Category: COVID-19

A sign on a gate reads "Mask required for entry"

August 3, 2021

Some area stores are already moving to request or require mask usage again.

sign marking Western Michigan University's main campus

August 3, 2021

MSU and U of M will require students and staff to be vaccinated when classes start. WMU has not followed suit.

a flag on a light pole with words that read "More in a lifetime. Kalamazoo College"

August 2, 2021

Kalamazoo College is mandating students be vaccinated against COVID before classes start in the fall.

People standing in line for a COVID-19 vaccine

August 2, 2021

Ascension Borgess Hospital will require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID and the flu by November.

chart showing average COVID-19 infections in Kalamazoo County since March 2020

August 2, 2021

The positivity rate is nearing 5% in Michigan. It’s near 7% in Kalamazoo.

graffiti picture of a face mask next to the words "COVID-19"

July 16, 2021

Delta is expected to be more contagious than other variants, but vaccines still keep it at bay.

The state House chamber in Lansing.

July 16, 2021

Despite the fervor, the rule change would have no practical effect.

The Kalamazoo County courthouse in downtown Kalamazoo

July 16, 2021

16 months after it stopped seating juries, county courts are set to resume. A backlog of cases awaits them.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer on a video screen

July 15, 2021

Governor Gretchen Whitmer unveiled the first four winners of $50K daily drawings.

a woman counts a stack of dollar bills

July 15, 2021

Health workers say there hasn’t been an uptick in people being vaccinated since Michigan’s vaccine sweepstakes was announced.