Michigan Secretary of State office is implementing changes to operate more efficiently. Branches now only accept most clients by appointment only, more services can be done online, and appointment duration times are being reduced in order to add 350,000 appointment slots. “We want to get to the point where we can have 45,000 transactions statewide every day … The problem is, right now, this backlog, and the cuts in funding.” —Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson
The investment will help families access safe, quality, affordable childcare as Michigan gets back to work. LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Monday Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced her proposal to invest $1.4 billion in federal child care funding to expand access to high-quality child care, make child care more affordable, and support child care professionals as part of the administration’s Economic Jumpstart Plan.
Michigan took another big step forward this week, with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday announcing the state has reached the next step in the Vacc to Normal plan in which capacity limits—as of Tuesday—were lifted for outdoor events and residential gatherings, as reported by The Associated Press.
If you’re like most Michiganders, you appreciate some of the finer things in life – particularly if those things have roots right here in the Great Lakes State. Beer is one of Michigan’s most beloved exports, and nothing goes better with great beer than delicious cheese.
Warm weather in Michigan brings about all sorts of fun family traditions, from beachfront gatherings to bonfires. No matter how you prefer to spend your time during the summer season, there’s one common thread that brings together Michiganders of all ages: ice cream. One especially fantastic sweet shop here in the Great Lakes State deserves your attention, so get ready for a sugary adventure.
If you're the sort of supernerd who loves a good political poll, Richard Czuba's got a doozy for you. Released this week, the latest poll by Czuba's Glengariff Group is a grab bag of fascinating data points. I don't have one big takeaway for you, I have four.
Michigan reached the 60% mark in vaccine coverage on Friday. That includes ,860,972 Michiganders ages 16 and over who have received at least their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. “Thanks to every Michigander who stepped up to keep themselves, their family, and their community safe,” Gov.
MICHIGAN (WPBN/WGTU) -- It’s been almost six months since the very first COVID-19 vaccine shot was administered in Michigan. Now, the state is reporting 60 percent of Michiganders ages 16 and older have received at least one dose. "We see vaccinations continue to go up, and I mean I would love to see it going faster,” said Governor Gretchen Whitmer.