State reaches first vaccination milestone
With 55% of the state’s 16+ population vaccinated, offices will be allowed to reopen in two weeks.
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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.
NowKalamazoo original story One year of pandemic
A year ago, the first cases of COVID were discovered in Michigan. News from the state paints a picture of panic in the early days.
Shots for children ages 12 to 15 could begin as soon as Thursday.
Kalamazoo falls below 11% positivity. The state is now under 9% positivity.
9th Circuit Court says in-person jury trials are just too dangerous during spring surge of COVID.
Health officials added thousands of out-of-state vaccinations, boosting the state’s vaccination numbers.
Even as infant mortality rates fell dramatically throughout the state, Kalamazoo’s rose.
The CDC issues guidelines for sending kids away this summer.
All COVID metrics are on the decline – including daily deaths.
A group is raising money to renovate an old Kalamazoo hotel into housing for the unhoused.
The ceremonies will be outdoors and masked.
Two pharmacy chains have moved to on-demand COVID vaccinations.