State launches $15K grants for small businesses
The money is meant to help businesses hurt by the COVID pandemic. Those breaking COVID rules will be left out.
NowKalamazoo original story Kalamazoo leaders outline voting security plans
Officials pledge thorough absentee vote count and protection from in-person voter intimidation.
NowKalamazoo original story “This is our second wave”
And it’s bigger than the first, Kalamazoo County’s epidemiologist says. But we can still turn it around.
State COVID deaths have been rising dramatically in recent weeks, just as new COVID case numbers rose in October and November.
The total number of school-related infections has risen slightly two weeks after the state ordered most classes online.
COVID deaths continue rising. Hospitalizations are up. Kalamazoo County reports average of 149 new cases per day since Thanksgiving.
The governor wants $100M in COVID relief from state lawmakers as well as other measures to address the pandemic.
The state’s health department is scrambling to get homes for the elderly and other adult care facilities up to speed with COVID testing requirements.
State sees 8K-plus new cases for three days in a row. No new numbers from Kalamazoo due to holidays. Hospitalizations rising again.
Many holiday activities have been put on hold due to COVID, but there are still things to do to get into the spirit.
COVID orders mean bars can’t serve people indoors. How are they complying?
Despite rules limiting gatherings, police expect there will be many violations during the Thanksgiving holiday.
Hospitalizations decline for the first time in a month. Death rate still rising. WMU reports new infections.