The change will impact the city of Kalamazoo’s April Spring Clean Up and brush programs.
Employees considered non-essential were sent home, on paid leave to keep their income, at least temporarily.
Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Michigan, there has been a shortage of personal protective equipment, including masks.
Buses were sanitized frequently, officials felt that further measures were needed to protect the public.
It’s meant as a supplement to the free meals already provided to students by the Kalamazoo Public Schools.
Southwest Michigan First connected Fabri-Kal, Schupan and Sons, and Tekna Inc., to Bronson Hospital.
The application process is intended to be quick so businesses can immediately pay bills.
New city loan fund billed as stop-gap until state and federal money sent for small businesses.
On March 26, it was reported that a Kalamazoo public safety officer tested positive for COVID-19.
One resident is dead and 24 have tested positive in the county.