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

April 16, 2021

Hospitalization numbers drop for second day in a row. Kalamazoo reports two deaths. J&J pause extended.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer

April 15, 2021

The governor insists the spike in COVID is due to people not complying with existing rules.

A sad doctor sits against a wall

April 15, 2021

Physicians in Kalamazoo say they are stretched thin by the skyrocketing numbers of new COVID patients.

a man receives a COVID-19 vaccination

April 15, 2021

Activists are trying to get the word out to immigrant communities fearful of vaccination programs.

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

April 15, 2021

Hospitalizations are growing faster than in the fall. There are signs the surge may be leveling off.

a box of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine

April 14, 2021

Local vaccine providers are scrambling after the CDC pauses the use of J&J’s COVID vaccine.

a mother taking her child's temperature

April 14, 2021

More children are being hospitalized for COVID than ever before as Michigan’s infection rate soars.

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

April 14, 2021

Kalamazoo reports 1K new infections in a week. Hospitalizations near highest ever.

Metro Transportation Center sign

April 14, 2021

The county transit system is limiting service in an attempt to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

a woman shows off her COVID-19 vaccination card

April 13, 2021

The Kalamazoo County health department is partnering with local health providers to increase vaccine availability.