Category: COVID-19

the front entryway of Bells Eccentric Cafe

November 26, 2020

COVID orders mean bars can’t serve people indoors. How are they complying?

a Michigan State Police cruiser

November 26, 2020

Despite rules limiting gatherings, police expect there will be many violations during the Thanksgiving holiday.

chart showing average COVID-19 infections in Kalamazoo County over seven weeks

November 26, 2020

Hospitalizations decline for the first time in a month. Death rate still rising. WMU reports new infections.

an elderly couple wearing face masks

November 26, 2020

A study at Yale’s School of Management shows what COVID prevention measures have saved lives and which have not.

a man receives a flu vaccine in his arm by a nurse

November 25, 2020

The practice run is meant to work out any kinks that could come up in the distributions process before a vaccine is approved in mid-December.

boxes full of canned foods

November 25, 2020

Food banks are seeing more need than usual this time of year. That doesn’t mean there is more supply to go around.

chart showing average COVID-19 infections in Kalamazoo County over seven weeks

November 25, 2020

State reaches highest average death rate in six months, while new case average declines. Hospitalizations continue to reach new highs.

a group of volunteers poses with food they're delivering

November 25, 2020

Feed the Fight Kalamazoo supports local restaurants while supporting those fighting COVID.

a lab technician extracts a substance from a vial

November 24, 2020

New state dashboard reports the average amount of time different labs can report COVID test results.

chart showing average COVID-19 infections in Kalamazoo County over seven weeks

November 24, 2020

There are more than 4K people being treated for COVID in hospitals. State reports 11,511 new COVID cases on Sunday and Monday. Every state but Hawaii is seeing “uncontrolled spread” of the coronavirus.