Month: August 2021

Wayne County orders face masks for schools and daycares | Michigan News

By DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press LANSING, Michigan (AP) – Wayne County, Michigan’s most populous, requires masks inside schools. The county health officer issued a COVID-19 order on Friday requiring that the face be covered for students, teachers and staff in Kindergarten to Grade 12. The measure also applies to day care centers, with the exception …

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Dean’s Update | August 27, 2021 – College of Human Medicine

Friends, I have a few follow-ups from last week regarding COVID-19 cases and vaccines. First, it seems that the cases of Ingham and Kent Counties are increasing, as are hospitalizations, although so far we are well below the surges of last spring. Second, there is new security data for the Pfizer vaccine outside Israel. Because …

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Middleville is the last community in western Michigan to legalize marijuana businesses

As small towns across the state see the possibility of increased tax revenue from the cannabis business, another city in western Michigan has decided to move forward with legalizing marijuana businesses. . For the past two years, residents of Middleville have weighed in on the possibility of allowing retailers and growers of marijuana to operate …

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Michigan community gears up for massive annual cancer fundraiser

The Arrows take on Mona Shores in the 13th On Your Sidelines Game of the Week, but it’s also one of the region’s biggest cancer fundraisers. LOWELL, Michigan – The temperature hovers around 90 degrees. The sun is beating down on the Red Arrow stadium. The heat is brutal. But the organizers of Lowell’s Pink …

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2 major Michigan counties order masks for young schoolchildren | Michigan News

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (AP) – The two largest counties in western Michigan ordered masks in schools through sixth grade on Friday, citing the risk of the delta variant of COVID-19 and young children who are not eligible for vaccines. Orders came from Kent and Ottawa County Health Services. “Many of our students are too young …

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Michigan can’t afford to be wrong in search for athletic director

Michigan State President Samuel Stanley is unlikely to recruit more than he does when choosing MSU’s next athletic director. This move could outlast Stanley and will set the tone and the way for a ministry that cannot afford bad leadership. MSU Athletics is only five years from its Camelot – a period of unprecedented victories …

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Central Michigan to Require COVID-19 Testing for Unvaccinated People | Michigan News

LANSING, Michigan (AP) – Central Michigan University will require all students, faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or participate in weekly COVID-19 tests for the fall semester, the university said Thursday. Several other Michigan universities have mandated COVID-19 vaccines in anticipation of the drop as concerns grow about the highly contagious delta …

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Lubo Ivanko/iStock (NEW YORK) — The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads. More than 623,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.3 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at …

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Michigan State Football Notes: Notable Newcomers and “Zoom Babies”

EAST LANSING – Mel Tucker was working with cornerbacks during a practice drill Tuesday morning when Charles Brantley’s turn arrived. The Michigan state sophomore coach shouted instructions about outdoor leverage, quick feet and low cushion level, then clapped as the real freshman picked up a mock fumble. “We have to give Chuck a chance,” Tucker …

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