Coronavirus

It might be time to mask up again

Thanks to the uptick in respiratory illnesses, and the alarming new spread of COVID strains nationwide, a leading infectious disease expert recommends masking up...

More at-home COVID tests available in MI

Michigan has announced an additional 289,000 COVID-19 tests are now available... The tests are being made available to 58 thousand households located anywhere in the...
COVID vaccines

Meijer pharmacies offer updated COVID boosters

Meijer pharmacies are now offering updated COVID boosters. The company announced Thursday that all of their pharmacies in the Midwest are offering the updated shots....

Life expectancy has dropped again, thanks to COVID

Life expectancy in the US fell again in 2021, thanks to COVID-19. It's the lowest result since 1996. The second year of COVID put the...
COVID 2021

Health officials worry that the new school year will cause a spike in COVID...

Health officials the return of students to classrooms could bring on a new spike in COVID cases. Most Michiana schools are already back in session,...

CDC expects more COVID cases late in the year

The pandemic isn't over, and experts at the CDC are predicting millions of new cases in the second half of the year. The CDC says...

COVID numbers jumping in St. Joseph County

COVID cases are on the rise in St. Joseph County. Officials say cases nearly doubled between Wednesday and Friday of last week, returning the...

Travel mask requirement extended to May 3

The President has extended the travel mask requirement to May 3rd. On Wednesday, Biden announced the move as a response to a slight uptick in...

CDC: STDs up during first year of the pandemic

The number of sexually transmitted diseases went up during the first year of the pandemic, says new data from the Centers for Disease Control. "While...

Whitmer injects cash into Michigan’s unemployment fund

Governor Whitmer has signed a bill that will pump $140 million into Michigan's unemployment fund. That fund was hit hard by the pandemic, dropping from...

FDA approves fourth COVID shot for 50+

The FDA has approved an additional COVID booster from Pfizer and Moderna for those who are 50 years old and older. The decision opens up...

Michigan government cutting back on COVID-19 data releases

Here's a sign that Michigan believes the worst of COVID-19 may be behind us. The state is reducing their public reporting on coronavirus statistics from...

How alarmed should you be about omicron subvariant BA.2?

Another COVID-19 variant is gaining ground, but health experts say this one isn't cause for alarm. B-A-2 isn't actually a variant, but an Omicron subvariant,...

Rep. Upton isolating after positive COVID-19 test

Long-serving U.S. Congressman Fred Upton of St. Joseph says he has tested positive for COVID-19. The Republican Representative said the result came from a routine...

MDHHS updates COVID guidance

The Michigan Health Department updated their COVID-19 isolation and quarantine guidance on Thursday. Regardless of vaccination status, people with COVID symptoms or a positive test...

Notre Dame changes mask policy

The University of Notre dame is easing their mask policy, effective Monday. The new guidelines state that masks are optional indoors, including at events, for...

South Shore Line mask mandate remains firmly in place

The South Shore Line will continue to have a mask mandate until mid-April. Passengers and employees on the line will be required to wear masks...

Sen. Young among lawmakers pushing for COVID accounting from White House

Senator Todd Young and some of his colleagues are pushing The White House for an accounting of trillions of dollars in COVID spending. Senator Young,...

Additional home COVID tests available next week

Next week, Americans will be able to order another round of free at-home COVID-19 tests. The President announced the next round of home tests during...

PHM first to lift bus masking requirements after CDC update

On Friday, the CDC unveiled several updates to their COVID guidelines, addressing the confusion about school buses being recognized as federal transportation, and therefore...

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