CDC recommends masks for Kzoo County
Some area stores are already moving to request or require mask usage again.
NowKalamazoo original story As Delta spreads in Michigan, some counties are more vulnerable than others
Delta is expected to be more contagious than other variants, but vaccines still keep it at bay.
NowKalamazoo original story Protesters against police violence hit with racism, but not tear gas
Nearly a year since George Floyd was killed and a new phase of protests against police violence began, much remains to be done, Kalamazoo protest organizers said.
MSU and U of M will require students and staff to be vaccinated when classes start. WMU has not followed suit.
Investigators have spent several months digging into Kalamazoo police mishandling of 2020 protests. The final report is expected soon.
Kalamazoo College is mandating students be vaccinated against COVID before classes start in the fall.
Ascension Borgess Hospital will require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID and the flu by November.
The positivity rate is nearing 5% in Michigan. It’s near 7% in Kalamazoo.
Despite the fervor, the rule change would have no practical effect.
16 months after it stopped seating juries, county courts are set to resume. A backlog of cases awaits them.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer unveiled the first four winners of $50K daily drawings.
Health workers say there hasn’t been an uptick in people being vaccinated since Michigan’s vaccine sweepstakes was announced.
Once a hot commodity, COVID vaccines are now expiring on freezer shelves.